Welcome to Cocoa health & Extension Division

COVID-19 UPDATE

The Ghana Health Service is continuing with the supervision of the completion of a backlog of laboratory samples which have been picked for testing for COVID-19. Total samples tested so far now stands at 68,591 with 1.52 % testing positive. The results of these backlog of samples when released does not mean the number of new cases recorded on the day of the report. Regions that have reported cases remain the Greater Accra, Ashanti, Eastern, Northern, Volta, Upper East, Upper West, Central, Western and North East regions.

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Cocoa plays an important role in the economy of Ghana

The cocoa industry employs approximately 800,000 farm families spread over six of the ten regions of Ghana. The crop generates about $2 billion in foreign exchange annually and is a major contributor to Government Revenue and GDP. Cocoa products like chocolate, pebbles, and cocoa powder are used by many Ghanaians.

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Forex Rate

Foreign Exchange Rates as at 5th November 2018
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