Sunday, January 29, 2023
The Minister of Food and Agriculture (MoFA), Dr. Owusu Afriyie Akoto, is currently touring northern Ghana. The visit, which is the last leg of the minister’s regional working tour embarked upon early this year, will take him to Upper West, Upper East, North East, Savannah and Northern regions. It follows the...
as peasant farmers worry over lack of adjustment to programme The decision by the Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MoFA) to institute a PFJ market to sell staple foodstuffs to the public is a testament to the policy’s failure, Executive Director, Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana (PFAG), Dr. Charles...
... says any committee regulating their affairs requires their inputs The Soya Value Chain Association of Ghana is calling on government to include its leadership in any committee constituted to oversee improvement of soya value chain activities in the country. It also said government must revise the leadership of public institutions...
Crop Doctor Ghana Limited (CDGL), the leading agribusiness company and a subsidiary of ECOM Ghana, has donated farm implements worth GH45,000 through its mechanisation unit ‘MICROMEC’ to the various districts, regional and municipal directorates of the Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MOFA) in support of the 38th National Framers’...
Candour, transparency and accountability are key factors which will make farmers and agribusinesses secure financing for their work, Managing Director of Ghana Incentive-Based Risk-Sharing System for Agricultural Lending Project (GIRSAL), Kwesi Korboe, has said. Financing is a major booster for agribusinesses and farmers, but most times securing it has become...
Quite a few people have expressed surprise about my grandma’s child (abrewa nana) demeanor and find it hard to juxtapose the sometimes, tough stance I exude on certain subjects. Some describe me as a gentle Vandal which strangely makes me wonder whether I should consider that as a compliment...
The Akyɛmpimhene of the Juaben Traditional Area in the Ashanti Region, Oheneba Yaw Sarpong Siriboe I, has been crowned  ‘2022 Overall National Best Farmer’ at the 38th national Farmers’ Day celebration held at Koforidua in the Eastern Region. The trained engineer, supply chain manager and agronomist - who is known...
The Asante Gold Corporation, comprising Chirano Gold Mines and Mensin Gold Limited, has supported the 38th Western North Regional ‘Farmers’ Day Awards’ with several items including a brand new pick-up truck and motor tricycles at a total cost of GH₵463,000. Before this donation, Chirano Gold Mines - which was recently...
promises more investment to sector Overall investment into the agriculture sector by the Agricultural Development Bank (ADB) over the past six years has seen steady growth - with total agricultural loan stock increasing from GH¢453.20million in December 2016 to GH¢993.50million by end of third-quarter this year, newly appointed Managing...
Happy National Farmers' Day to our hardworking farmers and fishermen across the 16 regions of Ghana. We are proud of you for all the hard work you do to make our nation great and strong. Your work is most critical to our very survival, yet not always paying the highest...
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