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10-07-2019
FORMALISED COOPERATIVES, A CATALYST TO 1M TONNE COCOA TARGET

By Maxwell Akalaare Adombila


IN SPITE of being the second largest producer of cocoa and the only supplier of premium beans in the world, Ghana’s cocoa output per acre leaves much to be desired.


At an average of 450 kilograms (kg) per hectare, equivalent to about three bags per hectare, Ghanaian cocoa farmers labour more to reap half of what their counterparts in Indone...

08-07-2019
BUYERS OF GHANA-COTE D’ IVOIRE COCOA TO PAY USD 400 AS LIVING INCOME DEFERENTIAL

The Chief Executive of Ghana Cocoa Board, Hon. Joseph Boahen Aidoo has disclosed that, Buyers of Ghana-Cote d’ Ivoire cocoa beans would be expected to pay an extra US$400 as Living Income Differential to better the livelihoods of cocoa farmers in their respective countries in the ensuing 2020/21 crop year.


Hon. Boahen Aidoo said the decision was arrived at during a meeting held in Cot...

03-07-2019
PRESS STATEMENT

Following series of engagement with key stakeholders, Cote D’Ivoire and Ghana have established a new pricing mechanism for the trading of cocoa beans which, we believe, would help provide a remunerative price for the Farmer.


The Mechanism which was introduced to industry players was understood.


This system takes into consideration a fixed living income differential which would...

02-07-2019
2019 NASPAC COCOA CONSUMPTION CAMPAIGN LAUNCHED

The Chief Executive of Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) Hon Joseph Boahen Aidoo has launched the 2019 NASPAC Cocoa Consumption Campaign and reiterated his call for Ghanaians to consume cocoa regularly for a healthy life.



Addressing National Service Personnel at Cocoa House in Accra, Hon Boahen Aidoo commended the personnel for their initiatives which, according to him, is in conformity wit...