Saturday, October 1, 2022
Agro Ecom Ghana Limited, a licensed buying company  has been awarded with  business excellence award, Gold category at the 14th Ashanti Business Excellence Awards recently  in Kumasi. The award ceremony which was organised by Top Brass Ghana Limited under the auspices of Manyhia Palace was in comemoration of the Diamond...
Poultry farmers in the country are struggling to increase their returns on investment following low consumption of eggs by Ghanaians as a result of fears about egg-cholesterol, a source close to the National Egg Campaign has disclosed. The situation has led to slow growth of the poultry and other related...
Government has announced plans to introduce an export levy on raw cashew nuts (RCN), aimed at promoting domestic processing of the commodity by discouraging excessive exports, Gifty Klenam - CEO of Ghana Export Promotion Authority (GEPA), has announced. The cashew market in the country is saturated by exporters, predominantly foreigners...
Surge in maize output on course to lift cereals stock-to-use ratio to highest level since 2002 Global food prices declined marginally in November, as lower dairy prices offset a sharp increase in sugar and vegetable oil quotations, according to the latest FAO Food Price Index issued today. The index averaged 175.8...
‘Heat tolerant’ durum wheat discovery can help eradicate poverty Research wins international Food Security prize A ‘crazy idea’ has resulted in the ability to grow durum wheat in the extreme heat of famine-affected Senegal, Mauritania and Mali, potentially boosting the income for 1 million farming families, and therefore winning the...
The government’s agenda to transform the agriculture sector has received backing from the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA), which has committed about US$1.2million in support of ongoing efforts to develop the sector, Country Head for AGRA Mr. Forster Kwame Boateng has said. AGRA, which is keen on...
The agricultural sector on the continent needs stronger regulations to correct the existing governance processes that are fraught with weakness, the Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission for Africa, Vera Songwe, has said. “Land rights are not secure, the procurement process for inputs such as fertilizer and other inputs remain...
The agricultural sector on the continent needs stronger regulations to correct the existing governance processes that are fraught with weakness, the Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission for Africa, Vera Songwe, has said. “Land rights are not secure, the procurement process for inputs such as fertilizer and other inputs remain...
The Ministry of Fisheries is to target key institutions like the prisons, military, schools and colleges in the production of catfish and tilapia as part of a new initiative to help reduce the country’s fish import bill. The country consumes an estimated 980,000 metric tonnes of fish per annum, out...
The Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana (PFAG) has called for clarity on initiatives under the Akufo-Addo Programme for Economic Transformation (AAPET), saying, it may lead to duplication of initiatives. Government, in the 2018 Budget, said the AAPET initiative will, among other things, set up a GH₵400 million fund to de-risk...
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