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Organic Crop Farmers call for improved standards in the agriculture

Nana Kwame Gyamfi, the Project Coordinator of Cocoa Organic Farmers Association (COFA), has advocated a legislative Instrument that will ensure adherence to standards in...
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Zimbabwe’s minister dies a few days after driver succumbed to COVID-19

Zimbabwe's Lands, Agriculture, Water and Rural Resettlement Minister Perrance Shiri died Wednesday morning, a few days after his driver succumbed to COVID-19. President Emmerson Mnangagwa...
Finance Minister Ken Ofori Atta

COVID-19 slows economic growth

Mr Ken Ofori-Atta, the Minister of Finance, said the COVID-19 outbreak is posing significant challenges to the economy, eroding the gains made for growth...

Support smallholder farmers to improve food production

The COVID-19 pandemic is not only a major public health concern but also a threat to global food security which has the potential to...

Greater attention required for Agriculture, CSOs tell government

A group of Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) operating in the Agricultural value chain are urging government to use the sector as a pivot to...
Association of Ghana Industries (AGI)

AGI to establish youth enterprise development centres in three regions

The Association of Ghana Industries (AGI) in the Volta, Oti and Eastern regions has initiated efforts to establish enterprise development centres to train the...

Agric Minister welcomes draft National Aflatoxins Policy

Dr Owusu Afriyie Akoto, Minister of Food and Agriculture has endorsed the new draft National Policy on Aflatoxin Control in Food and Feed, describing...

Teberebie farmers applaud Iduapriem Mine for initiating vegetable project

Farmers who have benefited from the AngloGold Ashanti Iduapriem Mine Teberebie vegetable project have lauded the mining giant for the programme. According to the farmers,...

MoFA Director encourages farmers to increase production

Mr Francis Ennor, the Upper East Regional Director of the Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MoFA) has advised farmers in the region to farm...
Bongo Balungu Bridge

Collapsed Bongo-Balungu Bridge: Major threat to maternal health care

“On May 28, 2020, as the driver (name withheld) of the Ghana National Ambulance Service stationed at the Bongo District Hospital in the Upper...
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Economic trees in Upper East Region under threat

Some economic trees in some parts of the Upper East Region are under serious threat as they are continuously being destroyed in the course...
Hh Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed With The Winner From The Okuafo Foundation

Ghanaian teenager develops AI to ensure greater food security for communities

Agriculture is the region’s largest employer by sector and a key driver of participation in global value chains – but will the sector ever...
Mr Isaac Kwadwo Buabeng The Municipal Chief Executive For Nsawam Adoagyiri Municipality

Highlighting environmental cleanliness is vital – MCE

Mr Isaac Kwadwo Buabeng, the Municipal Chief Executive for Nsawam-Adoagyiri Municipality, has said there is the need to highlight environmental cleanliness as we intensify...
Nestle Promotes Youth Excellence In Agriculture

Nestle promotes youth excellence in agriculture

Nestlé, the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA), and Sahel Grains have awarded three young farmers who have embraced agriculture as a...
fishing industry

Kenya plans steps to raise fish production

Kenya's ministry of agriculture on Wednesday announced plans to raise fish production. Peter Munya, cabinet secretary at the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock,...
Ecr Group

COVID-19 crisis: ECR Group calls for specific agricultural fund outside Common Agricultural Policy budget

In an exchange of views in the Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development with Commissioner Janusz Wociechowski regarding the exceptional measures for the European...
locust crisis

UN ramps up efforts to curb spread of desert locust in Somalia

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) said on Monday it has enhanced cooperation with Somalia to curb the spread...

Agona East Assembly organizes Meet the Press

The Agona East District Assembly has organised Meet the Press programme to showcase the successes of President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo since 2017. Development Projects...

Stakeholders appeals for establishment of Shea Board Authority

Stakeholders at a Northern Development Forum have appealed to government to separate the Sheanuts from the Cocobod and establish a Sheanut Board or...
agricultural productivity

FAO chief says sustainable development of agriculture key to ending hunger

The sustainable development of agriculture is the key to ending hunger, said Director-General of the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) Qu Dongyu on...

Veep officially unveils Absa Ghana Limited in Accra

Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia on Monday officially unveiled Absa Ghana Limited, formerly Barclays Ghana Limited at a colourful ceremony in Accra. Dr Bawumia...

Taxpayers in Ghana to hit 16 million by close of the year – Bawumia

Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia says the introduction of various digital initiatives by government will widen the tax net and increase the number of...

Achiase district Assembly highlights achievements

The Achiase District Assembly in their bid to assist the new assembly members in their planning activities for the electoral areas has educated them...

MoFA and Embassy of Israel select 3rd batch of Agriculture Interns

The Ministry of Food and Agriculture in collaboration with the High Commission of Israel has started an interview selection process to choose the third...

Attach importance to development meetings Tumu Kuoro

Kuoro Richard Babini Kanton, the Tumu Kouro has advised Ghanaians especially people of Tumu to attach importance to development meetings as they do in...

President receives seven envoys’ credentials

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo Monday received the credentials of seven newly appointed envoys from Zimbabwe, Mali, Kenya, India, Togo, Rwanda and Guinea. They are;...

Stakeholders urged to prioritize the needs of women in agriculture

The Ghana Federation of Forest and Farm Producers (GhaFFaP) has said there is the need to place more emphasis on the needs of women...

Fertilizer Subsidy to Agriculture needs to be maintained – Research

A new research finding has recommended that Ghana’s fertilizer subsidy programme under the Planting for Food and Jobs (PFJ) be...

Kofi Koranteng to contest 2020 Presidential Elections as an independent candidate

Mr Kofi Koranteng, a 53-year-old lead campaigner of the advocacy group championing the passage of the Representation of the People’s Amendment Act (ROPAA),...

More bank lending to agriculture sector will boost production – Eden Tree CEO

Madam Catherine Krobo Edusei, Founder and Managing Director of Eden Tree Ghana Limited, has said agriculture production would have a major boost if...