Thursday, February 9, 2023
… 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...
The Founder & Multiple award-winning Issa Ouedraogo of B-BOVID Farms is asking government to invest more in sustainable agriculture and climate change adaptability which will help drive increased productivity, enhanced resilience and reduced emissions across our country. He explained that climate-smart agriculture is an integrated approach to managing landscapes, cropland,...
Global food insecurity is rising due to environmental, economic and geopolitical shocks Resilience to extreme weather is being prioritised as climate change advances Innovative food systems are helping countries meet sustainability goals The revival of traditional agricultural techniques and foodstuffs is boosting security Food security became a central priority...
The Executive Director of Agrihouse Foundation, Alberta Nana Akyaa Akosa, has reiterated the need for more agric exhibitions as a major component of agriculture development. She said well-funded agricultural exhibitions, which are excellently executed have the potential of contributing significantly to the socio-economic and cultural development of countries as...
Farmers in the Savannah region have appealed to the Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MoFA) to assist them with farm machinery at subsidised prices. According to them, such a move will help them to be able to purchase the needed farm inputs to reduce their operational cause and increase production. The...
An Interview with the President of the Cocoa Farmers Association of Nigeria (CFAN) Since the beginning of 2022, one of the major announcements that dominated news within the cocoa chocolate sector was Nigeria's announcement to revive its cocoa sector with the ambition to overtake Ghana and Ivory Coast to become...
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