Tuesday, September 27, 2022
Fishermen and fishmongers at the Albert Bosomtwi Sam (ABS) Fishing Harbour at Sekondi have declared impressive fish catch after this year’s Closed Season ended. “We have seen some sardinella, snapper, cassava fish among others, which is a positive sign that the season will be good,” Papa Kwansa Essuman, a boat...
The Ministry of Fisheries and Aquaculture Development (MoFAD) has procured some 6,000 assorted fishing nets valued at about GH₵6million for distribution at a subsidised cost to artisanal fishermen across the various fishing communities in the country. The fishing nets, which are expected to be distributed soon, with the opening of...
A year ago, Gabby - a poultry farmer at Weija Tetegu in Accra - sold a crate of eggs at GH¢17 or GH¢21, depending on size of the eggs. But today the same crate is sold at GH¢34. What happened? The poultry farmers say it is due to increased...
The President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, on Tuesday, 9th August 2022, visited Global Almas Processing Ltd, a yam and cassava processing factory located in Bimbilla, in the Northern Region.  Taking the President on a tour of the factory, the Deputy Minister for Trade and Industry and Member of Parliament for...
There is no doubt that the sustainability of the global multi-billion dollar delectable chocolate industry hinges on the welfare of small-scale cocoa farmers mostly in Ghana and Côte d’Ivoire. Therefore, as a step toward pushing for the well-being of local cocoa producers and small local processors, farmers and civil...
Agricultural activities in the Northern Region have been alternative means of livelihood for most rural women who engage in them for survival and income generation. It is also through the activities of these women that food security and job creation in the region and the country as a whole are...
The Ghana International Trade Commission (GITC), as part of its mandate to safeguard against unfair trade practices, is holding a crucial consultative meeting of various key stakeholders in the poultry sector to deliberate on industry issues, key among which include suspicions of dumping imported frozen chicken products on the...
I wonder how many people know that in Kumasi fake gold is alternately called Abbyssinia? My late grandpa, Nana Taw Nsiah used to be a popular goldsmith in Bechem. This was a man who could easily distinguish between fake gold and genuine gold without the use of any instrument. He...
Yara Ghana, on Tuesday, July 26, took delivery of 18,000 metric tonnes of high-quality YaraMila Actyva fertiliser at the Port of Tema. The Norwegian multinational agricultural company, which has been established in Ghana since 2007, is committing US$20million to supply these fertilisers to local farmers. This is expected to benefit...
Fish makes up 60 percent of the average Ghanaian’s protein diet. It is the next popular animal protein after chicken and beef, and expected to overtake them in a few years. The fishing industry in Ghana is generally made up of the marine, inland and aquaculture. With recent decline in...
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