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Ghana Cocoa Board

COCOBOD Raises Incentive Package for Cocoa Restoration

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...
Scholarship

Unhappy Farmers advised to guard their cocoa scholarships

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

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

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

20 farmers honored for outstanding contribution

Twenty-one (21) farmers in the Kumasi Metropolis have been honored with prizes for outstanding contribution to the growth of agriculture in the metropolis. They received...
President Nana Akufo-Addo

African countries urged not to depend on charity

Africa shall move beyond aid and its people would work to make the Continent prosperous and a dynamic member of the world community, President...
Ghana Export Promotion Authority

GEPA Plans To Rake $10b With One Product Per District Initiative

The Ghana Export Promotion Authority (GEPA) will boost the export of Non-Traditional Exports (NTE) through its initiative, "One District, One Export Product" to rake...
Chocolate

Announcing Today’s Big Chocolate Industry

After a bitter past, the chocolate industry is off to a sweet new start when it comes to protecting forests, as it agreed today...
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World Cocoa Foundation Mobilize Companies For Partnership

A joint framework for action on cocoa and forest initiative has been signed by government and signatory companies at a ceremony at the ongoing...

Education Elude Refugees All Over The World

The world can only advance cohesion and solidarity amongst displaced persons and help create the right environment for a purposeful dignified life, if there...
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Sekondi Diocese Of Anglican Church commemorate 36th anniversary

Right Reverend Alexander Kobina Asmah, the Bishop of the Sekondi Diocese of the Anglican Church, has said the church is committed to its core...
COCOBOD

COCOBOD Rubbishes Minority’s Statement On Cocoa

The Chief Executive of Cocobod, Joseph Boahene Aidoo has described minority comments on their operations as reckless and irrational. He regarded the call by the...
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Ghana opens new cocoa season without slashing price

Ghana opened the 2017/2018 cocoa season on Friday with the decision to maintain the producer price at the 2016/2017 levels despite falling world prices. Minister...
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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....