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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...

31-10-2019
SAMUEL TETTEH KORBOE WINS INTERNATIONAL COCOA AWARDS

A Ghanaian cocoa farmer, Mr. Samuel Tetteh-Korboe from Nobi in the Tafo Cocoa District of the Eastern Region has won the 2019 International Cocoa Awards at a ceremony in Paris, France.


Mr. Korboe was named among five winners from the Africa and Indian Ocean region, and twenty globally.


In a press release from Paris, organizers of the Cocoa of Excellence awards said 50 entrant...

23-10-2019
COMMUNIQUE: GHANA - COTE D'IVOIRE

ISSUED BY CCC AND COCOBOD

23RD OCTOBER 2019

Le Conseil du Café Cacao and Ghana Cocoa Board, representing Côte d’Ivoire and Ghana, after engagement with industry players in the cocoa value Chain on the continuous implementation of sustainability programmes, hereby wish to communicate as follows:


1. The governments and industry agree that without an improved coc...