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President to Announces 2019/20 Cocoa Price In Sunyani Today

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo would deliver keynote address and announce the new cocoa price for Ghanaian cocoa farmers for 2019/20 today,1st October at Cocoa Day celebration in Jubilee Park at Sunyani.

Ghana Cocoa Board in collaboration with stakeholders in the cocoa industry will observe 2019 Cocoa Day celebration on the theme: “Sustainable Cocoa Production for Health and Wealth”.

Sunyani was chosen to host this year’s event because over the past 25 years, the Brong Ahafo Region had produced 11 National Best Cocoa Farmers out of which eight were still alive.

As part of activities to mark the day, there was a health talk with the Muslim Community in Sunyani and a health walk across the principal street of the host town on September 27 and 28 respectively.

There was an opening of exhibition on Saturday, September 28, at the Jubilee Park in Sunyani to enable stakeholders to sell farm inputs to farmers in the region.

A Youth Forum on Cocoa, to expose the youth to the numerous opportunities in the sector was held to encourage them to take advantage of the positive fortunes in farming.

Source: Kofi Atakora/Joydaddymultimedia.com 

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