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19-09-2019
FAILING TO PAY COCOA PRODUCERS A DECENT INCOME WILL COLLAPSE THE INDUSTRY - HON JOSEPH BOAHEN AIDOO

The Chief Executive of Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD), Hon Joseph Boahen Aidoo has cautioned that failure to pay cocoa farmers a decent income will lead to the collapse of the global cocoa industry.


The persistent inactivity of the international cocoa industry in elevating the concerns of cocoa farmers from producing countries to a high priority, meriting immediate resolution posed an exi...

17-09-2019
COCOBOD SIGNS AGREEMENT TO ESTABLISH PROCESSING FACTORY

The Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) has signed an agreement with the China General Technology (Group) Holding (Genertec) for the establishment of a cocoa processing factory in Ghana.


The factory, which will be located at Sefwi-Wiawso in the Western Region will be operated by COCOBOD and Genertec through a Public Private Partnership (PPP).


Implementation of the plan for the constru...

13-09-2019
COCOBOD SEALS DEAL ON USD1.3 BILLION COCOA SYNDICATED LOAN AGREEMENT

The Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) has completed a USD 1.3 billion cocoa syndicated loan agreement (receivables-backed trade finance facility) for the purchase of cocoa beans from local farmers during the 2019/2020 crop season.


The agreement, which was oversubscribed, is with twenty-four (24) participating banks lead by MUFG Bank Limited, Rabobank, Natixis, Societe General, NedBank Limited...

05-09-2019
2019 COCOA DAY CELEBRATIONS LAUNCHED WITH FOCUS ON HEALTH AND WEALTH

The Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) his launched the 2019 Ghana Cocoa Day with a call on Ghanaians to consume more cocoa. In so doing, we benefit from its health properties and collectively contribute more into our local economy and wealth of the country.


Cocoa Day is an annual event which is organized by COCOBOD to celebrate the hard work of cocoa farmers, create awareness about the healt...