Best Farmer advises against smuggling of cocoa
This would enable the country to re-capture her status as the world’s leading producer and exporter of the produce.
He stressed that the obnoxious practice was counter-productive and failure to stamp it out could destroy the country’s cocoa industry.
Mr Boateng, who gave the advice in an interview with the Ghana News Agency (GNA) at Kramokrom in the Municipality appealed to the Government to beef up security at the Western borders of the country to effectively control smuggling , especially of cocoa.
Mr Boateng appealed to the Government to provide the necessary inputs to enable cocoa farmers to increase production and called on farmers to adopt modern agricultural practices to increase their yields.