Sunday, January 29, 2023
Agro Kings Ltd, a leading Ghanaian agricultural company, in partnership with the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit GmbH (GIZ) through the Sustainable Employment through Agribusiness (AgriBiz) and Ministry of Trade and Industry (MOTI) is reorganising a fully funded women in agriculture mechanisation training programme. This is in line with Agro...
A senior lecturer at the Faculty of Bioscience-University for Development Studies, Dr. Damian Tom-Dery, has advocated the adoption of policies that will encourage intensification of farming rather than expanding more farmlands. This, according to him, will ensure sustainable agriculture and the preservation of woody species that enhance food security and...
Food security could be under serious threat, with the country increasingly reliant on donor agencies and development partners (DPs) to fund local agricultural production and development. This is despite an expected reduction in donor funding support for the country due to the global economic crisis. In 2022, some 26.6 percent...
The Agricultural Development Bank PLC (ADB) has been adjudged the winner of the 2022 Highest Value of Guaranteed Agricultural Credit Award. Instituted by the Ghana Incentive-Based Risk Sharing System for Agricultural Lending (GIRSAL) the Guaranteed Agricultural Credit Award Scheme is to recognize the contribution of financial institutions’ lending to the...
The Jospong Group of Companies’ (JGC) decision to invest in the rice sector has been hailed as a ‘great booster’ towards the government’s vision of ensuring that Ghana becomes a net exporter of rice. According to the Minister of Finance, Ken Ofori-Atta, this decision by JGC was not only ‘timely’...
… Fidelity Bank comes top as Best Overall Partner Financial Institution The Ghana Incentive-Based Risk-Sharing System for Agricultural Lending Project (GIRSAL) at its end of year Partner Financial Institution and Technical Assistance Awards has recognised outstanding institutions and individuals who played key roles in increasing lending to the agricultural sector...
… call on authorities to ensure GPHA renews licence as agreed Principal stakeholders in the horticulture industry are demanding an end to the ongoing licensure stand-off, as they implore relevant parties to ensure that the regulator - Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority (GPHA) - abides by mutually-agreed decisions regarding the...
Despite the current scarcity and hikes in the price of local rice in the Northern sector, demand for the commodity continues to soar on the market as compared to other products. The high demand for local rice has made its trade in the northern sector a booming one, with most...
While government has allocated a little over GH¢253million for constructing the Pwalugu Multi-Purpose Dam as mentioned in the 2023 national budget, the Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana (PFAG) has described the amount as woefully inadequate. Although the association commended government for appreciably prioritising irrigation, Executive Director-PFAG, Dr. Charles Nyaaba, addressing...
Business activities of the Shea butter processors in the Bole district of the Savannah Region are expected to thrive following the provision of a business trainer of trainees (ToT) programme for women in business management skills, so as to enable them profit from the business. The beneficiaries, drawn from five...
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