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News Ivory Coast » Government: Ivory Coast minister views local processing as crucial to sector

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/ivorycoast-cocoa-processing/ivory-coast-minister-views-local-processing-as-crucial-to-sector-idUSL8N1S01VP
Publication date: onday 23 April 2018

This prompted the Ivory Coast’s Coffee and Cocoa Council (CCC) to cut the price it paid farmers for their cocoa to 700 CFA francs ($1.28) per kilogram from 1,100 CFA francs. “Our government wants to establish a resilient and sustainable cocoa economy ...

News Ivory Coast » Government: Ivory Coast Suspends Plans to Boost Cocoa Yields on Price Drop

News channel or source: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-04-23/ivory-coast-suspends-plans-to-boost-cocoa-yields-on-price-drop
Publication date: onday 23 April 2018

Ivory Coast wants to obtain better control over supplies to achieve a fair price for farmers while ensuring that growers don’t plant in protected forests or employ child laborers, Diarrassouba said Monday. The government is concerned that some seedlings ...

News Ivory Coast » Government: Ivory Coast, chocolate giants team up to make cocoa production more sustainable

News channel or source: https://www.csmonitor.com/World/Africa/2018/0419/Ivory-Coast-chocolate-giants-team-up-to-make-cocoa-production-more-sustainable
Publication date: hursday 19 April 2018

How did it happen? One contributing factor was the outbreak of civil war in Ivory Coast in 2002. The country was split for a decade between a rebel-held north and government-controlled south, with the forest regions in the west home to several armed groups.

News Ivory Coast » Government: Ivory Coast Sets Its Sights on Becoming a Startup Hub

News channel or source: https://www.ozy.com/fast-forward/ivory-coast-sets-its-sights-on-becoming-a-startup-hub/85901
Publication date: onday 23 April 2018

are lobbying government, industry and other social organizations to increase the share of profits Ivorian farmers receive — up from between 3.5 and 6 percent. In early 2018, the governments of Ivory Coast and Ghana committed to an industry-backed Cocoa ...

News Ivory Coast » Government: Ivory Coast inaugurates new senate amid opposition criticism

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-ivorycoast-politics/ivory-coast-inaugurates-new-senate-amid-opposition-criticism-idUSKBN1HJ2V4
Publication date: hursday 12 April 2018

Ivory Coast’s main opposition groups boycotted the referendum ... Ruling coalition members say that the senate will improve checks and balances within the government. But opposition members say the body - a third of whose seats will be appointed by ...

News Ivory Coast » Government: Bishop calls on Ivory Coast to ease prison overcrowding

News channel or source: https://cruxnow.com/global-church/2018/04/14/bishop-calls-on-ivory-coast-to-ease-prison-overcrowding/
Publication date: Friday 13 April 2018

Bishop Antoine Koné of Odienné, the president of the Ivory Coast bishops’ commission for social pastoral care, has called on the government to ease overcrowding in prisons. YAOUNDÉ, Cameroon – Against the backdrop of horrible prison conditions in ...

News Ivory Coast » Government: Ivory Coast Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) Systems Market Forecast 2018-2024

News channel or source: https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/ivory-coast-uninterruptible-power-supply-ups-systems-market-forecast-2018-2024-300632943.html
Publication date: hursday 19 April 2018

and San Pedro coupled with infrastructural development activities would fuel the growth Ivory Coast UPS systems market over the coming years. Additionally, rising number of commercial sector projects on account of government's National Development Plan ...

News Ivory Coast » Government: UN Security Council mourns death of Ivory Coast ambassador

News channel or source: https://federalnewsradio.com/government-news/2018/04/un-security-council-mourns-death-of-ivory-coast-ambassador/
Publication date: hursday 19 April 2018

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Security Council bid farewell Thursday to veteran diplomat Bernard Tanoh-Boutchoue, the Ivory Coast’s ambassador to the United Nations who died just months after starting a two-year term on the U.N.’s most powerful body.

News Ivory Coast » Government: Senate opening marks Ivory Coast's slide towards authoritarian rule

News channel or source: https://www.iol.co.za/news/africa/senate-opening-marks-ivory-coasts-slide-towards-authoritarian-rule-14419782
Publication date: Friday 13 April 2018

Korhogo, Cote d’Ivoire - Cote d’Ivoire’s introduction of a senate assembly has left many Ivoirians fearing a lurch into a more authoritarian style of government. The ruling coalition says the creation of a senate will be good for democracy and that a ...

News Ivory Coast » Government: MainOne secures licence in Ivory Coast

News channel or source: https://www.telecompaper.com/news/mainone-secures-licence-in-ivory-coast--1241367
Publication date: onday 23 April 2018

Cote d’Ivoire authorities believe that the construction of a fourth cable authorised by the government will improve the international connectivity of the country and provide more opportunities for the national market while increasing competition.