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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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SPD distributes coffee seedlings to farmers

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The Seed Production Division (SPD) of Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) distributed 123,360 coffee seedlings to 226 farmers in the Dormaa Central Municipality during the...
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Government to distribute motorised slashers to cocoa farmers

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Mr Joseph Boahen Aidoo, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) has announced that the government will distribute motorised slashers...
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COCOBOD to promote cocoa plantation development – Owusu-Agyemang

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The Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) is to promote cocoa plantation development with an initial cultivation of a 10,000-hectre farm to encourage large scale cocoa...
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Ghana government increases cocoa price by 8.42 percent

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The government has increased the price of cocoa from GHC7,600.00 to GHC8,240.00 a tonne and GHC475.00 to GHC515.00 a bag, Dr. Gyiele Nurah, a...
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Veep charges COCOBOD to stop fertilizer import for cocoa farmers next year

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Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has directed Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) to purchase all fertilizers intended to be supplied to cocoa farmers locally next...
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Ghana and Ivory Coast propose cocoa floor price at US$2,600 per ton

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Stakeholders in the cocoa industry agreed here on Wednesday to the 2,600 U.S. dollars floor price for a ton of cocoa as proposed by...
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Cocoa Rehabilitation Incentives Increased – COCOBOD

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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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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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Women farmers urged to explore other sources of income

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Nana Adwoa Dokua, a Board Member of the Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) has called on women in cocoa farming to look beyond cocoa cultivation...
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COCOBOD Caution Job Seekers of Scammers

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Management of the Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) on Wednesday said it has not instructed any person or groups of persons to solicit for application...
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COCOBOD Funded Assin-Senchiem 6-Unit Classroom Block Unveiled

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The Ghana Cocoa Board (Cocobod) has commissioned a 6-unit classroom block for Assin Senchiem D/A basic school in the newly created Assin North District...
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A Collective Effort Will Up Ghana’s Cocoa Sector – COCOBOD

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Dr Emmanuel Agyemang Dwomoh, the Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) said government recognized the effort of the private sector in ensuring...
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COCOBOD Jumps to the defense of Mr Hackman Owusu-Agyemang

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The Management of Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) has denied media allegations that the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the company, Mr Hackman...
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Ghana stands to double cocoa output within eight years

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New agronomic methods being adopted by Ghana to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in cocoa growing will also lead to increasing cocoa yields to nearly...
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New technology boosts cocoa production in Ghana – top official

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Ghana expects to hit the one million metric ton mark in cocoa production due to the success of new technologies being introduced into production...