Thursday, October 6, 2022
With the COVID-19 pandemic and economic slowdown threatening the lives and livelihoods of the world’s most vulnerable people, the UN’s International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) has committed US$40 million to support farmers and rural communities to continue growing and selling food. IFAD’s new multi-donor fund, the COVID-19 Rural Poor...
Pharmaceutical manufacturer, Intravenous Infusions PLC, has donated 100 cartons of normal saline (IV fluids) to the Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research (NMIMR), University of Ghana. The fluids, according to Intravenous, would help the Institute and the nine other testing centres across the country to assist in dilution and testing...
The planning committee of the Ghana Beverage Awards (GBA) has announced that all is ready for the fourth edition of the awards to be organized virtually in adherence to the stipulated COVID-19 protocols and to ensure the safety of all its stakeholders. GBA 2019 will be streamed live on...
The Ghanaian German Centre for Jobs, Migration and Reintegration (GGC), together with its partners – the Delegation of German Industry and Commerce in Ghana (AHK Ghana) and the Ministry of Employment and Labour Relations (MELR) is set to hold the first virtual career fair in Ghana dubbed the Ghana...
Invasion of desert locusts, civil conflicts in parts of the West African region, and the global outbreak of COVID-19 pause a huge threat to Africa’s 2020 food security despite highly favorable climatic conditions in most parts of the continent. According to the latest Food Security Monitor report by the Alliance...
In response to the devastating impact of the coronavirus pandemic on businesses and individual lives, the Dormaa Area Teachers’ Co-operative Credit union (DATCCU) at Dormaa-Ahenkro in the Bono Region has rolled out a comprehensive debt-relief package for its members and customers. The relief package include waiver of loan interest throughout...
Ghana’s case count for the COVID-19 pandemic infection has scaled the dreaded 10,000 mark, yet we understand that essential drugs meant for the treatment of the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) patients are locked up at the ports simply because of challenges faced by the newly introduced Integrated Customs Management Systems...
The Agricultural Development Bank’s (ADB) loan facility of GH¢23.2million presented to six players in the poultry value chain is geared towards the revival of the ailing poultry industry in the country. Poultry farmers have long faced crippling competition from their counterparts in developed countries as the country imports around US$200...
A report by the Sekondi-Takoradi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (STCCI) has shown that businesses in Western Region have been badly affected by the coronavirus pandemic, as about 90 percent of them have been hit one way or the other. According to the Business Condition Report (BCR) Quarter 1, 2020,...
Government must be looking at a more sustainable plan to entice the private sector to continue with inputs’ subsidy component in the implementation of the flagship programme ‘Planting for Food and Jobs’ (PFJ), West Africa Head of the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA), Foster Boateng, has...
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