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Food, Safety and Hygiene: Lack of Food Supplements Recipe for Diseases

By Prince Paul Amuzu: Madam Gifty Kissinger, a professional nurse at Herbalife has attributed the causes of some of the diseases that affect the human body to the lack of food supplements which provides the body with its needed nutrients. ...

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Nigeria: Minister Tasks Committee On Cattle Trackers

By Mulikatu Mukaila The FCT Minister, Muhammad Musa Bello has asked the National Implementation Committee for the Curtailment of Cattle Rustling in Nigeria to evolve mechanism to track all cattle coming from neighbouring countries. The Minister stated this while receiving ...

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Poor Market Value of Pigs Affecting Pig Farmers

By Prince Paul Amuzu: A pig farmer in South Senchi in the Asuogyaman District of the Eastern Region, Mr.Amevor George has lamented seriously on the cost of pig farming as compared to its market values as far as piggerying is ...

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Ghana must process 50 percent of Cocoa – CEO COCOBOD

The Chief Executive Officer of Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD), Mr. Joseph Boahen Aidoo has expressed optimism that Ghana can reap huge benefits from its cocoa products by increasing local consumption and the annual output of the product. According to him, ...

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Agri-Business Getting Youth Attention

By Emmanuel Ntirenganya Rwanda’s agriculture and livestock sector has long been characterised by an ageing farming population whose average age is 55 years. As a result, innovation, creativity and technology adaptation as well as skills transfer has been slow, according ...

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Community Watch: Klomagbi to the Aid of Kpong Presby School

By Joyce Bedeley Klomagbi – a pressure group with the focus on promoting social responsibilities and based in the lower manya krobo municipality has set for itself another social responsibility – this time, towards the rehabilitation of the Presbyterian School ...

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IMF has agreed to 1-district, 1-factory project – Osafo-Marfo

The Senior Minister, Yaw Osafo-Marfo, has said that government and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) have reached an agreement for government to roll out its ‘one district, one factory project’ as part of the review of the Extended Credit Facility ...

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Zimbabwe Expects Good Maize Harvest

By Tabitha Mutenga FOR the first time in years, Zimbabwe is expected to produce enough grain to feed itself come harvest time in April. This follows good rains in nearly all parts of the country. After experiencing consecutive droughts over ...

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195 cassava farmers receive improved planting materials

The Food and Agriculture Ministry has scaled up the effort to substantially increase cassava production in the Kwahu South District. It has through the West Africa Agricultural Productivity Programme (WAAPP), supplied improved planting materials to farmers in the area. Mr. ...

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2017 African Development Bank Annual Meetings – “Transforming Agriculture for Wealth Creation in Africa”

Ahmedabad, India — The 2017 Annual Meetings of the African Development Bank (AfDB) Group will be held on May 22-25, 2017 in Ahmedabad, India. The Annual Meetings are Bank’s largest annual event and serve to raise the profile of the ...

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