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Ghana Meteorological Agency Rainfall Report Oct. 21-31

Nov. 3 (Bloomberg) -- The following are rainfall figures for selected areas of Ghana, the world’s second-biggest cocoa producer, from Oct. 21 to Oct. 31, according to the Ghana Meteorological Agency.

The Western region, which includes the towns of Sefwi Bekwai and Bogoso, is Ghana’s largest growing area for the chocolate ingredient, accounting for 55 percent of output, according to the Ghana Cocoa Board.

The Ashanti region accounts for 18 percent of production, while Brong Ahafo generates 9.3 percent, the Eastern region 8.6 percent and the Central region 8.8 percent. Volta accounts for 0.1 percent, the board said.

The Ivory Coast, which neighbors Ghana, is the world’s largest cocoa producer.

Weather Station          Rainfall in Millimeters

Western Region:
Sefwi Bekwai               53.2
Bogoso                     65.7
Enchi                      43.8

Ashanti Region:
Kumasi                     71.5
Agogo                      97.5
Effiduase                 113.7
Obuasi                    112.0
Ashanti Bekwai              n/a
Konongo                    92.8

Brong Ahafo Region:
Sunyani                    62.6
Bechem                     81.7
Goaso                      61.2
Dormaa Ahenkro              n/a

Eastern Region:
Koforidua                  95.9
Akim Oda                   72.9
Tafo                        n/a
Nkawkaw                     n/a
Asamankese                 74.3
Akropong Akwapim          165.9

Central Region:
Agona Swedru                n/a
Twifo Praso                76.1
Dunkwa                    122.1
Breman Asikuma            123.1

To contact the reporter on this story: Moses Mozart Dzawu in Accra at mdzawu@bloomberg.net

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Antony Sguazzin at asguazzin@bloomberg.net

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