A producer spreads cacao seeds for drying at Yaokoka in the Oume region near Abidjan.
A producer spreads cacao seeds for drying at Yaokoka in the Oume region, 300kms from Abidjan, Ivory Coast, January 5, 2005. Main routes to Ivory Coast's south-western port of San Pedro were open on Wednesday after militants withdrew plans to barricade the roads to keep out French troops. Some exporters in San Pedro, the second port in the world's top cocoa grower, closed warehouses as a precautionary measure on Tuesday and there were fears of disruption to deliveries. REUTERS/Thierry Gouegnon PW/ABP