(197 Total References)
Commercial Projects | MMD4D
mmd4d.org, $reference.date [cached]
Present at the launch were Mr. Tony Fofie, CEO of COCOBOD; Mr. Andy McCormick, Vice President of The Hershey Company; Charlie Feezel, Education and Programmes Director, World Cocoa Foundation and some farmers.
Mr Anthony Fofie, the Chief ...
www.ritefmonline.org, $reference.date [cached]
Mr Anthony Fofie, the Chief Executive of COCOBOD, enjoined the public to increase the country's current paltry per capita cocoa consumption of 0.5kg to "stimulate the establishment of small-scale industrial units to create jobs for the youth and enhance the long-term sustainability of the cocoa sector".
Quoting from various researches that had been conducted on the health benefits of cocoa, he
said cocoa contained active ingredients that fought against diseases such as high blood pressure, malaria, diabetes, epilepsy, insomnia, migraine, arthritis and certain cancers.
Speaking to Xinhua on the sides ...
www.coastweek.com, $reference.date [cached]
Speaking to Xinhua on the sides of a stakeholder meeting for a National Cocoa Consumption Campaign, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of COCOBOD, Anthony Fofie expressed worry about the gap between the projected market price and what pertained now.
"If you realize that we targeted 3,000 U.S. dollars per tonne but we are now getting 2,100 U.S. dollars per tonne, then you would understand that the situation is bad, really bad," Fofie
however said the country was on course to meeting its production target for the year as figures for the main crop season were encouraging.
said the local processing companies were producing at about 25 percent to 30 percent capacity at the moment.
Ghana, the world's second largest producer of cocoa beans, after Cote d'Ivoire, reserves its light-crop cocoa production mainly for local processing companies.
"We are encouraging many more processing companies to come in and set up and process," Fofie
Ghanafocus.com - Business & IT
www.ghanafocus.com, $reference.date [cached]
The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of COCOBOD, Tony Fofie in a speech, thanked the banks for making available the facility.
assured them that COCOBOD
and the Mills
administration would not misplace the confidence of the various institutions.
mentioned that the present syndicated loan agreement process was initiated during the tenure of the National Democratic Congress
in the 1992/1993 cocoa season.
further revealed that the core structural reforms and strategies have been beneficial to the cocoa sector begun during the tenure of the last NDC administration.
Commenting on the global economic crisis, Mr. Fofie
was optimistic that COCOBOD
as a first class borrower would continue to meet its obligation under the loan agreement to make the Ghana cocoa sector attractive for all.
About Ghana - Worldfolio - AFA PRESS
www.worldfolio.co.uk, $reference.date [cached]
Chief Executive Officer Mr. Anthony Fofie discusses the various functions of the Ghana Cocoa Board, which range from attracting investment and partnerships, to improving the lives of peasant farmers
Anthony Fofie, CEO of COCOBOD