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Entrepreneurs must explore creative ways of packaging made in Ghana chocolate – Tourism Minister

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Mrs Barbara Oteng-Gyasi, Minister of Tourism Arts and Culture has called on entrepreneurs to explore creative ways of presenting or packaging made in...

Royal Commodities MD calls for Chocolate Day sensitisation

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Alhaji Abdul Razak Adamu, Managing Director of Royal Commodities Limited, a Ghanaian Cocoa Buying Company has called on government and stakeholders in the cocoa...

Armed robbers seize truck carry 220 bags of cocoa

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A gang of armed robbers has seized and fled with a KIA truck, loaded with 220 bags of cocoa, on the Bogoso-Tarkwa-Nsuaem road. The truck,...
?Climate change is increasing the vulnerability of forests to wildfires ?

Hell on Earth, a lesson Ghana must learn from Australian fires

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The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) defines it as a change of climate that is attributed directly or indirectly to human...

GCB Bank invests gh¢370 million in Ghana’s Agric & Cocoa sectors

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GCB Bank Ltd invested a total of GH¢378 million in the cocoa and the agricultural sectors of the Ghanaian economy in the past year. Of...
Cocoa Farmers

Be fair to cocoa producers – Ivorian Minister

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Ivorian Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Kobenan Kouassi Adjoumani, has called for cocoa buying countries and chocolate manufacturers to be fair to the...

Partner with Ghanaian investors for our mutual benefit – Trade Minister

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The Minister of Trade and Industry, Alan Kyerematen has advised a visiting United States Investment delegation to the country to pay critical attention to...
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Regional Minister calls for sustained measures to halt forest degradation

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A day sensitization workshop aimed at protecting and preserving the forests by stakeholders in the cocoa industry has been held at Sefwi Wiawso, with...
Cocoa

Cameroon to produce 600,000 tons of cocoa in 2020

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Cameroon aims to increase its cocoa production to 600,000 tons in 2020, according to the country's Minister of Trade, Luc Magloire Mbarga Atangana. ...

ILAPI to organize Ghana beyond aid dialogue

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Making Ghana Great by reducing aid dependency had led to the Ghana Beyond Aid mantra, denoting the country’s potentiality to take ownership of development....
Ghana Cocoa Board

COCOBOD Raises Incentive Package for Cocoa Restoration

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Ghana Cocoa Board has reviewed upwards the initial treatment grant, which is part of the compensation package, for landowners and cocoa farmers who agree...
President Projects

WNR: President visits health college and cocoa rehabilitation projects

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President Akufo Addo, on Wednesday inspected the 2.9-million-cedi lecture hall and office project for the Bibiani Health College. He also inspected hectares of farms under...
Afdb

Nigeria’s slow economy drags West African countries down – AfDB

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Although West Africa economy is forecast to improve in the near term, with regional growth projected to average about 3.6 percent in 2019 and...
Solidridad

Solidaridad rolls out projects to increase cocoa, palm oil production

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Solidaridad, an international non-governmental organisation, has launched two projects to boost cocoa and palm oil production. The implementation of the phase two of the Cocoa...
International Cocoa Initiative (ICI)

ICI Trains Agents to Check Child Labour in Cocoa Growing Areas

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The International Cocoa Initiative (ICI) has trained about 80 agents drawn from seven cocoa growing districts, for child labour monitoring and remediation systems (CLMRS)...
Cocoa Platform

Launching of Ghana Civil Society Organisation Cocoa Platform held in Accra

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The Ghana Civil Society Organisations Cocoa Platform (GCCP) has been launched in Accra, as part of efforts to boost sustainable production in Ghana’s cocoa...
Farmers Drying their cocoa beans in the Eastern Region

Solidaridad calls for more efforts to safeguard cocoa production

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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...
Social Farmers Cheating Scales

Cheating Cocoa Purchasing Clerks will be punished Accordingly

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Scores of farmers in the Assin North District and Assin Central Municipality of the Central Region have appealed to COCOBOD to act decisively against...
Cocoa

Cocoa Farmers Encouraged to Embrace Best Farming Methods

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Cocoa farmers have been urged to adopt modern agronomic practices and best farming methods to ensure better health for cocoa trees and the resultant...
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GARDJA Engages Cocoa Farmers On Cocoa Sustainability

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The Ghana Agricultural and Rural Development Journalists Association, GARDJA, as part of her contribution towards development in cocoa farming in Ghana, has engaged cocoa...
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West Africa initiates PPP to stem cocoa-related deforestation

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A change in the agro-technical methods used in the production of cocoa is critical to reversing deforestation and effects of Climate Change in West...
Cocoa

Liberalize Ghana’s Cocoa Sector – CAL Calls On Government

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The Centre For Agro Liberty (CAL), at the Institute for Liberty and Policy Innovation (ILAPI), a free market and public policy research organization in...
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Ghana secures US$1.3 billion to purchase next season’s cocoa

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Ghana secured a financing facility of 1.3 billion US dollars from a group of international banks for buying of cocoa beans in the coming...
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Shanghai Expo: Ghana makes a strong statement with Cocoa

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Feverish preparations are underway for Ghana to make a strong case for its cocoa during the upcoming Shanghai International Import Exposition (Shanghai Expo) in...
Ghana Gas

New natural gas production this month to propel Ghana’s power production prospects – Official

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Ghana’s quest for energy security will receive a further shot in the arm this month when gas production from the ENI-Sankofa field Off Cape...
Aaron Mike Oquaye

MOFA advised to give a disclaimer on Rockstar

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Professor Michael Aaron Oquaye, Speaker of Parliament has directed the Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MOFA) to issue with immediate effect, a disclaimer on...
cocoa

Agona East Locked Up with loads of cocoa and food stuff

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Tons of cocoa and food stuffs have been locked-up at Ofoase in the Agona East District of the Central Region due to the collapse...
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Unhappy Farmers advised to guard their cocoa scholarships

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Medical Director for Kuapa Kokoo; Dr. Fred Bedzrah has cautioned cocoa farmers against leaving their passbooks with their recorders. "A Passbook is a tiny book...
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Ghana seeks national dialogue over cocoa valuing dilemma

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There is the gradual convergence of opinions on the need for a national dialogue over the producer price of cocoa Ghana pays its farmers...
Local Government Service

MMDAs urged to be innovative in tackling sanitation

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Dr Nana Ato Arthur, Head of the Office of the Local Government Service (LGS), has stressed the need for Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies...