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COCOBOD to allocate 208 new apartment units to workers

Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) is expected to soon allocate some 208 new apartment units to workers, following managements’ official take over of an apartment complex at its new Cocoa Village at Tema on Thursday, 17 January 2019. In his welcome ...

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COCOBOD denies $10k per diem report

The Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) has debunked reports that its Board Chairman, Hackman Owusu-Agyemang, pocketed $10,000 as per diem for a foreign trip he did not embark on. Digital news platform, Whatsup News, in a recent publication headlined, ‘Hackman’s Cocobod ...

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AgDevCo invests $3m in Kuapa Kokoo

AgDevCo, an impact investor with specialization in agribusiness, has invested US$3,000,000.00 in Kuapa Kokoo Limited (KKL). The trade finance facility, according to the company, will allow the smallholder cocoa farmers organisation to purchase cocoa beans from its network of 100,000 ...

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Fishermen’s incursions threaten oil, gas installations

The Petroleum Commission (PC) has recorded 17,822 incursions within the safety zones of three oil and gas installations in three years, a situation it says threatens upstream oil and gas assets and the lives of the fishers. The installations are ...

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Dormaa-Ahenkro to get gari processing plant under ID1F

Mr Iddrissa Ouattara, the Dormaa Central Municipal Chief Executive, has hinted that an investor has expressed interest in the establishment of a gari processing plant in Dormaa-Ahenkro under one district one factory agenda. “When I talked about bringing this project ...

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Nyonkopa Cocoa to fight poverty through “Forever Chocolate Programme”

Nyonkopa Cocoa Buying Limited, a subsidiary of Barry Callebaut, the world’s largest chocolate manufacturer has launched a project seeking to among other objectives, eradicate poverty among cocoa farmers. The project dubbed, “Forever Chocolate Programme” is expected to lift about 100,000 ...

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COCOBOD CEO warns of troubling times for cocoa sector

Chief Executive Officer of COCOBOD, Joseph Boahen Aidoo has warned cocoa farmers against the use of chemicals since this could affect cocoa production levels. Interacting with the 2018 National Best Cocoa Farmer, Charles Gyamfi, the promising young cocoa farmer, Paul ...

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Chamber of agribusiness Ghana holds Ghana Agribusiness Excellence and Leadership Awards

The Chamber Of Agribusiness Ghana on Friday night presented several individuals, companies and organizations with deserving awards at the Ghana Agribusiness Excellence and Leadership Awards at a special ceremony at the Ange Hill Hotel in Accra in honour of the ...

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Nyonkopa’s agribusiness award owed to its relative successes – Head of Operations

Head of Operations at Nyonkopa Cocoa Buying Limited, Mr. Pious Vincent Abakah has told Rite news in an interview that the company’s strides and successes over the last two years accounted for its current award of Agribusiness Company of the ...

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Lack of market, importation forcing poultry farms to lay off workers

The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Natta Farms, Mr. Thomas Adom has expressed worry over the company’s decision to lay off forty (40) of its workers as a result  of excessive importation of foreign poultry products into the country. According ...

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