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Youth Encouraged To Go Into Fish Farming

The 2012 national best fisherfolk, Mrs Eva Atitsogbui has encouraged the youth to go into agriculture especially fishing because it is a very lucrative and honoring profession. Mrs. Atitsogbui who described the industry as ‘very booming’ said fishers can rely ...

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National Farmers’ Day: Kumasi As Host City Is Wrong Choice

The President of the Concerned Farmers Association of Ghana, Nana Opambour Osei Bonsu has registered his displeasure at the choice of Kumasi as host venue of the 33rd National Farmers’ Day. Nana Opambuor who based his argument on Kumasi’s status ...

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Konor of Yilo Krobo to Create Educational Fund to Help Brilliant but Needy Students

The Konor of the Yilo Krobo Traditional Area, Nene Oklepeme Nuer Anorbaa Sasraku II has pledged his commitment to the establishment of an educational fund to support the brilliant but needy students in the area to improve on education and ...

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Pig Farming identified as a Lucrative Venture

General Manager of Manasseh Farms Ghana, Mr. Richard Yeboah, has identified pig farming as the most lucrative in the livestock industry. He attributed his ascription to the effect of the “disease resistance abilities”, abilities of pigs. The pig farmer made ...

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Consider All Farmers in Pension Scheme – Juliet Aku

The Executive Officer for Fair trade, a banana growing and export company, Madam Juliet Mensah Aku has pleaded with the government to consider other farmers in the implementation of the pension policy plan for all farmers and not only producers ...

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Eastern Region Set for 2017 Farmer’s Day Celebrations – Crentsil

The Eastern Regional Director for Agric, Mr. Henry Crentsil has given a strong indication that the region is well set for the celebration of the 2017 Famers’ Day. The Eastern region will on Wednesday together with the Brong Ahafo Region ...

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Yilo Krobo REP Holds Work Plan and Stakeholders Forum

The Rural Enterprise programme (REP) under the Yilo Krobo Municipal Assembly has held its annual work plan budget preparation stakeholders fora. The Project which started rolling out in the Yilo Municipality from 2013, is to conduct detailed needs assessment to ...

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GNAFF Expresses Optimism in Government’s Agric Policies

The Eastern Regional Chairman of Ghana National Association of Farmers and Fishermen (GNAFF), Nana Apedwahene Anim has indicated that the association has identified great potentials in the agricultural sector under the current Nana Akuffo Addo-led administration as long as policies ...

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Child labour at agomanya market: MCE Promises Action

School going children between the ages of about 10 and 15 shun classrooms on Wednesdays which is one of the traditional market days at Agomanya to engage in wheelbarrow pushing, otherwise described as “kaya joku3wi” activities at the Agormanya market ...

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34 One District One Factory Allocation to Eastern Region, Lower Manya to Establish Mango Processing, Others.

Following Government’s decision to establish factories across the 216 districts in the country (one district one factory), Hon. Ken Ofori Atta, Ghana’s Minister for Finance in the presentation of the 2018 budget statement on Wednesday, 15 November, 2017,  stated 191 ...

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