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Help expand our farms, rice growers appeal to Government

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Rice growers in the Volta Region have appealed for government support to expand their farms. Richard Mawutor, a rice...

Don’t patronize unwholesome food-FDA urges public

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The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA), has urged the public to be mindful of the quality of food they patronize on the...

Minister lauds moves to improve trade opportunities in tomato value chain

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Mr Steven Yakubu, the Upper East Regional Minister has assured tomato farmers in the region of his unflinching support to recapture the past glory...
Mr Samuel Nii Adjei Tawiah

MCE urges assembly members to adopt strategies for development

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Mr Samuel Nii Adjei Tawiah, the Korle Klottey Municipal Chief Executive (MCE), has urged the Assembly members to...
Maize

No scarcity of maize in Sunyani Municipality-MoFA Director

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There is no scarcity of maize in the Sunyani Municipality, Mr. John Ofosu Dankyira, the Municipal Director of Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MoFA)...

Ford and Ford Fund Donate GH₵117,000 to Maltiti Foundation for empowering and equipping young...

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Accra, Ghana, April 27, 2021 – Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, Ford Motor Company has dedicated considerable resources to assist global communities and humanitarian organisations involved...
Vegetable Farmers

Bono East Regional Minister commits to transformed agriculture

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Mr Kwasi Adu-Gyan, the Bono East Regional Minister, on Thursday expressed his determination to transform agriculture and create employment for the...
VALUE4HER IN-COUNTRY NETWORKING & ADVOCACY BREAKFAST EVENT

AGRA’s VALUE4HER program poised to accelerate women’s agribusiness in Africa

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Women play significant role in agriculture in Sub-Saharan Africa, providing up to 50% of the agricultural labor force by producing food while ensuring family...
Farm

CSIR unveils digitised soil map to boost agriculture

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As part of broader efforts to modernise Ghana's agriculture, Soil Research Institute (SRI) of Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), has launched a...

Government to increase investment in agriculture

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Alhaji Shani Alhassan Saibu, the Northern Regional Minister, says the government will continue to increase investment in agriculture in the region to boost production...
Energy poverty kills

‘Green Energy’ Means More Economic Misery for Africa

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March 19, 2021 Gyude Moore, former Liberian Minister of Public Works, has published an superbly perceptive article on what the “green-decarbonization” of energy means for...
farmers

NGO calls for government’s support for women in agriculture

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The Centre for Women in Agriculture and Nutrition (CWAN), a Non-governmental Organisation, has called on government to prioritise the needs of women in agriculture...
SEND-Ghana

SEND GHANA submitts its proposals to the ministry of finance for consideration into the...

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SEND GHANA, as has been the practice, went round the country to collate citizens' inputs and submitted them to the Ministry of Finance for...
Social Rice Durbar

Oti MOFA organises rice durbar for stakeholders

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Mr Obrien Nyarko, Oti Regional Director of Agriculture (MOFA) has said Ghana rice or local rice has the potential to compete with the foreign...
Gilbert F. Houngbo, President of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)

IFAD President Gilbert F. Houngbo appointed to second four-year term

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Gilbert F. Houngbo, the former prime minister of Togo who has served as president of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) since 2017,...
Farmers Groundnut

UN Women and Standard Bank’s partnership on climate-resilient agriculture

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Access to reliable data and market information is a critical tool in the drive to make Africa’s rural economies more equitable and sustainable, according...
maize

Zimbabwe anticipating bumper harvest of maize

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After years of relying on grain imports and for the first time in almost two decades, Zimbabwe expects this year to have a bumper...
Vegetable Farmers

Zambian small-scale farmers hail Chinese for supporting agriculture

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Zambian small-scale farmers have commended the Chinese for their involvement in uplifting the living standards of people through farming activities in Luanshya District in...
Women farmers

Nigeria announces plan to lift over 5 mln farmers out of extreme poverty

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Nigeria plans to lift at least five million smallholder farmers out of extreme poverty with support to increase their productivity, said a top agriculture...
First Lady

First Lady appeals to all Ghanaians to vote for President Akufo-Addo

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First Lady Mrs Rebecca Akufo-Addo has appealed to all Ghanaian voters, including; first-voters, to put the country first, and vote for President Akufo-Addo on...
Farmers

Zimbabwe starts repossessing under-utilized farms

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The Zimbabwean government has started the process of repossessing under-utilized, vacant and abandoned farms to ensure that land is fully utilized, the Chronicle newspaper...
Agriculture Development

Ghana’s ability to respond to COVID-19 justifies priority placed on agriculture – Karbo

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Mr Anthony Abayifaa Karbo, the Deputy Minister of Roads and Highways has stated that “The Country’s ability to respond to the challenges posed by...

Farmers urged to pursue Agriculture as a business avenue

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The Western Regional Minister, Mr Kwabena Okyere Darko-Mensah, has called on farmers and the youth to pursue Agriculture as a business enterprise. He said agriculture...

Campaign on sustaining funding in agriculture, education launched

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The Africa Centre for Energy Policy (ACEP), OXFAM, and the Friends of the Nation (FoN) have launched a campaign to ensure that adequate resources...
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Manager calls for active extension services in agriculture

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Agriculture holds the key to the country’s economic growth and development, and therefore, needs effective agricultural extension services. ...
Economic Programme Beneficiaries

Planting for Food and Jobs engages 639,751 people in Ashanti

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The government’s Planting for Food and Jobs (PfJ) Programme has engaged 639,751 people in the Ashanti Region over the last four years. The Reverend John...
Electronic Seed Demand Forecasting Tool

Electronic Seed Demand Forecasting Tool To Improve Seed Delivery in West Africa

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A new online tool to improve the delivery of seeds in West Africa will be unveiled at a virtual event on Tuesday, October 27,...

Sudan’s normalization with Israel to bring positive effects: Sudanese analysts

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Sudan's normalization of its relations with Israel will bring benefits to Sudan in several fields including economy and politics when the country is facing...
Investment

Investments in digitisation, and health highly cost-effective for Ghana’s development

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The Directors of the Policy Planning Monitoring and Evaluation Directorates (PPMEDs) from the various ministries have been presented with a prioritised list of 79...
Farmer

Post-harvest losses still a challenge in Ghana- Study

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Smallholder farmers in the country still experience as high as 30 percent post-harvest losses, mostly through spoilage and theft, a study titled Smallholder Market...