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Dry season farmers

Dry season farmers in UER bemoan water shortages

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The Garu and Bawku onion farmers have called on government to help solve the current water challenges affecting onion cultivation and other dry season...
Farmers - Agroecology

Farmers petition government of Ghana to invest in agro-ecology

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Some farmers Associations have appealed to the government to consider investing in agro-ecology to help address the impact of climate change on smallholder farmers...
Farmers

Farmers urged to adopt early maturing crops

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Farmers in the Northern Ecological Zone have been urged to adopt early maturing crops to increase food production and sustain food supply to families. Mr...
Chiefs and leaders

Volta Chiefs and farmers call for expansion of Aveyime and Fieve Rice projects

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Chiefs and leaders of farmer-based organisations from the Tongu areas in the Volta region have appealed for the revamp and expansion of the Aveyime...
Workshop Farmers

Farmers urged to apply innovation in agricultural practices

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Mr Kyei Kwadwo Yamoah, Programmes Manager of Friends of the Nation (FoN) an NGO, has urge farmers to apply technological innovations in their...
farmers

University of Energy and Natural Resources trains farmers on planting materials

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A Cocoa Target Learning Platform to help experts and farmers share knowledge on planting materials for increased productivity has been held at Mankranso in...
Patrick Kowuah,

Farmers and other stakeholders trained on Agroecology in Western Region

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Mr Patrick Kowuah, the Western Regional Director of Agriculture, has called for an innovative approach to farming due to decreasing yields in farm produce,...
Pictures show Mr. Abu speaking to participants (above) and other participants sharing ideas (below)

Farmers urged to adopt organic and climate-smart farming

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Mr. Daniel Kofi Abu, the Project Manager of Tropenbos-Ghana has urged farmers to adopt organic and climate-smart farming to improve the quality of food...
Social Cocobod Farmers

Cocobod donates Solar Lamps to farmers in Volta Region

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Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD), in collaboration with Light A Village, a non-governmental organization, has donated complete sets of solar lamp to 48 cocoa and...
Planting trees

Botswana extends planting season due to persistent rainfalls

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Botswana has implored farmers in the northern part of the country to extend their planting season due to continuous rains the country is experiencing. ...
Cocoa Farmers

Farmers urged to grow and consume cocoa products for healthy living

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Mr Ohene Amankwa, the Principal Quality Control Officer of the Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) in the Twifo Atti-Morkwa District, has urged cocoa farmers to...
Nii Ayi Pampaku I

Stop Selling Every Piece Of Land – Nii Ayi Pampaku I

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The Asafoatse of Weija, Nii Ayi Pampaku I has bemoaned the indiscriminate sale of farmlands for residential purposes. According to him, the menace if not...
Rice

Rice farmers attribute losses to lack of combine harvesters

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Rice farmers at Fumbisi and Tono in the Builsa South District and the Kassena-Nankana Municipality of the Upper East Region have attributed heavy losses...
agribusiness

United States’ Feed the Future Program helps Agribusiness Sector in Ghana

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The U.S. government, through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), hosted a virtual learning event culminating a seven-year, $41.6 million U.S. government-funded...
Vegetable Farmers

GCAP supports farmers with over US$9 million

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The Ghana Commercial Agricultural Project (GCAP) has linked over 31 farmers to 10,000 out-growers nationwide and supported them with a grant facility of US$9.07...
Vegetable Farmers

Farmers’ trust in improved seeds fell in 2019 – Research

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A research conducted by the Ghana Trades and Livelihoods Coalition (GTLC) in 2019 has shown that farmers’ trust in improved seeds supplied under the...
Vegetable Farmers

Vegetable farmers meet to discuss marketing challenges

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The Amanase Akuafo-hene (Chief Farmer), Opanin Ampofo, has stated that; “strengthening farmer groupings in urban vegetable production systems, is seen as one of the...
Farm

CSIR-SARI trains 64 farmers in Upper East Region

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Sixty four farmers from the Binduri District and Bawku Municipal in the Upper East Region have been trained in the efficient application of fertilizer...
Farmers

SWIDA-GH trains farmers on bushfire prevention

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The Savannah Women Integrated Development Agency (SWIDA-GH), a non-governmental organisation (NGO) based in the Northern Region, has organised capacity building workshop for selected farmer...
Women farmers

Nigeria announces plan to lift over 5 million 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...
Boko Haram

UN office retracts casualty figure on killing of farmers in NE Nigeria

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A UN office has retracted its initial casualty figure of farmers reportedly killed by Boko Haram in a Nigerian village. In a statement sent to...
Boko Haram

ECOWAS condemns killing of farmers by Boko Haram in Nigeria

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The Economic Community Of West African States (ECOWAS) on Tuesday condemned in strongest terms an attack on farmers in a village in Nigeria's northeastern...
Boko Haram

Death toll of farmers killed in NE Nigeria rises to 110

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The death toll from an attack on farmers in a village in Nigeria's northeastern state of Borno has risen to 110, with many wounded,...
Buhari

Nigerian president condemns attack in northeastern region

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Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday condemned an attack on farmers in the northeastern state of Borno, which has reportedly killed dozens of people. ...
John Dramani Mahama

Next NDC government to establish farmers’ mechanisation centres

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The next National Democratic Congress (NDC) government will establish farmers' mechanisation centres in all farming districts to boost productivity, Mr John Dramani Mahama, the...
Women farmers

Adopt multiple approaches in training farmers

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Madam Lily Akorfa Keledorme, Head of Partner and Farmer Engagement at Farmerline Company, has suggested the use of a blended approach to train farmers...
Sapip Meeting

Farmers benefit from COVID-19 response under TAATs

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Over 20, 000 smallholder farmers have been supported to cultivate about 38, 000 hectares of maize and soya, Mr Felix Ngmenkaara Darimaani,...
Fertilizer

Farmers in Adaklu laments exhorbitant sale of subsided fertilizer

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Some farmers, who participated in the last Farmers’ Day celebration at Adaklu Helekpe in the Adaklu District have lamented the sale of government's subsidised...
Greenhouse

Gyaasehene appeals to farmers in Dormaa Central to adopt greenhouse technology

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Barimah Oppong Yaw Boabasa, the Gyaasehene of Dormaa Traditional Area, has advised farmers in the Asunsu Number One area to help eliminate the harmful...

CLIP organises sustainable agricultural, business forum

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Farmers have been advised not to solely rely on external support to undertake agricultural activities, but make conscious efforts to invest their own resources...