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Agrotourism development in Ghana: A study of its prospects and challenges at Adjeikrom Cocoa Tour Facility, Eshun, Gabriel, and Tettey Christopher , Bulletin of Geography. Socio–economic Series, 06/2014, Issue 25, Torun, Ploand, p.99, (2014) , (Practical Publication)
The Partially Liberalized Cocoa Sector in Ghana, Kolavalli, Shashidhara, Vigneri Marcella, Maamah Haruna, and Poku John , 09/2012, Washington, DC, (2012) , (Practical Publication)
Intentieverklaring duurzame cacao, Verburg, G. , 2010///, (2010) , (Practical Publication)
Child labour, education and child rights among cocoa producers in Ghana, Berlan, Amanda , The political economy of new slavery, 2004///, p.158 - 78, (2004) , (Practical Publication)
Cocoa cycles: the economics of cocoa supply, Ruf, François , 1995///, Cambridge, UK, p.400, (1995) , (Practical Publication)
Market transformation strategy for cocoa, BACP , 2010///, (2010) , (Practical Publication)

Cocoa cycles: the economics of cocoa supply

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TitleCocoa cycles: the economics of cocoa supply
Publication TypeMiscellaneous
Year of Publication1995
AuthorsRuf, François
PublisherWoodhead Publishing
Place PublishedCambridge, UK
Publication Languageeng
Keywordsbusiness cycles, commodity markets, commodity prices, commodity trade, Economics, international trade, markets & policies, private sector policies

The cyclical boom-to-recession nature of the economics of cocoa supply is a major problem for the international cocoa industry - and especially for countries whose economies depend on cocoa exports. Only through an understanding of the dynamics of cocoa cycles can policy decisions be made through the various phases of supply cycles. Based on a major international cocoa conference, this book presents seventeen edited papers from leading experts, making a major contribution to that understanding. It explains the powerful economic, social and political factors which impact on the cocoa economy. It shows the laws of cocoa supply are closely linked to environmental, ecological and institutional factors.