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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...
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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...
Agriculture tractor plowing field

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...

Madagascar treats 199,940 hectares of land infested by locusts plague

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The third campaign of a three-year program for fight against locust was held from Aug. 26, 2015 to Feb. 10, 2016, after the...

Crop production to be affected due to dry weather

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The Ghana Meteorological Service has already predicted a possible drought that could lead to severe food shortage this year, if appropriate steps are not...
coffee

Kenya plans on increasing new areas for coffee production

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Principal Secretary of the Ministry of Agriculture Richard Lesiyampe said major progress has been achieved in increasing production per tree by 50 percent in...
Ho, Volta region

NGO to establish an Entrepreneurship Centre in Ho

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The Chief Executive Officer CEO of VIDS, Mr Courage Dei-Zanga announced this at a day’s summit in Ho for businesses in the region. The summit...
MOU

Ghana signs water project MOU with Togo

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Ghana and Togo have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the African Development Bank (AfDB) to construct a Sogakope-Lome trans boundary water supply...

FMD outbreak hits northern Namibia

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The ministry of agriculture, water and forestry has announced the outbreak of foot and mouth disease (FMD) in northern Namibia on Saturday. The ministry...
relief

Namibia to distribute drought relief

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The Namibian government will distribute maize at a cost of 8 million U.S dollars as part of drought relief to about 417,944 people between...

Call on Ghana to Suspend Cultivation of GM Foods

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Ghana must urgently place a moratorium on the cultivation, importation and consumption of genetically modified foods. We are making this appeal as a Ghanaian...