Skip to content
Subscriber Only

World’s Top Cocoa Growers Court Voters By Hiking Farmer Pay

  • Ivory Coast, Ghana may raise farm-gate prices as much as 21%
  • Both countries are due to hold elections before year-end

Photographer: Jose Cendon/Bloomberg

Updated on

Sign up to our Next Africa newsletter and follow Bloomberg Africa on Twitter

Plans by the world’s largest cocoa producers to pay growers more for their crop may help to sway voters in coming elections, but are likely to be unsustainable beyond next season.