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Cowpea Farmers

Government and WFP to give US$1.5 million Covid-19 relief support to smallholder farmers

Smallholder farmers and households in selected rural communities in the country are to receive Covid-19 relief support worth 1.5 million dollars from the government...
Bt Cowpea

BT cowpea to be commercialised in a year

Ghana will in about a year see the commercial release of pest-resistant Barceló’s Thurigensis (BT) cowpea seeds to the food value chain for mass...

Post-harvest losses still a challenge in Ghana- Study

Smallholder farmers in the country still experience as high as 30 percent post-harvest losses, mostly through spoilage and theft, a study titled Smallholder Market...
Pre Harvest Exhibition

Pre-harvest conference exhibition open in Tamale

The Pre-harvest Conference and Exhibition event has opened in Tamale to empower smallholder farmers, increase and enhance agri-knowledge, transact agribusiness, and showcase the latest...

GhaffaP incubation service to address challenges of smallholder farmers

Mr Charles Nyaaba, Head of Programmes and Advocacy, Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana has encouraged smallholder farmers to take advantage of the Ghana Federation...

Agricultural extension remains critical in improving farm productivity – Report

A research conducted into the "Impact of Technology Adoption: Evidence from Maize and Cowpea Farmers in Northern Ghana" established that agricultural extension remains...
World Food Programme (WFP)

WFP, South Sudan sign deal to implement agriculture master plan

South Sudan has signed an agreement with the World Food Programme (WFP) to help speed up agricultural production under its Comprehensive Agricultural Masterplan (CAMP)...
Peasant Farmers Association Of Ghana Pfag

COVID-19: PFAG advocates stimulus package for smallholder farmers

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

The Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana (PFAG), has presented Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to 22 Districts Department of the Ministry of Agriculture. ...

Covid-19: Asokore Rural bank educates smallholder farmers

The Asokore Rural Bank, has embarked on a sensitization programme to educate smallholder farmers in its catchment area on the coronavirus disease. ...
Economic Solidaridad Loans New

Solidaridad disburses more than GHȼ6million to smallholder farmers

Solidaridad West Africa, a Civil Society Organization (CSO) dedicated to the development and promotion of socially responsible and profitable supply chain, has given...

Smallholder farmers in Sekyere-East receive training on agribusiness

Forty-eight (48) smallholder farmers from 24 communities within the Sekyere-East District in the Ashanti Region, have taken part in a two-day trainer-of-trainees capacity...

GhaFFap advocates for policy interventions for smallholder farmers

The Ghana Federation of Forest and Farm Producers (GhaFFap) is calling for policy initiatives to specifically support smallholder farmers to improve yield and...
Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs)

Smallholder farmers hail government decision to stop GMOs in Ghana

The peasant farmers association of Ghana (PFAG) has hailed government's decision to stop the adoption of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs). This followed...
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo

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...

Transform Ghana’s Economy through Smallholder Farmers – ASFA to Government

President for Africa Smallholder Farmers Association (ASFA), Mr. Evans Larbi says Ghana can’t fulfill the Sustainable Development Goals if we downplay and neglect the...
Img Wa

Set Up Agriculture Fund To Support Ghana’s Agricultural Sector – SEND GHANA Calls

SEND GHANA, with funding support from Trust Africa, is implementing a project dubbed,“Promoting Smallholder Farmers’ Inclusion in Agricultural Modernization (PSFAM)”, aimed at promoting smallholder...

IFAD underscores the need for innovative approaches to help fight poverty &...

The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) has ended its 42nd Governing Council meeting today by highlighting the need for more innovative approaches to...

Smallholder Farmers Need Government Assistance to Meet The Standards

Ms Margarete Simons, a Researcher with the Netherlands-based Profundo Research Organization, has called on the government and other stakeholders in the oil palm production...

Make smallholder farmers more relevant in agricultural production

Mr Joseph William Osei, the Director of Resource Trust Network (RTN), a non governmental organisation, there was the need for resilient systems for agricultural...

UNDP And Partners Supports Farmers With Solar-powered Irrigation Pumps

Imagine having to walk 12kilometers daily to a farm, to produce food to feed your family and many others. This notwithstanding, the biggest challenge...
Stop gmo vector illustration. Creative concept with stop GMO slogan and wheat plants.

Smallholder farmers in Ghana reject GMOs

Leaders of a group of smallholder farmers in Ghana numbering about 250,000 at meeting in Mion have expressed reservation about the posture of the...

The Lab, IFAD move to address climate issues affecting smallholder farmers in Africa.

In the margins of the United Nations General Assembly, the Global Innovation Lab for Climate Finance (the Lab) and the International Fund for Agriculture...

Mauritanian leaders table support for women, youth smallholder farmers

Gilbert F. Houngbo, President of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), will meet Mauritanian President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz, and other officials of...

Biomimic Tree Sets The Agenda for UNFCCC COP23

Drawing attention to the impact that climate change is having on rural communities in developing countries, British artist Silas Birtwistle unveiled his Biomimic Tree...

Dutch Foreign Affairs Ministry Support Project To Empower Women

About 6,000 rural women in eight districts in Ghana are to benefit from “women empowerment and rights project” to help reduce unpaid care work...

Farmers Urged To Use Improved Production Technologies

The training was to improve participant’s knowledge and understanding of technologies in the areas of climate-smart agriculture, nutrition and water management, information management and...
MoFA establishes demonstration centres to educate farmers

UN, EU to aid 200 smallholder farmers in Republic of Congo

Funded by the European Union (EU) to the tune of 1.5 million euros, the project will contribute to revival of agricultural production and will...

AGRA Project Seeks to Cut African Farmers Post-Harvest Losses

The project, implemented by the AGRA and funded by the International Development Research Centre (IDRC) at a cost of US$ 2.155 million will support...
African women farmers

AGRA to help improve the incomes of smallholder farmers

They include Ghana, Mali, Kenya, Rwanda, Nigeria and Mozambique. Dr. Fadel Ndiame, the Alliance Head...