Farmers in the affected communities of the proposed Newmont Ghana Ahafo North project have expressed worry about what they describe as “machinations” by the mining company in the pre-production compensation procedures to cheat them. The farmers claim Newmont is scheming to shortchange them by adopting exploitive steps of negotiation, therefore...
Agrihouse foundation, a non-governmental agricultural capacity building, innovation and project management organization, has been allocated plots of land for the construction of an agricultural training and demonstration center in Tamale, the Northern regional capital. The land allocated by the Bamvum Lana, Chief Mahamadu Abdulai is to help train more youth...
Covid-19 continues to have an adverse impact on the global landscape. Assets worldwide are depreciating and bankruptcies abound; gold is a new means of storing wealth; stocks are at their lowest and almost worthless - except those of companies that provide the basics. Tullow that once was trading at...
West Africa Regional Director, Yara International, Danquah Addo-Yobo, has stressed the need for the agricultural value chain actors to rethink and find sustainable approaches to doing business during and post COVID-19 across the value chain, so that the sector will remain resilient in the face of crisis and became...
High post-harvest losses is one of the main constraints for peasant farmers who form the bulk of those engaged in the country’s agriculture sector. Apart from making farming unattractive, it also has the tendency to inhibit efforts at ensuring food security in the country, whiles perpetuating poverty amongst farmers. Various...
West Africa Regional Director, Yara International, Danquah Addo-Yobo, has stressed the need for the agricultural value chain actors to rethink and find sustainable approaches to doing business during and post COVID-19 across the value chain, so that the sector will remain resilient in the face of crisis and became...
A government constructed warehouse facility, under the One District One Warehouse (1D1W) initiative, partly funded with ‘oil money’, at Atasikrom in the Dormaa Municipality of the Ahafo Region, has stalled nine months after the construction deadline. The project, which is now projected to be about 98 percent completed, was awarded...
GCB Bank Limited, Ghana’s largest and first indigenous Bank has partnered Eliho Ghana Ltd. to facilitate the transfer and receipt of funds in the cocoa farming and purchasing ecosystem, using the G-Money platform. The G-Money/Eliho partnership is an outcome of the Bank’s interest in providing financial inclusion for the partially...
Managing Director of the Agricultural Development Bank (ADB), Dr. John Kofi Mensah has said the bank will continue to develop products and services which will be beneficial to customers. According to Dr. Kofi Mensah, the continous growth of the Bank could partly be attributed to the strong customer base which...
Complete Farmer, the unrivalled trendsetter in digital farming, has launched its new ginger farming project under the campaign theme ‘Become a Digital Farmer Today’. This initiative is part of efforts to make farming feasible and accessible to all. Complete Farmer believes that any interested party can own a farm and...
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