Impact of lockdown and protocols on the economy is significant. Theoretically movement of goods is not restricted. In practice, piles of new paperwork are introduced. And every permit comes at a cost and a delay.
#Nigeria #commodities #cocoa
Will heat-resistant #chocolate change the #cocoa #valuechain? Chocolate makers have been searching for this for years, as it will open up new markets, new production locations, and ease logistics. The main question: will it be enjoyed by consumers?
Now that the immediate panic around #COVID19 is reducing, we should consider #foodsecurity. Did the world realize that #locusts are threatening East African harvest? https://qz.com/africa/1836159/locusts-set-to-hit-kenya-east-africa-again-400-times-stronger/
"Nobody eats GDP" @akin_adesina @AfDB_Group https://www.afdb.org/en/news-and-events/press-releases/nobody-eats-gdp-says-african-development-bank-president-he-calls-inclusive-growth-33907
How to put Nigeria back on the cocoa map? One of our partners @ayodejiobalogun @AFEXNigeria shares his thoughts on @cnbcafrica.