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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...

31-07-2019
COCOBOD SIGNS MOU WITH VOLCANI CENTRE IN ISRAEL TO DEAL WITH SWOLLEN SHOOT VIRUS DISEASE

The Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) and the Volcani Centre of Israel have signed a memorandum of understanding for a scientific research collaboration into finding an immediate and lasting solution to the Cocoa Swollen Shoot Virus Disease (CSSVD) which at presently has affected hundreds of thousands of hectares of cocoa farm in Ghana, making them unproductive.


Scientist from the Cocoa Rese...

22-07-2019
PRESS RELEASE: GHANA HAS NOT FAILED TO SECURE A BUYER FOR ITS 2020/21 COCOA BEANS

Management of Ghana Cocoa Board and its subsidiary the Cocoa Marketing Company (CMC) Limited wish to clarify that, it has not failed to secure a buyer for its 2020/21 cocoa beans as has been widely publicized in the international media and replicated in the national media.



Ghana and Cote d’Ivoire last week lifted the suspension of the sale of 2020/21 cocoa beans after officially an...

19-07-2019
WORK INNOVATIVELY TO TURN COCOBOD AROUND’ – COCOBOD CHIEF

The Chief Executive of Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD), Hon Joseph Boahen Aidoo has called on managers and directors of the Board to work innovatively to change the fortunes of the cocoa industry.


Hon Boahen Aidoo made the call when he briefed managers and directors from the Head Office, Divisions and Subsidiaries at a meeting held at Cocoa House in Accra on key matters affecting the cocoa...