COCOBODGhana Cocoa Board (est. 1947)
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But the COCOBOD says it is rather unfortunate that some farmers in the region will make such statement knowing well that both the Government and COCOBOD have made items available to all cocoa farmers in the region.
Last September, Cocobod entered a $1.3bn loan with international banks to pay buyers for bean purchases.
Freshly harvested and physiologically matured pods were collected from the Seed Production Division (SPD) of COCOBOD at Asikuma in the Central Region.
Cocoa production in Ghana will improve over the coming years, as the set price given to farmers by Cocobod will increase, allowing them to spend more on inputs.
Maiga said should the Government increase the discounts to the local processors, revenues received from the value chain by COCOBOD will drop by 36 per cent while the processors' profits would rise by 56 per cent.
The AfDB and a number of commercial banks raised a $1.2 billion pre-export facility for the Cocobod, the transaction went through and the bank exited its participation the following year, selling its stake on to Nedbank.
"Indonesia and Ghana put together will not be able to get to that level so it will still create a problem for manufacturers." He said while there has been an increase of cocoa smuggled across Ivory Coast's northern border into Ghana, COCOBOD is using quality control to seize the beans.
Ghana cocoa is of superior quality and commands a quality premium reflecting exc ellent growing conditions, fermentation and collection care that COCOBOD designs
The Ghana Cocoa Marketing Board (COCOBOD), was reported to have had twice as many employees as needed in the 1970s.
The University of Mines and Technology (UMaT) Tarkwa is collaborating with Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) to use mobile technology to help combat diseases and pests that affect cocoa production in Ghana.
In 2018, the Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) announced that it expected to boost cocoa production from around 800,000 to 1 million metric tonnes from ahead of its five-year production target because innovations in the industry are yielding results.