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UER MoFA engages Tomato Value Chain actors

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The Upper East Regional Directorate of the Ministry of Agriculture has started engagements with actors in the tomato value chain to revamp tomato production,...
Cameroon

2.7 million people face food insecurity in Cameroon

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Some 2.7 million people in Cameroon face food insecurity due to conflicts and poor production, according to a report published by the country's Ministry...

Farmers urged to pursue Agriculture as a business avenue

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The Western Regional Minister, Mr Kwabena Okyere Darko-Mensah, has called on farmers and the youth to pursue Agriculture as a business enterprise. He said agriculture...
agribusiness

Kenya launches platform to boost agribusiness

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Kenya on Wednesday launched the first Agribusiness Partnership Platform Framework (CAP-F) to streamline engagement with the private sector. Peter Munya, cabinet secretary...

Kenya launches digital strategy to boost agricultural productivity

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Kenya on Friday launched a digital strategy and electronic voucher input subsidy program to boost agricultural productivity and farmers' income. Peter Munya,...
One-Village One-Dam

One-Village, One-Dam: 437 small earth dams at various stages of completion

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Government, on Wednesday, refuted claims by the Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana that 90 per cent of dams under ' One-Village, One-Dam' initiative cannot...
locust

Uganda braces for major locust invasion

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Uganda is preparing to take on a major invasion of desert locusts from neighboring Kenya where they are already causing havoc. Vincent Ssempijja, minister of...
Pfag Supports Rural Farmers With Ppes

PFAG supports rural farmers with PPEs

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The Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana (PFAG), has presented Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to 22 Districts Department of the Ministry of Agriculture. ...
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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...
Mr Isaac Kwadwo Buabeng The Municipal Chief Executive For Nsawam Adoagyiri Municipality

Highlighting environmental cleanliness is vital – MCE

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Mr Isaac Kwadwo Buabeng, the Municipal Chief Executive for Nsawam-Adoagyiri Municipality, has said there is the need to highlight environmental cleanliness as we intensify...
Kenyan media

Kenya mulls measures to cushion livestock communities during COVID-19 pandemic

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Kenya is planning to put in place a raft of measures to cushion livestock communities during the COVID-19 pandemic, a senior government official said...
A local tour guide holds a handfull of dead desert locusts after an invasion in Shaba National Reserve in Isiolo, northern Kenya, 16 January 2020 (issued 18 January 2020). Large swarms of desert locusts have been invading northern Kenya for weeks, after having infested some 70,000 hectares of land in Somalia which the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has termed the 'worst situation in 25 years' in the Horn of Africa. FAO cautioned on 13 January 2020 that it poses an 'unprecedented threat' to food security and livelihoods in the region. The government is spraying pesticide in the affected areas to battle the insects. EPA/Daniel Irungu

Ethiopia racing against time to control locust invasion

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The United Nations has warned that the Ethiopian government is racing against time to control the ongoing desert locust invasion as the February-May harvest...
cotton

Malawi to receive high cotton yield this year

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A recent report from Ministry of agriculture in Malawi shows that Malawi is going to harvest a lot of cotton this year. ...

Three ranches left to rot in Kwahu Afram Plains

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Mr Samuel Kena, the Afram Plains North District Chief Executive, has appealed to the Ministry of Agriculture to help revive the three abandoned fodder...
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Desert locusts pose small threat to China

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The possibility for desert locusts to wreak havoc in China is quite small because of the topography and climate characteristics in the country's border...

Youth urged to take advantage of government initiatives

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Mrs Beatrice Serwaah Derkyi, Ejisu Municipal Chief Executive, has called on youth in the area to take advantage of the various initiatives introduced by...
Maize

Namibia closes borders for mahangu, white maize imports

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The Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Forestry has decided to close borders for mahangu grain and white maize imports until further notice, the ministry's...

National Farmers Day Celebration:Stanbic Bank Dashes Pick-up Truck to Second Runner- Up Winner.

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Stanbic Bank Ghana as part of its commitment to supporting Agricultural Development endeavors in the country has donated a pick-up truck to the Ministry...
INDUSTRIALIZATION

Ghana Gov’t To Identify One Exportable Product Per District

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The National export strategy is geared towards the identification, development and promotion of at least one exportable product per District to synchronise government's...
Maize roughage

Kenya to convene forum on measures to boost maize production

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Kenya's Ministry of Agriculture will convene a forum to explore ways to enhance maize production in the country, the ministry said in a statement...
Wambong Dam

Paramount Chief Lawra Lauds Gov’ts Project

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Naa Puowele Karbo, Paramount Chief of the Lawra Traditional Council said on Thursday that the one district, one factory and one village, one dam...
Photo taken on Nov. 26, 2015 shows a truck loaded with sacks of agricultural produce along the muddy Sironko-Mbale road at Bugusege trading centre, eastern Uganda. As a country where over 80% of the population relies on agriculture, the Uganda government is prioritizing growth of infrastructure to economically viable areas to ease access to the markets. (Xinhua/Daniel Edyegu)

Quick Action Needed To Stem Army Worm Invasion

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Stakeholders have warned that the growing menace of the Fall Armyworm could derail government’s programme to boost agriculture production and to create jobs. Speaking to...
Exporters

New Standard Operational Procedures For Exporters Introduced

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The Plant Protection and Regulatory Services Directorate (PPRSD) of the Ministry of Food and Agriculture has introduced a new Standard Operational Procedures for export...

Farmers Urged To Use Improved Production Technologies

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The training was to improve participant’s knowledge and understanding of technologies in the areas of climate-smart agriculture, nutrition and water management, information management and...
Mr James Kofi Kutsoati, Deputy Chief Executive, Operations Ghana Cocobod.png21075

Nana Addo Sacks COCOBOD Boss

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The Government has directed the Chief Executive Officer of the Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD), Mr Stephen Kwabena Opuni, to hand over to Dr Owusu...
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US Ambassador ask for the promotion of B-BOVID agricultural model

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B-BOVID, a Ghanaian agricultural business based in Pretsir in the Ahanta West District, promotes sound agricultural practices and ecological farming. It also organises community outreach...
Agriculture

Ambassador Jackson Campaigns for B-BOVID’s Agricultural Upgrade

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B-BOVID is a Ghanaian agricultural business based in pretsir in the Ahanta West District which promotes sound agricultural practices and ecological farming. It also organises...
Photo taken on Nov. 26, 2015 shows a truck loaded with sacks of agricultural produce along the muddy Sironko-Mbale road at Bugusege trading centre, eastern Uganda. As a country where over 80% of the population relies on agriculture, the Uganda government is prioritizing growth of infrastructure to economically viable areas to ease access to the markets. (Xinhua/Daniel Edyegu)

Benin’s agricultural sector to receive a lift

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The measures include designating agriculture as a priority sector for investment and planning to create an agriculture development agency charged with designing and implementing...
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Climate Resilient Sustainable Agriculture Forum Held By GAWU

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The forum was to assess government's commitment to investment in CRSA interventions at the district, regional and national levels and to provide local level...
Maize farmer

Nigeria moves to boost maize production

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In a statement, the ministry said the government would collaborate with maize farmers in the country to draw a roadmap that would boost the...