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Peasant farmers appeal for rice buyers

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The Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana (PFAG) is appealing to government, institutions and members of the public to buy their produce from the valleys...
Agriculture Biotechnology

OFAB Ghana honours journalists in science reporting

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Mr Zadok Kwame Gyesi, a reporter with the Graphic Online, subsidiary of the Graphic Communications Group Limited, has emerged winner of the 2020 Open...

Mahama assures free fertilizer for farmers in 2021

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President John Dramani Mahama has promised to provide free fertilizers to cocoa farmers to alleviate their plight in the cocoa production chain. He said under...
Farmers Groundnut

CSIR-SARI introduces high yielding groundnut varieties to farmers

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The Savanah Agriculture Research Institute of the Council for Scientific Industrial Research (CSRI-SARI), has introduced high yielding groundnut varieties to farmers in the Pusiga...
Bt Cowpea

BT cowpea to be commercialised in a year

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Ghana will in about a year see the commercial release of pest-resistant Barceló’s Thurigensis (BT) cowpea seeds to the food value chain for mass...
Cashew Seedlings

MP cautious farmers to desist from selling freely-distributed cashew seedlings

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The Member of Parliament (MP) for Tano North Constituency, Mrs. Freda Prempeh has cautioned farmers to desist from selling cashew seedlings distributed by the...

Civil Society Organisations call for support for farmers

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Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) in agriculture in the Upper East Region have called on the government to support farmers whose farm lands and livestock...
Cowpea Farmers

CSIR-SARI educates farmers on improved cowpea varieties

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The Manga Station of CSIR-Savanna Agricultural Research Institute (CSIR-SARI) in the Binduri District of the Upper East Region has engaged 124 farmers and other...
Agro ecological farming

New farming concept offers Zimbabwean farmers higher yields

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By Tafara Mugwara Reeling from the adverse effects of climate change that have seen agricultural output plummeting over the...

Assembly Member appeals for a tractor for farmers

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Mr Yussiff Zimbe Badia, the Assembly Member for the Sigri Electoral Area in the Wa West District, has appealed to the government and...
Tractor Service

Ketu South NPP Candidate inaugurates tractor service for farmers

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Mr David Tiahno Quarshie, the Parliamentary Candidate (PC) of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) for Ketu South has inaugurated two farm tractor services to...
Agrf

2020 Africa Agriculture Status Report Unveiled

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The 2020 Africa Agriculture Status Report (AASR)has been unveiled at the African Green Revolution Forum (AGRF) virtual summit in Kigali, Rwanda. This year's AASR focuses...
Maize Farm

RMG Kawana Fertilisers (NPK) Have Destroyed Maize Farms In The Sissala East Municipal And...

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Over the years, RMG agriculture products have been one of the trusted ones in the agric market. Events from last year have however cast...

Somalian farmers adopt greenhouse farming to beat hunger

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The collapse of the central government in Somalia in the early 1990s affected farming adversely as extension services and export of produce came...

ISSER urges government to intensify education on PFJ among farmers

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The Institute of Statistical, Social and Economic Research (ISSER), University of Ghana, has called on government to intensify education on its Planting for...
murder

South African MPs debate rising farm murders

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South African Members of Parliament (MPs) on Tuesday started a heated debate on the issue of farm murders as the recent scourge of farm...
Social media

Social media creates young celebrity farmers in Kenya

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When Caleb Karuga, a young farmer in Kenya's capital Nairobi, started to document his activities a few years ago and share them on social...
mtn

MTN MoMo makes payments easy for cocoa, poultry farmers

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MTN Mobile Money Limited is in the process of providing easy and faster payment platforms for the cocoa and poultry industries in the country...

Assembly to supply 600,000 cashew seedlings to farmers

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The Wa West District Assembly will distribute 600,000 cashew seedlings under the government’s flagship programme of Planting for Export and Rural Development (PERD) to...

Empower farmers to adopt best practices – Dr Garveh

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Dr Eli Garveh, Senior Lecturer at the Faculty of Agriculture, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, said framers must be empowered to adopt...
Agro Ecology Workshop

CIKOD engages farmers on promotion of agro-ecology

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The Center for Indigenous Knowledge and organizational Development (CIKOD) has organized a two-day workshop for peasant farmers and organizations in agro-ecology practice to...

NiPDA Research Extension Linkage Committee (RELC) meets.

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The Ningo Prampram District Assembly (NiPDA) has held a forum on challenges farmers faced in the passing year and how to improve upon their...
Gsa Aflatoxin

GSA trains extension officers, farmers in Western North Region on aflatoxins

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The Ghana Standards Authority (GSA) has extended its sensitization campaign on aflatoxins to stakeholders in the Western North region and surrounding communities. The training...
Watermelon?

High yielding watermelon seed introduced to farmers

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A high yielding watermelon seed known as ELGHALI has been introduced to farmers to help boost their incomes and ensure nutrition for consumers. ...

Zimbabwe says keen to raise funds on global markets to compensate former white farmers

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The Zimbabwean government is keen to issue a 30-year debt instrument on the global financial market to mobilize 3.5 billion U.S. dollars to compensate...
Cocoa Farmers

Embrace mass cocoa spraying exercise-Chief Farmer

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Cocoa farmers in the country have been urged to embrace the mass cocoa spraying exercise introduced by government. In an exclusive interview shortly after a...

Builsa North MoFA distributes cashew seedlings to farmers

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The Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MoFA) in the Builsa North District of the Upper East Region, is distributing cashew seedlings to farmers in...
Atiwa East

Atiwa East Department of Agriculture embarks on a study tour

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The Ministry of Food And Agriculture has a mission to promote sustainable agriculture and thriving agribusiness through research and technology development, effective extension and...
Farmers trim pumpkin leaves at a seedling cultivation base in Xinjiang Turpan Modern Agricultural Technology Demonstration Park in Turpan, northwest China’s Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, Feb. 24, 2020. Photo by Liu Jian, People’s Daily Online

FAO calls for linking agriculture with biodiversity in wake of pandemic

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Farmers across the world must connect agriculture with the protection of biodiversity and the environment to have a sustainable food supply system in...
Farmers

Teberebie farmers applaud Iduapriem Mine for initiating vegetable project

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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,...