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Obafemi Oredein

Obafemi Oredein is based in Lagos, Nigeria, and contributes to IEG Vu, specialising in the West African cocoa sector.
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Ghana’s commodity exchange set to improve agricultural sector

Farmers of agricultural commodities in Ghana are optimistic that the Ghana Commodity Exchange (GCX) will help them generate higher incomes.

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Tanzania to enhance cocoa production potential

Cocoa was first introduced to Tanzania more than 100 years ago, though its production is still relatively small. However, that position is now changing with the support of some governmental agencies and corporate bodies.

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Interview: “Nigerian cocoa farmers need insurance for security, higher productivity”

Cocoa Farmers Association of Nigeria’s (CFAN) new National President, Adeola Adegoke, plans to move Nigeria’s cocoa sector forward and achieve higher production.

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Interview: “I’m committed to restoring Nigeria as top global cocoa producer”

A new national executive committee has taken charge of the Cocoa Farmers Association of Nigeria (CFAN) which will strive to increase the country's cocoa production and restore the sector to its former glory.

Cocoa Nigeria

Nigeria’s Niger Delta region working to increase cocoa production

A new initiative is underway to increase cocoa production in Nigeria’s oil-rich Niger Delta region, which currently grows the largest percentage of the country’s cocoa annually.

Cocoa Nigeria

Kenya to begin commercial cocoa production

Kenya, noted for its tea and coffee industries, is taking steps to begin commercial cocoa production and targets an initial output of 50,000 tonnes.

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