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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November 20, 2018 / Comments (0)

Cocoa producer price maintained at GH¢7,600 per tonne

October 3, 2018 Government has maintained the amount of money it pays cocoa farmers for the 2018/19 season at GH¢7,600.00 per tonne – the same as paid in the 2017/18 season, Dr. Owusu Akoto Afriyie, the...

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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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COCOBOD confident of 1 million metric tonnes

September 27, 2018 The Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) is confident its aggressively-pursued productivity enhancement programmes will grow the crop to over one million metric tonnes annually, Mr. Joe Forson,...

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Ghana, Cote d’Ivoire to announce floor price for Cocoa on Oct 1

September 27, 2018 Ghana and Cote d’Ivoire will, for the first time, jointly announce the price of cocoa for the 2018/2019 crop season in October this year. The move comes on the back of an agreement...

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COCOBOD to access US$300m medium-term facility …signs US$1.3bn syndicated loan for 2018/19 cocoa buying

September 24, 2018 Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) says it is ready to access an over-US$300million medium- term facility from international financial market to address fundamental challenges facing growth of the...

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September 24, 2018 / Comments (0)

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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