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Cocoa Production and Related Social-Economic and Climate Factors: A Case Study of Ayedire Local Government Area of Osun State, Nigeria, Adeniyi, O. R., and Ogunsola G.O. , Agricultural Science , 06/2014, Volume 2, Issue 4, Nigeria, p.13, (2014) , (Practical Publication)
Cocoa agroforestry a bridge for sustainable organic cocoa Production, Nunoo, Isaac, and Owusu Victor , 4th ISOFAR Scientific Conference, 10/2014, Istanbul, Turkey, (2014) , (Practical Publication)
COMPLIANCE OF AGROCHEMICAL MARKETERS WITH BANNED COCOA PESTICIDES IN SOUTHWEST NIGERIA , Mokwunye, Idongesit U., and al Folaranmi D. Babalol , Journal of Agricultural sciences, 05/2014, Volume 59, Issue 2, Nigeria, (2014) , (Practical Publication)
A Global Strategy for the Conservation and Use of Cacao Genetic Resources as the Foundation for a Sustainable Cocoa Economy, Laliberté, B., Cryer N.C., Daymond A.J., End M.J., Engels J., Eskes B., Gilmour M., Lachenaud P., Phillips-Mora W., Turnbull C.J., et al. , 17th International Cocoa Research Conference, Yaoundé, Cameroon, 15-20 October 2012., 10/2012, Cameroon, (2012) , (Practical Publication)
Abidjan Cocoa Declaration, conference, World cocoa , World cocoa conference, 2012, (2012) , (Practical Publication)
The economics of certified organic farming in tropical Africa: a preliminary assessment, Gibbon, Peter, and Bolwig Simon , International Conference on Organic Agriculture and Food Security, 2007///, p.132 - 133, (2007) , (Practical Publication)
Inventory of diversification practices on cocoa farms, ICCO , 2009///, (2009) , (Practical Publication)

Predicting the impact of climate change on the cocoa-growing regions in Ghana and Cote d’Ivoire

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TitlePredicting the impact of climate change on the cocoa-growing regions in Ghana and Cote d’Ivoire
Publication TypeReport
Year of Publication2011
Date Published2011///
CityManagua, Nicaragua
Publication Languageeng
Keywordsclimate change, Cocoa, cotton, farmers & production, Ghana, Ivory Coast, land suitability, temperature

This document is one of three reports on the methods and results of a consultancy with the title “Predicting the impact of climate change on cocoa , cashew and cotton growing regions in Ghana and Cote d’Ivoire” conducted by the International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT) for the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF) . This report focuses on cocoa but summarizes the impact of climate change on all three crops in chapter 9 . It aim s to inform the private-public partnership (PPP) project titled “Cocoa Livelihoods Project” (CLP) and the cocoa sector in particular, but all supply chain actors in other sectors as well . The objective of the research was to generate future climate scenarios to predict the impact of climate change on the suitability to grow cocoa of the main growing regions of Ghana and Cote d’Ivoire . The analysis focused on the specific regions where cocoa is currently grown . The study used predictions of the future climate to predict the suitability of current cocoa-growing areas to continue growing it by 203 0 and 2050. The current optimum altitude for cocoa is 100–250 meters above sea level (masl), which will increase to 450–500 masl by 2050, compensating for the increase in temperature due to a climate change .


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