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COCOBOD TRAINS EXTENSION OFFICERS TO RENDER SERVICES TO COCOA FARMERS

COCOBOD is training extension officers to render services to cocoa farmers as part of its measures to

increase cocoa production in the country

This came to light when the Head of Communications for COCOBOD, Mr. Noah Amenya spoke in an

interview with Rite FM on its morning program dubbed “Morning Ride” on Friday morning. He revealed

that COCOBOD is currently training about 100 extension officers to serve as agent to farmers who would

need extension services so that cocoa farmers can adhere to good agricultural practices to increase

cocoa production in the years ahead

He also mentioned that as part of the measures COCOBOD has distributed fertilizers to cocoa farmers

free of charge and would continue in the next crop season

“We have distributed fertilizers to cocoa farmers free of charge and COCOBOD is looking forward that it

will fertilize cocoa farm lands and the farmers would have more yields” he stated.

Furthermore Mr. Amenya revealed that some cocoa roads have been awarded contract and very soon

his outfit will come out with the details

Cocoa Chemical Smuggling

On the issue of cocoa chemical smuggling, Mr. Amenya noted that COCOBOD is collaborating with the

National Security and the Police to make sure that they monitor smugglers and bring them to book

He therefore call on the general public to assist his outfit and the police with information of any

smuggling

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