Ivorian cocoa farmers hope for more rain as dry winds advance

Ivorian cocoa farmers hope for more rain as dry winds advance

Farmers in Ivory Coast’s cocoa-growing regions said on Monday that more rain was needed to sustain the October-to-March main crop, as dry Harmattan ...

Cargill to invest more in Ghanaian cocoa farmers as it marks 10th anniversary

Cargill to invest more in Ghanaian cocoa farmers as it marks 10th anniversary

Cargill’s cocoa and chocolate business has held its 10th anniversary in Ghana by announcing plans for future investment and farmer support. Comment...

Ghana to maintain cocoa production target despite oversupply on world market

Ghana to maintain cocoa production target despite oversupply on world market

The Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) says it will continue to put in place measures to boost the production level of Cocoa even though there’s a risk of ...

$12m worth of Planting for Food and Jobs fertilizer missing

$12m worth of Planting for Food and Jobs fertilizer missing

Some government appointees have been accused of supervising the smuggling of fertilizers into neighboring countries in a move that has caused losses a...

Youth in Afforestation will be paid from today – Sir John

Youth in Afforestation will be paid from today – Sir John

The Chief Executive Officer of the Forestry Commission, Kwadwo Owusu Afriyie, popularly known as Sir John has once against given assurances that the d...

Ghc 2m not enough, Farmers’ Day deserves better – Agric Minister

Ghc 2m not enough, Farmers’ Day deserves better – Agric Minister

The Minister for Food and Agriculture, Dr. Owusu Afriyie Akoto, is pushing an increase in funding for this year’s National Farmers’ Day celebratio...

Kete-Krachi Farms to participate in World’s Land Accelerator Programme

Kete-Krachi Farms to participate in World’s Land Accelerator Programme

Kete-Krachi Farms limited, a commercial cashew growing and processing company using the nucleus estate model, has been selected to participate in the ...

Poor quality seeds affecting crop yield in Africa – AECF Boss

Poor quality seeds affecting crop yield in Africa – AECF Boss

The Chief Executive Officer of the African Development Institution, AECF, Daniel Ohonde, has said the use of poor quality seeds is severely affecting ...

NPP has brought untold hardship on cocoa farmers – Mahama

NPP has brought untold hardship on cocoa farmers – Mahama

Former President John Mahama has told cocoa farmers that the Akufo-Addo Administration has done nothing to better their living conditions. Mr. Mahama...

Prince of Wales visits cocoa farm at Kona

Prince of Wales visits cocoa farm at Kona

The Prince of Wales, Prince Charles, took time off his schedule to visit a seven-year old hybrid cocoa farm at Kona in the Agona district of the Ashan...