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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...
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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,...
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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...
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Solidaridad rolls out projects to increase cocoa, palm oil production

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Solidaridad, an international non-governmental organisation, has launched two projects to boost cocoa and palm oil production. The implementation of the phase two of the Cocoa...
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ICI Trains Agents to Check Child Labour in Cocoa Growing Areas

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The International Cocoa Initiative (ICI) has trained about 80 agents drawn from seven cocoa growing districts, for child labour monitoring and remediation systems (CLMRS)...
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Launching of Ghana Civil Society Organisation Cocoa Platform held in Accra

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The Ghana Civil Society Organisations Cocoa Platform (GCCP) has been launched in Accra, as part of efforts to boost sustainable production in Ghana’s cocoa...
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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Cheating Cocoa Purchasing Clerks will be punished Accordingly

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Scores of farmers in the Assin North District and Assin Central Municipality of the Central Region have appealed to COCOBOD to act decisively against...
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Cocoa Farmers Encouraged to Embrace Best Farming Methods

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Cocoa farmers have been urged to adopt modern agronomic practices and best farming methods to ensure better health for cocoa trees and the resultant...
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GARDJA Engages Cocoa Farmers On Cocoa Sustainability

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The Ghana Agricultural and Rural Development Journalists Association, GARDJA, as part of her contribution towards development in cocoa farming in Ghana, has engaged cocoa...