SECTION F - BEVERAGE, SPICE AND MISCELLANEOUS CROPS - COCOA IN UGANDA, ITS PROMISE AND PROBLEMS

A.M. Emechebe
The world production of cocoa beans from 1946 to 1967 is given in table 1, showing that about 66 per cent of the beans were produced in Africa. Cocoa plays an important part in the economy of countries such as Ghana and Nigeria and between 1963 and 1965 contributed 67 per cent and 17 per cent respectively to the total value of their exports (UN Commodity Survey, 1967). Cocoa is also exported by other African countries such as Angola, Cameroun, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Sao Tome, Sierra Leone, Equatorial Guinea and Togo. Attempts to produce cocoa in Uganda have encountered various problems which have so far prevented the establishment of a flourishing cocoa producing industry.
Emechebe, A.M. (1971). SECTION F - BEVERAGE, SPICE AND MISCELLANEOUS CROPS - COCOA IN UGANDA, ITS PROMISE AND PROBLEMS. Acta Hortic. 21, 137-143
DOI: 10.17660/ActaHortic.1971.21.23
https://doi.org/10.17660/ActaHortic.1971.21.23

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