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NFFAWAG, GIC, sign MOU with IAAS to Provide Internship Program for Students

About 100 students pursuing various Agric-Related Sciences at the University of Ghana will between June and August this year have the opportunity to pursue a three-month intensive internship program with the National Farmers and Fishermen Award Winners Association of Ghana, ...

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Leaf Miner Invasion: “No Cause for Alarm” – Yilo Agric Director Allays Fears

The Agriculture Director of the Yilo Krobo Municipality, Mr. Daniel Oduro, is allaying fears of farmers over a possible invasion of the tomato leaf miner in the municipality. The agric director said farmers should not panic about the disease which ...

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“Cultivate Habit of Reading” – Former Ghanaian Ambassador Tells Children

Ghana’s former ambassador to Russia, Dr. Kodzo K Alabo has underscored the need for parents to help inculcate good reading habits in their children to influence their academic performance. He observed that parents’ involvement in their wards’ academic performance contributes ...

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GES: Yilo Krobo Municipal Directorate Eyes Aggregate Six in Upcoming BECE

Two thousand and fourty-eight candidates made up of both males and females in their 3rd year across all Junior High Schools in the Yilo Krobo Municipality are preparing to account for their nine years of classroom learning engagement with teachers. ...

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Rising Cost of Production Inputs Bother Farmers

Farmers across the country continue to express worry over the increasing costs of production inputs in the course of their farming business. The costs, the farmers argue, lead to the registering of huge losses at the end of harvesting and ...

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Ghana’s Coconut Industry Identified as an Untapped Gold Avenue

CEO of Green Coast Group and Consult Limited, Mr. Kweku Boateng, has said that the coconut industry, if it gets its due recognition, would contribute immensely to the GDP growth of the country, especially in the agricultural sector. There are ...

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Lack of Networking between Farmers and External Markets Hampering Produce Sale

The failure of farmers to establish links (networking) with potential markets is the root cause of their low returns, Chairman for the Norvisi Seed Growers Association at Apegusu has said. According to Mr. Tetteh Amenuvor, Chairman of the Norvisi Seed ...

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“Farmers’ Empowerment Key to Wean them of Government Support” – Best Maize Farmer

2016 National Best Maize Farmer, Mr. Kofi Vinyor is calling on farmers to be more responsible in carrying out their duties as farmers rather than depending on the government. Rather, he believes farmers must plan for everything needed to enlarge ...

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Farmers Cautioned Against Food Contamination

Farmers have been blamed for causing food contaminations through the various farming processes and activities carried out in the cause of production. The contamination, according to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Gladin Health Care is because such practices which ...

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MARKET DAY

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