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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...
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Ghana: Scale up agriculture spending in 2020 mid-year budget

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The Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana (PFAG) and SEND GHANA have called on the government to scale up agriculture spending and prioritise the sector...
One-Village One-Dam

Change IVID to one district-one dam – PFAG

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The Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana (PFAG) has called on government to change the current “one village, one dam (1V1D)” initiative to “one district,...
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1V1D initiative: brilliant concept, poor implementation – Findings

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The government flagship programme, One Village One Dam policy is a brilliant concept which has the tendency of boosting agriculture in Northern Ghana, but...
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COVID-19: PFAG advocates stimulus package for smallholder farmers

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The Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana (PFAG) has called on the government to roll out a different stimulus package targeting smallholder farmers to revamp...
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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COVID-19: PFAG donates PPEs to rural farmers and trains Extension Officers

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The Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana (PFAG), has presented Personal Protective Equipment (PPEs) including face masks, veronica buckets, hand sanitisers, tissue papers, liquid soap,...
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COVID-19: MOFA advises Ghanaians to adhere to restrictions

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Mr James Adu, the Techiman Municipal Director of Agriculture has advised Ghanaians to comply with the restrictions on the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) to stem...
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Abide by all protocols – Chibsah to players

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Mr. Yusif Chibsah, the Players Welfare Officer of the Professional Footballers Association of Ghana (PFAG) has urged Footballers to abide by the laid down...
PFAG and GBSA Donation

PFAG and GBSA donate essential items to Madina Polyclinic in Accra

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The Professional Footballers Association of Ghana (PfAG) and Ghana Beach Soccer Association joined the fight against the deadly Coronavirus pandemic with a donation to...
Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs)

Smallholder farmers hail government decision to stop GMOs in Ghana

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The peasant farmers association of Ghana (PFAG) has hailed government's decision to stop the adoption of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs). This followed...
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There are still challenges in the rice production sector- Farmers

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The Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana (PFAG) has pledged its support for efforts being made to improve the agricultural sector towards achieving nutritional and...

PFAG supports government’s decision to ban rice importation

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The Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana (PFAG) has supported government's decision to ban importation of rice by 2022. The Association in statement signed by...

Peasant Farmers are counting losses as country observes Farmers’ day

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The Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana (PFAG) on the occasion of the 35th Farmers’ Day Celebration wishes to once more commend the government of...
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PFAG calls on government to adopt proactive measures for the rice sector

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The Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana (PFAG),has recommended a complete ban on the importation of rice into the country to secure the local...
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PFAG applauds newly elected Ghana FA President Kurt Okraku

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The Professional Footballers’ Association of Ghana (PFAG) has lauded Kurt E.S Okraku following his election as the 24th President of the Ghana Football Association...
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PFAG hopeful of improved player welfare under new GFA administration

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The Professional Footballers’ Association of Ghana (PFAG), remain hopeful of improved player conditions under the new Ghana Football Association (GFA) led by Mr. Kurt...
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PFAG demands aggressive commitment to transform agriculture

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The Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana (PFAG) has emphasised the need for commitment backed by adequate funding to help transform the country's agricultural sector...
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...

PFAG partners CIKOD to launch movement for Agroecology

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The Centre for Indigenous Knowledge and Organisational Development (CIKOD) has launched the 'National Movement for Agroecology' to enhance sustainable food systems in the country. Agroecology...

No post-harvest management services in Kassena Nankana Municipality

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Small holder farmers in several communities in the Kassena Nankana Municipal Assembly of the Upper East Region are decrying the absence of post-harvest loss...
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Peasant Farmers and Parliamentary Committee Discuss Sustainable Farming

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

Ghana’s Agric Minister bows to anti GMO pressure

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Ghana does not need genetically modified organism (GMO) to ensure food sufficiency and security, as the knowledge it has accumulated in the discovery of...
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GM crops won’t help Ghanaian farmers

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The UK's environment minister says GM crops will help combat hunger in developing countries.  But Owen Paterson is wrong Last week we heard that Owen...
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PFAG Members Schooled on Decentralisation and Local Governance

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Stakeholders in agriculture at the local level have undergone a training on decentralisation and local governance to understand the workings of District Assemblies to...

Agro-ecology, the natural strategy to boost food crop yield

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Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana (PFAG) is advocating the adoption of the agroecology farming concept to help maintain soil fertility and boost food production...
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The Ghana Pastoral Policy, the Vehicle to drive Cattle Ranching Law

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The periodic farmer-herder conflict in Ghana over years has negatively impacted on livelihoods of the affected communities. Apart from loss of cattle, crop farms,...

Women groups and youth receive training on sustainable farming practices

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The Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana (PFAG) has organized a sensitization and training for women groups and youth on sustainable farming practices. The training...

President Sall announces that Senegal will adopt agroecology

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SOIL, FOREST AND COFFEE PROTECTION THE AGRO-ECOLOGICAL TRANSITION TO SAVE THE PRODUCTION SYSTEM The viability of our agricultural model is based on the agro-ecological transition,...

PFAG calls for involvement of private sector in post harvest management

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The Peasant Farmers Association Ghana (PFAG) is calling for increased involvement of private sector in management of post harvest losses.  The association is strongly of the...