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AFAP is Recruiting: Director of Strategy and Communications

JOB DESCRIPTION       DIRECTOR OF STRATEGY and COMMUNICATIONS Job Title:            Director of Strategy and Communications Reports to:         President/CEO Location:             Johannesburg, South Africa or Accra, Ghana Duration:             5 years OVERVIEW: Reporting directly to [...]

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An Interview with a Growing Agripreneur in Ghana

Like delicate plants that need tender care so is growing and sustaining an agriculture enterprise. Saani Abdulai (28) is learning that lesson fast as an agripreneur. He talks about how persistence is a business virtue [...]

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Ghana targets annual cocoa production of 1.5 mln metric tonnes in 4 years

ACCRA, July 11 (Xinhua) -- Ghana aims to achieve an annual cocoa production of 1.5 million metric tonnes within the next four years through reforms, the industry said Tuesday. Addressing the official opening of the [...]

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Farmers won’t be affected by global price drop – COCOBOD

Hackman Owusu Agyeman, Board Chairman of COCOBOD The Chairman of the board of the Ghana COCOBOD, Hackman Owusu Agyeman has assured that producer prices of cocoa will be maintained for farmers for the [...]

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Experts blame food shortage in Africa on soil nutrient depletion

Experts meeting here at the three-day West Africa Fertilizer and Agri-Business Conference which began here on Monday identified depletion of soil nutrients as one of the key challenges to food security on the African continent. [...]

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COCOBOD targets 1.5m tonnes of cocoa beans in 4-years

Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) is hopeful of increasing the country's cocoa bean production Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) is hopeful of increasing the country's cocoa bean production to about 1.5million tonnes over the next [...]

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Establish fertilizer factories – COCOBOD tells investors

Board Chairman of Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD), Hackman Owusu-Agyemang, has beckoned investors to identify fertilizer needs of specific cocoa districts to establish factories to supply farmers with the product. According to him, there were numerous [...]

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