Cocoa is Ghana

Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) Ladies Club has unveiled their official Cloth at a colorful ceremony at their Head Office, Cocoa House in Accra. The event brought together, representatives of the ladies Club from across the cocoa regions.

Welcoming the gathering, the President of the Ladies Club, Mrs Sabina Essuman Wereko thanked Management of COCOBOD and the ladies for their contributions and commitment to the activities of the club.

She acknowledged the incredible roles and contribution the women in the cocoa industry have played in the growth of the cocoa value chain in ensuring a sustainable cocoa economy.

“We should continue to work relentlessly to promote the cause of women in the advancement of the cocoa industry since women play key roles along the cocoa value chain”, she added.

She further implored the ladies to continuously strive to put in a good image for themselves and the COCOBOD brand they represent.

On her part, a former Director of Human Resource, COCOBOD, Mrs. Alice Quaisie, who delivered the keynote address, urged the ladies to wear the new cloth to project the image of COCOBOD and the integrity of Ghana’s Cocoa Sector. Mrs. Quasie also advised the ladies to pursue higher education to equip them for higher responsibilities.

“Permit me to send a word of advice to especially the young ladies gathered here and everyone, you have a responsibility to aspire and progress in your career by taking up further courses to equip you adequately to enable you perform creditably well at your work place to enhance the Cocoa Sector” she added.

Mrs Quaisie urged the ladies to be good role models in the Cocoa industry, and also serve as inspiration to other ladies in the cocoa sector in Ghana and beyond.

The ceremony was attended by past presidents of the Ladies Club, and women in top management positions in the cocoa sector.