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Zimbabwe rolls out new farming concept to boost grain production

By Gretinah Machingura The Zimbabwean government has started inputs distribution to smallholder farmers countrywide, so that they can participate...
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Zambian leader flags off distribution of subsidized farming inputs to small-scale farmers

Zambian President Edgar Lungu on Wednesday flagged off the distribution of subsidized farming inputs to smallholder farmers to help them raise production. ...

Somalian farmers adopt greenhouse farming to beat hunger

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

Namibian farmer revives farming through national land resettlement program

by Ndalimpinga Iita For years, elderly Martha Haufiku struggled to irk a living out of her small land space. She nearly lost...

Farming is not a preserve of the uneducated – Prof Ziem

Professor Juventus Benogle Ziem, a Microbiology Professor at the School of Medical Health, University for Development Studies (UDS), has stated that farming is...
At a minesite

Amansie South youth abandon ‘galamsey’ for farming

The youth in the Amansie South District of the Ashanti Region have received commendation for availing themselves of the Government’s agricultural programmes to...

Government asked to make farming lucrative

Some farmers in the Hohoe Municipality of the Volta region have called on government to make farming lucrative to attract the country's youth. ...
Family Farming

Ghana Government advised to pump money into Family Planning

The Government has been urged to prioritize and invest in the family farming concept and see it as a sustainable strategy to achieve its...
Peasnat Farmers and Parliamentary Committee

Peasant Farmers and Parliamentary Committee Discuss Sustainable Farming

The Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana (PFAG) with its partners have met the parliamentary select committee on Food, Agriculture and Cocoa Affairs to propose...
Agriculture Application

Savanna Agric Institute Improves Farming with Mobile App

The Savanna Agricultural Research Institute of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR-SARI) in collaboration with the Centre for Agriculture and Bioscience International...
agricultural productivity

Fiji Authorities Urge Youths to Take Up Farming

Aging farmers in Fiji's rural communities involved in the agriculture sector continues to be a worrying trend for the Fijian government which wants more...

Kenyan youth ventures in farming to further his education

A Kenyan youth in the coastal Tana River County has ventured into farming to earn a living and also further his education. Hiribae Dulu, 35-year-old...

Navro-Pio Requests for Gia Communities Sprinkler Irrigation

Pe-Dennis Aneakwoa Belinia Adda, the Paramount Chief of the Navrongo Traditional Area, has appealed to President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo to assist the Gia...
Mr Stephen Kwaku Agyei

Farmer appeals to traditional rulers to reserve lands for farming

Traditional authorities have been urged to reserve lands for farming to increase food production. Mr Stephen Kwaku Agyei, a farmer at Baakoniaba in the Sunyani...

Kenyan Small-scale Farmers turn to flower farming

Flower farming in Kenya for years has been the preserve of the big local and foreign farmers and companies, mainly situated in Naivasha, northwest...
Land Farming

Apostle Safo to venture into commercial farming

Apostle Kwadwo Safo, Founder, and Leader of Christo Asafo Church has secured a total of 3,000 acres of land in Agogo in the Ashanti...
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FBOs urged to take up Commercial farming

Farmer-based organisations (FBOs) in the East Mamprusi District have been equipped with the appropriate entrepreneurial and productivity skills in agri-business to pursue farming as...

The Lab, IFAD move to address climate issues affecting smallholder farmers in Africa.

In the margins of the United Nations General Assembly, the Global Innovation Lab for Climate Finance (the Lab) and the International Fund for Agriculture...
Kenyan Coat of arms

Kenyans invest in farming as agribusiness becomes worthy venture

Some years ago, many Kenyan farmers used to invest little in their livestock and crops as a majority farmed for hobby or self-fulfillment. For those...
climate change

COP23 Demands That Greenhouse Emissions Be Cut

A total of 25,000 visitors are attending the United Nations conference of Parties (COP23) on climate change currently underway in Bonn, Germany. The conference which...
fruit trees

Women Farmers, 3 Communities Benefit From C4C Project

A total of 98 women benefitted from subsidized ploughing services and soya seed bank project in the communities of Boo in Jirapa District and...

Association Demands The Reopening of Kwaso blacksmithing Workshop

Reactivate abandoned Kwaso blacksmithing workshop An appeal has been made to the government to renovate and retool a blacksmithing workshop left abandoned at the Kwaso...

Farming on Adaklu Mountain Banned Due to Landslides – NADMO

The National Disaster Management Organization (NADMO) has banned the cultivation of crops on the Adaklu Mountain. The ban was necessitated by a “severe” landslide which...
Youth Farming Agriculture

“Making farming cool” equals to opportunities for young people

How to make farming attractive to young people is fast becoming a major talking point in development circles. In a context where farming populations...

11 countries to participate in AGCO’s Young Agripreneurs Forum

AGCO, Your Agriculture Company, a worldwide manufacturer and distributor of agricultural equipment and solutions, welcomed delegates from 11 countries attending the Southern African Confederation...

SARI to launch new studies on Frafra potatoes

Dr Francis Kusi, Research team leader at the Savanna Agricultural Research Institute ( SARI) has said the institute would expand its research horizons into...
Cocoa Farmers

CSOs form NETCO to advocate for cocoa farmers

A network of Civil Society Organisations aimed at advocating issues affecting cocoa farmers in the country has been formed. The Network of NGOs in Cocoa...
Wpid Women Farming

Farming Community In Ho Cry For Clean Water

Atikpui, a farming community in the Ho Municipal area, on the Ghana-Togo border, is in dire need of clean water and toilet facilities, Mr...
7th Sugar Cane Conference

Case IH Champions and Partakes in 7th Africa Sugar Conference

Case IH took part, for the seventh year running, in the Annual Africa Sugar Conference held in Nairobi, Kenya from April 4th to the...

U/W: planting for food initiative launch

The Planting for food and jobs campaign” has been launched in the Upper West Region with a call on all to take up farming...