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Cash crops as the cornerstone of food security: the case for cocoa
May 1, 2012
More than 70 per cent of the world’s cocoa comes from West Africa, accounting for US$8 billion in annual revenues for the region. The crop forms the economic backbone of many West African countries and provides a livelihood for nearly two million smallholder farmers.
This article was originally published in Coffee & Cocoa International.