Some cocoa farmers in the Wassa enclave of the Western Region have resorted to proceeds they realise from trading-off portions of their farms to illegal miners in order to maintain their cocoa farms, the B&FT has gathered. Sources say the inability of farmers to raise substantial funds during off-seasons to...
Kinross Chirano Gold Mines Limited (CGML), a subsidiary of Kinross Gold Corporation, has said it plans to help its host communities develop through educational enhancement interventions, as it has launched a scholarship scheme for needy but brilliant students. The newly-launched scholarship scheme, dubbed the ‘Chirano General Manager’s Scholarship Initiative’, is...
A Communication Strategist, Mr. Yao Kuwornu, has urged the youth to be conscious and deliberate about building their personal brands. This, he said, will help make them more prepared for job opportunities and be successful in their careers. “Whether consciously or not, you are building some kind of brand; so being...
Despite government’s flirtations with other modern-day endeavours, agriculture has retained its role as the undisputed essence of our local economy. Indeed, agriculture is the pivot around which Ghana’s quest for economic transformation revolves - an assertion that many stakeholders take inspiration from in fashioning products, ideas and initiatives designed to...
The rapid need for Information Security (IS) in the operations of organizations has led to the formation of Information Security Departments or units (ISDs). ISDs are gradually becoming ubiquitous in organizations due to business requirements, regulations and legislations. Information Technology (IT) has been an integral part of most organizations due...
As the timeline for the implementation of AfCFTA approaches, a series of engagements to apprise stakeholders what is in store for them has been held throughout the week. The latest to comment of this landmark trade deal is the Minister of Trade and Industry, Alan Kyeremanten who has given every...
In many African countries including Ghana and around the globe, plastics play a very important role in the economic lives of people due to its durability, potability and affordability. Plastics play a significant role in transporting Ghana’s indigenous goods. Indigenous food products like ‘‘waakye’’ and ‘‘kenkey’’ are no exceptions....
  Helping to build informed and civically engaged communities is central to our work around elections , Our work in supporting elections across Africa continues to be a priority and we’ve dedicated unprecedented resources to these efforts both locally and globally, with protecting election integrity at the center of this work. This...
Ghana and Ivory Coast account for two-thirds of the world's cocoa supply, but unlike oil-producing countries, they are unable to influence prices that are historically too low to meet the basic needs of small planters. "They could decide the market prices - above all if they allied themselves with other...
The youth are not our enemies; let us remember this before we do anything rash such as using brute force to quell their protests. They are our children that have come of age. Their flaws are our failings as parents. All over the world, the youth have broken ranks...
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