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expansion of cocoa production in Ghana

Kwame Arhin

expansion of cocoa production in Ghana

the working conditions of migrant cocoa farmers in the central and western regions

by Kwame Arhin

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Published by K. Arhin in [Ghana] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Ghana.
    • Subjects:
    • Cacao growers -- Ghana.,
    • Migration, Internal -- Ghana.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 136-137.

      StatementKwame Arhin.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD8039.C6362 G42 1985
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 137 p., [5] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages137
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2333523M
      LC Control Number86222543

      Growth in the cocoa labor demand has been rapid in recent years. Cocoa production has been increasing at a rate of almost 4% a year since the mids. The trend in cocoa production when technology remains unchanged is a very good indicator of changes in total labor demand within the sector. At this rate of growth, labor demand has been increasingFile Size: KB.   Cocoa production for that matter has always been a key driver of agriculture’s contribution to the socio-economic development of Ghana. In recent times, matters involving cocoa production have not been so pleasant for industry players (both farmers and processors) — thus adversely affecting fortunes of the once-vibrant and lucrative sector.

      COCOBOD moves to increase cocoa price In an attempt to attract high prices for cocoa on the international market, the Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) and its counterparts in other cocoa producing countries, have agreed to increase annual output of the commodity within the next couple of years while improving local consumption. ECONOMIC COST-BENEFIT ANALYSIS OF CERTIFIED SUSTAINABLE COCOA PRODUCTION IN GHANA 1. Introduction Ghana is the world’s second largest producer of cocoa, responsible for producing around 20 per cent of the world’s bulk cocoa in (ICCO, ). Cocoa is Ghana's dominant cash crop and single most important export product.

      Ghana Web: Cocoa Ghana's Largest Cash Crop by Phil Bartle, PhD. Where Cocoa Originated. There are different stories of how Ghana's "black gold," cocoa, was introduced to Ghana. It was an indigenous plant in the rain forests of central and southern America, and so rare and expensive that only the royalty of Inca or Aztecs were permitted to eat it.   From to /11 Ghana doubled cocoa production to become second largest producer in the world Between and , poverty incidence dropped more among cocoa-households than non-cocoa ones Accra, Ghana —The doubling of cocoa production since and rising farmer incomes have marked a transformation in Ghana’s cocoa sector.


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Expansion of cocoa production in Ghana by Kwame Arhin Download PDF EPUB FB2

In /, Ghana is estimated to have produced about thousand tons of cocoa beans, a decrease from approximately thousand tons in / Cocoa is the chief agricultural export of Ghana and Ghana's main cash crop. Behind Ivory Coast, Ghana is the second largest cocoa exporter in the world.

Cocoa cultivation is not native to the country; Ghana's cocoa cultivation, however, is noted within the developing world to be one of the most modeled commodities and valuables. Cocoa production occurs in the country's forested areas: Ashanti.

The widespread use of children in cocoa production is considered objectionable, not only for the concerns about child labor and exploitation, but also because, as ofup to 19, children working in Côte d'Ivoire, the world's biggest producer of cocoa, were likely victims of trafficking or slavery.

Attention expansion of cocoa production in Ghana book this subject has focused on West Africa, which collectively supplies 69% of. Majority of cocoa farmers in Ghana operate on small scale with average farm sizes of two to three hectares with less than 10 percent of cocoa farmers operating on large scale.

Ghana's estimated. Ghana. In Ghana the cocoa production has steadily risen fromtons in totons in According to Asante-Poku and Angelucci the main factors that have contributed to the increase in Ghana's cocoa production are the support measures of the government-owned cocoa marketing board COCOBOD.

These include increases in farm Cited by: 4. Ghana cocoa value chain 29 COCOBOD 29 Price and exports 29 Licensed buying companies 30 Quality assurance 31 Fairtrade and organic cocoa 33 External challenges 34 5.

Sustainable production in Ghana: cocoa sector case study 37 Overview of cocoa production within Ghana. 37 Case study methodology COCOA 1. Importance of Cocoa Cocoa is a cash crop grown throughout the humid tropics with about million hectares planted with the crop in 57 countries.

Although cocoa has been cultivated for centuries in Central America, it is a relative newcomer to Africa, and even more recent in Asia. Inworld production reached File Size: KB. the cocoa chain in Ghana and The Netherlands in view of mainstreaming sustainable cocoa production.

The study is expected to provide food for thought and input for strategic decision-making. Ghana is in a good position to profile itself as world leading in sustainable, high quality cocoa. The expansion of cocoa production in Ghana: the working conditions of migrant cocoa farmers in the central and western regions.

[Kwame Arhin] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search Book\/a>, schema:CreativeWork\/a> ; \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\n library. Economic analysis of cocoa production in Ghana: The case of eastern region Article (PDF Available) in Custos e Agronegocio 11(1) June with 4, Reads How we measure 'reads'.

Init was selling for less than £ a ton. 32 The cocoa producing countries had increased production, leading to competition as the world supply of cocoa now exceeded demand. Inworld cocoa production amounted totons, with Ghana providingNigeriaand the Ivory Co   The forthcoming book by Shashi Kolavalli and Marcella Vigneri, The Cocoa Coast: The Board-Managed Cocoa Sector in Ghana, seeks to understand the success of a sector revived through the restructuring of a parastatal, namely the Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD), in an era of market book studies the drivers of success of the cocoa sector in Ghana, assesses the.

Ghana’s cocoa industry has achieved consistent growth, but low global market prices, a lack of management transparency, and a shortage of younger farmers loom as major challenges, according to The Cocoa Coast: The Board-Managed Cocoa Sector in Ghana, a new IFPRI book.

Panelists discussed the book—by IFPRI Senior Research Fellow Shashidhara Kolavalli and. This statistic shows the world cocoa production by country / In crop year /, more than two million metric tons of cocoa beans were produced in Côte d'Ivoire. Good agricultural practices for sustainable cocoa production: a guide for farmer training.

Manual no. 1: Planting, replanting and tree diver-sification in cocoa systems Authors Richard Asare and Sonii David Collaborating Partner Sustainable Tree Crops Program of the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture P.O.

BoxAccra, GhanaFile Size: 1MB. Indonesia has a rich cocoa-growing tradition with genetics dating from the s and ranks third in the world in cocoa bean production behind Ivory Coast and Ghana.

Unfortunately, Indonesia’s cocoa quality does not reflect this unique history and in recent years, cocoa production has contracted due to disease pressure and cocoa farmers.

The production of cocoa beans is thought to employ more than million Ghanaians. Cocoa is still the single-most important commodity to the country's economy. For this study econometric methods were used to explore the patterns of domestic production volatility of cocoa under consideration in Ghana from October to September majorAuthor: Ebenezer Okyere, Alice Constance Mensah.

Table Global Cocoa Production Importance of Cocoa in Ghana Ghana is an agricultural nation with more than half of its population engaged in many agricultural production activities, including cocoa production.

Cocoa is an important cash crop and. Method and Study Areas. I tested this hypothesis in the current situation in Ghana. After a brief discussion of the ambiguity related to the term ‘agroforest,’ I present the results of the first approach based on interviews with farmers in three districts of Ghana: Kade in the Eastern Region (44 farmers), and Manso Amefi (55 farmers) and Enchi (41 farmers) in the Western by: 40% of cocoa output locally (thus increasing value addition).

Besides increasing value addition in its cocoa exports, the Government of Ghana (GoG) hopes to maintain its reputable position on the world cocoa beans market with the remaining 60% through increased volumes of production and export. To. Gold, oil, and cocoa exports, and individual remittances, are major sources of foreign exchange.

Expansion of Ghana’s nascent oil industry has boosted economic growth, but the fall in oil prices since reduced by half Ghana’s oil revenue. Production at Jubilee, Ghana's first commercial offshore oilfield, began in mid-December The cocoa bean industry is spatially organised – there are regions of the world that produce cocoa and regions of the world that demand cocoa.

The countries that produce cocoa have the natural characteristics and usually forced labour to do so. The countries that demand cocoa have the enterprise to manufacture and the income to demand cocoa.

News Ghana is Ghana's leading online news portal for business in West Africa and around the World. No. 1 Ostwe Close Klannaa St, Box laAccra. Tel: + or .