Tuesday, October 26, 2021
Mr Olivier Bailly-Bechet, Chief Executive Officer, Advans Ghana Savings and Loans, has encouraged Ghanaians to cultivate the habit of planting trees to help replenish the country's ever depleting vegetation. That, he said, would also help address issues of climate change with its devastating impact on both mankind and the environment...
In the year 2020, Ghana and Ivory Coast leveraged their cocoa production dominance to capture some extra value i.e., the Living Income Differential (LID) levy that granted cocoa farmers $400 extra income for a metric ton of cocoa beans sold. At the back of this is what was referred...
Ghana is endowed with favourable agro-climatic and edaphic (soil) factors for optimal growth, development and yield of major tree crops. Thus, the Tree Crops Development Authority (TCDA) of Ghana aims to promote development of cashew, shea, mango, coconut, rubber and oil palm across four agro-ecological zones of the country....
West Africa Mills Company Limited (WAMCO) has shipped about 20,000 metric tonnes (MT) of cocoa products out of the country, valued at US$50million, since the re-activation begun in 2017. The company has traditionally shipped cocoa products such as natural cocoa liquor, deodorised cocoa butter and expeller cake used as raw...
…. over 2,800 volunteer farmers registered As part of efforts to secure the future of cocoa farmers in Ghana, COCOBOD has commenced the registration of farmers in cocoa growing areas under its Cocoa Farmers Pension Scheme in the Western North and Ashanti Regions. Already, COCOBOD has engaged over 2,800...
Growing tomatoes is often the impetus for starting a vegetable garden, and every tomato lover dreams of growing the ultimate tomato: firm but juicy, sweet but tangy, aromatic, and blemish-free. Unfortunately, there are few vegetables that are prone to more problems than tomatoes. The trick to growing is to choose...
The Minister of Food and Agriculture (MoFA), Dr Owusu Afriyie Akoto, has observed that the country was on the cusp of a major production in maize. “From the eight regions we have visited so far, my observation is that this time we are on the verge of a bumper harvest...
The Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MoFA) is seeking for money from the government to compensate poultry farmers who were affected by the bird flu disease. According to the sector Minister, Dr Owusu Afriyie Akoto, poultry farmers who were affected by the bird flu should rest assured, disclosing: “At the...
COCOBOD has announced that it has received commitment from its trade partners to pay the US$400 Living Income Differential (LID) to farmers for the 2021/2022 cocoa crop season. The LID was an initiative pushed by Ghana and La Cote d’Ivoire to set aside a fixed amount of US$400 solely for...
The Chamber of Agribusiness Ghana and partners have launched the fourth Ghana Agribusiness Excellence and Leadership Awards, themed ‘Sustainable Agriculture: A catalyst for food security and job creation’. The awards programme is to be held on November 24, 2021. The Ghana Agribusiness Excellence and Leadership Awards are a prestigious awards...
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