Our social development programs are too focused on welfarism and too little on healing the social pain that is overwhelming so many, writes Mamphela Ramphele.
Residents of former plantation, or roca, in Sao Tome long for return to colonial prosperity.
The world's chocolate supply is being threatened by disease and climate change, but genetic engineering could save the sweet.
The world’s biggest chocolate maker is looking east for growth amid a waning sweet tooth in the US and western Europe.
Cocoa prices have surged by a third this year, but that’s still unlikely to translate into big gains for farmers in top producer Ivory Coast.
Ghana’s government will consider cutting the price it pays to cocoa farmers because a slump that started more than a year ago, shows little sign of abating.
Ivory Coast, the world’s biggest cocoa producer, has sold 1 million metric tons of cocoa beans from its 2017 main crop, according to a person familiar with the matter.
Cocoa is piling up at ports and warehouses in Ivory Coast, the world’s biggest producer, after a plunge in futures prices prompted some exporters to suspend purchases.
Cocoa arrivals at ports in top grower Ivory Coast reached around 98 000 tonnes by October 16 since the start of the season on October 1.
Ivory Coast is the world's leading cocoa exporter, but it is the prospect of striking gold that is luring diggers from neighbouring Mali, Burkina Faso and Guinea.
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Where does SA's chocolate come from? In Ghana - the world’s second-largest cocoa bean producer - farmers have spent their entire lives producing cocoa for industrialised nations, and never tasted chocolate.
Cocoa farmers from Ghana are shown how their cocoa beans turn into the popular Cadbury chocolate.
Ivory Coast has lost an estimated 125 000 metric tons of cocoa this season through the smuggling of beans to neighbouring countries where farmers and traders are paid better prices.
Ghana’s industry body for cocoa purchasers says its members are struggling to pay farmers for their crops because the regulator isn’t reimbursing buyers for the delivery of beans.
Buying your sweetheart a box of Valentine’s Day chocolates could be cheaper this year thanks to booming cocoa supplies.
The insecurity in the Democratic Republic of Congo is hindering the potential for cocoa cultivation to open a way for an agricultural middle class to emerge.
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Cocoa exporters and grinders in Ivory Coast are withholding financing from suppliers amid a dispute over the pricing of mid-crop beans, threatening farmers' incomes.
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