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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...
Greenhouse Technology

Public urged to patronise greenhouse technology vegetables

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The public, including restaurant operators, have been advised to patronise greenhouse vegetables to guarantee human safety and wellbeing. Mr Abobo Alphonsus, the...
Rice Farm

SAPIP to supply combine harvesters to rice farmers

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Mr Felix Ngmenkaara Darimaani, the National Programme Coordinator of the Savannah Zone Agricultural Productivity Improvement Project (SAPIP) says a contract has been awarded for...
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...
Agra Stand At Th National Farmers Day

AGRA and partners showcase innovative agricultural models and win award at 36th National Farmers’...

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The Alliance for a Green Revolution for Africa (AGRA) and its implementing partners joined stakeholders in Ghana’s agricultural sector to celebrate the 36th National...
Economics Workshop Farmers

MoFA reviews extension service curriculum to promote agribusiness

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The Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MoFA) has reviewed the curriculum of courses run by Colleges of Agriculture as part of a comprehensive strategy...
Farmers Donation

Companies donate to support farmers’ day celebration

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The Ministry of Food and Agriculture on Wednesday received donations from companies in support of the 36th edition of the National Farmers’ Day celebration. The...
rice

Farmers cautioned against false rice

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Mr Sylvan Dauda Danaa, the Builsa South District Director of the Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MoFA) has cautioned farmers against wild or false...
Irrigation Project

MoFA commissions GHS2.7 million Michel Camp irrigation scheme

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The Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MoFA) Wednesday commissioned a GHS 2.7 million (USD 462,000) irrigation system and packhouse for vegetable farmers at Michel...
Wpid Scatteringfertilizer

Ammonium Sulphate Fertilizer not suitable for soils in UWR – MoFA

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The Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MoFA) has declared the ammonium sulphate fertilizer unsuitable for use on soils and crops in the Upper West...

MoFA-GIZ/ComCashew collaborate to train 300 cashew production experts

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The Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MoFA) has collaborated with GIZ/ComCashew is to train 300 persons from the public and private sectors on the...

48 women farmer-based organizations receive GH2.5million support

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The Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MOFA) and the Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development(MLGRD) have launched a GH2.5 million pilot support project...
Economics Cashew Training

GIZ/ComCashew first session of 11th Edition MTP underway in Sunyani

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The session one of the 11th Edition of a Master Training Programme (MTP) to promote the African Cashew Value Chain commenced on Monday in...
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Support smallholder farmers to improve food production

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The COVID-19 pandemic is not only a major public health concern but also a threat to global food security which has the potential to...
Agriculture Ministry Vans

Ministry hands over Reefer Vans to vegetable dealers

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The Ministry of Food and Agriculture on Thursday handed over four Reefer (Refrigerated) Vans to vegetable dealers under the Ghana Commercial Agricultural Project (GCAP)...
organic agriculture

Anchor Ghana’s post-COVID recovery on agriculture, CSOs urge govt

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The Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana (PFAG), SEND GHANA, the International Budget Partnership (IBP), the Voice for Change Partnership Program, GROW partners and like-minded...
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Ghana needs a special Agriculture Sector Investment Fund

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The Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana (PFAG) and SEND GHANA have urged government to set up an Agriculture Sector Investment Fund to help address...

Builsa North MoFA distributes cashew seedlings to farmers

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The Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MoFA) in the Builsa North District of the Upper East Region, is distributing cashew seedlings to farmers in...
armyworms

Don’t wait to see fall armyworm before you spray – Agric Director

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Mr Ibrahim Sumara Alidu, the Builsa North District Director of the Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MoFA), has advised farmers in the District to...
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Ghana’s economic recovery will depend on agriculture

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Over the years, the Agriculture sector has suffered resource constraints for achieving food security and this needs to be addressed as Ghana gets ready...
Economics Post Covid

Ministry of Food and Agriculture developing post-COVID-19 strategy

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The Ministry of Food and Agriculture is in the process of developing a Post Covid-19 strategy to be aligned with government’s COVID-19 response programme. The...
Atiwa East

Atiwa East Department of Agriculture embarks on a study tour

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The Ministry of Food And Agriculture has a mission to promote sustainable agriculture and thriving agribusiness through research and technology development, effective extension and...
Ghana Cocoa Board

COCOBOD says plans to raise US$1.3 billion on course

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Ghana Cocoa Board says its plans to raise US$1.3billion through a syndicate of banks is on course and not affected by the perceived risks...
Farmers

Teberebie farmers applaud Iduapriem Mine for initiating vegetable project

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Farmers who have benefited from the AngloGold Ashanti Iduapriem Mine Teberebie vegetable project have lauded the mining giant for the programme. According to the farmers,...
Rice Implement

Equipment to boost farmers’ efficiency and productivity arrives

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The Agricultural Engineering Services Directorate (AESD) of the Ministry of Food and Agriculture has taken delivery of new farm equipment to support the operations...
Dr. Hafiz Bin Salih, the Upper West Regional Minister, addressing the suppliers

Minister to revoke the license of PFJ fertilizer suppliers

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Dr. Hafiz Bin Salih, the Upper West Regional Minister, has warned fertilizer suppliers of the Planting for Food and Jobs fertilizer to stop smuggling...
Social Idif Completion

One-District-One warehouse in Sefwi-Wiawso near completion

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A 1000- metric tonne capacity warehouse under the One District One Warehouse project at Sefwi- Aboanidua in the Waiwso Municipality of the Western North...

MoFA to facilitate access to plough services for women farmers

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The Ministry of Food and Agriculture ( MoFA) will ensure that women farmers in the Upper East Region have access to mechanization services to...
Fertilizer

Six districts in UE restricted from fertilizer distribution this year

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Six districts in the Upper East Region have been restrained from dealing with sales and distribution of subsidized fertilizer to farmers due to incessant...
Palm Seedlings

Twifo-Attimokwa Assembly supply 50,000 hybrid oil palm seedlings to farmers

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More than 50,000 hybrid oil palm seedlings have been distributed to hundreds of farmers in the Twifo-Attimorkwa District of the Central Region. The distribution...