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Sweet ambition for Ivory Coast cocoa

Ivory Coast is already the world's leading cocoa exporter but it wants to become the leading bean grinder too.

Less than a third of Ivory Coast cocoa is processed locally but the government wants to increase that to 50% within the next four years.

It is all about adding value to the country's raw materials, while creating more jobs at the same time.

The BBC's Tamasin Ford reports from Abengourou, close to the border with Ghana, for Africa Business Report.

  • 22 Jan 2016
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