Côte d’Ivoire and cocoa: multinationals that do not respect the DRD in their sights

At the end of the first meeting of the Steering Committee of the Côte d'Ivoire-Ghana Cocoa Initiative, the Director General of the Coffee-Cocoa Council...

Ghana: the cocoaboard is preparing a loan of 2 billion dollars for the 2021-2022...

The Ghanaian cocoa council (Cocoaboard) wants to anticipate the purchase of beans from planters by raising on the local and international capital market, USD...

Ghana: Injaro Investments leaves M&B, the country’s largest corn seed producer

Injaro Agricultural Capital Holdings Limited (“IACHL”), the impact investment fund managed by Injaro Investments, announced on Tuesday June 22 that it had sold all...

DRD and cocoa sustainability: the executive secretary of the “Ivory Coast Ghana Cocoa Initiative”...

At the head of the initiative until 2025, Alex Assanvo, the executive secretary of the Ivory Coast Ghana cocoa initiative, is already unrolling his...

Mauritanie: announcement of agricultural PPPs and suspension of the AAAID project

Mauritanian President Mohamed Ould Cheikh El Ghazouani instructed to suspend the AAAID 3,200 hectare project in Dar El Barka. The announcement was made on...

Togo: Olam and AFC take a stake in MIFA SA

The Togolese government announced, on June 16, 2021, its intention to sell all or part of the State's shares in the capital of the...

Chad: upward trend for the cotton sector

Cotton production is on the rise again after poor performance in recent seasons which almost led to the liquidation of the state-owned company, Coton-Tchad....

Mauritania: Ahmed Salem El Arbi takes control of the Agricultural Development Company

Ahmed Salem El Arbi, executive of the National Industrial and Mining Company of Mauritania (Snim), is appointed head of the National Company for Agricultural...

Côte d’Ivoire: Government to “step up” support for natural rubber producers

The country’s second largest agricultural export product after cocoa, rubber, which achieves a turnover of 917 million dollars for a workforce of 165,000 planters,...

Moses Katumbi returns to the earth

From green copper (corn) to rice cultivation, Moïse Katumbi is expanding his agricultural activity. Land is indeed the resource without which there can be...

Côte d’Ivoire: Abidjan prepares to host first virtual World Rubber Summit

Abidjan will host, from June 8 to 11, the first virtual world summit on rubber. As a prelude to these meetings, the players in...

Morocco raises tariffs on wheat imports to 170%

Morocco is adjusting its demand for wheat, as announced in May 2021. From now on, imports of durum wheat will be subject to tariffs...

UEMOA: Food production estimated at 70 million tonnes for the 2020/2021 season

The food production of the West African Economic and Monetary Union (UEMOA) is estimated at 69.675 million tonnes for the 2020/2021 season, according to...

Café-Cacao: Ivorian government to award 20% of multinational purchasing contracts to local traders

The Ivorian government has endorsed the proposal of the Ministry of Agriculture and the Coffee and Cocoa Council (CCC) to systematically and compulsorily grant...
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