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COCOBOD gives over 90,000 bags of fertilizers to farmers in Western North

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The Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) through the Cocoa Health and Extension Division (CHED) has presented a total 99,468 bags of Cocoa fertilizers to be...

MoFA to facilitate access to plough services for women farmers

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The Ministry of Food and Agriculture ( MoFA) will ensure that women farmers in the Upper East Region have access to mechanization services to...
Covid-19

Community leaders engaged on COVID-19 at Yendi

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Selected religious and traditional leaders, heads of department, and farmers amongst other opinion leaders in the Yendi Municipality have attended an engagement meeting on...
Social Mofa Donation

Callighana donates PPE to Ministry of Agriculture

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Callighana Company Limited, a total agriculture solution company, on Friday donated Personal Protective Equipment worth GHC60,000.00 to the Ministry of...
Cloves

Tanzania’s Zanzibar urges traders to stop buying cloves directly from farmers

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Tanzania's Zanzibar authorities on Tuesday warned traders against buying cloves directly from farmers. Said Seif Mzee, the Managing Director of the Zanzibar...
Palm Seedlings

Twifo-Attimokwa Assembly supply 50,000 hybrid oil palm seedlings to farmers

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More than 50,000 hybrid oil palm seedlings have been distributed to hundreds of farmers in the Twifo-Attimorkwa District of the Central Region. The distribution...
Kassim Majaliwa

Tanzania PM urges farmers to get ready for massive oil palm cultivation

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Tanzanian Prime Minister Kassim Majaliwa said on Saturday that the east African nation will start engaging in massive cultivation of oil palm from October...
Cocoa Coffee

Fairtrade introduces new cocoa and coffee certification to boost income of farmers

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In a move to deepen benefits for farmers, Fairtrade International has announced a new requirement for cooperatives and traders applying for cocoa or coffee...
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Cargill leverages technology to improve transparency in the cocoa sector

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Cargill, a global cocoa giant, has reiterated its commitment to a transparent and sustainable cocoa sector, which improves the lives of farmers and their...
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GASIP presents farm inputs and PPE to farmers at Yendi

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The Ghana Agriculture Sector Investment Programme (GASIP) has presented tricycles and personal protective equipment (PPE) to 30 farmers from Gukpegu and Kushegu in the...
Multi Purpose Pwalugu Dam

Multi-purpose Pwalugu Dam: Govt promises compensation for farmers, home owners

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Volta River Authority, VRA has disclosed that over 400 structures will be affected by the construction of the Pwalugu Multipurpose Dam project in both...
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MoFA supports poultry farmers under RfFJs-Minister

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The Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MoFA) has registered 350 poultry farmers for the implementation of a special broiler pilot project under the Rearing...
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Kenyan farmers sustain food supply amid COVID-19 pandemic, flood threats

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Resilient Kenyan farmers have shrugged off floods and locust threats to keep food supply steady in the east African nation amid the COVID-19 pandemic. ...
Rice Farm

COVID-19 may affect rice production in Builsa

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Mr Sylvan Dauda Danaa, the Builsa South District Director of the Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MoFA) in the Upper East Region, has said...
A cocoa farmer in Amankwaatia, Ghana

Covid-19: COCOBOD strengthens farmers’ education

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The Cocoa Health and Extension Division (CHED) of COCOBOD has embarked on a nationwide campaign to strengthen farmers’ education on the coronavirus (covid-19)...
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MP supports farmers in Krachi East with agrochemicals

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Mr Michael Yaw Gyato, Member of Parliament (MP) for Krachi East Constituency in the Oti Region has distributed over 60,000 cartons of agrochemicals to...
Army Warm Infestation

Army Worms destroy maize farms in twelve communities in Assin South

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More than twelve farming communities in the Assin South District of the Central Region have reported of the re-emergence of the devastating Fall Army...

AGRA supports farmers to mitigate impact of COVID-19

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The Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA) has presented Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) worth GHC20,000 and seed money of GHC10,000 to the...

Farmers appeals to government to promote organic farming

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The Nyamebekyere Co-operatives Vegetable Farming and Marketing Society Limited, a farmers-based organisation, has appealed to government to promote organic agriculture to guarantee quality public...

Farmers advised to increase their productivity

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Mr Kafui Safo, the Achiase District Director of Agriculture, has urged farmers to increase their productivity and produce more to help feed people in...
Photo taken on Feb. 4, 2020 shows a cloud of locusts flying in Mwingi North, Kenya. A number of East African countries are suffering serious locust infestation, with Kenya experiencing its worst in 70 years, which, if left unchecked, could grow 500 times in scale by June, a UN spokesman said Friday. Stephane Dujarric, spokesman for the UN secretary-general, said besides Kenya, Somalia and Ethiopia are undergoing their worst locust infestation in 25 years, and that Djibouti, Eritrea, Uganda and Tanzania are also experiencing swarm activity and locust breeding, while the risk of spread to South Sudan is high. (Xinhua/Fred Mutune)

East African farmers face new outbreak of locusts amid COVID-19 outbreak

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As the world battles COVID-19, farmers in East Africa are facing another devastating outbreak, swarms of desert locusts, says the International Committee of the...

More farmers in Birim Central Municipal benefit from PFJ

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The number of farmers who are benefiting from the Planting for Food and Jobs (PFJ) in the Birim Central Municipality keep increasing over the...
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Farmers appeal to government to complete Pai Katanga warehouse

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Farmers in Pai Katanga in the Krachi East Municipality of the Oti Region have appealed to government to complete work on a warehouse project...
Cassava Production

Farmers in Afram Plains to expand cassava and maize production

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Farmers in the Afram Plains have been urge to prepare raw materials to feed the proposed cassava factory and piggery being constructed under...
poultry-farmers

Poultry farmers cautioned on drug overdose of birds

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Dr. Joachim Darko, the Director of Veterinary Services Department for the Bono, Bono East and Ahafo Regions has cautioned poultry farmers to administer the...
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South Sudan’s farmers pin hope on peace to restore shattered livelihoods

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For over 40 years, Gabriel Dete survived on farming to feed his extended family until all came to an abrupt end four years ago...
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CSIR-SARI sensitises staff on PAIRED project

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Staff of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research – Savanna Agricultural Research Institute (CSIR-SARI) have been educated on the activities and implementation plan...
Ghana Cocoa Board

Cocobod to support farmers fight soil acidity

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The Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) and Beft Agro Consult Limited, distributor of fertilisers in Ghana, have renewed their partnership to provide Cocoa Farmers...
Ghana Standards Authority (GSA)

Provide more rapid aflatoxin test kits – GSA

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The government has been urged to take decisive steps to tackle the increasing threat to public health by the high levels of aflatoxins in...

GSA encourages use of ‘Aflasafe’ by farmers to reduce aflatoxins

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The Ghana Standard Authority (GSA) is encouraging the use of ‘Aflasafe’ – an all-natural agro-product by local farmers to help drastically reduce aflatoxins in...