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The ‘invisible’ women at the heart of the chocolate industry

In the cacao orchards of Ivory Coast, women do most of the work for just a small portion of the income. Now, they are...

Illegal mining jeopardizing investments in cocoa production

Illegal mining is seriously hurting investments made by COCOBOD in cocoa production across the country. This is because cocoa farmers who have received various productivity...

COCOBOD: Is self financing far fetched?

The contribution of cocoa to our economy is no secret. It has, over the years raked in reasonable fractions of our total GDP earnings....

Adverse weather to hit cocoa output more than expected: traders

Adverse weather in West Africa could see cocoa output in Ghana, the world’s second largest producer, fall short of consensus for a second year...

COCOBOD puts a stop to ‘weighing fraud’-with use of electronic scales...

To address the age-long concern of cocoa farmers regarding weighing-scale adjustment fraud allegedly perpetrated by some cocoa purchasing clerks, the Ghana Cocoa Board (Cocobod)...

Ghana participates in International Tea and Coffee Expo

The Minister of Food and Agriculture, Dr. Owusu Afriyie-Akoto, has led a 20-member delegation to promote cocoa products to Chinese consumers, at the 3rd...

2 sign MoU to boost cocoa production

Alfred Ritter GmbH and Co. KG (Ritter Sport) and Cocoa Abrabopa Association (CAA) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to establish a long-term...

Ghana invited to this year’s China Tea Expo

The Minister of Food and Agriculture, Dr. Owusu Afriyie-Akoto, will be leading an official delegation which comprises entrepreneurs, businessmen together with various key industry...

COCOBOD signs US$300m loan to refinance bills, finance programmes

Cocobod signed a US$300million three-year loan with several international lenders on Tuesday to refinance central bank-raised cocoa bills and finance production enhancement programmes, one...

Gov’t lauded for maintaining cocoa producer price

Government has been applauded for maintaining the producer price of cocoa for the 2018/2019 cocoa season. Nana Johnson Mensah Cocoa Farmers’ Representative on the Board...

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