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Agric Still Remains Backbone Of Ghana’s Economy-Davies Korboe

By: Joyce Bedeley The chairman for the National Farmers and Fishermen Award Winners Association of Ghana, NFFAWAG Davies Narh Korboe has iterated the age old cliché that Agriculture still remains the backbone of the Ghanaian economy and which status should ...

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Tanzania: Monsanto Targets GMO Seeds Factory

MONSANTO Tanzania, the multinational agricultural biotechnology company, plans to open Genetically Modified Organism (GMO) seeds production facility in the country. The firm revealed during the opening of its office in Njiro Industrial Area in Arusha yesterday after seeing GMO maize ...

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Let’s make farming an easy venture

Mr. Dawarnoba Baeka, the Chief Director, Ministry of Trade and Industry, has lamented Ghana’s inability to take advantage of her huge farming potential. He made this observation during the sod-cutting ceremony of Eden Tree Company, an industry that produced fresh ...

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Smallholder farmers to benefit from financial inclusion project

About 10,000 Smallholder Farmers are to benefit from a Financial Inclusion Project aims to promote a broader uptake and usage of mobile money payments and related financial services. The project aims to work with aggregators, out-grower businesses and agribusiness firms ...

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Tennis player banned after forcibly kissing reporter on-air

Maxime Hamou, an up-and-coming tennis player, has been removed from the French Open and could face further punishment after repeatedly kissing and almost choke-holding a female reporter, who interviewed him live following his first-round loss Monday. “The management of the ...

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Agric Director Lauds MAASI’s Impacts

By Prince Paul Amuzu: Director of Agric at the Asuogyaman District of the Eastern region, Mr. David Dokli has acknowledged that the contributions of the Mobilizing Action towards Agric Sector Improvement, (MAASI) project which was organized by Rite FM contributed ...

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‘One-district one-factory’ projects 400 factories by 2020

The one-district one-factory (1D1F) Secretariat, implementers of the government’s district industrialisation programme (DIP), has projected to complete about 400 factories before the close of 2020. This, the secretariat said, follows commitments and enthusiasm that have greeted the initiative from foreign ...

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Ghana signs agric industrialization deal with India

Thirteen African countries including Ghana have signed series of partnership agreements with India to enhance the supply of Agricultural machinery, credit advancement to farmers and scientific cooperation. Farm machinery suppliers from the Indian state of Gujarat signed agreements with Ghana, ...

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Implementation of ‘Planting for Food and Jobs’ A Challenge

By Prince Paul Amuzu: The Director of the Department of Agriculture in the Asuogyaman District of the Eastern region, Mr. David Dokli has noted that his outfit is currently challenged in the implementation of government’s ‘Planting for Food and Jobs’ ...

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Elmina Chiefs Invoke Gods To Punish Fishermen

The traditional authorities in Edina (Elmina) in the Central Region yesterday invoked the gods of the area to punish recalcitrant fishermen who continued to use dangerous chemicals to fish in the area. Before invoking the powers of the 77 gods, ...

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