Posts tagged ‘Ivory Coast’

HOW TO WEAN LIBERIA OFF AID: A Conversation with Todd Moss

Ellen Johnson Sirleaf’s goal of weaning Liberia off of international aid in ten years seems like a daunting task. So we sat down with to see how realistic her goal is.

Continue Reading Jul 31, 2011 at 10:23 pm Leave a comment

Côte d’Ivoire’s COCOA BAN BACKFIRES

There was good news out of the world’s biggest cocoa exporter, Côte d’Ivoire, this week. On Tuesday, a ship filled with cocoa beans harvested in the West African country left for Antwerp. It was the first ship to carry cocoa out of the country since the three and a half month ban on cocoa exports was lifted. While that is good news, that there was a ban at all is a point of concern. It has choked Côte d’Ivoire’s marketplace.

Continue Reading May 15, 2011 at 5:25 pm Leave a comment


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