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Ahanta West Municipal Assembly improves on Planting for Food and Jobs

The Planting for Food and Jobs Secretariat under the Directorate of Agriculture of the Ahanta West Municipal Assembly (AWMA) has received 235 bags of...
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Fertilizer smuggling is gaining national attention – UWR Minister

Dr Hafiz Bin Salih, the Upper West Regional Minister, has bemoaned the rampant illicit smuggling of subsidized fertilizers meant for the Planting for Food...
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Company to feed Ghana after COVID-19 pandemic

RMG, a farmer based company operating in the Upper West Region has assured that it will produce enough maize to feed the country and...

About 200,000 farmers to benefit PFJs in Upper East Region

About 200,000 farmers in the Upper East Region would be enrolled unto the government’s flagship programme, Planting for Food and Jobs (PFJs) this year,...

Damwaateon farmers appeal for inclusion in PFJ programme

Some farmers at the Damwaateon and Mwaakpa communities in the Wa West District have appealed to government to extend the Planting for Food and...

Six districts in UE restricted from fertilizer distribution this year

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

This is the time to intensify PFJ programme – Dr. Akparep

Dr John Yaw Akparep, the Research Director for the Centre of Posterity Interest Organisation (COPIO), has observed that this was an ideal time for...

More farmers in Birim Central Municipal benefit from PFJ

The number of farmers who are benefiting from the Planting for Food and Jobs (PFJ) in the Birim Central Municipality keep increasing over the...

President Akufo-Addo delivers Fourth State of the Nation Address

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo is delivering his fourth message on the State of the Nation Address (SONA), his last of his first term...

Ghanaian economy has shown toughness despite global economic meltdown-Prof. Quartey

Professor Peter Quartey, the Director at the Institute of Statistical, Social and Economic Research (ISSER), University of Ghana, says the Akufo-Addo’s administration deserves plaudit...

Ghana must strive for vibrant manufacturing base, stabilization of the Cedi – Chartered Economist

A Chartered Economist, Mr. Emmanuel Amoah-Darkwah, has advocated the allocation of more resources to strengthening government’s flagship programmes intended to transform the manufacturing base...

Atiwa East Agriculture Department reviews performance

The Atiwa East Agriculture Department has held its annual performance review session at Anyinam to evaluate successes achieved and challenges its encountered in...

Atiwa East Agriculture Department holds Performance Review

The Atiwa East Agriculture Department has held its Annual Performance Review at Anyinam in the Eastern Region to discuss the successes chalked and challenges...

Minister calls for collaboration among security agencies

Mr Ambrose Dery, the Interior Minister has called for effective collaboration among security agencies in safeguarding the nation in efforts towards achieving the...

Bongo District Assembly inaugurated

The Bongo District Assembly in the Upper East Region has sworn in new members of the Assembly to steer the affairs to of the...

Bolgatanga MCE appeals for unity to accelerate growth

Mr Joseph Atura Amiyuure, the Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) for Bolgatanga, has called for unity among members of the newly constituted Assembly to ensure...
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Take advantage of government interventions, youth urged

Chief Issah Ibrahim, the Executive Director of Integrated Youth Needs and welfare (INTYON) in the Upper East Region, has advised the youth to avoid...

Free SHS has increased enrolment by 69 per cent – Veep

The Free Senior High School Policy has increased enrolment in secondary schools by 69 percent within the last three years, Vice President Alhaji Dr...

Farmers advised to plant improved seed varieties

Farmers in Babile in the Upper West Region have been advised to cultivate improved seed varieties to increase yield. Mr Dangana...
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Planting for Food and Jobs has been spectacular – President Akufo-Addo

President Akufo-Addo has said the Planting for Food and Jobs (PFJ) programme is a vital intervention which has led to significant improvement in food...

Youth urged to take advantage of government initiatives

Mrs Beatrice Serwaah Derkyi, Ejisu Municipal Chief Executive, has called on youth in the area to take advantage of the various initiatives introduced by...
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Amansie South youth abandon ‘galamsey’ for farming

The youth in the Amansie South District of the Ashanti Region have received commendation for availing themselves of the Government’s agricultural programmes to...

18 farmers receive awards in STMA

Mr Joseph Bossman, a 46 year-old man with 23 years farming experience is the overall best farmer in the Sekondi-Takoradi Metropolis (STMA). Mr Bossman...

Consume local agricultural products to boost economy – MCE

Mr William Aduum, the Kassena Nankana Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) has called on Ghanaians to develop the taste for locally produced agricultural products...

Abraham Kyenkyehene is Asunafo North Municipal Overall Best Farmer

Mr Abraham Kyenkyehene, a 51-year-old farmer from Goaso has been adjudged the Overall Best Farmer in the Asunafo North Municipality Mr Kyenkyehene, who was among...

District Best farmer calls on colleagues to use organic fertilizer

Mr Thomas Azaibo, the overall best farmer of the Bawku West District has called on farmers to avoid burning their farm residue and...
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Estate development hindering sustainable urban agriculture – Director

Mr Alfred Nii Ayi Clottey, Tema West Municipal Director of Agriculture, says uncontrolled real estate development is stripping urban Tema of fertile lands for...

Government to rehabilitate Suhum roads soon

The government would soon rehabilitate roads in the Suhum Municipality as plans far advanced to that effect. The promise was made by the...

Separatists an embarrassment to Volta Region – Minister

Dr Archibald Yao Letsa, Volta Regional Minister has condemned activities of the so-called separatist group, called Homeland Study Group Foundation (HSGF) describing it as...

NGO recommends gender responsive budgeting in implementing PFJ

The Ghana Trade and Livelihood Coalition (GTLC), an agriculture, trade and nutrition policy advocacy organisation, has recommended to government to adopt gender responsive budgeting...