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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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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