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Ebola border controls hinder Ivory Coast cocoa farmers

It is almost harvest time for cocoa in West Africa, a crop that plays a major role in some of the region's big economies - most notably that of Ivory Coast and Ghana.

However, the current Ebola outbreak has meant the border between Liberia and Ivory Coast has been closed.

This is causing a problem for Ivory Coast's cocoa farmers because many of the workers who harvest the cocoa, come from Liberia.

The BBC's Tamasin Ford reports for Africa Business Report.

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