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Africa Investment Forum: Hackman Owusu-Agyemang on what the $600mn cocoa deal means for farmers

The Ghana Cocoa Board has signed a historic $600 million deal at the Africa Investment Forum. At present, with Africa accounting for only 2 per cent of a $120 billion annual global chocolate market, a boost like this could help Ghana take up a larger share of the cocoa value chain. The Chairman of the Ghana Cocoa Board, Hackman Owusu-Agyemang, spoke to CNBC Africa’s Kopano Gumbi.

Ghana expected to produce 850,000 tonnes of cocoa in 2019/20 season, at the lower end of average levels…Here’s why

Ghana, the world’s second largest cocoa producer, is expected to produce 850,000 tonnes of cocoa in 2019/20 season, at the lower end of average levels on account of...

West Africa cocoa outlook

The CEO of the Ghana Cocoa Board (GCB) says Ghana and Cote d'Ivoire have agreed to set up a stabilisation fund under its new pricing mechanism for cocoa beans to support farmers should producer prices drop on the international markets. Edward George, Independent Commodities Expert joins CNBC Africa for more.
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