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29-08-2019
COCOBOD SEEKS TO ALLEVIATE THE LABOUR INTENSIVE PARTS OF COCOA FARMING - COCOBOD BOSS

The decision by the Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) to import and distribute motorized slashers to cocoa farmers in the country was born out of the government’s recognition of the need to alleviate the labour intensive parts of cocoa farming; beginning from planting to harvesting and then on to the sale of their harvest.



It is the policy of the current management to introduce intervent...

23-08-2019
COCOBOD TO SET UP FARMER PENSION SCHEME

The Chief Executive of Ghana Cocoa Board, Hon Joseph Boahen Aidoo has reiterated government’s commitment to set up a cocoa farmer pension scheme for all cocoa farmers across the country.


Hon Aidoo stated that COCOBOD is working closely with the National Pension Regulatory Authority (NPRA) to put in place the necessary measures to attend to the pension needs of cocoa farmers.


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22-08-2019
*I AM EXPECTING TO HEAR “GOOD NEWS” FROM THE PRODUCER PRICE REVIEW COMMITTEE – COCOBOD CHIEF*

The Chief Executive of the Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD), Hon. Joseph Boahen Aidoo has expressed optimism that the Cocoa Producer Price for the 2019/2020 crop year will come as good news to cocoa farmers.



The COCOBOD Chief said he trusts that in deciding the Cocoa Producer Price, the Producer Price Review Committee (PPRC), which is responsible for setting the price for each season, wil...

15-08-2019
UMaT TO COLLABORATE WITH COCOBOD TO COMBAT COCOA DISEASES AND PESTS

The University of Mines and Technology (UMaT) Tarkwa is collaborating with Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) to use mobile technology to help combat diseases and pests that affect cocoa production in Ghana.


The mobile application dubbed COCOANET was developed by a group of students of UMaT to, among others, help farmers and field staff identify (diagnose) various diseases and pests which att...