Vice President of Ghana, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, is named as the Special Guest of Honour for first-ever Ghana Cocoa Awards (GCA) which comes off November 22, 2019 at the Marriott Hotel in Accra.
According to the organizers of the event, Dr Bawumia is expected to speak about the successes story of the Ghana Cocoa Industry. He will also highlight policy issues to boost the country’s earnings from the commodity and encouraging local processing and consumption.
Meanwhile, stakeholders of the Ghana Cocoa Industry have 10 days more to nominate awardees for the maiden Ghana Cocoa Awards.
Below is the of various awards
TECHNOLOGY FOR COCOA VALUE-CHAIN OF THE YEAR
OCOA ENTREPRENEUR OF THE YEAR
BEST CERTIFICATION SCHEME OF THE YEAR
COCOA CONSUMPTION AMBASSADOR OF THE YEAR
BEST JOURNALIST OF THE YEAR – COCOA REPORTING
THE TETTEH QUARSHIE COCOA PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR
COCOA LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
BEST COCOA FINANCING INSTITUTION OF THE YEAR
COCOA SUSTAINABILITY PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR
COCOA SUSTAINABILITY LITERACY AWARD (ESSAY COMPETITION)
COCOA CONSUMPTION CAMPAIGN OF THE YEAR
COCOA COSMETICS PRODUCT OF THE YEAR
COCOA BEVERAGE PRODUCT OF THE YEAR
COCOA SUSTAINABILITY INITIATIVE (CSR) OF THE YEAR
BEST COCOA NGO OF THE YEAR
COCOA PRODUCTS DISTRIBUTOR OF THE YEAR
RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT PROJECT OF THE YEAR
COCOA COMMUNITY ENERGY INNOVATION OF THE YEAR
CHOCOLATE BRAND OF THE YEAR – LARGE SCALE
CHOCOLATE BRAND OF THE YEAR – ARTISANAL
BEST PACKAGING INNOVATION OF THE YEAR
MOST INNOVATIVE COCOA PRODUCT OF THE YEAR
BEST COCOA PROCESSING COMPANY OF THE YEAR – ARTISANAL
BEST COCOA PROCESSING COMPANY OF THE YEAR – SEMI-FINISHED
BEST COCOA PROCESSING COMPANY OF THE YEAR – TERTIARY
BEST HAULIER OF THE YEAR
AGRO INPUT OF THE YEAR – FARM IMPLEMENTS
AGRO INPUT OF THE YEAR – CHEMICALS
AGRO INPUT OF THE YEAR – FERTILIZER
BEST LICENSED BUYING COMPANY OF THE YEAR
BEST COCOA PRODUCING DISTRICT OF THE YEAR
NATIONAL BEST COCOA FARMER OF THE YEAR
MOST FORMALISED COCOA COOPERATIVE OF THE YEAR
Deadline for the submission of entries is 31st October 2019. To submit an entry visit www.GhanaCocoaAwards.com/nominate for the criteria and nomination forms.
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The historic first Ghana Cocoa Awards Gala Night is slated for November 22, 2019 at the plush Marriott Hotel, Airport City Accra.