Volatile times for Ivory Coast cocoa farmers

Instability and violence in the western Ivory Coast threatens to damage the local economy.

    Cocoa farmers in the Western Ivory Coast are facing volatile times.

    Last week, gunmen attacked a camp of displaced people, forcing thousands to flee.

    The instability is threatening this year's cocoa crop with possible far-reaching consequences for the local economy.

    Al Jazeera's Haru Mutasa reports from the western Ivory Coast.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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