A quarantine center in the English countryside provides cocoa growers around the plan with a backup in case of disaster. Scientists here are grafting healthy plants to ensure stable cultures in countries all over the Southern hemisphere.
On this week's Eco Africa, we look at aeroponic farming in Nigeria, meet Uganda's most experienced crocodile catcher and a Zambian reporter fighting climate change, and discover Ghana's fight to save its cocoa trees.
Unfair wages, exploitation and child labor. When German companies do business with African countries, human rights sometimes fall by the wayside. Berlin wants to change that.
The world's fastest-growing economy is located in Africa: Ghana's economic strength is expected to soar in 2019. Many other African countries lag far behind, the IMF found. What's the secret behind Ghana's success?
For the consumer it's sweet, for the farmer more bitter – the global price of cocoa fell in the last year and many producers are feeling the strain.
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