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OCP foundation and MoFA launches the soil fertility map to address food security challenges...

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In partnership with OCP Foundation, the Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MoFA), which oversees agricultural development in Ghana, has launched a project to develop...
farmers

Upper East MoFA to promote market linkages for farmers

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The Upper East Regional Directorate of the Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MOFA) is committed to building market linkages for rice and helping...
Ethiopia Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA)

Ethiopia returns home 13 nationals from Kenya

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The Ethiopia Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) announced on Thursday it has returned home 13 nationals from Kenya earlier this week. ...
A group of farmers in Sawla

Committee for National Farmers Day outdoored in VR

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A 13-member Volta Regional Planning Committee and six sub-committees have been inaugurated to plan and superintend over preparations for the 35th National Farmers Day...
Cashew Training

ComCashew boosting cashew production in Africa

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The Competitive Cashew initiative (ComCashew) through its Mater Training Programmes (MTPs) to promote the African Cashew Value Chain is boosting cashew production in Africa. That...
cocoa

Ghana government increases cocoa price by 8.42 percent

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The government has increased the price of cocoa from GHC7,600.00 to GHC8,240.00 a tonne and GHC475.00 to GHC515.00 a bag, Dr. Gyiele Nurah, a...
Development

Suame Municipal Assembly makes strides in development

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The Suame Municipal Assembly is making giant strides in the provision of developmental projects that bring relief to the people. Among...
Peasant Farmers present Pastoral policy document to government

Peasant Farmers present Pastoral policy document to government

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A 42-page policy to help bring an end to the perennial conflicts between cattle and crop farmers in the country has been presented to...
letting seed grow

Private sector role in quality input: A catalyst for Agric sector transformation

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Agriculture in Ghana remains key to sustainable employment and food security as a result of the contribution of stakeholders, including the private sector actors. The...
Agriculture Produce

FAO Says US$40 Million is Required to Shape Up Ghana’s Agric Sector

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Dr Ade Freeman, African Regional Programme Leader of Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO) of the United Nations, has said about 40 million dollars is...
A group of farmers in Sawla

We Will Restore Ghanaian Farmers Status Again

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Dr Owusu Afriyie Akoto, Minister for Food and Agriculture (MOFA), has assured farmers that government would restore them to their former glory when farmers...
Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MoFA)

MOFA’s New Office Ready Soon

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Mr Robert Patrick Ankobeah, the Chief Director of the Ministry of Food Agriculture (MOFA) has said work would soon begin on a modern building...
Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MoFA)

MOFA Modern Office Complex in the Offing

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Mr Robert Patrick Ankobeah, the Chief Director of the Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MOFA), Friday hinted that plans were underway to build a...
agricultural productivity

MP Applauds Government’s Agricultural Programmes

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Mr Kwame Asafu-Agyei, Chairman of Food, Agriculture and Cocoa Affairs Committee of Parliament has praised government’s flagship agriculture programme, Planning for Food and Jobs,...
gari

Ninety Gari Processors to be Trained by MOFA in Assin South

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More than 90 gari processors are to be empowered by the Assin South District Assembly of the Central Region this year. The move involves the...
Schools PFJ

Schools in Assin South Places PFJ High to Feed Students

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Senior High Schools in the Assin South District of the Central Region have resolved to take advantage of the Planting for Food and Jobs...

CropLife Ghana urges government to act tough against fake dealers

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The prevalence of fake agrochemicals on the market is a source of worry to stakeholders in the agriculture sector. “Not only does it have...
agricultural productivity

Ghana Can Boost Agricultural Development with Extension Services

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Mr Theophilus Osei Owusu, Acting Director, Directorate of Agricultural Extension Services (DAES), has said an effective extension system is vital for an effective and...
Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed

Ethiopian PM urges envoys to align global trend with national priorities

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Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed on Monday urged foreign-based Ethiopian diplomats to align current global trends with the country's foreign policy priorities so as...
farmers

MOFA TAKES A BOLD STEP- Over 250,000 farmers already biometrically registered

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The Alliance for Development and Industrialization (ADI) has commended the government for its bold initiative taken to biometrically register farmers across the country under...

GMOs are not the way to go!

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A research scientist at the Ghana Atomic Energy Commission (GAEC) is recommending that Ghanaians embrace biotechnology in agriculture production to ensure increased crop yields...
rice

A Glance At Local Rice Production In Ghana

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Rice has become the second most important food staple after maize in Ghana and its consumption keeps increasing as a result of population growth,...
Planting trees

Governments PFJs to receive support from FAO

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The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has pledged support for government’s flagship initiative ‘Planting for Food and Jobs’ Programme, which seeks to create job...
armyworms

Ghana says prepared to manage Fall Armyworms invasion

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Government of Ghana has put in place far reaching measures to manage any incidence of Fall Army Worm invasion which had cost the country...
Wpid Small Scale Farmers

71,501 Farmers in Upper East Register for Government’s PFJ

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A total 71,501 farmers in the Upper East Region have registered to participate in the government’s signature “Planting for Food and Jobs (PFJ)” programme,...
A drone sprays pesticide in a field in Duchang County of Jiujiang City, east China's Jiangxi Province, July 2, 2015. (Xinhua/Fu Jianbin)

Fumesua: Workshop on pesticide handling ends

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A day’s workshop to establish linkages along the agricultural value chain to foster knowledge-sharing and information dissemination on the appropriate handling and use of...
Bolgatanga Municipal Assembly inaugurates management team for agriculture census

Agriculture census team for Bolgatanga inaugurated

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The Bolgatanga Municipal Assembly has inaugurated its management team for the Agriculture census to oversee the collection, processing, publishing and dissemination of information on...
farmers

CRI advises MoFA on using an SMS portal for farmers

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Crop Research Institute (CRI) of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, has impressed on the Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MoFA) to develop...
rice

Asante-Akim South to boost the quality and production of rice

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About 1,000 rice farmers in the Asante-Akim South Municipality are to benefit from a joint project by the Japanese International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and...
MOFA And FAO

MOFA And FAO Grimly Determined To Combat Fall Armyworm

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Mr. Abebe Haile Gabriel, FAO representative to Ghana has on Wednesday 10th January, 2018, made a presentation of Personal Protective Equipments (PPEs) to MoFA,...