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15-02-2020
HOSPITALITY PARTNERS URGED TO INCLUDE COCOA ON THEIR MENUS

The Chief Executive of the Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD), Hon. Joseph Boahen Aidoo has called on hospitality partners in the country to include cocoa in the preparation of their meals and add cocoa dishes to their menus.



According to him, cocoa contains high antioxidants which help to fight and remove free radicals from the human body. It also has several other health and nutritional b...

22-01-2020
COCOA FARMING MADE EASY AS COCOBOD TAKES DELIVERY OF 100,000 MOTORISED SLASHERS & PRUNERS

Cocoa farming in Ghana will soon become less laborious for farmers as the Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) takes delivery of some 100,000 pieces of motorised slashers which will be distributed to cocoa farmers across the country, through their farmer cooperatives.


The introduction of the dual-purposed Sharp Power 4T Motorised pruners and slashers for use on cocoa farms is crucial for the su...

27-11-2019
PRESS STATEMENT

The Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) has noted with concern that some LBCs are engaged in unethical practices in the internal marketing of cocoa. These practices which involve the payment of spot premiums and other forms of inducements are offensive to the Regulations and Guidelines for the internal marketing of cocoa.


We wish to reiterate our directive of 24th January 2019 that:


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12-11-2019
“GHANA, COTE D’IVOIRE STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP ENHANCING COCOA FARMERS’ INCOMES” – PRESIDENT AKUFO-ADDO

The president of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, says the Strategic Partnership entered into between Cote d’Ivoire and Ghana, which is manifesting itself in our joint cocoa production and marketing policy, is already paying dividends.


According to President Akufo-Addo, a Living Income Differential (LID) of UD$400 per tonne will be paid to farmers for all categories of cocoa...