The Unit is responsible for the multiplication and distribution of improved cocoa and coffee planting materials to farmers. It maintains seed gardens at twenty-two of the twenty-four cocoa stations for the multiplication and supply of improved planting materials (cocoa and coffee) to farmers.
The high-yielding early bearing hybrid cocoa types developed by the Cocoa Research Institute of Ghana have been multiplied and supplied to farmers as seed pods. Over the last ten years the Unit has been producing an average of 1.5 million hybrid pods per annum. The Unit produces about 3 million hybrid pods and raises about 2 million cocoa seedlings per annum.
The Unit undertakes the multiplication and production of coffee clonal cuttings from coffee wood gardens for farmers to plant. About 3.7 million cuttings have so far been produced and supplied to farmers.