Sunday, January 29, 2023
His choice of occupation surprised his friends. He went to an elite school in Accra. He continued abroad for both his first and second degrees. He could have stayed and got a far more ‘reputable’ job and earned good money. But he came down to settle with his people...
Guzakuza, a Ghanaian-based social enterprise committed to promoting women in agribusiness in Africa and the diaspora, has unveiled categories for this year’s ‘Women in Agribusiness Awards’. The Women in Agribusiness Awards (WAW) seeks to highlight the achievements of exceptional women in the agribusiness fraternity who have risen above the limit...
The government’s agenda to transform the agriculture sector has received backing from the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA), which has committed about US$1.2million in support of ongoing efforts to develop the sector, Country Head for AGRA Mr. Forster Kwame Boateng has said. AGRA, which is keen on...
The Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana (PFAG) has called for clarity on initiatives under the Akufo-Addo Programme for Economic Transformation (AAPET), saying, it may lead to duplication of initiatives. Government, in the 2018 Budget, said the AAPET initiative will, among other things, set up a GH₵400 million fund to de-risk...
As part of its efforts to help address challenges hampering the cocoa and forestry sectors in the country; Rainforest Alliance has taken another judicious step by introducing the Community Listening Program (CLP) in the Western North Region of Ghana. The program was launched in Sefwi Datano and will be implemented...
Golden Star Oil Palm Plantation (GSOPP), the award-winning alternative livelihood project of Golden Star resources, now a member of the Chifeng Gold Group, has chalked a remarkable feat by completing processes, trainings and audits for its smallholder farmers to become certified by the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO). The...
debts linger for two years Fertiliser suppliers for government’s Planting for Food and Jobs (PFJ) initiative have said the programme is under threat over debts owed by government, with some of the monies dating back to two years. The suppliers said though the initiative had been successful in the first...
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...
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...
Olam International, a leading global agribusiness and supply chain manager, in conjunction with the Singapore-based Temasek Foundation, today donated 100 Fortitude Testing Kits to the government of Ghana in support of its fight against spread of coronavirus. The two organisations presented a total of 100 kits comprising the Fortune Kit...
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