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Nine districts ‘banned’ from retail distribution of PFJ subsidized fertilizers

The Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MoFA) has with immediate effect suspended nine Municipal and District Assemblies in four northern regions from engaging in...

Explore sustainable funding for PFJ-gov’t urged

Government must explore all possible means to determine viable and sufficient long-term funding for sustainability of ‘Planting for Food and Jobs’ (PFJ) programme, Global...

Planting for Food and Jobs records more successes…as Ghana resumes export...

Ghana has resumed the export of maize to three neighbouring countries, including Burkina Faso, Ivory Coast, and Togo. This comes at the heels of similar feat in the...

Agric Ministry clears the air on missing fertilizer saga

The Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MoFA) has refuted claims of loss of fertilizers worth $12 million under the Planting for Food and Jobs...

Come to the Northern Region …minister, DCE tell Chinese investors

The Northern Regional Minister, Salifu Saeed, and the Chief Executive Officer of Bole District Assembly, Alele Veronica Heming, have urged Chinese investors to consider...

FAO helps build capacity of seed growers for PFJ delivery

Upon a request by government for support for the Planting for Food and Jobs (PFJ) flagship agriculture programme, the Food and Agriculture Organisation of...

Fertiliser smuggling hurting Planting for Food and Jobs

The Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana (PFAG) has expressed worry about the persistent smuggling of subsidised fertilisers to neighbouring countries, saying it is affecting...

National strategy needed to revive agric sector – strategist

A sustainable solution to the dwindling fortunes of agriculture will require a comprehensive national strategy that will outlive political parties in government, Dr. Jerry...

Agric’s contribution to economy still on decline

As the country’s economy recorded impressive growth of 8.5 percent in 2017, the highest ever in five years, the sector that has been touted...

“Agenda For Jobs On Course” – President Akufo-Addo

The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, says although his administration has only been in office for 15 months, the track record...

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