Tuesday, December 7, 2021
Food security and nutrition are basic human rights and fundamental to a healthy and productive life, yet hunger and malnutrition persist in developing countries. School garden programs with multiple interventions leverage on educational platforms to improve the nutritional behaviour and food security of students and their families are essential. In...
Professor Banji Oyelaran-Oyeyinka, the Special Adviser on Industrialization to the President of the African Development Bank (AfDB) said the Sub-Saharan continent will attain a positive growth mark in its overall Gross Domestic Product (GDP) originating from agriculture, which is projected at 3.4 percent by the end of 2021 against a slump...
Affordable and consistent supply of agricultural inputs, especially fertiliser, is among the major challenges most farmers in rural parts of Ghana grapple with. Through a number of ongoing fertiliser subsidy interventions, government continues to tackle this headache as much as it is able to - while calling on private sector...
The Agricultural Manufacturing Group (AMG), the leading Fertilizer Manufacturing and Distribution Company in the country has presented a cheque for  GHc 20, 000 to the Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MOFA), towards the celebration of the 2021 National Farmers’ Day. Presenting the cheque, the Sales and Marketing Manager of AMG...
The Management of Golden Sunbeam Technology Valley, a Ghanaian owned Company, has initiated an innovative and ambitious business investment in the Agribusiness industry worth USD 3 million dollars to train the youth in work-based skills to transform and empower them to be self-reliant and self-employed to meet the food...
As part of its efforts to help address challenges hampering the cocoa and forestry sectors in the country; Rainforest Alliance has taken another judicious step by introducing the Community Listening Program (CLP) in the Western North Region of Ghana. The program was launched in Sefwi Datano and will be implemented...
The Agricultural Technical Vocational Education and Training for Women Project (GIZ ATVET4W Project), facilitated by GIZ and the African Union Development Agency, have presented some training and technical materials to Agrihouse Foundation as part of a Capacity Development Programme dubbed ‘Gender Makes Business Sense’. The items donated to Agrihouse Foundation...
The Vice-Chancellor of the University of Ghana, Professor Nana Aba Appiah Amfo, has urged the government to put more effort into equipping farmers with the needed skills to boost growth in the agriculture sector and improve its contribution to the GDP. According to her, the government’s Planting for Food and...
Speakers at the 8th Regional Network of Agricultural Policy Research Institutes’ (ReNAPRI) annual conference have stressed the need for the continent to be more aggressive about promoting large-scale commercial agriculture by increasing the application of technology-driven measures throughout the entire food chain system. They argued that significant integration of technology and digital measures...
Chief Executive Officer for Tree Crop Development Authority (TCDA), Williams Quaitoo, has said the minimum fixed price for cashew in the 2021-2022 season will be announced by the agriculture ministry in December this year. According to him, all key and important factors needed to be considered in arriving at a...
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