Ghana: COCOBOD to Promote Use of Electronic Sealable Weighing Scale

The Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) is to procure the Ghana Standards Authority (GSA) recommended electronic sealable weighing scales, as part of measures to stop cheating in the cocoa purchasing value chain.

The scales, according to the COCOBOD, are tamper-proof to safeguard cocoa farmers from being shortchanged by Local Buying Companies.

These reform and preventive measures, the Board said, started in 2018 following a media report.

At a press conference in Accra yesterday to outline measures put in…


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