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Kwadaso Agric College; Delft University to train entrepreneurs

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The Kwadaso Agricultural College, in Kumasi, is working with the Delft University of Technology in The Netherlands to roll out a horticulture vocational...

NPP Japan Branch Commends Government for Massive Investment in Agriculture

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The National and the two-chapter executives as well as the entire membership of the NPP-Japan branch have applauded the Nana Addo-Bawumia led government on...
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OPEC Fund signs US$20 million loan with Burkina Faso to boost agriculture

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The Director-General of the OPEC Fund for International Development (the OPEC Fund) Dr Abdulhamid Alkhalifa has signed a US$20 million development loan to help...
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Global body seeks to remove agricultural barriers to spur exports

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An international food certification body said on Wednesday it plans to remove barriers that deny farmers from exporting their farm produce to the international...
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Nigeria’s central bank injects liquidity into market

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Nigeria's central bank has pumped 311.5 million U.S. dollars and 15 million Chinese yuan respectively into the financial system. The dollar intervention,...
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Agricultural Extension Officers in Sissala East Given Motorbikes

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The Sissala East Municipal Assembly has presented 13 Galaxy Motorbikes to the Municipal office of the Department of Agriculture for distribution to agricultural extension...
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Israeli Agricultural Innovation Meeting Comes Off This June

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Ghana is to host the State of Israel Agricultural Innovation Summit in June to create enabling environment for dialoguing and exploration of grounds for...
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Agricultural Extension Agents schooled on Warehouse Receipt System

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Agricultural Extension Agents (AEAs) in the Tamale Metro and Sagnarigu Municipality have been trained on the Ghana Warehouse Receipt System (WRS) project to help...
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Ghana’s Agriculture policy interventions aims at generating bumper harvest

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Dr Gyiele Nurah, Minister of State at the Ministry of Agriculture, has said increased investment by government since 2017 has revived the country’s agriculture...
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UW Deputy Minister Finds Investors for Agriculture Sector

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Mr. Amidu Issahaku Chinnia, the Deputy Upper West Regional Minister, has urged investors to take advantage of the business opportunities in the area to...
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Ghana builds 570 dams to complement agriculture

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The Ghanaian government has started the construction of a total of 570 dams and 15 warehouses in the northern region to aid agricultural development,...
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African trainees undergo agriculture training in Guizhou

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A total of 21 trainees from six African countries are receiving agricultural technology training in southwest China's Guizhou Province, Guizhou University said Sunday. Trainees from...
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Ghana’s Cashew Export Hits US$197 Million

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Ghana’s cashew sector is now the leading agricultural non-traditional export, with a total amount of $197 million worth of export revenue in 2016, representing...

Agricultural Problems cannot be Addressed through Agrochemicals

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Mr Daniel Moss, the Agro-ecology Fund Manager based in the US, has said the use of agricultural chemicals is not a good solution to...
A Chinese agricultural expert passes on farming technologies to farmers in Burundi, in an aid-Burundi demonstration rice field. (Photo provided by aid-Burundi agricultural expert)

China Seeks to Reinforce Its Agricultural Ties With Africa

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China is willing to share its experience in managing agriculture and rural systems with African countries through multiple ways, and further deepen cooperation with...

Ghanaian youth urged to take agriculture as serious profession

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Mr Mohammed Adjei Sowah, the Accra Metropolitan Chief Executive has urged the youth to take up agriculture as a serious profession to earn a...
MoFA establishes demonstration centres to educate farmers

Aowin district rewards 16 farmers

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The Aowin district has rewarded sixteen farmers for their immense contribution to the growth of agriculture and promotion of food security. Mr Alexander Ofori Amanfo,...

ISSER calls for revision of roles of agricultural development banks

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The Institute of Statistical, Social and Economic Research (ISSER), of the University of Ghana, has said that given government’s desire to boost investments in...
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KNUST Initiate Steps To Admit Females Into Engineering Programs

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The Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) has taken deliberate steps to woo more females to pursue programmes in engineering. These involve cutting...
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Climate Change Posing Great Challenge To Food Security

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Global food security can only be achieved through a coordinated policy approach to hunger, poverty and climate change, world leaders and experts said during...
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Ghana eyes developing comprehensive agriculture blueprint

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Ghana's Vice-President Mahamudu Bawumia Monday opened a consultative forum towards the development of a comprehensive and integrated agricultural plan for the country. The forum assembled...

Benin: AfDB Supports Complete Growth Via Agricultural Value Chains

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The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) has approved the institution’s intervention strategy in Benin for the period 2017-2021. The strategy...
People select agricultural products in Yiwu, east China's Zhejiang Province, Jan. 3, 2017. (Xinhua/Tan Jin)

CEO Calls for Improved Packaging of Agricultural Produce

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Mrs Felicia Nyantekyi, the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of SeedShop Agribusiness Centre, has called for improved packaging and branding of agricultural produce to...

Minority Demands Answers From Finance Minister on McDan Loan Facility

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The Minority Caucus in Parliament has called on Mr Ken Ofori-Atta, the Finance Minister, to explain why he approved a GHC10 million loan from...

ECA teams up with partners in fighting Africa’s food insecurity

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The Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) and partners have agreed to fight food insecurity on the Continent under shared frameworks. The partners are the Food...

APP Delegates Declare Support for Emmanuel Nnamdi Uba for Anambra

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Senator Emmanuel Nnamdi Uba, A distinguished aspirant for Anambra Gubernatorial Race under the platform of All Progressive Party. The Uga Born Politician amd Philanthropist,...
The picture shows the barns and modern machines of the Kimberly farm. (Photo by Gao Shi from People’s Daily)

Chinese think tank specialists visit US farmland for agricultural interactions

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A Chinese think tank delegation on Sunday paid a visit to Kimberly farm in Iowa State, whose name became popular among Chinese people after...
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MoFA Introduce New Hybrid Maize Varieties

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The National Varietal Release and Registration Committee (NVRRC) of the Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MoFA) has approved seven new hybrid maize varieties to...
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Brong-Ahafo, Western Region To Benefit From Deforestation Project

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Over 52 selected local communities in the Brong-Ahafo and Western Regions are to benefit from a $5.5 million Ghana Dedicated Grant Mechanism for Local...
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Tema Port: US$30 Million Worth of Cocaine Disappears

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Investigations by The Finder have revealed that Ghana’s image in the comity of nations has once again been heavily dented as the country failed...