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Covid-19 continues to have an adverse impact on the global landscape. Assets worldwide are depreciating and bankruptcies abound; gold is a new means of storing wealth; stocks are at their lowest and almost worthless - except those of companies that provide the basics. Tullow that once was trading at...
Ekumfi Otuam District in the Central Region of Ghana will also benefit from fish landing  site project as the Minister of Transport, Kweku Ofori Asiamah, announced the construction of an additional fishing port and landing site in the area. Otuam is well known as the hometown of the former and...
The Minister of Transport, Kweku Ofori Asiamah has led a delegation comprising, the Acting Chief Director of the Ministry of Transport and the Ministerial Advisory Board, Mrs. Mabel Sagoe, Officials from the Ministry of Transport as well as the Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority to inspect current works at...
While two sectors, industry and services, were decimated by the impact of the coronavirus pandemic as they experienced contraction of 5.7 percent and 2.6 percent respectively, agriculture rather saw a growth of 2.5 percent in the second quarter, according to data released by the Ghana Statistical Service (GSS). The agriculture...
To create a sustainable future of shared value with all stakeholders, AngloGold Ashanti Iduapriem Mine has implemented, among other things, an Aquaculture project to address unemployment within its host communities. Mr. Stephen Adjei, Senior Manager, Sustainability at the Iduapriem Mine, briefed the Executive Director of Ghana’s Fisheries Commission, Mr. Michael...
The Ministry of Fisheries and Aquaculture Development (MoFAD) has intensified processes in the adoption of aquaculture fish production as against the traditional unsustainable marine and inland fishing methods which have recorded significant declines in recent times. So far, over GH¢15million has been invested into technology adoption, training of extension officers,...
The Journalists for Responsible Fisheries and Environment (JRFE) is calling on government to end illegal transhipment of fish at sea popularly known as ‘Saiko’ to help better the lives of artisanal fishers. JRFE is worried about how the livelihoods of artisanal fishers in the four coastal regions of Ghana, are...
The Coastal Development Authority (CODA) and Ministry of Fisheries and Aquaculture Development (MOFAD) have distributed outboard motors at highly subsidised prices to fishers in the Volta Region. The intervention, which is funded under the Infrastructure for Poverty Eradication Programme (IPEP), is aimed at empowering fishers by building their capacity with...
  The Ministry for Fisheries and Aquaculture Development has distributed 300 outboard motors to fishermen in the Western Region. With these subsidized outboard motors, the government and fishermen share the cost equally and it is to support the livelihood of the fishers and the fishing communities Mrs. Elizabeth Afoley Quaye, Minister for...
There is a high risk that seafood caught by vessels fishing illegally in Ghana is entering the EU market, a new report by the Environmental Justice Foundation has concluded Industrial trawlers authorised for export to the EU have been linked to illegal foreign ownership and implicated in the use of...
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