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Ghana Meteorological Agency Rainfall Report Oct. 11-20

October 24, 2011

Oct. 24 (Bloomberg) -- The following are rainfall figures for selected areas of Ghana, the world’s second-biggest cocoa producer, from Oct. 11 to Oct. 20, according to the Ghana Meteorological Agency.

The Western Region, which includes the towns of Sefwi Bekwai and Bogoso, is Ghana’s largest growing area for the chocolate ingredient, accounting for 55.3 percent of output, according to the Ghana Cocoa Board.

The Ashanti Region accounts for 17.9 percent of production, while Brong Ahafo generates 9.3 percent, the Eastern Region 8.6 percent and the Central Region 8.8 percent. Volta accounts for 0.1 percent, the board said.

The Ivory Coast, which neighbors Ghana, is the world’s largest cocoa producer.

--Editors: Ana Monteiro, Karl Maier

To contact the reporter on this story: Moses Mozart Dzawu in Accra at mdzawu@bloomberg.net

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Antony Sguazzin at asguazzin@bloomberg.net


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