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Pollution of water resources poses risk to agricultural sector

Continuous pollution of the country’s water resources through illegal mining activities poses a real risk to the agricultural sector, an expert in the matter...

Use of modern implement will boost cocoa crop yields…as COCOBOD launches...

The introduction of motorised pruners and slashers which seek to take cocoa farmers away from the use of traditional implements for farming, coupled with...

Northern Region farmers recorded bumper harvest in 2019 food production

Farmers in the Northern Region recorded bumper harvests in food production for the 2019 farming season The farmers, who had previously contended with post-harvest losses,...

Fiagya Rural Bank to support 700 smallholder farmers

Fiagya Rural Bank Limited at Busunya in the Nkoranza North district of Bono East Region has reaffirmed its commitment to agribusiness financing to boost...

‘Extend success story of maize under PFJ to soya’

Members of the National Soya Value Chain Committee have asked the Minister for Food and Agriculture, Dr. Owusu Afriyie Akoto, to extend the success...

PBC reiterates commitment to farmers’ welfare

PBC Limited, a licenced cocoa buying company, has reiterated its commitment to promoting the welfare of farmers in the country, through the provision of...

Special report: Fertiliser subsidy runs into trouble

Thousands of farmers unable to access Reports of politicians hoarding coupons Maize production threatened When government launched its Planting for Food and Jobs (PFJ) initiative, not only...

Cashew Development Board to be established by June this year –...

The Cashew Development Board will by the end of June 2018 be established to regulate the cashew industry, President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has...

Livestock sector nears collapse …as its contribution to GDP drops to...

Players in the livestock sector, which has been one of the major employable sectors of the economy, are calling on government to step in...

Farmers switching away from cocoa after price slump

Low cocoa prices are driving some farmers out of the sector, Joseph Boahen Aidoo-chief executive of the Ghana Cocoa Board, said on Monday Farmers are...

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