President Akufo-Addo launches Cocoa Farmers’ pension scheme

The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, on Tuesday, 1st December 2020, launched a pension scheme for the country’s 1.5 million cocoa famers. According to President Akufo-Addo, “the Pension Scheme will enable cocoa farmers to make voluntary contributions towards their retirement, whilst COCOBOD makes a supplementary contribution on behalf of the farmers as […]

COCOBOD determined to end scale adjustments with electronic sealable weighing scales

To stop the illegal adjustments of scales used to weigh cocoa beans at sheds (cocoa purchasing and weighing points) run by Licenced Buying Companies (LBCs), the Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) will distribute tamper-proof electronic sealable weighing scales to LBCs. The new electronic scales were recommended by the Ghana Standards Authority, following an inspection of the […]