In the cocoa sector, ‘governments don’t have the means to implement their own policies’

For François Ruf, a researcher and economist, Côte d’Ivoire and Ghana must control their bean production if they are to have any chance of winning their battle with the industry over growers’ wages.

This is part 4 of a 5-part series

Indonesia, Ghana and now Ivory Coast. Ruf, from the Center for International Cooperation in Agricultural Research for Development (CIRAD), has been working on cocoa for over 40 years.

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