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Ghana to establish cocoa production plant in Rwanda

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Ghana is collaborating to establish a chocolate production plant in Rwanda to boost trade and investment between the two countries. As part of the...
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Prioritise access to finance for youth in cocoa production

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Mr Isaac Kwadwo Gyamfi, Regional Director of Solidaridad West Africa, has called on financial institutions to prioritise access to finance for the youth with...
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Stakeholders collaborate to address deforestation and boost cocoa production

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A stakeholders’ workshop to discuss measures to address deforestation and boost cocoa production in the Ahafo Region has been held at Goaso. It was also...
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COCOBOD moves to check soil acidity to boost cocoa production

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The Cocoa Health and Extension Division (CHED) of Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) in conjunction with CALCIPRIL Nutrilizer company, has taken pragmatic steps to fight...
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Election 2020: Mahama promises free fertilizer for cocoa farmers

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Mr John Dramani Mahama, flagbearer of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), has promised free fertilizer for cocoa farmers in his next administration, to boost...
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Pension scheme for cocoa farmers to commence in October – COCOBOD CEO

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The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD), Mr Joseph Aidoo, has announced that all is set to implement the Cocoa Farmers...
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Cocoa spraying motorised machine repair programme begins at Wassa-East

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As part of measures to boost Cocoa production in the country, the Wassa-East District Assembly has rolled out an intensive Cocoa spraying motorised machine...
Illegal mining involving Ghanaians and Chinese is ongoing at Obuasi

Illegal mining jeopardizing investments in cocoa production

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Illegal mining is seriously hurting investments made by COCOBOD in cocoa production across the country This is because cocoa farmers who have received various productivity...
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EU delegation briefed on cocoa production under Nestlé Cocoa Plan

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The European Union (EU) Ambassador to Ghana, Ms Diana Acconcia, has asked stakeholders to work together to engender sustainable cocoa production that conformed to...
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Ghana government to roll out interventions to boost cocoa production

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Ghana will soon roll out a series of interventions geared towards boosting the cocoa production chain and attain a climate smart cocoa regime, Mr...

Trained forest monitors equipped to combat deforestation

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Communities fringing Ghana’s forest reserves and in the off reserve areas have always been at the receiving end of illegal activities in the forest...
Farmers Drying their cocoa beans in the Eastern Region

Solidaridad calls for more efforts to safeguard cocoa production

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Madam Suzan-Hermina Yemidi, the Country Representative and Global Coordinator for Cocoa Programme for Solidaridad, has called for more efforts to secure the future of...
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German Company extends assistance to Ghana’s cocoa production

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German chocolate manufacturing company, “Barbara Kroner Schokoladen Manufaktur”, has pledged to give strong support to the production and application of organic fertilizers by Ghanaian...
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New technology boosts cocoa production in Ghana – top official

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Ghana expects to hit the one million metric ton mark in cocoa production due to the success of new technologies being introduced into production...
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Nyonkopa Cocoa starts project to safeguard cocoa production

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The Nyonkopa Cocoa Buying Limited, a subsidiary of Barry Callebaut Group, manufacturers of quality chocolate and cocoa products has initiated a project to support...
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Assembly Institute Measures to Boost Cocoa Production

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The Asante Akim-South Municipal Assembly has launched a project to nurse one million improved cocoa seedlings annually for distribution to farmers in the municipality. Mr....
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Ghana not to slash cocoa production despite price drops

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Ghana will not reduce its volume of cocoa production despite the lowerer prices on the world stage, Chief Executive (CE) of Ghana Cocoa Board...
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Ghana institutes programs to boost cocoa production

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Ghanaian President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Monday said his government had instituted measures to revive the country's cocoa sector which has seen a...
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Ghana sets out new annual cocoa production targets

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Ghana aims to achieve an annual cocoa production of 1.5 million metric tonnes within the next four years through reforms, the industry said Tuesday. ...
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Ghana’s cocoa production to improve with infrastructure upgrades

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This was contained in a statement issued by the Oxford Business Group (OBG) recently. "Crop production for the 2015/16 growing season, which...
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Small-scale mining threatens Ghana’s cocoa production levels

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The Deputy Executive Director of the Cocoa Health and Extension Division of COCOBOD, Reverend Emmanuel Ahia Klotey, gave the warning when he addressed the...

Cocoa farmers asked to stand against child labour

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Mr. Kofi Opoku Mensah, Managing Director of Cocoa Merchants – Ghana, a licensed buying company, said they should actively support the effort by the...
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Ghana adopts measures to increase cocoa production

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The Centres spread across 14 districts in the cocoa belt – Ashanti, Brong-Ahafo, Western and Central Regions, are an integral part of the Cocoa...
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10 million hybrid cocoa seedlings distributed to farmers

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The Division has targeted to supply 60 million high-yielding seedlings to cocoa growers throughout the nation during this year’s planting season. Mr. Kwadwo Osei, Deputy...
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Ghana Economy Grew At 3.9% In 2015

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This is marginally lower compared to the 4.0 percent growth recorded in 2014. According to the provisional GDP figures released by the Ghana Statistical Service...
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Youth advised to go into cocoa production

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According to Mr. Osei, COCOBD is collaboration with the government of Ghana to roll out a program dubbed youth in cocoa production to encourage...
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Cameroon women urged to go into cocoa production

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"Cocoa is one of the main export product from Cameroon and I believe if our women and the youths also get very involved in...

Climate change affecting cocoa production in Asunafo North

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According to cocoa farmers in most of the forest fringe communities in the municipality, the rainfall pattern in the area is unpredictable and remained...
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Atwima-Mponua Cocoa farmers receive inputs

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Mr Stephen Yeboah, Atwima-Mponua District Chief Executive, has appealed to cocoa farmers to take advantage of the free distribution of inputs by the government...
Unless something is done urgently to salvage cocoa production, the sector?s contribution to the economy will continue to dwindle. ?

Ghana cocoa proceed dips

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Government revenues from cocoa have fallen drastically to GH?40 million in the 2012/2013 crop season from the region of GH?153.9 million in the 2009/2010...