ABIDJAN (Reuters) - Hot, dry weather last week in most of top grower Ivory Coast’s cocoa regions has raised fears about bean quality and production for the remainder of the main crop, farmers said

Chocolate could reportedly vanish as early as 2050.

Authorities in Ghana are in talks with their Ivorian counterparts over measures to sanitise the two major water bodies, the Tano and Bia Rivers, which have been polluted by the activities of Ghanai

The World Bank, together with the World Cocoa Foundation and Climate Focus, has released a new report to help guide the work of these governments and companies to operationalize the Frameworks for Action at the level of cocoa farmers.

Global cocoa production faces mounting environmental and economic challenges. Despite long-term global demand, cocoa producers are confronting the triple challenge of increasing productivity on limited land, reducing pressure on forests and ecosystems, and increasing their resilience to climate change.

Harvesting for the October-to-March main crop officially started on Oct.1, but heavy rainfall in parts of the primary cocoa-growing regions has caused the spread of disease.

Timber industry players from Liberia and Cote D’Ivoire, have visited Ghana for a three-day familiarization tour and workshop on timber legality, forest conservation and networking.

Two women, Prof Ruth Oniang’o and MmeMaimouna Coulibali of Mali, have jointly won the award, which was announced yesterday at the ongoing African Green Revolution Forum in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire.

Scientists say an unusual strain of anthrax found in Taï National Park in Cote d’Ivoire is posing a serious threat to wildlife, including chimpanzees who may over time face extinction because of th

The World Heritage Committee meeting in Krakow since 2 July has decided to take Como' National Park, the Ivorian World Heritage site, off the List of World Heritage in Danger following improvements

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