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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Ghana has not failed to secure a buyer for its 2020/21 cocoa beans – COCOBOD

July 23, 2019 The Ghana Cocoa Board has dismissed a report suggesting that Ghana failed to secure buyers for its 2020/2021 cocoa beans. According to the report by Bloomberg, Ghana failed to secure buyers...

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Ghana, Cote d’Ivoire resume sale of cocoa beans

July 19, 2019 Forward sale of 2020/21 cocoa beans from Ghana and Côte d’Ivoire has resumed. It follows the cancellation of a suspension that was enforced by the two countries on June 11, 2019, a...

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US$15bn cocoa by-product market untapped – Prof. Boateng

July 18, 2019 The country can rake in an extra US$15billion by producing finished cocoa products such as chocolate, and especially focusing on the production of socks, shoes, and toothbrushes from the...

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Cocoa prices soar as Ghana, Cote d’Ivoire threaten supply cut

June 13, 2019 Cocoa prices rose sharply on Wednesday after key producers Cote d’Ivoire and Ghana threatened to stop selling their production to buyers unwilling to meet a minimum price. The threat...

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Ghana, Côte d’Ivoire propose US$2,600 as maiden floor price for cocoa beans

June 12, 2019 Ghana and Cote d’Ivoire have resolved not to sell their cocoa on the international market if they fail to obtain proposed price for the produce. The two countries, which supply more...

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COCOBOD plans to raise $2bn from 20-yr bond

May 31, 2019 The Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) plans to reduce its reliance on short-term debts, particularly the annual cocoa loan, in favour of long-term bonds to help provide breathing space for the...

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‘Adopt climate-smart options to enhance coffee yields’

May 23, 2019 Climate change and deforestation are putting more than half the world’s wild coffee species at risk of extinction, including the popular commercial coffees Arabica and Robusta, Deputy CEO...

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Government won’t reduce producer price of cocoa – President Akufo-Addo assures farmers

May 13, 2019 President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has assured cocoa farmers that the government will not reduce the current producer price of cocoa, in spite of the plummeting world market price. The...

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