The Deputy Minister of Agriculture has expressed confidence that a new price of cocoa will come as very good news to cocoa farmers.
George Boahen Oduro, speaking exclusively on Adom FM’s morning show Dwaso Nsem, Wednesday, said he was optimistic that farmers would find the incoming cocoa price very pleasing.
He said that the government had earmarked an incentive package to increase productivity.
The government currently buys one bag of cocoa beans from farmers at GH515.00.
” From 1st October, when u see people laughing, then they are farmers because we are going to announce a new price and farmers will be happy and will be pleased with it”, he said.