Regulations of the Cocoa Regulator in Cameroon
In exercise with Law No. 95/11 of July 27, 1995, on the organization of the cocoa and coffee trade, it has been stated that the overall purchase and sale of cocoa and cocoa-made products will be monitored and supervised by the National Cocoa & Coffee Board (NCCB). This is the authorized cocoa regulator in Cameroon that is held responsible for cocoa trade and its management right from the farm to export.
Responsibilities of the Cocoa Quality Monitoring Board in Cameroon
The NCCB is the legal body in charge of monitoring, supervising, and regulating the cocoa processing units in Cameroon as well as sustainably representing Cameroon in international cocoa and coffee trading platforms.
NCCB has some set responsibilities that allow for the quality production and legal trade of cocoa in and out of Cameroon. Being in the position of the cocoa quality monitoring board in Cameroon, the NCCB oversees the following duties:
- Controlling and supervising the quality of cocoa productions;
- Monitoring the statistics of cocoa exports;
- Promoting and defending the brand image of Cameroon as the leading producer of the best-quality cocoa
- Monitor international cocoa and coffee agreement;
- Represent Cameroon in international cocoa and coffee trading platforms.
The board aims to support and promote the sustainable development of cocoa processing units in Cameroon by fostering standard trade and production regulations in the cocoa industry.