Kuapa Kokoo is an amalgamated co-operative organization which has subsidiaries under the main umbrella body Kuapa Kokoo Farmers Cocoa Cooperative and Marketing Union Limited (KKFU), whose objectives are to empower small-scale cocoa producers, enhance female participation in the decision-making process through gender mainstreaming, and encourage environmentally sustainable production. The three sub-units are:
Kuapa Kokoo is a truly democratic organization. The Union operates a 3 tier governance structure with the Zonal Executive Committee (ZEC) at the community level; Society Executive Council (SEC) at the District level and National Executive Council (NEC) who are elected by a National Assembly to formulate policies at the National level. In 2015, the Union adopted a new structure to strengthen farmer commitment, ownership and transparency as well as to further deepen grass root participation in decision making.