Sunday, July 25, 2021
as company’s revenue hits GH¢500m from GH¢100m in 2017 The National Food Buffer Stock Company (NAFCO) is appealing to government for assistance in trading some agricultural bills and bonds on the Ghana Stock Exchange (GSE) to hold reserves in food in order to raise enough returns to finance the...
The biggest cocoa harvest in a decade is spurring record domestic borrowing by the industry regulator of the world’s no. 2 cocoa producer. Ghana Cocoa Board has sold 11.7 billion cedis ($2 billion) of six-month bills between January and May, the most in the five-month period since at least 2011,...
The Trade commissioner for Italian Trade Agency, Alessandro Gerbino, has said efforts by government through the Planting for Food and Jobs (PFJ) initiative are a clear indication of how public policies are targetted toward creating more value in agriculture. Mr. Gerbino said the PFJ initiative shows clearly the priority of...
The Cocoa Abrabopa Association (CAA) planted 1,500 trees to help government achieve the objective of Greening with trees nursed by Form Ghana. Shade-trees were supplied to 351 cocoa farmers, being members of the association. The farmers also received training on planting techniques and maintenance of the seedlings to increase survival...
Greenhouse farming is a thriving sector in Italy thanks to companies with decades of experience in providing cutting-edge greenhouse technologies and systems for the cultivation of horticultural products, including fruits and vegetables as well as flower crops. Aside its greenhouse expertise, Italy is also a global powerhouse in seed innovation...
Perishable goods such as fruits, meats, dairy, and pharmaceuticals need special care during storage and transportation to preserve their wholesomeness and protect consumers’ health. Technologies and expertise for the safe movement of these products are therefore critical in the agribusiness value chain, especially in the post-production processes. With Italy being a...
Themed ‘Producers, leading the future of trade’ the convention will be held virtually with the objective to discuss improvement of value chains, trade relations and conditions which translate to sustainable livelihoods for farmers and workers in Africa. Farmers in Africa have lost 80 percent of their revenue due to...
The Northern Region has seen some 250,000 trees planted to mark the Green Ghana Project that seeks to plant five million trees to restore the country’s vegetative cover. The trees planted include nim, mango, acacia Shea, rosewood and baobab. The initiative forms part of the efforts by the Ministry of...
The Savanna Agricultural Research Institute (SARI) of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) and the Penn State University have collaborated to help women farmers at Tamalegu and Zaazi communities get access to tractor services to enhance their farming operations. During a forum held to build the capacity of farmers...
Donkeys transport fertiliser unaided Programme targets 1.5m farmers in 2021 MoFA restricts distribution in 21 districts The high rate of fertiliser smuggling to Burkina Faso and Togo is threatening the progress and success of government’s Planting for Food and Jobs (PFJ) initiative, Director of Crop Services at the...
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