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Solidaridad calls for more efforts to safeguard cocoa production

Madam Suzan-Hermina Yemidi, the Country Representative and Global Coordinator for Cocoa Programme for Solidaridad, has called for more efforts to secure the future of...
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German Company extends assistance to Ghana’s cocoa production

German chocolate manufacturing company, “Barbara Kroner Schokoladen Manufaktur”, has pledged to give strong support to the production and application of organic fertilizers by Ghanaian...
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New technology boosts cocoa production in Ghana – top official

Ghana expects to hit the one million metric ton mark in cocoa production due to the success of new technologies being introduced into production...
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Nyonkopa Cocoa starts project to safeguard cocoa production

The Nyonkopa Cocoa Buying Limited, a subsidiary of Barry Callebaut Group, manufacturers of quality chocolate and cocoa products has initiated a project to support...
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Assembly Institute Measures to Boost Cocoa Production

The Asante Akim-South Municipal Assembly has launched a project to nurse one million improved cocoa seedlings annually for distribution to farmers in the municipality. Mr....
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Ghana not to slash cocoa production despite price drops

Ghana will not reduce its volume of cocoa production despite the lowerer prices on the world stage, Chief Executive (CE) of Ghana Cocoa Board...
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Ghana institutes programs to boost cocoa production

Ghanaian President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Monday said his government had instituted measures to revive the country's cocoa sector which has seen a...
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Ghana sets out new annual cocoa production targets

Ghana aims to achieve an annual cocoa production of 1.5 million metric tonnes within the next four years through reforms, the industry said Tuesday. ...
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Ghana’s cocoa production to improve with infrastructure upgrades

This was contained in a statement issued by the Oxford Business Group (OBG) recently. "Crop production for the 2015/16 growing season, which...
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Small-scale mining threatens Ghana’s cocoa production levels

The Deputy Executive Director of the Cocoa Health and Extension Division of COCOBOD, Reverend Emmanuel Ahia Klotey, gave the warning when he addressed the...

Cocoa farmers asked to stand against child labour

Mr. Kofi Opoku Mensah, Managing Director of Cocoa Merchants – Ghana, a licensed buying company, said they should actively support the effort by the...
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Ghana adopts measures to increase cocoa production

The Centres spread across 14 districts in the cocoa belt – Ashanti, Brong-Ahafo, Western and Central Regions, are an integral part of the Cocoa...
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10 million hybrid cocoa seedlings distributed to farmers

The Division has targeted to supply 60 million high-yielding seedlings to cocoa growers throughout the nation during this year’s planting season. Mr. Kwadwo Osei, Deputy...
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Ghana Economy Grew At 3.9% In 2015

This is marginally lower compared to the 4.0 percent growth recorded in 2014. According to the provisional GDP figures released by the Ghana Statistical Service...
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Youth advised to go into cocoa production

According to Mr. Osei, COCOBD is collaboration with the government of Ghana to roll out a program dubbed youth in cocoa production to encourage...
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Cameroon women urged to go into cocoa production

"Cocoa is one of the main export product from Cameroon and I believe if our women and the youths also get very involved in...

Climate change affecting cocoa production in Asunafo North

According to cocoa farmers in most of the forest fringe communities in the municipality, the rainfall pattern in the area is unpredictable and remained...
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Atwima-Mponua Cocoa farmers receive inputs

Mr Stephen Yeboah, Atwima-Mponua District Chief Executive, has appealed to cocoa farmers to take advantage of the free distribution of inputs by the government...
Unless something is done urgently to salvage cocoa production, the sector?s contribution to the economy will continue to dwindle. ?

Ghana cocoa proceed dips

Government revenues from cocoa have fallen drastically to GH?40 million in the 2012/2013 crop season from the region of GH?153.9 million in the 2009/2010...

Ecuador is Latin America?s top cocoa producer

Ecuador, where the fatty beans used to make chocolate have been grown since pre-Columbian times, is surpassing Brazil as?Latin America?s top cocoa producer after...

Ghana to reclaim its number spot in cocoa production

The President, Mr John Dramani Mahama, says the government is committed to making the needed investment to increase cocoa production and make Ghana the...

YARA embarks on massive campaign aimed at boosting cocoa production

A two-week healthy cocoa campaign by YARA Ghana has been launched at Dunkwa-on-Offin in the Upper Denkyira East Municipality of the Central Region. The annual...