P-GH-KF0-003

Project Details
ID: P-GH-KF0-003 Name: GHANA COCOA SECTOR INSTITUTIONAL SUPPORT PROJECT Status: Approved Country: Ghana
Sector: Multi-Sector Approval date: 11-Dec-2018 Task Manager: IBRAHIM Amadou, ECGF
Total cost: 5000000
Currency: UAC
Source(s) of financing
ADF: 5000000
Implementing Agency: MINISTRY OF FOOD AND AGRICULTURE Location: Ghana
21-Jan-2020

Ghana - Cocoa Sector Institutional Support Project (COSISP) - Project Appraisal Report

The cocoa sector, which is the single most important source of income for farmers in Ghana, faces several challenges. The most recent one is the decline in world prices, which has seriously affected the financial situation of the organization managing the sector, COCOBOD (See BOX 1 for more information on COCOBOD). However, there are also structural problems such as the large number of aging or diseased trees, which need to be replaced, the low level of productivity, which discourages farmers from remaining in the sector, and smuggling. Thus, it is important to improve the effectiveness of...