In order to ensure equity and transparency in the distribution of government's 50% subsidized fertilizer as part of the planting for food and jobs programme, the government has set up a committee called District Centre for Agricultural Commence and Technology to curb fertilizer smuggling. Deputy Local and Rural Development Minister,...
The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has charged the Ministry of Roads and Highways to speed up work on the construction of the 109 kilometre Bolgatanga to Bawku Road. On Thursday, 5th October, 2017, day 2 of his tour of the Upper East Region, President Akufo-Addo paid...
The Vice President of the Republic, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has stated that government is focused on building the productive capacities of Ghanaians in order to build a robust economy. Dr. Bawumia observed that countries such as the United States of America, Canada, Singapore, South Korea and Mauritius among others have...
The Asunafo North Cocoa Cooperative union has lauded government's intention to introduce a pension scheme for all cocoa Farmers in the country. Vice president of Ghana, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia in a speech delivered at the 2017 celebration of Kundum festival for the people of Ahanta in the Nzema East of the western...
The Sefwi cocoa farmers association in the Western Region have welcomed with great joy, president Akufo-Addo's intention to create small-scale cocoa processing industries across the cocoa-growing districts of our country. President Akufo-Addo at the World Cocoa Day and Celebration of The 70th Anniversary of Ghana Cocoa Board in Kumasi said...
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has charged the new Board of Directors and Management of COCOBOD to put behind the era of systemic mismanagement, gross financial malfeasance and flagrant misappropriation. COCOBOD was accused of not paying dividends since the 2003/2004 financial year and that in 2010 alone it made a...
The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, says the two largest producers of cocoa in the world, Ghana and Cote d’Ivoire, have now decided to co-operate in ensuring that they do not continue to be victims or pawns of a global cocoa industry that is dependent on...
The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has celebrated the hundreds of thousands of cocoa farmers across the country responsible for the production of a crop that has, for over a century, been the mainstay for the economy of our country. At an event at the Jubilee Park...
Arrangements for the offtake of produce expected to be realized from the Government's flagship Planting for Food and Jobs(PFJ) are all but complete, the Minister for Food and Agriculture, Hon. Dr. Owusu Afriyie Akoto, has indicated. All the necessary processes towards the fulfilment of the pledge to support farmers through...
Kuapa Kokoo one of the biggest cocoa Marketing companies in Ghana says it is making significant strides in the fight to ensuring that child labour is eradicated from all cocoa producing area. Speaking at the 23rd Annual Delegates Conference of the company in Kumasi, executive Secretary of Kuapa Kokoo Co-operative...