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Farmers urged to adopt good agricultural practices

Farmers urged to adopt good agricultural practices, appropriate agro-chemicals for increased sustainable productivity. Also, they should use the appropriate planting materials that will make their...

AfDB urges Africa to process cocoa, produce chocolate

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has advised that it is time to process cocoa and produce chocolate in Africa, and to end the continent...

Reversing Africa’s cocoa paradox

 “What's the brain surgery in making chocolates? The price of cocoa beans always falls, but never the price of chocolates” Around the world, chocolate in...

Dwindling cocoa production requires urgent attention

Our regional correspondents from the Ashanti and Brong Ahafo Regions toured some cocoa-growing areas in their respective regions…and have a sad tale to tell....

Cocoa sector receives a boost with the signing of “Abidjan Declaration”

Ghana has singed a new Strategic Partnership Agreement with Cote D’Ivoire, which is aimed at addressing the challenges of the cocoa sector, called the...

US$2.5b earned from cocoa is abysmally low – Dr. Akoto

The Minister of Food and Agriculture, Dr. Owusu Afriyie Akoto, has said, Ghana’s US$2.5billion annual earnings from cocoa commodity is abysmally low, even though...

Gov’t abandons plan to cut cocoa farmers’ prices

Ghana’s government has called off plans to cut how much it pays cocoa farmers and will look at other ways to address volatile market...

Time is ripe to bring new life to cocoa production –...

Senior Minister, Yaw Osafo-Maafo, has said the time is ripe for Ghana and Cote d’Ivoire to develop strategies that will bring new life to...

COCOBOD to launch funding scheme to protect cocoa industry from plant...

The Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) has outlined plans to sell bills and notes to fund a nationwide cocoa-replanting programme, in an effort to boost...

Ghana cocoa purchases fall short, may miss output target

Ghana's cocoa purchases fell between October and mid-January compared to last season and it may miss its full-season output target because of dry weather,...

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