Sunday, May 22, 2022
With the right reform in our agricultural sector, we can grow the economy, create more jobs and attain food security. And while government has achieved and continues to achieve significant gains toward this vision, we can’t do it alone; but we need to ensure these partnerships are fit for...
Revenue generation and sources of development funding are the most topical issues dominating public discourses today in Ghana. Various development stakeholders are therefore required to assist policy-makers in search of innovative solutions to the nation's economic and financial heartaches.It is against this background that some of us, working in...
Following over four years of field investigations, crew interviews and satellite tracking, the Environmental Justice Foundation (EJF) has published a comprehensive report analysis of China’s distant water fleet and its impact on fishing vessels around the world.The report said fishing vessels around the world - from Russia to China...
The Juaben Oil Mill Limited (JOML) at Juaben in the Ashanti Region has made a significant stride in its quest to meet international standards, as it has attained a Roundtable for Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) Supply Chain Certificate, as part of efforts in enhancing sustainability in the production of...
Investments in modern agriculture technology must involve the arts and science of farming, relying heavily on artificial intelligence (AI) and latest know-how to ensure Ghana’s food security, lawyer and agriculture entrepreneur, Richard Nunekpeku has proposed.Modern agriculture, according to Mr. Nunekpeku, is about technology and AI which enable farmers to...
Given that agriculture consumes 70 percent of global water resources, it has become imperative for farming communities to change water use in agriculture to help solve the looming global water shortage.One of the ways to do this, is the adoption of drip irrigation, which is an efficient and economical...
Chief Executive Officer of COCOBOD, Joseph Boahen Aidoo, has emphatically stated that the cocoa business has bounced back with hope and stability, hence, the misconception created in certain circles that the cocoa sector is on the verge of collapse should be disregarded.He explained that in 2017, when government assumed...
The 2022 fishing closed season is set to begin from July 1, 2022, to August 31, 2022, a press statement issued by the Ministry of Fisheries and Aquaculture Development (MoFAD) in collaboration with the Fisheries Commission has announced.The statement signed by the sector minister, Mavis Hawa Koomson, dated April...
Thursday 31st March, 2022 will be recorded in the annals of Ghana’s forestry sector as one of its most remarkable days. On this day, the current Cabinet, at its 26th meeting, approved the conversion of 156 timber concessions and permits into Timber Utilisation Contracts (TUCs), introduced as a major...
It is no news that Ghana’s fisheries sector has been fraught with a myriad of challenges. These challenges according to experts are threatening the future of the sector.Speaking to Eye on Port, Dr. Kamal Deen-Ali, the Team Lead at the Center for Maritime Law and Security (CEMLAWS) Africa, expressed...
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