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EU Delegation and others hold first multi-stakeholder roundtable on sustainable cocoa

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The Delegation of the European Union (EU) to Ghana, Ghana’s Ministry of Employment and Labour Relations and COCOBOD, have held the first multi-stakeholder roundtable...
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Ghana signs agreement with Cocoa and Chocolate Companies to Protect and Restore Forests

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Ghana has signed an agreement with cocoa and chocolate companies to accelerate collaboration to protect and restore forests in cocoa-growing areas. With the agreement, the...
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EU warns Ghana, Cote d’Ivoire over possible ban of cocoa into EU markets

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The European Union (EU) has threatened Ghana and Cote d'Ivoire with a law that could ban Ghana and Cote d'Ivoire from exporting cocoa beans...
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Easter Chocolate Scorecard launched in Accra

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Ghana has launched the Easter Chocolate Scorecard in Accra to drum home the need to promote sustainable cocoa production in the world, especially in...
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Higher international prices necessary for cocoa sustainability

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Mr Michel Arrion, Executive Director of the International Cocoa Organization (ICCO), said an increase in international prices of cocoa beans and their related products...
One-District-One-Factory project

Mpohor Wassa East district in search of inventors for 1D1F

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The Mpohor District of the Western Region is yet to receive its share of the Government’s “One District, One Factory” (1D1F) industrialisation policy. The Assembly...
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Launch of ASASE cocoa sustainability project in Ghana

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This month, public sector, private sector and civil society organization partners jointly launched the Accessible Soils And Sustainable Environments (ASASE) project in Ghana. Over...
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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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MTN MoMo makes payments easy for cocoa, poultry farmers

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MTN Mobile Money Limited is in the process of providing easy and faster payment platforms for the cocoa and poultry industries in the country...
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Ghana’s cocoa sector to witness a boost as MEDA completes drip Irrigation Schemes

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Cocoa production in Ghana is expected to increase with the completion of an automated drip irrigation schemes. The 28.3 hectares Automated Drip Irrigation Schemes were...
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Yara Ghana wins fertilizer agro-input of the year at award

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Yara Ghana limited, a leading name in fertilizers in Ghana, has won the agro-input of the year-fertilizer at the maiden Ghana Cocoa Awards held...

COVID-19 pierces “heartbeat” of Ghana’s tourism hard

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Last year ended on a historic note for tourism in Ghana. The sector, which is the fourth highest foreign exchange earner for the...
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Government set to increase price of Cocoa this year-Cocobod CEO

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The Chief Executive Officer(CEO) of Ghana Cocoa Board(Cocobod), Mr Joseph Boahene Aidoo has hinted of conclusive discussions with President Nana Akufo-Addo to increase the...
Deputy Chief Of Staff Supports The Fight In Bantama

Covid-19: Deputy Chief of Staff supports the fight in Bantama

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Mr Asenso Boakye, Deputy Chief of Staff at the Presidency, has donated a number of items to the Suntreso Government Hospital to support...
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Ghana adds GHS 16.9 billion to debt stock in 2020 1st quarter

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New figures released by the Bank of Ghana show that the country’s debt stock increased by 16.9 billion cedis in the first quarter of...
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It’s Time Africans Sanitize Our Minds and Not Only Our Hands

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The only continent with Rich mineral elements such as gold, diamond, manganese,oil, cocoa, ivory timber etc,yet instead of Africa progressing,we are rather retrogressing. We...

WRF to focus on sustainable use of natural resources

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Ghana to host this year’s World Resources Forum (WRF) from June 23 to 25,focused on sustainable use of natural resources with three interlinked topics. “Fair...

Entrepreneurs must explore creative ways of packaging made in Ghana chocolate – Tourism Minister

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Mrs Barbara Oteng-Gyasi, Minister of Tourism Arts and Culture has called on entrepreneurs to explore creative ways of presenting or packaging made in...

Royal Commodities MD calls for Chocolate Day sensitisation

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Alhaji Abdul Razak Adamu, Managing Director of Royal Commodities Limited, a Ghanaian Cocoa Buying Company has called on government and stakeholders in the cocoa...

Armed robbers seize truck carry 220 bags of cocoa

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A gang of armed robbers has seized and fled with a KIA truck, loaded with 220 bags of cocoa, on the Bogoso-Tarkwa-Nsuaem road. The truck,...
?Climate change is increasing the vulnerability of forests to wildfires ?

Hell on Earth, a lesson Ghana must learn from Australian fires

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The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) defines it as a change of climate that is attributed directly or indirectly to human...

GCB Bank invests gh¢370 million in Ghana’s Agric & Cocoa sectors

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GCB Bank Ltd invested a total of GH¢378 million in the cocoa and the agricultural sectors of the Ghanaian economy in the past year. Of...
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Be fair to cocoa producers – Ivorian Minister

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Ivorian Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Kobenan Kouassi Adjoumani, has called for cocoa buying countries and chocolate manufacturers to be fair to the...

Partner with Ghanaian investors for our mutual benefit – Trade Minister

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The Minister of Trade and Industry, Alan Kyerematen has advised a visiting United States Investment delegation to the country to pay critical attention to...
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Regional Minister calls for sustained measures to halt forest degradation

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A day sensitization workshop aimed at protecting and preserving the forests by stakeholders in the cocoa industry has been held at Sefwi Wiawso, with...
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Cameroon to produce 600,000 tons of cocoa in 2020

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Cameroon aims to increase its cocoa production to 600,000 tons in 2020, according to the country's Minister of Trade, Luc Magloire Mbarga Atangana. ...

ILAPI to organize Ghana beyond aid dialogue

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Making Ghana Great by reducing aid dependency had led to the Ghana Beyond Aid mantra, denoting the country’s potentiality to take ownership of development....
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COCOBOD Raises Incentive Package for Cocoa Restoration

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Ghana Cocoa Board has reviewed upwards the initial treatment grant, which is part of the compensation package, for landowners and cocoa farmers who agree...
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WNR: President visits health college and cocoa rehabilitation projects

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President Akufo Addo, on Wednesday inspected the 2.9-million-cedi lecture hall and office project for the Bibiani Health College. He also inspected hectares of farms under...
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Nigeria’s slow economy drags West African countries down – AfDB

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Although West Africa economy is forecast to improve in the near term, with regional growth projected to average about 3.6 percent in 2019 and...