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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...
Gmos

CSOs urge Akufo-Addo not sign to GMOs Bill and save farmers

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Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) are appealing to President Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo not to assent the Plant Variety Protection Bill to make it law in...

Women Steal the Show at Bibiani Anhwiaso Bekwai Farmers Day Awa

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Several women emerged winners at this year's Municipal Farmers Day celebration held at Akaaso in the Bibiani Anhwiaso Bekwai Municipal Area, in the Western...
Social Municipal Best Farmer

Carpenter adjudged New Juaben North Overall Best Farmer

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Mr Kadedji George, a 42-year-old carpenter, has been adjudged the overall best farmer in the New Juaben North Municipality. Mr...
Social Municipal Best Farmer

25 farmers honoured at Atwima Nwabiagya South

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Twenty five farmers in the Atwima Nwabiagya South Municipality were on Friday honoured at this year’s Farmers’ Day celebrations at Mim in the Ashanti...
Farmer

30-year old rabbit farmer emerges best farmer for Ablekuma Central

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Mr Joshua Belifei, a 30-year old rabbit farmer, emerged the overall best farmer in the Ablekuma Central Municipality at the 36th National Farmers' Day...
Farmer

Review selection of National Best Farmer-Peasant Farmers

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The Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana (PFAG) has called for a review of the selection process for the National Best Farmer Award to make...
Farmer

Generating insights for crop pest and disease surveillance through farmers

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Crop pests and diseases infestation pose enormous and wide-scale risk to food security, the livelihoods of millions of African smallholders and economies. In recent...
Rice Farmers

Upper East to become hub for rice and livestock production – MOFA

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Mr Francis Ennor, the Upper East Regional Director of the Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MOFA) on Thursday, said the region would soon become...
Farmers

Farmers express interest in ‘Favour’ soybean variety

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Some farmers in the Karaga District of the Northern Region have expressed interest in the cultivation of Favour, a new soybean variety, to enable...
Farmers

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...