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A Comparative Study of Effects of Drying Methods on Quality of Cocoa Beans, Lasisi, D. , International Journal of Engineering Research & Technology (IJERT), 01/2014, Volume 3, Issue 1, Nigeria, p.996, (2014) , (Academic Publication)
Small-scale versus large-scale cocoa farming in Cameroon. Which farm type is more ready for the future?, Fule, Chi Bemieh , Department of Economics, 06/2013, Volume European Erasmus Mundus Master Program: Agricultural Food and Environmental, Uppsala, p.54, (2013) , (Academic Publication)
Early Life Circumstance and Mental Health in Ghana, Adhvaryu, Achyuta, Fenske James, and Nyshadham Anant , CSAE (Centre for the study of African Economies) Working Paper WPS/2014-03, 01/2014, (2014) , (Academic Publication)
Productivity intervention and smallholder farmers: The case of Ghana's cocoa Abrabopa program, , Department of Agricultural Economics, Volume Master of Agribusiness, Manhattan, Kansas, p.33, (2013) , (Academic Publication)
Analysis of Incentives and Disincentives for Cocoa In Ghana , Asante-Poku, A, and Angelucci F , 04/2013, Accra, (2013) , (Academic Publication)
An Analysis of Yield Gap and Some Factors of Cocoa (Theobroma cacao) Yields in Ghana, F., Aneani, and K Ofori-Frimpong , Sustainable Agriculture Research, 09/2013, Volume 2, Issue 4, (2013) , (Academic Publication)

The Role of Credit Acess in Improving Cocoa Poduction in West African Countries

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TitleThe Role of Credit Acess in Improving Cocoa Poduction in West African Countries
Publication TypeConference Paper
Year of Publication2007
AuthorsNyemeck, J. B., Gockowski J., and Nkamleu G. B.
Conference NameAAAE Ghana Conference
Date Published2007
Publication LanguageEnglish
Keywordscredit, West Africa

This study uses survey data to examine the role of access to credit on cocoa production, in West African cocoa production countries under conditions of agricultural policy liberalization. It specifies and estimates econometric models to simulate the counterfactual of what cocoa production would be in the absence of credit facilities. The survey results show that about 54% of cocoa farmers have access to credit in Nigeria, and respectively 37% in Cameroon, while in Ghana and Côte d’Ivoire only a few cocoa farmers have access to credit.


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