Could Illegal Gold Mining In Ghana Cause An Increase In Chocolate Prices?

Gold mining is one of the most profitable businesses that brings foreign companies to Africa. Ghana is the world’s second biggest producer of cocoa,  which is the chief agricultural export and country’s main cash crop, used in the production of chocolates. However, some cocoa plantations are being turned into illegal gold mines. Experts are now warning that cocoa shortages in Ghana could lead to an increase in chocolate prices.

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Chinese and Indian Illegal gold miners have also been reportedly arrested and some deported in Ghana, as a result of the destructive outcome of the illegal gold mining.


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