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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...
Ghana Cocoa Board

Ghana secures US$1.3 billion syndicated loan for cocoa purchases next season

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Ghana's cocoa industry regulator Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) signed a 1.3 billion U.S. dollar-export-finance agreement here on Tuesday for the purchase of cocoa in the...
Newmount Road

Newmont, government and COCOBOD to construct Nkawkaw-Abirem road network

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The Newmont Ghana's- Akyem Mines in partnership with the Government of Ghana and the Ghana COCOBOD would soon start work on a 41- kilometer...
Parliament

Parliament secures legal backing for Agriculture Minister’s supervision of COCOBOD

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Parliament, by a majority decision has passed a legal proposal to shift ministerial oversight responsibility of the Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) from the Ministry...
Dr. Bawumia

Retain NPP to enhance development – Dr. Bawumia

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Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has pointed out that the time has come for Ghanaians to retain President Akufo-Addo for another four years to...
court

“I gave my evidence in court as a patriotic citizen”-Dr Adu-Ampomah

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Dr Yaw Adu-Ampomah, third Prosecution witness in the trial involving Dr Stephen Opuni, former Chief Executive Officer, COCOBOD, and two others,has told an Accra...
Cocoa Farmer

Solidaridad partners Cocobod to save Ghana’s Cocoa sector

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Solidaridad, an international Civil society, is partnering the Ghana COCOBOD to introduce farm service support to cocoa farmers in a bid to boost output...
Pension Cocoa Farmers

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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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...
Ghana Cocoa Board

COCOBOD develops high resistance hybrid seedlings

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The Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) is focusing on mitigating the cocoa swollen shoot disease in its research activities, Food and Agriculture Minister, Dr Owusu...
Cocobod

COCOBOD embarks upon massive rehabilitation of Moribund Cocoa farms

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Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD), has rolled out a rehabilitation programme of cocoa farms affected by the swollen shoot disease in the Western North Cocoa...
Ghana-Accra

Key Ghanaian institutions shut down over COVID-19

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Some key state institutions in Ghana are grappling with the novel coronavirus outbreak as the country tries to ease restrictions on business activities to...
Fumigation

Covid-19: COCOBOD closes Head Office for fumigation

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The Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) on Tuesday said its head office in Accra will be closed from Wednesday, July 8, to Friday, July 10,...