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82 nominees shortlisted for 2nd Ghana Cocoa Awards

The Ghana Cocoa Awards (GCA) secretariat has announced 82 nominees for the second edition of the scheme.

These finalists were shortlisted from a total of 155 entries filed by individuals, groups and organisations operating within the national cocoa industry.

The awards ceremony is scheduled to come off Saturday, 14th November 2020 at the Kempinski Hotel Gold Coast City in Accra.

The event will be graced by the Chief Executive Officer of Ghana Cocoa Board, Joseph Boahen Aidoo who is the Special Guest of Honour.

This year’s theme is: “The Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) –
Prospects and Opportunities for Ghana’s Cocoa.”

In a press release, the secretariat outlined the 30 competitive categories that these nominees are classified under.

“This year, two distinguished private sector actors qualified with very strong bids for the coveted Cocoa Personality of the Year honour currently held by the Chief Executive of Ghana Cocoa Board, Honourable Joseph Boahen Aidoo.”

“The second annual Networking and Awards Gala Night of Ghana Cocoa Awards (GCA) will be chaired by former Member of the Council of State and Presidential Adviser, His Majesty Ehunabobrim Prah Agyensaim VI, King of Owirenkyi Traditional Area (Assin Kushea) in the Central Region. The Chief Executive Officer of Ghana Investment Promotion Centre, Mr. Yofi Grant, is Guest Speaker,” the document read.

GCA is an independent industry awards scheme designed to spotlight and celebrate innovation, achievement and excellence while offering an unparalleled platform for networking in the Ghana cocoa value chain.

This scheme is a concept of VC Media and supported by ECOM Ghana and AMP Logistics Ghana Limited.