HFC Bank holds cocoa summit - Myjoyonline.com

The first ever consultative summit on the cocoa sector has been held in Kumasi by HFC Bank for all stakeholders in the cocoa industry. Speaking at the event, the Managing Director of HFC Bank, Mr. Robert Le Hunte indicated that the bank organized the ...

Over 80000 youth to be trained in cocoa farming - GhanaWeb

More than 80,000 young people are to benefit from a training programme to prepare them to venture into cocoa cultivation. Dubbed: "Ma so", which literally means 'lift it', the five-year programme is aimed at ensuring that the youth, aged between 18 and ...

UPDATE 2-Ghana sets 2016-17 season farmgate cocoa price at $1914 per tonne - Reuters

TEPA, Ghana Oct 1 Ghana will pay cocoa farmers 7,600 cedis ($1,914) per tonne of beans during the 2016-17 season, nearly 12 percent more than last crop year, deputy finance minister Cassiel Ato Forson said on Saturday as he announced the start of the ...

COCOBOD hits critics over new cocoa price - Citifmonline

The Ghana COCOBOD has rejected claims that the increase in producer price of cocoa from 425 cedis to 475 cedis per bag is not good enough. According to COCOBOD, the new price was reached after broader consultation with all stakeholders including the ...

Youth needed in farming – Cocobod - GhanaWeb

The Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) has said there is the need to encourage more youth to venture into agriculture because the older generation of farmers must be replaced by young people. This follows comments by the General Overseer of the ...

HFC Bank holds cocoa summit - Myjoyonline.com

The first ever consultative summit on the cocoa sector has been held in Kumasi by HFC Bank for all stakeholders in the cocoa industry. Speaking at the event, the Managing Director of HFC Bank, Mr. Robert Le Hunte indicated that the bank organized the ...

Time to increase cocoa production - Graphic Online

The success story of the cocoa sector in Ghana has not come about without challenges, evident in the fact that after the country had emerged as one of the world's leading producers of cocoa, production experienced a major decline in the 1960s and 1970s ...

Ghana raises cocoa producer price by 11.8 percent - News Ghana

The Ghanaian government announced on Saturday 11.8 percent upwards adjustment in the producer price for cocoa beans from 6,800 Ghana cedis per metric tone in the 2015/2016 crop year to 7,600 Ghana cedis per metric tone in the ensuing 2016/2017 ...

Ghana government announces new producer prices for cocoa - Ghana Business News

A tonne of cocoa now sells at GHȼ7,600 as against the previous year's price of GHȼ6,800. This means that a bag of 64 kilograms of cocoa, will now sell at GH¢475 as against GHȼ425 in the previous season. Mr. Cassiel Ato Forson, the Deputy Minister of ...

Cocoa farmers not pleased with 12% increase in cocoa price - Myjoyonline.com

Some cocoa farmers have expressed disappointment with the 12 percent increase in producer price of cocoa. Deputy Finance Minister Casiel Ato Forson on Saturday, October 1, 2016 announced the new price on the occasion of National Cocoa Day in Tepa ...

Cocoa farmers unhappy with 'meagre' hike in producer price - Citifmonline

Some cocoa farmers in the Ashanti Region have expressed disappointment in government over what they describe as a 'paltry' increase in producer price of cocoa. The Deputy Minister of Finance, Ato Forson Cassiel, announced an 11.76 percentage ...

Cocoa Production Producer price of cocoa increased - Pulse.com.gh

A 64kg bag of cocoa beans will now be sold at GHc475.00 from Gh¢425, representing 77.45 percent increment. Published: 02.10.2016; Abu Mubarik. Print; eMail · play A 64kg bag of cocoa beans will now be sold at GHc475.00 from Gh¢425, representing ...

Ghana Raises Cocoa Price Paid to Farmers 12% for New Season - Bloomberg

Ghana, the world's second-biggest cocoa producer, will increase the minimum price paid to farmers for their beans by 12 percent from the previous season. Growers will get a minimum of 475 cedis ($120) for each 64 kilogram (141 pounds) bag for beans for ...

Gov't increases producer price of cocoa by 11% - Citifmonline

A 64kg bag of cocoa, previously sold at Gh¢425, will now be sold at GHc475.00, an 11.76% increase, representing a 77.45% increment of the net of the FoB [Free on Board]. The Deputy Minister of Finance, Ato Casseil Forson made the announcement at the ...

Ghana pegs cocoa price per bag at Gh¢475 - GhanaWeb

Government has announced an increment in cocoa price per bag from Gh¢425 to Gh¢475 effective October 1, 2016. A deputy Finance Minister, Cassiel Ato Forson, announced the 2016/17 cocoa price at the 2016 Cocoa Day celebrations at Tepa in the Ahafo ...

Gov't increases producer price of cocoa - Myjoyonline.com

Government has reviewed upwards the producer price for cocoa at a ceremony to commemorate this year's national cocoa day in Tepa in the Ashanti Region. The new price will go for GHS 475.00 per bag, 50 cedis higher than what it was previously sold for.

Ghana sets 2016/17 season farmgate cocoa price at $1914 per tonne - Business Recorder (press release) (registration) (blog)

image TEPA: Ghana will pay cocoa farmers 7,600 cedis ($1,914) per tonne for the 2016/17 season, 11.8 percent higher than the amount it paid last season, deputy finance minister Cassiel Ato Forson said on Saturday as he announced the start of the new ...

Ghana sets 2016-17 season farmgate cocoa price at $1914/T - Reuters Africa

TEPA, Ghana (Reuters) - Ghana will pay cocoa farmers 7,600 cedis ($1,914) per tonne of beans during the 2016-17 season, 11.8 percent higher than last season, deputy finance minister Cassiel Ato Forson said on Saturday as he announced the start of the ...

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LISBON, Nov 9 Portugal's largest retailer, Sonae SGPS, posted on Wednesday a 35 percent rise in third-quarter net profit to beat expectations thanks to strong sales growth even as its profitability declined due to discounted prices in a near zero ...

Over 80000 youth to be trained in cocoa farming - Graphic Online

More than 80,000 young people are to benefit from a training programme to prepare them to venture into cocoa cultivation. Dubbed: "Ma so", which literally means 'lift it', the five-year programme is aimed at ensuring that the youth, aged between 18 and ...