Cocoa roads projects under scrutiny

 Approved GH¢1.6 bn budget increases to GH¢5bn‘Completed’ roads do not existA comprehensive value for money audit of the country’s Cocoa Roads Projects is underway to assess the financial obligation of the projects to government and ensure value for money, Minister for ... — Read More

800,000 tonne cocoa target to be exceeded -Cocobod chief

·         691,149 T output since start of the season - Cocobod data·         Ghana reinforcing borders against cocoa smuggling·         Cocobod to seek out $1.3 billion syndicated loan Ghana is on track to exceed its revised 800,000-tonne target for cocoa production this season ... — Read More

Supply glut risk as cocoa expansion plans backfire

Ivory Coast set to cut price paid to cocoa farmersDemand has stagnated, low prices may reignite growthWest Africa's push to increase cocoa production risks backfiring as a global glut leaves farmers desperate to find buyers while their products perish.A potentially record ... — Read More

Shake-Up At Cocobod, top 11 managers asked to go home

There seem to be an ongoing house cleaning exercise at Ghana Cocoa Board (Cocobod) after the government dismissed the Chief Executive Officer Dr. Stephen Kwabena Opuni.Currently some eleven top managers of the regulator of the cocoa sector have also been directed ... — Read More

Gov’t will consider cocoa sector liberalisation

The government will seriously consider fully liberalising the country’s cocoa sector to significantly augment the crop’s annual production beyond the one million metric tonnes target; Minister designate for Food and Agriculture, Dr Owusu AfriyieA koto has pledged. “The idea of liberalisation is ... — Read More

Cocoa libralisation or chaos?

In his proposal that Ghana should consider liberalising the cocoa sector, it is not clear whether the outgone Science and Technology Minister, Mahama Ayariga, is fully apprised of the facts regarding liberalisation or the lack thereof in La Cote D’Ivoire.The fact ... — Read More

Incoming gov’t gives cocoa sector chance of fresh start

Some traders say afraid to antagonize cocoa regulatorCocoa contributes around 7 pct of Ghana's GDPSome farmers say want distribution of inputs depoliticisedThe incoming government could give the country's $2 billion cocoa industry a boost if it installs a more transparent executive ... — Read More

NPRA grants exemption to support the cocoa sector

The National Pensions Regulatory Authority (NPRA) has increased the per issuer limit of the PBC Limited’s one year Fixed Rate Callable Note from 5% to 10% under the category of eligible bonds.The increase is to allow the pension funds to start ... — Read More

NPRA grants exemption to support the cocoa sector

The National Pensions Regulatory Authority (NPRA) has increased the per issuer limit of the PBC Limited’s one year Fixed Rate Callable Note from 5% to 10% under the category of eligible bonds.The increase is to allow the pension funds to start ... — Read More

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