Government maintains GH¢7,600 for cocoa – In the face of free fall of producer price

December 6, 2018 The decision by the government to maintain the producer price of cocoa, which is US$1,808 in the face of the free fall of the commodity in the international market no doubt, can be...

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Domestic cocoa processing hits 300,000 tonnes

November 28, 2018 Domestic processing of cocoa hit 300,000 tonnes in the 2017/2018 cocoa season, a 19 per cent jump from the 252,000 tonnes processed the previous season. That brings to 34 per cent of the...

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Government engages cocoa farmers to strengthen ties

November 20, 2018 The Government has commenced engagements with cocoa farmers across the country as it seeks to strengthen ties with players in the cocoa sector. The engagements began yesterday, at Akyem...

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Ghana Stock Exchange closes week in the red

October 16, 2018 The Ghana Stock Exchange (GSE) closed the second trading week of October in the red as selling pressures in blue-chip companies weighed on the equity indices. At the closing bell, the GSE...

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Shippers cut cocoa export freight charge by 9.4%

October 3, 2018 Shippers ferrying Ghana’s cocoa exports to Europe will cut their freight charges by 9.4 percent for the October-September season to compensate the country for recent global bean price...

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Oil revenue outstrips cocoa as 2nd biggest foreign exchange earner ; Peaks at US$2.9bn in August

October 2, 2018 Oil export proceeds have overtaken cocoa as the country’s second biggest foreign exchange earner. Figures from the Bank of Ghana (BoG) has indicated that the country has been earning more...

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Cocoa farmers to receive financial support

September 18, 2018 Sixty thousand cocoa farmers are to receive financial and management support to increase productivity and help the country meet the annual production target of one million tonnes of cocoa....

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Smart Cocoa Farming initiative introduced to farmers

August 6, 2018 The Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD), in conjunction with the Ministry of Lands and Natural Resources, has launched a programme to encourage cocoa farmers to adopt climate smart cocoa...

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Cocoa sector growth attracts massive foreign investment

July 11, 2018 The consistent growth of the country’s cocoa sector has attracted massive foreign investments into an industry that has been the backbone of Ghana’s economy for decades, President of...

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Cocoa prices tumble

June 12, 2018 Prices of cocoa on the international market have begun to tumble due to investors expectations of an imminent increase in production from top growing countries, Côte d’Ivoire and...

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