Tuesday , October 26 2021

Bad news for chocolate lovers? Cocoa in Ivory Coast threatened by deforestation

As the Christmas holidays approach, could the world soon face a shortage of chocolate? Cocoa trees need stable, tropical temperatures and high humidity. But in Ivory Coast, the world’s top cocoa producer, these climatic conditions are becoming increasingly rare due to deforestation. However, it might not be too late, as Ivory Coast’s authorities are trying to tackle the problem. Our correspondent reports.

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