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Ghana launches Scheme to enhance living conditions of ageing cocoa farmers

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President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has launched the Cocoa Farmers Pension Scheme in a bid to make life more comfortable for the farmers. ...
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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 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...
Coffee

Government to support Coffee Sector

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Government has introduced Coffee Development Programme to support the growth of the industry. The programme, spearheaded by the Ghana Cocoa Board, has already led...
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...
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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...
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...

G-MONEY partners Eliho Ghana Ltd for digital payment

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GCB Bank Limited, Ghana’s largest and first indigenous Bank has partnered Eliho Ghana Ltd. to facilitate the transfer and receipt of funds in the...
Cocoa Farmers

2020/2021 cocoa season opens on Friday, Oct. 2

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The Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) has announced that the purchase of the 2020/2021 main crop season will commence on Friday, October 2, 2020. The producer...
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Ghana Cocoa Board signs $1.3billion syndicated loan for 2020/21 cocoa purchases

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Ghana Cocoa Board on Tuesday signed a $1.3 billion syndicated loan agreement with local and international banks for the purchase of cocoa for the...
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COCOBOD announces closure of 2020 light crop cocoa season

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The Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) has announced that the 2020 Cocoa light crop season would end at the close of business on Thursday, September...
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...
Farmers Drying their cocoa beans in the Eastern Region

Ghana seeks US$1.3 billion for next season’s cocoa purchases

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Parliament has approved a request by the Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) to raise a total of 1.3 billion U.S. dollars through a syndicated loan...
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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...
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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...
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COCOBOD says measures underway to end LBCs tampering of weighing scales

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The Management of the Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) says it has adopted punitive and preventive reform measures to resolve the tampering of weighing scales...
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,...
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COCOBOD says plans to raise US$1.3 billion on course

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Ghana Cocoa Board says its plans to raise US$1.3billion through a syndicate of banks is on course and not affected by the perceived risks...
Cocoa farmers

Cocoa farmers urged to adhere to COVID-19 safety protocols

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The Chief Executive Officer(CEO) of Ghana Cocoa Board (Cocobod), Mr Joseph Boahene Aidoo has appealed to cocoa farmers in the country to adhere strictly...
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COCOBOD gives over 90,000 bags of fertilizers to farmers in Western North

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The Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) through the Cocoa Health and Extension Division (CHED) has presented a total 99,468 bags of Cocoa fertilizers to be...
Social Donation Farmers

Barry Callebaut donates to Cocoa Farmers

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Barry Callebaut Ghana Limited and Nyankopa Cocoa Buying Limited, a cocoa processing company has presented items worth $25,000.00 to the Cocoa Board to be...
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COCOBOD lauds Cocoa farmers for massive pruning

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Mr Samuel Ankamah, Manager at the Western South Cocoa Health and Extension Division (CHED) of Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD), has congratulated Cocoa farmers in...
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Cocobod to support farmers fight soil acidity

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The Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) and Beft Agro Consult Limited, distributor of fertilisers in Ghana, have renewed their partnership to provide Cocoa Farmers...

COCOBOD, MEDA commits to eradicate cocoa swollen shoot disease

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The Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) has partnered the Mennonite Economic Development Association (MEDA) to control the spread of the Cocoa Swollen Shoot Virus...

CSOs advocate for equitable distribution of resources for cocoa farmers

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Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) in the cocoa industry have called on the Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBO) and its related agencies to ensure equitable distribution...
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Poor voter turnout characterises DLEs in Sunyani East

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Mr. Thomas Asirifi, a-102-year-old man, defied the “cold weather” condition in the early hours of Tuesday to participate in the District Level Elections...
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LBCs sue GRA and GCB over payment of VAT on Cocoa

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Some Licensed Buying Companies (LBCs) who are consistently being harassed to register and pay Value Added Tax on their operations have sued the Ghana...

Ghana and African Development Bank sign $600 million cocoa loan

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Ghana Cocoa Board (Cocobod) and the African Development Bank on Tuesday signed a $600 million receivables-backed term loan facility for the development of the...

Societe Generale Ghana donates towards National Farmers’ Day celebration

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Societe Generale (SG) Ghana Bank has donated ¢50,000.00 to the Ministry of Food and Agriculture towards the commemoration of the 35th National Farmers’ Day. The...