Yaounde, Cameroon Africa(Cameroon News) – Cameroon’s Cocoa production has registered an increase of more than two times in June, the board announced in an official statement.
Cocoa production in Cameroon, Africa’s fourth biggest cultivator of the crop, increased to more than two times in June, the nation’s Cocoa and Coffee Board said.
Output rose to 6,840 metric tons from 3,200 tons a year before, the board said in report e-mailed today from the port city of Douala.
Production till June 30 since the season commenced in August amounted to 229,040 tons, according to the report. Production in the 2009-2010 season was 198,000 tons, the board said in August.
The West African nation’s exports for the month went up by 16 percent from 4,785 to 5,547 tons, according to the report.