Ghana turns to Dubai to market cocoa, coffee globally

March 15, 2022 Ghana is turning to an internationally certified agro-processing facility in Dubai to add value to its cocoa and coffee and export them to the global market without hindrance. This will...

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President commissions $13-million cocoa processing plant

November 29, 2021 President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has commissioned a $13-million cocoa processing plant at the Tema Free Zones Enclave. The installation of the plant, which formed part of Cargill Ghana...

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Ghana to become chocolate hub by 2030 – COCOBOD boss

November 16, 2021 The Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) has given an assurance that it will continue to facilitate the adequate production and reliable supply of cocoa beans for local processing and export. That...

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COCOBOD CEO confident cocoa production will hit 1.5m metric tonnes soon

November 15, 2021 CEO of the Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD), Joseph Boahen Aidoo has announced that the ongoing rehabilitation of all areas which have been affected by the cocoa swollen shoot virus disease will...

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COCOBOD to introduce electronic scales to prevent LBCs from tampering with weighing devices

August 11, 2021 The Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) says it will, in the coming months, introduce digital scales for weighing cocoa beans in Ghana. This move according to COCOBOD will curb the practice where...

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Ghana to host Cocoa Initiative Secretariat – Signs agreement with Cote d’Ivoire

August 6, 2021 The government has signed an agreement with Cote d’Ivoire for Ghana to host the Cote d’Ivoire/Ghana Cocoa Initiative Secretariat. The initiative is an organisation born out of...

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AfCFTA will help cocoa-producing countries to boost value addition

July 28, 2021 The Secretary-General of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Secretariat, H.E. Wamkele Mene, says the full implementation of the agreement will help cocoa-producing countries...

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“Our Cocoa” programme to improve the lives of cocoa farmers

July 26, 2021 Cocoa Abrabopa Association (CAA), Alfred Ritter GmbH & Co KG, Fuchs & Hoffmann and Ascot Amsterdam are collaborating on setting up an economically viable and resilient cocoa...

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Cocoa pensions launched; 1.5 million farmers to benefit initially

December 2, 2020 President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has launched the Cocoa Farmers Pension Scheme, which has been on the drawing board since 1984. Explaining the scheme, which will benefit 1.5 million...

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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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