GEPA, TCDA launch International Coconut Festival 2023 in Accra

The Ghana Export Promotion Authority (GEPA), in collaboration with the African Coconut Group (ACG) and the Tree Crop Development Authority (TCDA), will host the third International Coconut Festival in Ghana, under the theme, “Invest in Ghana’s Coconut Sector for an Inclusive Climate and Social Resilience.” Addressing participants during the launch of the event on August […]

Third International Coconut Festival launched in Accra

The African Coconut Group (ACG) is partnering with the Ghana Export Promotion Authority (GEPA) to host the third International Coconut Festival in Ghana, on the theme, “Investing In Ghana’s Coconut Sector for an Inclusive Climate and Social Resilience.” The launch of the 2023 edition took place on August 10th at the La Palm Royal Beach […]

The World Bank invests US$200M to upscale coconut, cashew  production in Ghana

  GHANA – The Government has secured a US$200 million loan facility from the World Bank to support the ‘Tree Crop Diversification Project, a program aimedto upscale the production of tree crops particularly coconut. According to Ghana News, the financed program would enable the Tree Crops Development Authority (TCDA) to undertake research and development of different varieties of coconut, […]

Government gets $200 million to upscale coconut production, other tree crops for export

Government has secured a US$200million World Bank fund to support the tree crops sector and facilitate research and development into new varieties, improve value addition and increase cultivation capacity. The funding support aims to scale up and increase the tree crop or cash crop sector’s contribution to gross domestic product, as part of the measures […]

2022 International Coconut Festival marked in Accra

The year’sedition of the International Coconut Festival has been marked in Accra with a call on industry players to help promote and develop the coconut industry while making it a significant reliable revenue source. Organised by Africa Coconut Group in collaboration with Ghana Export Promotion Authority (GEPA),the festival was onthe theme ‘Repositioning Ghana’s Coconut Sector […]

GEPA, African Coconut Group organizes International Coconut Festival

Dr Michael Oquaye Jnr, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Ghana Free Zones Authority (GFZA), has called for research into the development of coconut products for value addition and maximum earnings for the country. He said Ghana could increase its global share of the coconut industry through research into the commodity as a source […]

Coconut industry can employ up to a million Ghanaians — African Coconut Group

The Director of the African Coconut Group (ACG), Kwaku Boateng, has advised young people to venture into the coconut industry due to the availability of structures aimed at supporting the growth of new businesses in the sector. Mr. Boateng made the statement during an interview with citinewsroom.com ahead of the official opening of the 2nd […]

2nd International Coconut Festival launched in Ghana

The Second International Coconut Festival, Ghana, was on Friday launched at Alabokazo in the Ellembele District of the Western Region. Organised by African Coconut Group and Ghana Export Development Authority (GEPA) on the theme “Repositioning Ghana’s coconut sector for accelerated industrialization agenda”, it heralded the main event slated for Accra from September 20-23 and will […]

Ghana set to host 2nd International Coconut Festival

The African Coconut Group (ACG) in collaboration with Ghana Export Promotion Authority (GEPA), is holding the Second International Coconut Festival in Ghana under the theme “Repositioning Ghana’s Coconut Sector for the Accelerated Industrialization Agenda”. The 2022 edition was launched on Friday, August 12 at Alabokazo in the Ellembele District of the Western Region. In her […]

The coconut industry has the potential to employ up to one million Ghanaians

Kwaku Boateng, the director of the African Coconut Group (ACG), has recommended young people to enter the coconut industry because there are institutions in place to facilitate the expansion of new firms in the field. Mr. Boateng was addressing the media in advance of the 2nd International Coconut Festival’s official launch, which will take place at […]