COCOBOD creates system for cocoa sector database

October 26, 2020 The Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) has capitalised on the digitisation agenda of the government to come up with a new project which will create a database for the cocoa sector of the country....

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COCOBOD begins data gathering to enhance cocoa sector management

October 20, 2020 The Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) has rolled out a comprehensive data gathering exercise to improve the management of the sector. This follows the successful piloting of the exercise in...

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COCOBOD to spend US$250m on farm rehabilitation programme

October 12, 2020 The Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) has said it will spend US$250million on rehabilitating cocoa farms over the next three years. The country is seeking to cut down and replant diseased and...

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Gov’t commits US$400m to cocoa rehabilitation, others

September 28, 2020 An estimated US$400 million or more is expected to be used to address the ravaging Cocoa Swollen Shoot Virus Disease (CSSVD), and overaged or moribund cocoa farms, which have significantly...

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Government to replant swollen shoot-affected cocoa farms

September 28, 2020 President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has said the government is resolved to replant all cocoa farms affected by the swollen shoot disease to help improve the yield per hectare for cocoa...

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JICA, others provide $600m syndicated loan to COCOBOD

July 7, 2020 Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD), Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and other development finance institutions (DFIs) have announced a $600 million credit facility for COCOBOD’s...

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Government set to increase price of cocoa this year-Cocobod CEO

June 24, 2020 The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Ghana Cocoa Board(Cocobod), Mr. Joseph Boahene Aidoo, has hinted at conclusive discussions with President Nana Akufo-Addo to increase the price of cocoa...

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Banks refuse syndicated loan for COCOBOD

June 19, 2020 Ghana Cocoa Board’s (COCOBOD) annual pre-export financing, will be raised by a club of banks as its traditional lenders; the European Bank, have declined to underwrite the risk amid the...

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2020 cocoa syndication loan will come off despite COVID-19 disruptions – COCOBOD

April 15, 2020 Despite the growing threat of COVID-19 to virtually all aspects of business and the economy, the Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) has given the strongest assurance that its annual cocoa...

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COCOBOD gets US$600m to boost cocoa production

November 13, 2019 Agreement is a turning point for scaling up the cocoa value chain – President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo Ghana is bankable, cocoa is bankable and of course Africa is bankable...

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