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Voice For Change (V4C) Partnership Launched In Accra

SNV Netherlands Development Organization on Thursday, the 25th of August officially launched The Voice for Change Partnership Programme (V4C), at the Mensvic Grand Hotel – Accra. It is an evidence based advocacy programme implemented in six countries including Ghana, Burkina ...

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3rd Ghana Rice Festival Launched In Accra

The Ghana Rice Inter-Professional Body (GRIB) has held a media launch in Accra for its third Ghana Rice Festival. The event which drew together various stakeholders in the rice producing and agriculture sector was geared towards the promotion of quality ...

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Use Of Chemicals By Farmers Is Hampering Our Work – GNATH

By: Austin Ofori Addo: The Ghana National Association of Traditional Healers has revealed that the use of chemicals by farmers on their farms is posing a threat on their work, making it very difficult for them to execute their work ...

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Lack of Cooperation between MOFA and Trade Ministry Hampering Agric Development

By: Catherine Ahiador Nana Ohene Mensah, an agronomist with East Lands Agro Inputs has expressed worry at what he says is the lack of corporation between the Ministry of Food and Agriculture and the Ministry of Trade And Industry which ...

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All Services Rendered To Farmers Are Payable –Veterinary Officer

By: Richard Dankwa Mr. Isaac Nyumutei, a Veterinary Officer in the Lower Manya Municipal Directorate of Agriculture has emphatically stated that all services rendered to clients or farmers are charged and all the funds are sent to the coffers of ...

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Government’s Move To Institute Cashew Board Lauded

By: Austin Ofori Addo: Mr. Anthony Aidoo, the 2012 national best cashew farmer who doubles as national president for the Corporative Cashew Farmers Association has lauded steps being taken by the government to institute a cashew board to regulate the ...

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Small Scale Farmers Can Also Benefit From Akorley Packhouse – Davies Korboe Assures

By: Catherine Ahiador: Concerns raised by small scale farmers after the commissioning of the Akorley Pack house have succeeded in drawing the attention and interest of many interest groups, particularly stakeholders in the mango producing sector. President of the National ...

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Stop Cocoa Farmers’ Intention To ‘Sacrifice’ Cocoa For Rubber

By: Richard Dankwa Mr. Agyeman Amanor, a cocoa farmer at Kibi in the Eastern Region has made an urgent appeal to the president to intervene to avert the intention of some cocoa farmers in the country to cut down cocoa ...

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Develop Agriculture Sector to Provide Jobs For Youth – Nana Obeng

By: Richard Dankwa Suhum Akyeamehene, Nana Kofi Obeng has agreed that there is the need for government and the traditional authorities to take a critical look at agriculture in the rural communities which according to him could serve as a ...

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RAF 2016 Expectations Were Largely Met – Dr. Apotey

By: Austin Ofori Addo Branch Manager Of Upper Manya Klo Rural Bank in Somanya and headline sponsors of the recently held Rite Agro-forum, (RAF), Dr. Apotey Gabriel Odeh has expressed satisfaction at the recently held Rite Agri-Forum in Somanya in ...

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