Acting Deputy Chief Executive visits Iribov Invitro Laboratory

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The Acting Deputy Chief Executive, Mr Forster Boateng, in charge of Operations  paid a working visit to the Iribov Invitro Laboratory at Sogakope in the Volta Region.

TCDA identifies the Iribov laboratory as a partner through the provision of quality planting materials for farmers. In addition, TCDA identifies opportunities from Iribov’s traceability digitalized system put in place to track each seedling supplied and planted in farmers’ fields

 Mr Boateng commended management of the Laboratory for the introduction of advanced technology to accelerate TCDAs commitment towards providing high quality planting materials to farmers more specifically for cashew and Mango.

It is identified that the advanced work done on other food crops such as ginger, turmeric, and yam mini-sets could be integrated into the TCDA’s diversification intervention to enhance the livelihood and resilience of smallholder farmers

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.

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