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Bird flu outbreak: Over 35,000 birds culled at Kpone

Ghana’s veterinary officers have culled over 35,000 birds as they handle the suspected case of bird flu at Kpone in the Greater Accra region.Hundreds of birds have already been culled at poultry farms at Achimota and McCarthy Hill.Veterinary officers are ...

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Ahuofe Patri blasts Yvonne Nelson, Dumelo for Twitter fight

Trigmatic on Y 107.9’s Myd Morning Show got really deep into finding out more about Ahuofe Patri’s social life as she commented on the never ending Twitter feud between movie stars Yvonne Nelson and John Dumelo saying “It’s really unnecessary; ...

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Bird flu Hits Greater Accra

The former chairman of Ghana national association of poultry farmers has stated that, ‘’the cause of dead in their various farms may be as a symptoms of bird flu in the Greater Accra Region. He revealed that, the test conducted ...

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Court adjourns ‘HIV Ambassador’ case

A High Court in Accra has adjourned to June 4, a case involving the Ghana AIDS Commission and former HIV/AIDS Ambassador Joyce Dzidzor Mensah. The Commission is seeking an order for the release of the medical records of the former ...

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Workers’ strike cripples ADB

Customers of the Agricultural Development Bank (ADB) were temporarily denied banking services yesterday following a sit-down strike by its workers. The strike by the workers was meant to press home their demand for the removal of the Managing Director, Mr ...

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Darko farms to supply 87% of poultry products to KFC

Fast food giant, KFC has signed a partnership with indigenous poultry farm, Darko Farms to supply the company with local poultry products. The agreement will see about 87percent of poultry products being supplied by Darko farms to KFC. The venture ...

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Farmers to be educated on modern rice production methods

Ensuring food security is critical to sustainable livelihood and development.However, this can only be achieved in an enabling policy environment for key actors in the agricultural sector.It is in this vein that the John Agyekum Kufuor Foundation in partnership with ...

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Together we stand: A policy approach to reducing food loss in West Africa

Since achieving independence, West African countries have strived for regional integration. By building strong political and economic ties, the 15 member nations of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) aimed to maximize economic development and minimize inter-country conflict. ...

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UN world hunger report sees 21% drop with Africa faring well, southern Asia lagging

The number of hungry people in the world has dropped to 795 million from 1,011 million in 1990-92, according to the latest annual UN hunger report. The State of Food Insecurity in the World 2015 – SOFI released in Rome ...

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UN agriculture agency teams up with global wholesale markets union to boost urban food security

Recognizing the growing challenge of feeding city dwellers, who will become the world’s majority by 2050, the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the World Union of Wholesale Markets today signed a partnership aimed at reaching the urban ...

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