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17-07-2019
COCOBOD REGIONAL ADMINISTRATORS TRAINED

Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) has trained their administrators in a two-day programme in good management practices at Koforidua in the Eastern region.


The training programme sought to enlighten participants on good management practices in general focusing on the requirement of the financial policies regulations and procedures, income and expenditure budget, and cash and bank transactions...

11-07-2019
COCOA FARMER COOPERATIVES TO ACCESS DIRECT AGROCHEMICALS, OTHER FROM COCOBOD – COCOBOD BOSS

The Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) is adopting a new policy of providing support services, farming products and inputs to cocoa farmers through their registered cooperatives to ensure a far more efficient and timely delivery of such products and services to all cocoa farmer across the country.


The provision of products and services through cooperatives is to ensure that adequate quantities...

10-07-2019
FORMALISED COOPERATIVES, A CATALYST TO 1M TONNE COCOA TARGET

By Maxwell Akalaare Adombila


IN SPITE of being the second largest producer of cocoa and the only supplier of premium beans in the world, Ghana’s cocoa output per acre leaves much to be desired.


At an average of 450 kilograms (kg) per hectare, equivalent to about three bags per hectare, Ghanaian cocoa farmers labour more to reap half of what their counterparts in Indone...

08-07-2019
BUYERS OF GHANA-COTE D’ IVOIRE COCOA TO PAY USD 400 AS LIVING INCOME DEFERENTIAL

The Chief Executive of Ghana Cocoa Board, Hon. Joseph Boahen Aidoo has disclosed that, Buyers of Ghana-Cote d’ Ivoire cocoa beans would be expected to pay an extra US$400 as Living Income Differential to better the livelihoods of cocoa farmers in their respective countries in the ensuing 2020/21 crop year.


Hon. Boahen Aidoo said the decision was arrived at during a meeting held in Cot...