Friday, July 1, 2022
The West African Regional Director of YARA, Mr. Danquah Addo-Yobo, has underscored the resilience and incredible achievements of the 17 women farmers with disabilities who have been nominated for ‘Gold in the Soil Awards’ this year. He said while their presence in the awards scheme and at the Women in...
So, what are my concluding thoughts? Fighting the global movers and shakers of the cocoa-chocolate industry is highly essential. The unequal distribution of value within the value chain impacts the earnings of producing countries. However, let’s not be deceived that an increase in the world market price results in an...
The Tema Branch of the Ghana Shippers’ Authority (GSA) has embarked on a shipper outreach and sensitisation mission to shippers in the Eastern Region who are into wood and oil palm export. The GSA team led by the Branch Manager, Mr. Charles Darling Sey, visited the premises of the exporters...
Two leading actors in Ghana’s fruit and vegetable sector have joined forces to increase the production and supply of quality fruits and vegetables and to boost exports to overseas destinations. The Vegetable Producers and Exporters Association of Ghana (VEPEAG) and the Ghana Association of Vegetable Exporters (GAVEX) have worked independently...
The Deputy Minister of Food and Agriculture, Yaw Frimpong Addo, has stated that it was not true that there was food crisis in the country. He said there was a clear distinction between food availability and pricing, stressing that Ghanaians were misconstruing the high prices of some foodstuff to mean...
The Ministry for Food and Agriculture (MoFA) has charged commercial banks in the country to contribute meaningfully to agriculture by making available credit facilities to farmers. According to the sector Minister, Dr. Owusu Afriyie Akoto, it was worrying that commercial banks were reluctant in supporting farmers. “Ideally the banks are supposed...
five years into Planting for Food and Jobs With macroeconomic shocks linked to foreign exchange shortages, high fuel prices, economic contraction and other factors exacerbating fear of impending global food insecurity, only 30 percent of farmers in Ghana are using improved seeds five years into the implementation of...
laments fertiliser shortage in sub-region The Minister for Food and Agriculture, Dr. Owusu Afriyie Akoto, has proposed that farmers adopt Zoomlion's Integrated Recycling and Compost Plants’ (IRECOP) locally-produced organic compost for their farms to boost crop yields. He expressed worry over the acute shortage of fertiliser in the sub-region due...
The Open Forum on Agricultural Biotechnology (OFAB) has announced the opening of entries for its Ghana Media Awards to reward journalists for their immense contribution to the growth of agricultural biotechnology in Ghana. THE receipt of entries which started on Monday, June 13, 2022, will close on August 12. 2022. Addressing...
As part of the Green Ghana Project, staff of Karpowership Ghana have planted five thousand trees at Tsipa Forest Reserve in Greater Accra. The project is to help restore the lost forest cover of Ghana and contribute to global efforts to mitigate climate change. This year's Green Ghana Project, which...
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