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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Cocoa, coffee, sheanut farmers group lauds govt

October 6, 2020 The Ghana Cocoa, Coffee and Sheanut Farmers Association (COCOSHE), the umbrella body of tree crop farmers in the country, has welcomed the increase in the producer price of cocoa from...

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Government to replant swollen shoot-affected cocoa farms

September 28, 2020 President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has said the government is resolved to replant all cocoa farms affected by the swollen shoot disease to help improve the yield per hectare for cocoa...

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Reuters poll suggests cocoa prices may drop by 10% due to COVID-19

August 5, 2020 A Reuters poll of London cocoa futures forecast cocoa would cost 10% less at the end of the year, because of rising production and a hit to demand from the coronavirus crisis. But chocolate...

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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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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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EU delegation visits cocoa farms in Bekwai Municipality

March 3, 2020 A six-member delegation from the European Parliament and envoys of the European Union to Ghana, led by the EU Ambassador, Ms Diana Acconcia, have paid a working visit to a cocoa farm at...

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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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