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Gov’t set to increase price of cocoa this year-Cocobod CEO

The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Ghana Cocoa Board(Cocobod), Mr. Joseph Boahene Aidoo, has hinted at conclusive discussions with President Nana Akufo-Addo to increase...

Cocoa industry appears to make small improvements in tree loss

Last year was the third-worst this century for tropical tree-loss, according to new data released Tuesday by Global Forest Watch - an online platform that...

Fairtrade Africa supports alliance on climate action and living incomes in...

This year, as the world celebrates World Earth Day on the April 22, 2020, Fairtrade Africa highlights its stakeholder collaboration towards climate action. Environmental...

Ghana deserves a bigger share of the US$100bn chocolate industry

The name Tetteh Quarshie is associated with the introduction of cocoa to Ghana. But he was by no means the first to try it...

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...

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