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FAO, Stakeholders Deliberate On Open Access To Agricultural Data, Information And Knowledge In Ghana

credit: FAO Ghana Stakeholders and the Food and Agriculture Organization, FAO have met to discuss potential mechanisms for improving access to agricultural data, information and knowledge sharing through open data, open science and open access initiatives to enhance their contribution ...

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Stop Tagging Award Winners With Politics – Mr. George Asamoah Amankwah

By: Austin Ofori Addo 2014 National Best Barmer, George Asamoah Amankwah has urged Ghanaians to stop tagging farmers who win district, regional and national awards with politics because the criteria to select the farmers has nothing to do with politics. ...

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Government Urged To Impress On ADB To Provide Soft Loans To Farmers

By: Austin Ofori Addo The 2009 National Best Farmer who doubles as chairman of the National Farmers and Fisherman Award Winners Association of Ghana, Mr. Davies Narh Korboe has urged the government to put pressure on the Agric Development Bank ...

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NPP Walk For Change Rocks Lower Manya Krobo

Hundreds of supporters of the opposition New Patriotic Party from Lower Manya Krobo, Upper Manya Krobo and Yilo Krobo all in the Eastern region on Sunday marched through the principal streets of Lower Manya Krobo in  a march dubbed ‘Disappointed ...

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Ban On Hunting Takes Effect From August –Wild Life Division

By: Richard Dankwa The wildlife Division of the Forestry Commission has said that this years ‘close season begins on Monday August 1this was revealed to Rite news today by the Executive Director of the Commission, Nana Kofi Nsiah adding that ...

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Strategize Well Before Farming

By: Catherine Ahiador Mr. Samuel Kwadwo Somoah, Deputy Director of the Engineering Department of the Ministry of Food and Agriculture, MOFA has on RITE FM’s Agrotech called on farmers to put in place strategies before stepping on their farms to ...

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Chief Attributes Unemployment To Neglect Of Agric Sector

By: Richard Dankwa The Sanaahene of Techiman in the Brong Ahafo Region, Nana Frimpong Akoma has expressed concern about the neglect of the agricultural sector by successive governments which he asserts contributes to the high unemployment rate in the country. ...

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MOFA Director On Best Farmer Selection Criteria

Director at the Eastern Regional Ministry of Food and Agricultural, Mr. Fred Gyebi Twum has noted that they don’t just take interest in awarding farmers, rather, that good measures and proper investigations are put in place before selecting and rewarding ...

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Kennedy Agyepong Not Welcome To Lower Manya Krobo – NDC

National Democratic Congress, NDC constituency executives in the Lower Manya Krobo constituency in the Eastern region have demonstrated their readiness to support ‘aggrieved Krobo women’ put the ‘stop’ sign post to Assin-North Member of Parliament, honourable Kennedy Agyepong who is ...

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Efforts To Stop Illegal Take Over of CSIR Lands Proves Futile

By Catherine Ahiador: The staff of the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, CSIR has criticized government’s lack of commitment to stopping encroachments into its plans for research. The council’s lands in the Greater Accra, Ashanti, and Eastern Regions have ...

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