Functions of TCDA: Summary

 

The Tree Crop Development Authority (TCDA) is the body in charge of the regulation and development of production, processing, trading, and marketing of six tree crops which includes cashew, shea, mango, coconut, rubber, and oil palm in Ghana.

The Authority, according to the Act, is to perform these  main functions.

  • Implement policies to ensure the viability of tree crops sub-sector
  • Conduct and promote research to develop the tree crop sub-sector
  • Regulate, register, co-ordinateand promote all activities relating to tree crops
  • Develop, promote and commercialize research findings as well as provide technical, advisory and consultancy services
  • Develop and maintain markets as well as promote efficient marketing
  • Liaise and co-ordinate with other organizations inside and/or outside their respective countries to further enhance the tree crops sub-sector.
  • Plan and implement training programmes and human resource development in line with the needs of the tree crops sub-sectors.
  • Act as the resource and information center of the industry including the publication and dissemination of information.

Vision

A highly developed, diversified, value-added, globally competitive and sustainable tree crop sector in Ghana.

Mission

To facilitate the development and well-being, through research, capacity building and excellent services, of the selected tree crop industries with a view to achieving long-term commercial productivity and sustainability, while providing a higher contribution to the national economy of Ghana.

Mandate

To regulate and create a conducive environment for the growth and development of tree and industrial crops in Ghana with consequential benefits to the economy of the country.

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Who We Are

The Tree Crops Development Authority(TCDA) is a body established by an Act of Parliament, the Tree Crops Development Authority Act 2019 (Act 1010,2019). TCDA is corporate with perpetual succession to regulate and develop in a sustainable environment; production, processing, and trading of six tree crops: Cashew, Shea, Mango, Coconut, rubber, and oil palm in Ghana.

Contact us

Email: info@tcda.org.gh
Phone: 0244632340