Ghana No Longer Selling Cocoa to Switzerland

Ghanian President Nana Akufo-Addo has announced that Ghana will end the selling of raw materials to trade partners like Switzerland and other European nations. The announcement was made at the Federal Council of Switzerland, and it’s being looked at by many as a way for Africa to win on global trade deals. According to Face…

Poverty On The Rise for Ghanian Cocoa Farmers?

In a previous post, I highlighted Ghana and Ivory Coast’s success as the world’s top two cocoa growers. Well, an update, by way of Africa News, may change that narrative, especially for its farmers. Ghanian cocoa farmers are becoming discouraged with their crops, advising that they are low on returns and struggling to break free…

Ghana and Ivory Coast Cocoa Deal

Greetings All, I saw some great news earlier today and, as always, felt the need to share. The following information comes from Africa News. Stakeholders in the cocoa industry recently accepted a $2,600-floor price deal from Ghana and Ivory Coast. Both nations threatened to stop selling their products to buyers who couldn’t meet the minimum…