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Ange Aboa

At Mali border with Ivory Coast, lines of trucks held up by sanctions

Jan 21 2022

TENGRELA, Ivory Coast Madou Sidibe should be home by now, the cement product in his truck delivered to a client in Mali. Instead he is stranded at a dusty border crossing in neighbouring Ivory Coast, one of hundreds of drivers shut out by economic sanctions.

Ivory Coast cocoa regulator sees output down despite strong port deliveries

Jan 18 2022

ABIDJAN, Jan 18 Ivory Coast's cocoa regulator is sticking with its forecast for a drop of about 10% in output for the 2021/2022 season, despite a pick-up in beans arriving at ports in the past three weeks.

UPDATE 1-Ivory Coast 2021/22 cocoa port arrivals down 12-13%, CCC director says

Dec 22 2021

ABIDJAN, Dec 22 Cocoa arrivals at ports in top grower Ivory Coast are down between 12% and 13% from the same period last year and are likely to stay down for the rest of the season, the director general of the Coffee and Cocoa Council (CCC) said on Wednesday.

Ivory Coast 2021/22 cocoa port arrivals down 12-13%, CCC director says

Dec 22 2021

ABIDJAN, Dec 22 Cocoa arrivals at ports in top grower Ivory Coast are down between 12% and 13% from the same period last season, the director general of the Coffee and Cocoa Council (CCC) said on Wednesday. (Reporting by Ange Aboa; Editing by Cooper Inveen and Toby Chopra)

Ivory Coast dockers suspend strike that threatened cocoa bean exports

Dec 20 2021

ABIDJAN, Dec 20 Dockers in Ivory Coast's two main ports of Abidjan and San Pedro have suspended a week-long strike while negotiations are held with the government, a union spokesperson said on Monday.

Dockers' strike threatens Ivory Coast cocoa bean exports

Dec 17 2021

ABIDJAN, Dec 17 A week-long strike by dockers in Ivory Coast's two main ports of Abidjan and San Pedro could hurt cocoa bean exports from the world's top cocoa producing nation after workers blocked access to the ports on Friday.

Ivory Coast's cashew processors driven into bankruptcy by Asian competition

Dec 13 2021

ABIDJAN, Dec 13 Ivory Coast cashew processors are being driven towards bankruptcy by Asian exporters who buy up all the local supply, thwarting a government plan to invigorate the sector, company sources said.

Ivory Coast's main cocoa crop likely to finish low, buyers and farmers say

Dec 01 2021

ABIDJAN, Dec 1 Cocoa production in top producer Ivory Coast is down 10% percent from the same period last season, port arrival figures show, and farmers and buyers worry the trend could continue through the end of the main-crop harvest.

In Ivory Coast, a battle to save cocoa-ravaged forests

Nov 17 2021

DJIGBADJI, Ivory Coast (Reuters) -This cocoa-growing settlement was all but destroyed last year by Ivorian forest agents, leaving farmers to rake through their beans amid broken concrete and other remnants.

Ivory Coast says it will invest in north to counter jihadism

Nov 08 2021

ABIDJAN Ivory Coast is accelerating investment in schools, hospitals, and jobs in its northern region to provide alternatives to violent extremism, the prime minister said on Monday.

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