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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Boost for cocoa production – COCOBOD tackles soil acidity in W/R

October 29, 2019 In its quest to boost cocoa production and increase benefits to cocoa farmers, the Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) has partnered two agro-chemical companies for the introduction of fertiliser...

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Windfall at 2020/21 cocoa sale: Ghana bags extra $40m

October 28, 2019 Ghana has earned $40 million extra revenue from the sale of cocoa beans for the 2020/21 crop season to be distributed to cocoa farmers.  The amount was grossed from the sale of 100,000...

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Producer price of cocoa up

October 2, 2019 The producer price of cocoa in Ghana has been increased by 8.42 per cent, moving the price of a 62.5-kilogramme bag of the commodity from GH¢475 to GH¢515 for the 2019/2020 cocoa season....

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Cocoa farmers applaud COCOBOD for ‘revised’ inputs supply scheme

September 17, 2019 Cocoa farmers have commended the Ghana Cocoa Board (COCBOD) for its revised modus operandi in the supply of critical inputs such as fertiliser to farmers, especially those in the remote...

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COCOBOD assures farmers of better days

August 26, 2019 The Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) has called for honest discussions on the cocoa sector to help maintain the image of the sector and sustain the confidence of farmers in the business. The...

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