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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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Interview: Extension services in agriculture critical to Africa’s food security, poverty reduction: expert

ACCRA, July 15 (Xinhua) -- As Africa eyes on agriculture development as the enabler of job creation and poverty reduction, a renowned Nigerian expert has singled out real investments into extension services as one of [...]

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West Africa Fertile for Agriculture and Agribusiness Investment to boost regional food security

ACCRA, Ghana, July 11 2017 – Today over 250 visitors from 43 different countries have joined Hon. Hackman Owusu-Agyemang, Chairman of the Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD), and other senior government figures, to discuss how farmers [...]

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Agriculture development to end Africa’s labor and poverty challenge

For Africa to help its people create wealth and end youth unemployment, many individuals and institutions believe investing in and modernizing agriculture holds the key. Starting with going into market-driven agriculture, precision farming is based [...]

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