COCOBOD condemns takeover of cocoa lands by rubber plantation

The Ghana COCOBOD has condemned the recent and continuous destruction of cocoa plantations by illegal mining companies. The cocoa regulator

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COCOBOD operates on US$2bn budget deficit due to fall in cocoa price

The Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) is running on a US$2-billion budget deficit, as the price of cocoa falls on the

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Mondelez commits US$4.9 million to reduce emissions in Ghana’s cocoa industry

Multinational snacks and chocolate company, Mondelez International on Tuesday announced it has entered a $4.9 million agreement with Ghana’s Forestry

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COCOBOD not considering reduction in cocoa prices

The Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) has refuted claims of a possible decrease in producer price of cocoa to farmers. COCOBOD

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3 Ghanaian cocoa farmers pick world’s best cocoa prize

Three cocoa farmers from Ghana have been recognized and awarded at the 2017 edition of the Cocoa Excellence Awards ceremony,

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GAWU rejects reduction of cocoa prices in Ghana

The General Agricultural Workers’ Union (GAWU) has opposed suggestions that government reviews downwards the producer price for cocoa to offset

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Cocobod seeks US$750m loan to replace overaged cocoa trees

The Ghana Cocoa Board (Cocobod) is seeking to raise an about-US$750million facility from a consortium of banks to help finance

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Ghana, Ivory Coast adopt framework to protect cocoa, forest reserves

Ghana and Ivory Coast have adopted a common framework to protect the cocoa sector and forest reserves in both countries.

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Ghana Cocoa Board signs US$1.3bn loan for 2017/18

Ghana Cocoa Board signed a US$1.3 billion loan with international banks on Wednesday to fund purchases for the 2017/18 season,

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Cocoa producer price to remain unchanged at Gh¢475

The government is to maintain the producer price of cocoa at GH¢475 per bag of 61.5 kilogrammes for the 2017/2018

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