28 February 2018

Cocoa communities hit with food insecurity after destruction of farms

Some cocoa communities in the Eastern Region have been hit with food insecurity after farms were destroyed to make way for rubber plantations. Food prices have skyrocketed and a lot of such communities which hitherto fed themselves are now faced with food scarcity.

At Asikasu, a farming community in the Eastern Region, cocoa output has dropped by more than 50 percent over the last two years following the destruction of cocoa farms.

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