This study investigates the implications of the Ghana Cocoa
Marketing Board's economic objectives on cocoa production in Ghana.
The realisation of the Board's objectives involves it in withholding
from the growers significant proportions of the annual proceeds from
the export of cocoa. All withdrawals, be they temporary or permanent,
are classified as taxes on the growers.
The taxation since the GCMB was created is more than that
required for optimal development of the industry. To reach...[Show more]
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