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PAC sends all-important message to COCOBOD

The Public Accounts Committee of Parliament has urged the Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) to clear Ghana's bad name of engaging school-going children...
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Man arrested over COCOBOD recruitment scam

Bernard Frimpong Boateng, unemployed, who allegedly collected GHC21, 800 under the pretext of facilitating the recruitment of three persons into COCOBOD but...

COCOBOD trial: Doctor justifies 6 weeks excuse duty to Opuni

The Medical Director of St. Lucy Eye Clinic, Dr Kodjo Abalo, has provided justification for the six weeks excused duty granted to...

COCOBOD signs $1.13bn syndicated loan for 2022/2023 cocoa crop season

The Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) has signed a $1.13 billion syndicated loan to finance the purchase of cocoa beans for the 2022/2023...
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COCOBOD secures US$1.13bn to purchase cocoa

The Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) has secured US$1.13 billion from a consortium of international banks and financial institutions to purchase cocoa beans...

3 arrested for smuggling Cocobod, PFJ fertilisers

Three persons are in the grip of the police for their alleged involvement in the re-bagging and illicit smuggling of government-subsidized fertilisers.

COCOBOD sends strong message over fertilisers, agric inputs

The Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) has cautioned persons diverting subsidised fertilisers and agric inputs meant for cocoa farmers to stop or risk...
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COCOBOD trial: Regional managers lobbied me for more Lithovit fertiliser – Former Deputy Director

A former Deputy Executive Director in charge of Monitoring and Evaluation of the Cocoa Health Extensions Division (CHED) now retired from the...

Beyi W’ano: COCOBOD sets records straight on Assin Wurakese Cocoa Research Institute

Ghana Cocoa Board has set the records straight on the current state of the Cocoa Research Institute at Assin Wurakese in the...

COCOBOD announces closure of main cocoa crop season

The Ghana COCOBOD has announced the closure of the main cocoa crop season. “It is hereby notified for general...
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COCOBOD trial: Lithovit fertiliser was our saviour; bring it back – Farmer tells court

A cocoa farmer from Berekum in the Bono Region has described Lithovit Liquid fertiliser as farmers' “great saviour” while appealing to government...

COCOBOD reacts to payment of inconvenience, overnight allowances

JoyNews/AdomNews · COCOBOD on allowances to Board members The Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) has reacted to alleged illegal allowances...

Board Directors of COCOBOD receive inconvenience and overnight allowance – Ablakwa alleges

Member of Parliament for North Tongu constituency, Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa, has alleged that, Board members of Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) are paid...

COCOBOD CEO enstooled Nkosuohene of Sefwi Bankyease [Photos]

The Chief Executive Officer of the Ghana Cocoa Board, Joseph Boahen Aidoo, has been enstooled as the Cocoa Nkosuohene of Sefwi Bankyease...

COCOBOD records ¢42.14m loss in 2020

Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) posted a net loss of ¢42.14 million in 2020 compared to a net profit of ¢1.478 billion in...

COCOBOD partners academy of arts and sciences to boost cocoa consumption

Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) and the Ghana Academy of Arts and Sciences (GAAS) have joined forces to conduct extensive research into the...

Russia/Ukraine war affects fertilizer price – COCOBOD

The Russia and Ukraine war keeps impacting global food supply chains and Ghana’s major export earner, cocoa, is not left out.

COCOBOD sets records straight on $1.3bn syndicated loan [Listen]

JoyNews/AdomNews · COCOBOD ON AKANDOH The Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) has denied claims by Juabosso Member of Parliament, Kwabena...

Assin Worakese Traditional leaders seize 450-acre land leased to Cocobod for Cocoa Research Station

Traditional leaders at Assin Wurakese in the Assin Fosu Municipality of the Central Region have asked the Ghana Cocobod to vacate a...

Cocoa Carriers strike: COCOBOD making alternative plans to avert shipment disruptions

The Ghana Cocoa Board has hinted at plans to ensure that cocoa shipment to other parts of the world is not affected...

Striking cocoa carriers send SOS message to COCOBOD

Cocoa carriers have vowed to resist any attempt by the management of the Ghana Cocoa Board and the Cocoa Marketing Company to...

COCOBOD sets records straight on GHS23.9 million expired fertilisers

The Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) says approval was duly granted for some fertilisers and agrochemicals valued at GHS 23.9 million which was...

The Green Ghana dream: COCOBOD planting more than 1.6 million trees in the 2020/2021...

Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) is planting over 1.6 million forest trees in the 2020/2021 cocoa crop year on cocoa farms across the...
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COCOBOD reacts to China’s export of cocoa

The Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) has assured stakeholders not to panic about the news of China exporting Cocoa to Belgium.

COCOBOD to recruit 50k people for cocoa rehabilitation

The Chief Executive Officer of the Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD), Joseph Boahen Aidoo, has said his outfit is recruiting 50,000 people to...

Parliament summons COCOBOD CEO

Parliament has summoned the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD), Joseph Boahen Aidoo, over its indebtedness to...

COCOBOD did not have enough money for free fertiliser supply – Hackman Owusu-Agyeman [Video]

 Board Chairman of the Ghana Cocoa Board, Hackman Owusu-Agyeman, has revealed why the free fertiliser supply...

COCOBOD CEO replies NDC over seed funds to LBCs

Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD), Joseph Boahen Aidoo, has expressed concerns over the National Democratic Congress’ (NDC) politicisation...

COCOBOD CEO schools Mahama on cocoa

Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of COCOBOD, Joseph Boahen Aidoo, has offered some lessons to the flagbearer of the National Democratic Congress (NDC),...
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We can’t publish cocoa roads audit reports, apply for it – Cocobod CEO

The Chief Executive Officer of Cocobod has said the report of the audit conducted on the construction of cocoa roads in some...

COCOBOD announces closure of 2020 light crop cocoa season

The Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) has announced that the 2020 Cocoa light crop season would end at the close of business on...

COCOBOD to close offices after workers test positive for COVID-19

The Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) has announced the closure of its Accra offices for a fumigation exercise from Wednesday, July 8 to...

COCOBOD boss decries destruction of cocoa farms by illegal miners

In a rather unseemly turn of events, while on a tour within the week to inspect the progress of the ongoing Mass...

Rawlings praises COCOBOD

Former President, Flt. -Lt. (Rtd) Jerry John Rawlings has commended the Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) for its efforts to mechanise cocoa...

Train cocoa farmers to compliment your efforts – DCE tells COCOBOD

The Chief Executive of the Upper Denkyira West District in the Central Region, Agyeman Asiedu, has made an appeal to the Ghana...

Giving cocoa farms to galamseyers will harm cocoa roads plans – COCOBOD

Chief Executive of Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD), Joseph Boahen Aidoo has cautioned cocoa farmers that giving up their farms to galamsey operators will negatively affect...
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COCOBOD boss tours Western South Region

As President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo tours Greater-Accra, the Chief Executive of the Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD), Joseph Boahen Aidoo is also...

13 LBCs drag GRA and COCOBOD to court

Some 13 Licensed Buying Companies (LBCs) have filed a lawsuit against the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) and Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD).
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GRA, COCOBOD sued over VAT

The Ghana Revenue Authority and its Commissioner-General, Ghana COCOBOD and its CEO have been sued by some Agricultural companies over the imposition...
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COCOBOD gets $600m for production, warehousing and processing interventions

COCOBOD has received a $600 million syndicated loan facility from the African Development Bank (AfDB) and Credit Suisse Group AG, to finance...