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22 Nov
Researchers and industrialists have said efforts should be made to revive cocoa processing companies and woo more investors into the value chain to maximise benefits of cocoa production through emphasis on local consumption.
10 Sep
At a time that the rest of the world is prioritising value-addition, rather than raw materials export, Nigeria and other countries have continued to depend on commodities
9 Aug
Akwa Ibom State Commissioner for Agriculture and Food Security, Dr. Glory Edet explains the efforts of the state to revive agriculture through various empowerment schemes for farmers
6 Aug
Osun State Government, on Tuesday, distributed 100,000 cocoa seedlings to about 1,000 farmers in the state.
3 Jun
With rugged determination and twist of fortune for China, it now successfully grows and exports cocoa beans to Europe despite difficult production conditions.
19 Oct 2020
Ghana and Ivory Coast account for two-thirds of the world's cocoa supply, but unlike oil-producing countries, they are unable to influence prices that are historically too low to meet the basic needs of small planters.
11 Sep 2020
Production of cocoa as cash crop has dropped due to inadequate financing, among other factors. This is despite that cocoa is the nation’s leading cash crop in terms of export...
25 Aug 2020
If Nigeria deploys measures to increase yield, land area under cultivation, quality of cocoa beans through new techniques in fermentation and sustainable farming, embrace organic certification
11 Jun 2020
Can extracts of lemongrass (Cymbopogon citratus) and cocoa (Theobroma cacao) be effectively used to induce labour during childbirth?
11 Mar 2020
Executive Director, Nigeria Export Promotion Council (NEPC), Segun Awolowo, has said that the zero oil plan is expected to create about 500,000 additional jobs annually, due to an increase in production and export activities
20 Jan 2020
Cocoa Farmers’ Association of Nigeria (CFAN), breeders and administrators have challenged the government to revive cocoa production as a top foreign exchange earner with proactive interventions.
1 Dec 2019
Provision of adequate health services and necessary welfare packages for the well being of farmers, has been identified as necessary impetus to increase production and profit margin in the agriculture sector.

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