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Ivory Coast suspends cocoa exports, S. Leone  austerity measures & e-agribusiness in Togo [Business Africa]

Ivory Coast suspends cocoa exports, S. Leone  austerity measures & e-agribusiness in Togo [Business Africa]

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Ivory Coast suspends cocoa exports

Ivory Coast’s government has for the meantime suspended cocoa exportation to influence a price hike on the market but experts see the move as a major risk of destabilizing the sector.

Jean-David Mihamle and Kenneth Karuri tell us more.

Sierra leone  austerity measures

In Sierra Leone, the twin shocks of Ebola and the fall in commodity prices on the international market, had a negative blow on the country’s economy.
For economic reasons, the International Monetary Fund has advised the government to reduce its subsidy on fuel.

Authorities have introduced some austerity measures to boost its falling economy.

Micheal Dibie and Brigette Ugwe have more.

E-agribusiness in Togo

Agriculture is worth 40% of Togo’s economic wealth, making it the largest sector to create employment. To further support agricultural practices, farmers are been shown a new sales method, e-agriBusiness.

Let’s find out more with Ruth Lago and Ama Kodjo .