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GHANA COCOA BOARD ALLEGEDLY LIED ABOUT GHANAIAN COCOA FARMERS’ INCOME?

GHANA COCOA BOARD ALLEGEDLY LIED ABOUT GHANAIAN COCOA FARMERS’ INCOME?

This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series ARE COCOBOD CHEATING FARMERS?

Is it time for Farmers to get paid in US Dollars? Copyright Note:The content of this publication should not be republished in any shape or form without official consent from the author. You can reach…

31% PRODUCTION DROP EXPECTED IN GHANA AFTER “CATASTROPHIC” CONDITIONS

31% PRODUCTION DROP EXPECTED IN GHANA AFTER “CATASTROPHIC” CONDITIONS

Ghana is reportedly expecting a significant decrease in their Cocoa production when compared to the previous season. The 2021/22 Cocoa output is expected to be down by a minimum of 31%, as a result of…

COCOA REHAB IN GHANA DELIVERING RESULTS SAYS COCOBOD

COCOA REHAB IN GHANA DELIVERING RESULTS SAYS COCOBOD

The Cocoa farms of Ghana’s Western North Region have been the subject of rehabilitation under the National Cocoa Rehabilitation Programme (NCRP). These regions have been affected by the swollen shoot disease, which has had devastating…

THE MYSTERY OF PERU’S COCOA TREE POLLINATION

THE MYSTERY OF PERU’S COCOA TREE POLLINATION

When it comes to talking about Cocoa, a lot of focus goes into the processes behind chocolate production – from growing and fermentation to roasting and processing. Still, one key element rarely makes it into…

COCOBOD EXPLORING FERTILISER ALTERNATIVES

COCOBOD EXPLORING FERTILISER ALTERNATIVES

Ghana’s Cocoa regulator (COCOBOD) has responded to concerns about fertiliser shortages as a result of the ongoing conflict between Russia and Ukraine. Russia is the world’s leading provider of ingredients like nitrogen potassium and phosphorus,…

IS CHICKEN MANURE A REAL ALTERNATIVE AS COCOBOD SUGGESTS?

IS CHICKEN MANURE A REAL ALTERNATIVE AS COCOBOD SUGGESTS?

A story on Ghanaweb caught my attention. They reported that in light of the shortage of inorganic fertilizers across the world, COCOBOD’s Executive Director, Mr Joseph Boahen Aidoo, warned that Ghanaian Cocoa farmers should expect…

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