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Zambia launches outgrower scheme to boost cassava growing, processing

Zambian President Edgar Lungu on Monday launched a massive outgrower project aimed at boosting cassava growing and processing. The 190 million U.S....

Ghana’s Cocoa Processing Capacity To Be Expanded By 15,000 Tonnes

Ghana is one of the largest cocoa-growing countries in the world, second to Cote d'Ivoire. This country has traditionally exported almost its entire crop...

Tanzanian government mulls over processing of cashew nuts

The government of Tanzania said on Tuesday it has two alternatives in terms of processing raw cashew nuts, a top cash crop in the...

Lets Revive Non-Operational Cashew Factories

Madam Charity Dwomoh, the Tain District Chief Executive (DCE) in the Brong-Ahafo Region has appealed to investors to support and revive the two defunct...
Processing and Packaging

Processing and packaging technology manufacturers see great opportunities in Ghana

Global manufacturers of Processing and Packaging Technology say they see great opportunities in Ghana and West Africa, a release received here late Tuesday said. The...
Tema Port Expansion

Tema Port: US$30 Million Worth of Cocaine Disappears

Investigations by The Finder have revealed that Ghana’s image in the comity of nations has once again been heavily dented as the country failed...
Photo taken on July 20, 2015 shows the construction site of the stadium for the 2018 World Cup at the Krestovsky Island in Saint Petersburg, Russia. Russia will host the FIFA World Cup soccer tournament in 2018. (Xinhua/Li Ming)

Justmoh Construction Achieve Honours

Justmoh Construction has, for the second time in three years, won the International Trophy for Quality, in recognition of its commitment to the quality...

Ghana Determinie To Make Agriculture Pivot Of Economic

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has reiterated his government’s commitment to make agriculture the pivot of Ghana's economic and social development. He noted that if...
Ghana Gas

Maintenance work completed on Ghana Gas processing plant – Energy Ministry

Scheduled maintenance works on the Ghana National Gas Company (GNGCL) gas processing plant which commenced on February 3 has been completed, Ministry of Energy...

President Nana Addo Paints Gloomy Picture Of Ghana’s Economy

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, Tuesday, delivering his maiden State-of-the-Nation Address , painted a gloomy picture of the national economy and called for consensus...
Some of the girls under training in bamboo bike making

INBAR Ask Government To Establish Bamboo Research Center

The government has been asked to take steps to establish a bamboo research and technology centre to aggressively promote bamboo production in the country. Mr....
Osagyefo Dr. Kwame Nkrumah

Finding An African Solution To Our Problems

“It is clear that we must find an African solution to our problems, and that this can only be found in African unity. Divided...

FORIG Focuses On 3 Priority Areas

The Forestry Research Institute of Ghana (FORIG) has launched a strategic plan to promote efficient management of the nation’s natural forests and biodiversity conservation. Dr....
Valley View University

Valley View University to announce more programmes

Professor Daniel Bediako, the Vice Chancellor of the University, announced this at the 22nd Congregation ceremony of the Adventist institution, at its main campus...
rubber tree

Ghana to establish a rubber processing plant

The Board of the Ghana Oil Palm Development Company Limited (GODPC) has commenced talks to construct a state-of-the-art rubber processing factory at its industrial...
China's air quality is now a concern among its leaders

China Records More Air Pollution Complaints

All the complaints were lodged through the telephone hotline "12369" and an official WeChat account. Among 1,145 complaints received through the hotline, 78.3 percent were...

New Board for Ghana Tour Atuabo Gas Processing Plant

During its maiden visit to the gas facility, the board said it will outline policies to make Ghana Gas financially independent and to ensure...

#SOTNGhana: Govt looks at increasing revenue from gold processing

Government is moving to cut down on unprocessed gold export to add value to the commodity before it is exported. Delivering the State of...

Atuabo Gas Processing Plant Repair Works Completed

“We shut down for maintenance on the 15th of this month, we charged the engineers to complete the maintenance work within fourteen days and...
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)

Redeeming the lost value of farmers – the way forward

It is estimated that about 2.74 million households operate a farm or keep livestock and about 90% of farm holdings are less than 2...

Cameroon women urged to go into cocoa production

"Cocoa is one of the main export product from Cameroon and I believe if our women and the youths also get very involved in...

Betty Mould challenges assemblies to create more jobs

She suggested that they worked towards a diversified and commercially-oriented agricultural sector with strong linkages with processing, industrial and market sectors. This way, they would...

CAGD schools public on new payroll

The Controller and Accountant General Department (CAGD) has noted with concern some misconceptions about the procedure for processing of salaries on the mechanized...

An extra 21 billion goes into Gas processing plants

Mr Michael Mwanda Board Chairman of the Tanzania Petroleum Development Corporation (TPDC), Mr Michael Mwanda, said costs for implementation of the mega project surged...

COCOBOD says Processing companies owe them $131 million

The management of Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) has hinted that the company?s operation may grind to a halt due to the non-payment of some...

Managers of NHIS urged to make scheme sustainable

The Central Regional Director of National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) Francis Oti Frimpong has appealed to the management of various health facilities in the...
Ministry of Health

Health Ministry inspects Ebola center at Tema

Officials of the Ministry of Health led by the Deputy Minister Victor Asare Bampoe have visited the newly constructed Ebola medical store and...
Deputy Minister of Health, Dr Victor Asare-Bampoe, inaugurating the Supply Chain Committee in Accra

138 Ebola cases tested in Ghana are negative

A total of 138 suspected Ebola cases have been tested to be negative in Ghana by the Noguchi Memorial Research Institute. ...

Benue to boost yam business

The Commissioner for Agriculture and Natural Resources in Benue, Mr Donald Gbugho, said?on Thursday?in Makurdi that the Federal and Benue Governments planned setting up...
Atuabo Gas Processing Plant

Commissioning of Atuabo Gas Plant Could Crash

The planned full commissioning of the Atuabo Gas Processing Plant to deliver 120 million standard cubic feet (scf) of gas daily to the Aboadze...