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Ghanaians Must Refrain from Politicizing the Agricultural Sector –Dr. Charles Sedem Este

Story By;Elizabeth Frimpong: The Director of Agricultural Department in the Akuapem-North Municipality in the Eastern Region of Ghana, DR. Charles Sedem Este on Tuesday May 31, 2016 has urged Ghanaians to refrain from the politicization of the agricultural sector when ...

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Ghanaian Farmers Have Become Vulnerable – Best Farmer

Catherine Ahiador: Mr. Edward Asadu, the 2015 Ashanti Regional best farmer has asserted that Ghanaian farmers have become vulnerable and desperate. Mr. Asadu who made the assertions Tuesday on Rite FM’s Akuafo Sesen lamented that farmers have become very vulnerable ...

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Ghana Taking Backward Steps In Agric – Nana Addo

By Austin Ofori Addo: Presidential candidate For the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Nana Addo Danquah Akuffo Addo has lamented that Ghana is taking backward steps as far as agriculture production in the country is concerned. Nana Addo who stated this ...

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Chaos in Krofrom after autopsy report exonerates Police officers

Chaos has erupted in Krofrom in Kumasi in the Ashanti region after an autopsy report exonerated three Police officers who were accused of the death of a 22-year-old man who was arrested in the area last week. The autopsy report ...

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Agriculture As A Tool To End Poverty

How Agriculture will contribute to alleviating poverty and ameliorate the lives of all Nigerians (including those in Non-Agricultural sectors) Our national economic live revolves around activities that promotes quality life for all people. These activities encompasses various sectors of the economy ...

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Sugar policy in the offing – Mahama

Government is preparing to put in place a national sugar policy to help develop a competitive private sector-driven sugar industry in Ghana, President John Dramani Mahama has said. Mr Mahama said this during the inauguration of the refurbished Komenda Sugar ...

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Black Stars begin preparations for Mauritius qualifier

The senior national team, the Black Stars held their first training session at the Accra Stadium on Monday afternoon ahead of the trip to Mauritius for the 2017 AFCON qualifying match. 18-players reported for Monday’s training session as Coach Avram ...

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Cassava processors advised to improve handling practices

The Ghana Australia Alumni Association (G3A), has held a capacity building programme for 50 cassava processors from Ada East and Ada West to improve handling practices. The cassava processors were taken through improved ways of processing cassava and its products, ...

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Group petitions Parliament on Plant Breeders Bill

Scientists, farmers and other stakeholders supporting poverty reduction and agricultural improvement in Ghana, have submitted a petition to the Speaker of Parliament to reactivate the passage of the Plant Breeders Bill (PBB), which is on hold. According to the petitioners ...

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Farmers to benefit from digitized soil information service

The Ghana Soil Information Service has been formed to provide soil information electronically. Information will be available through ICT and digital maps to farmers and other end users. The initiative, funded by Bill and Melinda Gates foundation will help address ...

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