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COCOBOD begins road show for $2bn syndicated loan

The Ghana COCOBOD has concluded the initial stages of its road show in London to seek a 2 billion dollars syndicated loan facility for the purchase of cocoa beans for the 2016/17 crop season. The twenty-three syndicated banks which attended ...

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Gov’t, AGRA plan new agricultural financing mechanism

In an effort to find a lasting solution to the perennial agricultural funding challenge that has stalled development of the sector, the Alliance for a Green Revolution Africa (AGRA) NGO in collaboration with the Ghana government is developing an all-inclusive ...

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Cocoa Processing Company is underutilized – Management

Management of the Cocoa Processing Company (CPC) has admitted to Citi Business News it is underutilizing the facility. According to the company, its current production levels of about 36,000 metric tonnes of cocoa beans is far below its installed capacity ...

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Commodities exchange to provide collateral to farmers

The Ghana Commodity Exchange has introduced an initiative that will make it possible for farmers to access loans from banks using their produce as collateral. Under the initiative dubbed ‘Warehouse Receipts System’, farmers or traders who subscribe to the GCX ...

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KOSMOS center reports progress in agric sector

Two months after its successful launch, the Kosmos Innovation Center (KIC), which is powered by the generosity of Kosmos Energy, is pleased to report that progress has been made in its ambitious program to address challenges in the agriculture sector. ...

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Agricultural Scientists adopt six-point call to action to feed Africa

The 7th African Agriculture Science Week (AASW) and General Assembly (GA) of the Forum for Agricultural Research for Africa (FARA) has ended with the adoption of a six-point call-to-action to feed Africa. This plan is to be implemented over the next ...

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Komenda Sugar Factory starts bagging on Monday

The Komenda Sugar factory would start bagging sugar for sale beginning Monday, the Central Regional Minister, Mr. Kweku Ricketts-Hagan has said. Addressing a people’s forum in Cape Coast, the Minister exhibited two containers of sugar, which he said were from ...

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SADA Boss exonerates ACI Construction over afforestation project

Chief Executive of the Savannah Accelerated Development Authority (SADA), Charles Abugri has told Parliament’s Public Accounts Committee reports that trees were not planted in the infamous Afforestation Project were untrue. He has also affirmed the report of independent auditors from ...

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I don’t regret campaigning for Mahama – Dumelo

Actor John Dumelo has stated that he is not perturbed by criticisms and insults hurled at him over his open support for President John Dramani Mahama, and the incumbent National Democratic Congress (NDC) administration. The actor, who in ahead of ...

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Asor Meets Peru Ambassador

Story by: Asante Asomaning Enock A former National Democratic Congress, NDC Parliamentary aspirant for Abetifi Constituency in the Eastern region, Madam Georgina Opoku who in the political space is known as ” Asor” on Thursday 2nd June 2016 paid a ...

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