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Cocoa stakeholders explore strategies to secure living income for farmers

Cocoa-Ghana

This week, relevant international, regional and national stakeholders in cocoa production and trade are meeting in Ghana’s capital, Accra, for a historic purpose. Dubbed, “International Conference on Cocoa Pricing and Sustainability,” the focus is on securing equitable living income for cocoa farmers. Harvesting cocoa in Ghana The conference is also bringing together organisations and individuals who have been involved in ...

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Ghana receives first $200m disbursement of loan to boost cocoa productivity

Cocoa-Ghana

Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) and lenders have welcomed the first disbursement of $200 million of a syndicated loan facility to boost cocoa productivity in the world’s second-largest producer. Harvesting cocoa in Ghana The occasion was marked by a ceremony held in Accra, Ghana on Tuesday, June 23, 2020, followed online by hundreds of observers across the globe. In attendance were ...

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How government killed Nigeria’s cocoa industry

Our cocoa industry has the potential to employ millions of Nigerians and also create economic spin-offs, which would in turn provide employment for other millions. But, sadly, this is not so. Over the years, successive governments have killed the industry with bad policies, weak vision and deliberate corruption and cooperation with external vested interests. Nigeria is the fourth-largest producer of ...

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