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Dr Stephen Opuni

Opuni, others opt to file submission of no case

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Dr Stephen Opuni, a former Chief Executive Officer, Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD), and two others have opted to file a submission of no case...
Dr .Stephen Opuni

Opuni Trial: Our investigations was not on farmer compliant-Investigator

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The Seventh Prosecution Witness in the trial involving Dr Stephen Opuni, a former Chief Executive Officer, Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD), and two others, says...

Oil palm farmers advocate a Board for sector

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Oil Palm farmers and processers in the Western Region have called on the government to institute an oil palm Board to address the needs...
Cocoa Farms Rehabilitation

COCOBOD embarks on cocoa rehabilitation Programme in Boako District

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Mr Prince Philip Akwensie, Sefwi-Boako District Extension Coordinator of the Cocoa Health and Extension Division of the Ghana Cocoa Board, has expressed satisfaction about...
Mr Joseph Boahen Aidoo

COCOBOD to recruit 50,000 people for cocoa rehabilitation – Mr. Aidoo

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The Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) is recruiting 50,000 people to be engaged in a nationwide cocoa rehabilitation exercise, Mr. Joseph Boahen Aidoo, the Chief...
Cocoa Farmers

Farmers urged to grow and consume cocoa products for healthy living

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Mr Ohene Amankwa, the Principal Quality Control Officer of the Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) in the Twifo Atti-Morkwa District, has urged cocoa farmers to...
Mr Joseph Boahen Aidoo

Eating cocoa products is best food for fighting COVID-19 – Boahen Aidoo

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The Chief Executive Officer of Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD), Mr Joseph Boahen Aidoo, has entreated Ghanaians to consume more chocolate and other cocoa products...
COCOBOD

COCOBOD to appear before Parliament on cocoa payment

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The Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) is to appear before Parliament over non-payment to cocoa farmers through their respective Licensed Buying Companies (LBC) for the...
Dr Stephen Opuni

Dr Opuni directed testing period for agrochemicals to be shortened-Witness

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Dr Stephen Opuni, former Chief Executive Officer of COCOBOD, directed that the testing period of agro-chemicals and fertilizers for use by the board should...
Cocoa Farmers

Cocoa farmers urged to embrace mass spraying exercise

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Nana Kumi Abiesi, the Nsawam–Adoagyiri Municipal Chief Farmer in the Eastern Region, on Monday said COCOBOD has increased spraying machines in the various cocoa...
Vegetable Farmers

Vegetable farmers meet to discuss marketing challenges

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The Amanase Akuafo-hene (Chief Farmer), Opanin Ampofo, has stated that; “strengthening farmer groupings in urban vegetable production systems, is seen as one of the...
Discussants

Review Forest Concession Act to mitigate climate change effect – Discussants

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Discussants at a forum on Conservation and Restoration of forest resources have appealed to the government to reconsider amending the Forest Concession Act...
Dr Stephen Opuni

I’m not aware of any letter inviting Agongo for payment – Witness

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Mr Peter Osei Amoako, the Director of Finance at COCOBOD, on Thursday said he is not aware of any letter dated November 20,...
Court

“I cannot confirm that Cocoa Nti and Ominfert fertilizer was procured in 2018”- witness

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The Director of Finance at COCOBOD says: “I cannot confirm whether the Board procured Cocoa Nti and Ominfert fertilizers in the 2018.” Mr Peter...
Mr William Agyapong Quaittoo

MP cuts sod for cocoa road construction

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Mr William Agyapong Quaittoo, the Member of Parliament for Akim Oda constituency has cut the sod for construction of 8.5 kilometres cocoa road at...
Cocoa Pesticides

Government should tighten pesticides’ approval process-Environmentalist

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Professor Alfred Oteng-Yeboah, an environmentalist, has called on the government to tighten the pesticides’ approval process in Ghana to phase out harmful insect killers...
Cocoa Farmers

Cocoa Farmers reminded to appreciate efforts of NPP government

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The Deputy Chief Executive Officer (CEO) in charge of Operations at Ghana Cocoa Board(COCOBOD), Dr Emmanuel Opoku has reminded cocoa farmers to appreciate the...
Ghana Cocoa Board

COCOBOD Inaugurates Wassa-Amenfi Cocoa Farmers Cooperative Union

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Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Ghana Cocoa Board(COCOBOD) Mr Joseph Boahen Aidoo has inaugurated the Wassa Amenfi Cocoa Farmers Cooperative Union at Wassa...
Dr .Stephen Opuni

Opuni Trial: CEO determines the quantities of fertilizer to be purchased

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Mr Peter Osei Amoako, the Director of Finance at COCOBOD has said the Chief Executive Officer of COCOBOD determines the quantities, and types of...
Fiifi Boafo - Head of Public Affair, COCOBOD

COCOBOD deny allegation of corruption, nepotism in insecticide procurement

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COCOBOD has flatly denied allegations of corruption and nepotism in the use of sole sourcing to procure Transform Akate Insecticides from Agri-Plus Horizon Farm...
Ghana Cocoa Board

COCOBOD terminated the contract to procure fertilizer for the 2016/17 crop season

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Mr Peter Osei Amoako, Director of Finance of COCOBOD, said the contract for the procurement of fertilizer for the 2016/17 crop season was...
Dr .Stephen Opuni

Opuni Trial: Agricult received $19.25million for fertilizer supply in 2013/2014

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Mr Peter Osei Amoako, Director of Finance, COCOBOD, says the Board paid a total of $19.25 million to Agricult Ghana Limited for procurement...
Atewa Forest

Rainforest Alliance launches project to protect Forest reserves

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A non-governmental organization(NGO), Rainforest Alliance, has launched a Tech4Communities project, Hybrid community-Based monitoring system (HCMS), at Sefwi-Wiawso to help fight deforestation in the area. The...
Cocobod Taskforce

COCOBOD to set up Taskforce in Volta and Oti regions to combat smuggling

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The Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) is to set up an anti-smuggling task force in the Volta and Oti Regions. Mr Solomon...
Ghana Cocoa Board

COCOBOD responded to PPA’s value for money audit-6TH Witness

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Mr Peter Osei Amoako, the Sixth prosecution witness in the trial involving Dr Stephen Opuni and two others, says COCOBOD responded with a letter...
Cocoa Farmers

Cocoa farmers urge government to intensify fight against illegal Mining

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Members of the World Cocoa Farmers Organisation (WCFO) in the Wassa Amenfi East District of the Western Region have called on the government to...
Veep Bawumia

Ghana’s cocoa management goes digital

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Vice President Mahamadu Bawumia on Friday launched the Cocoa Management System (CMS)to create a comprehensive digital database for cocoa farmers for effective and efficient...
Social Cocoshe

COCOBOD to roll-out Cocoa Management System

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The Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) will soon roll-out the Cocoa Management system, a comprehensive and integrated farmer database, to inform its operations. Once it is...
Cocoa Farmers

Government commended for fixing new cocoa price

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The COCOBOD’s announcement of a new cocoa price of GHc 660.00 per bag of 64 kilo-grammes for the 2020/2021 cocoa crop season has...
Pres Nana Akuffo Addo Cutting Sod For The Construction Of The Road

Newmont Ghana, Government and COCOBOD to rehabilitate Nkawkaw to New Abirem Road

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Newmont Ghana, in partnership with the Government of Ghana and the Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD), has commissioned the construction of the 41 kilometre road...