Sunday, October 24, 2021
Nestlé is laying out its plans to support and accelerate the transition to a regenerative food system – one that aims to protect and restore the environment, improve the livelihoods of farmers and enhance the well-being of farming communities. Nestlé will work with its food system partners, including the company's...
…Parliament dialogues for facility’s rehabilitation     The already ailing Pwalugu Tomato Factory (PTF), located in the Talensi District in the Upper East Region of Ghana, finally collapsed due to the deprivation of the needed tomato supply to make it operate at the minimal level, residents of the area told the...
Ghana is set to participate in the UN Food Systems Summit to be convened by the UN Secretary-General, António Guterres on 23rd of September 2021 in New York. The Summit is seen as part of urgent efforts by governments for the realization of the Sustainable Development Goals by 2030. At...
Technical support and having the right fertiliser for targetted crops and knowledge in its application is key in the improvement of yield for profitability, Managing Director of Yara Ghana, Danquah Addo-Yobo, has said. Yara Ghana, a premium fertiliser input supplier in the agricultural value chain, according Mr. Danquah Addo-Yobo has...
The Tree Crops Development Authority (TCDA) plans to partner African cashew producing countries like Cote d’Ivoire and Burkina Faso to help develop the potentials of the local cashew subsector, Deputy Minister for Food and Agriculture (MoFA), Yaw Frimpong Addo, has disclosed. The TCDA is a corporate body which has been...
A lot more times than I can remember, I have seen my onions sprout before use and I had tried to plant them – the wrong way. You have probably come across this situation plenty of times as well—you bring home a bag of onions or some fresh, whole garlic,...
The 15th African Cashew Alliance (ACA) annual cashew conference that commenced yesterday has the objective of finding solutions to challenges facing the supply chain of the commodity. The virtual conference which began yesterday will end tomorrow 17th September, 2021 while the side events are slated for 20th – 24th September...
The various shipping lines that ferry cocoa from Ghana to the various international destinations have negotiated with the Ghana Shippers’ Authority and the Cocoa Marketing Company, freight rates for the 2021/2022 season. The lines agreed on a 5% increment across board on the previous freight rate with the Bunker Adjustment Factor increased by 1%. This...
...Transform food production from potentials to reality through investments and policy options Agriculture is a major driver of Ghana’s economic growth. Its contribution to the country’s GDP is around 19 percent, not counting indirect contributions through links with manufacturing, and service industries. Agriculture is profoundly important to nearly every one of...
Ghana’s agricultural sector employs close to sixty percent of the country’s population. The sector, which is gradually expanding and taking shape, is also becoming a mechanised sub-sector of the national economy. Many stakeholders have reiterated the need for more public and private partnerships, which they argue is the way...
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