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A Collective Effort Will Up Ghana’s Cocoa Sector – COCOBOD

Dr Emmanuel Agyemang Dwomoh, the Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) said government recognized the effort of the private sector in ensuring...
Ghana Cocoa Board

Committee ready to submit its findings over missing letters

An Accra High Court has directed the Committee set up to investigate some letters and documents allegedly missing in the case of Dr Stephen...
Ghana Cocoa Board

COCOBOD Jumps to the defense of Mr Hackman Owusu-Agyemang

The Management of Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) has denied media allegations that the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the company, Mr Hackman...

The Poverty Situation In Cocoa Growing Communities In Ghana

Government's interventions have since ushered cocoa farmers in the country into destitution and are still living way below globally defined poverty levels, which is...

COCOBOD Starving Cocoa Farmers And LBCs Of Cash – CSS Agric Desk

The Agric Desk of the Centre for Socioeconomic Studies (CSS) learns with grave concern some negative developments in the cocoa sector for the 2018/2019...

UNIDO: Re-affirms its continuous support to Enterprises in Ghana

The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) with support from Swiss Government through the State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO) and Government of Ghana...

Petition Requesting For Legislation To Protect Cocoa Farms

In the wake of reports that hundreds of cocoa farmers, especially in the Western Region, are cutting down their trees for rubber plantations, the...

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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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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Ghana to embark on massive local cocoa processing campaign

The government of Ghana and its partners are putting in place measures to increase domestic processing of cocoa beans up to 50 percent of...
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Ghana risks losing forest cover by 2040 – World Bank official

If the trend of forest cover loss continued unchecked, Ghana risked losing its total forest cover by 2040 Mafalda Duarte Head of Climate Investment...
Ghana Cocoa Board

COCOBOD finds suitable lenders for its 1.3 billion loan

Ghana Cocoa Board said it has appointed five lenders, including Amro Bank and Bank of China, to arrange its 1.3 billion-dollar syndicated loan to...
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...
Cocobod Committee

5-member audit committee of COCOBOD sworn into office

A five-member Audit Committee has been inaugurated for the Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) to ensure adherence to public financial management regulations. The committee was inaugurated...
GIZ Presentation

GIZ supports COCOBOD with Mini Projectors

Management of GIZ on Thursday presented 25 pieces of mini projectors to COCOBOD under the Cocoa Health and Extension Division to educate farmers on...
Cocoa Farmers

Cocoa Farmers Cry To COCOBOD

Scores of farmers in the Assin North Municipality of the Central Region have appealed to the Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) to construct roads in...

Current Total National Capacity Of Cocoa Inadequate

Ghana 's cocoa production is expected to hit two million (2m) metric tonnes by 2019, Mr Joseph Boahen Aidoo, Chief Executive Officer (CEO)...

Gov’t Investigation Mystery Surrounding Utilised Cocoa Fund

Mr Joseph Boahen Aidoo, Chief Executive Officer of Ghana Cocoa Board (Cocobod), says the government is investigating how an amount of $1.8 billion dollars...
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 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...
Politics MP Suspension

TMA Suspense Tema West MP

The Tema Metropolitan Assembly (TMA) on Wednesday voted to suspend one of its members, Mr Carlos Kingsley Ahenkora for six months for obstructing the...
Ghana’s investment market

GSE Stock Market: PBC Shares Moves Up

The PBC Limited, a major player in the Cocoa Industry with tremendous growth in all aspects of its core business activities’ shares went up...
Ghana Cocoa Board

Ghanaians advised to take in more cocoa

Ghanaians have been advised to consume more cocoa for a healthier life since it has immense health benefits. Ms. Jane A Yeboah, a Deputy Public...
Cocoa beans

Cocobod To Lose GH¢300 million

At a time the Akufo Addo led-government is touring world capitals with cup in hand begging donors to support the administration implement its policies,...
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Cocoa prices: A win-win situation currently for farmers in Ghana

The government is to ensure the supply and distribution of fertilisers to cocoa farmers at a subsidised price of over 50 per cent of...

Opportunity exists for potential investors in cocoa sector – COCOBOD

Government and Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) are creating the enabling environment for investors who intend to go into manufacturing chemical formulation and fertilizer plants...
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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. ...

MOFA signs MOU with University of Ghana on pest control

The Ministry of Food and Agriculture(MOFA) has signed two Memorandums of Understanding with the University of Ghana(UG) towards the fight against pests and other...
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Gov’t orders 40% of cocoa trees cut down, promises support to affected farmers

Government is to offer support to cocoa farmers who will cut down unproductive trees, Chief Executive of Ghana Cocoa Board (Cocobod), Joseph Boahen Aidoo...

Majority refutes NDC allegations of COCOBOD’s cocoa prices assertions

The Majority Caucus in Parliament has said claims by the Minority NDC Caucus attributed to the Chief Executive Officer of COCOBOD, that prices of...

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