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Minister touts Planting for Food and Jobs success rate

Dr. Owusu Afriyie Akoto, Minister of Food and Agriculture, says implementation of the government’s flagship programme ‘Planting for Food and Jobs’ (PFJ) has been...

Consortium to improve livelihoods of fishers through scorecard

The Project Coordinator of CARE International, Mr. Kwame Mensah, has underscored the importance of the Far Ban Bo (Protecting Fisheries Livelihood) score-card to the...

COCOBOD fights soil acidity

The Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) has renewed its partnership with Beft Agro Consult Limited, distributor of fertilisers in Ghana, to provide Cocoa Farmers with...

Ramping up the fight against Fall Armyworm FAO advances Global...

Tools are available to wrestle Fall Armyworm, a voracious invasive species that is ravaging crops in Africa, Asia and the Near East, and it...

Adverse weather to hit cocoa output more than expected: traders

Adverse weather in West Africa could see cocoa output in Ghana, the world’s second largest producer, fall short of consensus for a second year...

Promoting and Sustaining Growth in the Agricultural Sector: … Looking...

Agriculture, since the days of Adam, has been very essential to human and economic development. Studies show that nations evolve from agrarian to industrial,...

Seed producers call for PFJ to be sustained

Some local seed producers in the Central Region have appealed to the Ministry of Food and Agriculture to strengthen and sustain the flagship Planting...

Malaria cuts farmers’ harvest by 60% – PSMP study

Malaria causes serious loss of labour, productivity and eventually incomes in agribusiness, as farmers who suffer the disease during the harvesting period tend to...

Let’s support Agriculture, the economy’s backbone – Ghacem MD

The Managing Director of Ghacem, Mr. Morten Gade, has underscored Agriculture as the backbone of Ghana’s economy and is therefore appealing to government and...

Bridge rural-urban gap to retain youth in agricuilture

Joseph Aidoo, Chief Executive of COCOBOD, has expressed grave concern about aging cocoa farmers in the country, and the fact that cocoa cultivation is...

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