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Cameroon Workshop launches the ICCO’s SPS Cocoa Africa project

An International Cocoa Organization Workshop that began on 7 June in Cameroon marked the launch of a major programme to help African cocoa producers maintain their market access in the face of stringent pesticide residue legislation. Pesticide…

Technical paper on Cocoa Variety Improvement now available from this site

The Technical paper 'Collaborative and Participatory Approaches to Cocoa Variety Improvement' is now available for download from this site. This Technical Paper is a compilation of studies and experiments conducted in the framework of the…

Dr. Anga previews the Quarterly Bulletin statistics for the major producers in a Bloomberg News report

Dr. Jean-Marc Anga, Executive Director a.i., previewed the statistics in the upcoming Quarterly Bulletin of Cocoa Statistics during an interview on the state of the cocoa market with Bloomberg News on 25 May.

Interview with Dr Jean-Marc Anga, Executive Director a.i., in The Public Ledger

Dr Anga reviews the effects of the recent Ivorian crisis on the cocoa market, and the huge potential growth in Chinese consumption, in his recent interview in The Public Ledger.

Implementation of the Recommendations of the First and Second Roundtables on a Sustainable Cocoa Economy

The Executive Director a.i. presents his compliments and has the honour to refer to the decision taken by the International Cocoa Council during its 83rd regular session in March 2011 related to document ED(MEM) 923/Rev.1 concerning the implementation…

Latest Quarterly Bulletin of Cocoa Statistics April 2011

The International Cocoa Organization today releases its first forecasts for the 2010/2011 cocoa year and revised estimates of world production, grindings and stocks of cocoa beans for the 2009/2010 cocoa year, as summarized below.  The data…

Regional Workshop for the ICCO SPS Cocoa Project in Africa

The Regional Workshop for the ICCO SPS Cocoa Project in Africa took place 7 - 10 June 2011, in Yaoundé, Cameroon. The Workshop was held at Hotel Mont Fébé in Yaoundé, and was hosted by the government of Cameroon. Click here for more…

International Cocoa Council and subsidiary bodies, including the Consultative Board on the World Cocoa Economy

The International Cocoa Council and subsidiary bodies, including the Consultative Board on the World Cocoa Economy, will meet 20 - 23 September, 2011.

Cocoa germplasm utilization and conservation: a global approach