Barry Callebaut AG – Barry Callebaut: Cocoa Horizons sustainability initiative successful in Côte d’Ivoire –

Speakers included representatives from the regional Department of Agriculture, the national rural development … Fermentation programs in Côte d’Ivoire and launched new programs in Cameroon and Indonesia as part of its recently announced Cocoa Horizons …

TEXT-Fitch affirms Cameroon’s foreign currency IDR at ‘B’, raises local currency IDR – Reuters

Cameroon’s Long-term foreign currency IDR is supported … The economy is largely informal and relies heavily on agriculture and commodities. However, it is more diversified towards manufacturing than many SSA countries. Oil production, which …

ICCO Reduces Global Cocoa Shortage Forecast by 39% This Year – Bloomberg

Production in Nigeria will be 10,000 tons higher than initially estimated at 220,000 tons, while Cameroon’s output will also be 10,000 tons higher than anticipated at 210,000 tons, according to the report. Cocoa bean processing will rise by 11 …

ICoast rains continue, to improve in coming weeks – YAHOO!

Farmgate cocoa prices in Cameroon’s main growing regions … Full Story »Cameroon cocoa prices fall on poor roads, rain

SAHEL: Sharp price hikes cause alarm – Global Security

However, Chad, northern Cameroon and Niger are all still tapping into the same … education and protection bring the needs to at least $1.5 billion. Agriculture, livestock and non-food sectors are severely underfunded. In the emergency appeal for Chad …

End Harassment of Jailed Opponent, Lawyers –

The country consists of a mainland territory, Río Muni, which is bordered by Cameroon to the north and Gabon to … successive brutal regimes has diminished any potential for agriculture-led growth. Equatorial Guinea is a member of the …

The Soft Spot(66) – Inside Futures

This has caused many Cocoa farmers to lower the asking price for their Cocoa. There had been concern that Cameroon’s forecast record Cocoa production of 250,000 tonnes would not be reached. This saw demand for Cocoa beans to rise sharply … Continue reading

Cameroon Cocoa Farmgate Price Fell 5.5% in Weekly Data – Bloomberg

Cameroon’s average national farmgate cocoa price decreased 5.5 percent to 1,032 CFA francs ($1.97) a kilogram (2.2 pounds) from 1,092 CFA francs in the week to May 22 compared with a week earlier, according to Bloomberg calculations from data …

Sir Jeremy inspected MPs as a customer might peruse a cake trolley at tea-time – Daily Mail

He said he intended to have more coffee chats with journalists … He was asked about Steve Hilton, the unconventional Cameroon who had terrible battles with Downing Street officials. Sir Jeremy said that Mr Hilton was a ‘very challenging person … Continue reading

How UniCem’s N5bn project set to change Cross River communities – Businessday Online

Between then and now, the cement firm had spent several millions of naira in maintaining federal and state roads that also lead to the nation’s South-eastern border with Cameroon Republic … some as small as a man’s palm, for their … Continue reading