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30-04-2019
COCOBOD HUMAN RESOURCE DIRECTOR TOURS COCOA FARMS IN THE BONO AND AHAFO REGIONS

Director of Human Resource of Ghana Cocoa Board, Mr. Francis Akwasi Opoku has applauded personnel engaged to undertake the Mass Pruning Exercise on cocoa farms for their commitment to increase productivity on cocoa farms across the country.


Mr. Opoku was interacting with Pruning gangs during a two-day working tour of cocoa farms in the Bono and Ahafo Regions.


According to him...

12-04-2019
COCOBOD INCREASES INCENTIVE PACKAGE FOR COCOA REHABILITATION

Ghana Cocoa Board has reviewed upwards, the initial treatment grant which is part of the compensation package for landowners and cocoa farmers who agree to cut and replant their Cocoa Swollen Shoot Virus (CSSV) affected cocoa farms under the on-going National Cocoa Rehabilitation Programme. The initial treatment grant which was pegged at Ghc552.96 has now been increased to Ghc1000.00 per hectar...

02-04-2019
PRESS RELEASE: QUALITY CONTROL COMPANY LIMITED (QCC) ACQUIRED BIODIESEL (INDUSTRIAL OIL) FOR INSECTICIDE DILUTION, NOT VEGETABLE COOKING OIL.

The Quality Control Company Limited (QCC) wishes to correct the erroneous claim which has been reported in the news, that the company has bought off-the-shelf vegetable oil at an overpriced cost compared to what is commonly found in local shops.


The mandate of the QCC, a subsidiary of the Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD), is to ensure that all parcels of cocoa delivered both to the local an...

26-03-2019
LET’S MODERNISE COCOA FARMING AND MAKE IT AN ATTRACTIVE BUSINESS VENTURE – COCOBOD BOSS

Hon Joseph Boahen Aidoo, Chief Executive of the Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) has charged management of COCOBOD to adopt simple but appropriate technologies to ease the work of cocoa farmers and make cocoa farming an attractive business venture, especially for the youth.



Hon Aidoo said the time has come for cocoa farming to be seen as a viable business venture with established service ...