The following are rainfall figures for selected areas of Ghana, the world’s second-biggest cocoa producer, from March 1 to March 10, 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 percent of output, according to the Ghana Cocoa Board.
The Ashanti Region accounts for 18 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.
Weather Station Rainfall in Millimeters Western Region: Sefwi Bekwai 28.2 Bogoso 51.1 Enchi 8.2 Ashanti Region: Kumasi 37.6 Agogo 49.3 Effiduase 25.4 Obuasi 27.8 Ashanti Bekwai 37.1 Konongo n/a Brong Ahafo Region: Sunyani 34.3 Bechem 77.9 Goaso 22.7 Dormaa Ahenkro n/a Eastern Region: Koforidua 66.4 Akim Oda 45.7 Tafo n/a Nkawkaw n/a Asamankese 11.6 Akropong Akwapim 20.4 Central Region: Agona Swedru n/a Twifo Praso 41.8 Dunkwa 62.8 Breman Asikuma 26.4
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