Sunday, April 11, 2021
In recent years, a number of innovative entrepreneurs have stepped in to help reverse the declining state of the agricultural sector in Ghana. In 2020, Green Gold Farms Limited (GGFL) Ghana - an Accra-based agribusiness that uses innovative means to support the agricultural sector - became one of the country’s largest...
Animal production is an important part of Ghana’s agriculture economy. Both ruminants and non-ruminants are reared in Ghana. Ruminants usually reared in Ghana are cattle, goats and sheep, while the non-ruminants reared are pigs and poultry (domestic fowl, guinea fowl and ducks). Traditional animal production such as rabbits, grasscutters, bees,...
Having access to fresh food crops, in many instances stir up significant delight, knowing that the crops are freshly harvested and nutritious. It is always a source of encouragement when you know that your meals will better your health and not deduct from it. At Agrihouse Foundation, we have this...
For years now, cocoa farmers income from the sector has kept decreasing while the cost of production and living has kept increasing. Cocoa farmers, who ignited an industry worth over £131bn, are unable to afford the quality of life enjoyed by even the lowest-paid person working in the cocoa...
The word "Soy" itself originated as a corruption of the Chinese or Japanese names for soy sauce; yet, soybeans were a crucial crop in East Asia long before written records began. Soybean first arrived in Africa, via Egypt, from China in 1857 and has now spread to different parts...
…ADB, AGRA OCP call for intensified youth in agric efforts It’s no secret that agriculture is the main driving force behind Ghana's economy, accounting for approximately 42% of the country's GDP and employing 54% of its work force. Quite unfortunately, it is also no secret that most young Ghanaians carry...
Ownership of the A Rocha Ghana, shea butter processing facility and eight warehouses has been transferred to nine shea cooperatives in the West Gonja District in the Savannah Region of northern Ghana. The new facilities are part of a U.S. Government effort to partner with communities, companies, and non-profit organizations...
Twisted logic Before I could wait to get responses to my article with the same heading that was published last week, I read Alhaji Muntaka’s apology on social media. It was conspicuously pregnant with insincerity. The attempt to make amends for bruising the reputation of the judiciary and possibly the...
Some farmers and aggregators, also known as middle-men, in the Northern Region have refused to release maize unto the market, hoping to see prices increase before they do so, thereby, creating artificial shortage. Observation made by the B&FT in various warehouses in the Tamale Metropolis, Sagnerigu Municipality, Savelugu, Walewale, and Yendi...
… calls on stakeholders to address their aspirations and expectations Contrary to the widely-held belief that young persons are apathetic toward agriculture - primarily because of the rigors involved and assumed poor return on investment - there is a plethora of empirical evidence to show that given the appropriate channels,...
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