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Former Dep Agric Minister Proposes “Serious Attention” Towards Realizing Ghana’s Transformational Agenda

The Former Deputy Minister of Agriculture, Dr. Ahmed Yakubu Alhassan has underscored the crucial role played by agriculture in the country. Dr. Alhassan Yakubu said the importance of agriculture cannot be underestimated as far as its contributions to the nation ...

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Human Habits to blame for Increasing Cases of Obesity in Ghana – Dietician

A Dietician at the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH) in Kumasi is blaming the increasing cases of overweight amongst the Ghanaian populace and its related effects on the various systems of the body, on improper human habits. Dr. Afuah Owusu ...

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Low Enrolment hits Piengua Yokuenor M /A Primary School

School authorities at the Piengua Yokuenor M /A Primary School in the Lower Manya Krobo Municipal of the eastern region are expressing concern over the school’s current low enrolment. The school, which has facilities to accommodate more than 120 pupils ...

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MOFA to Review PFJ Policy to Enhance Transparency – Tanko Bagbara

MOFA will soon review its flagship program, ‘Planting for Food and Jobs’ policy to enhance the transparency, accountability and progress of the program, Public Relations Officer of the Ministry Of Food And Agriculture, Mr Tanko Bagbara has said. The step, ...

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Farmers Asked To Conduct Extensive Market Research before Production

Dr. Asumey Boakye, an Agro Insurance Economist Lecturer at the College of Basic and Applied Sciences at the University of Ghana (UG) who made the call said farmers stood a great chance to do successful marketing if they conducted extensive ...

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Controversial Double Track System Commences Today

The implementation of the controversial double track system in some 400 Senior High Schools in Ghana begins today, Tuesday, September 11, 2018. The system according to government is to ease congestion in public Senior High Schools (SHSs) across the country, ...

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Ghc 11 Million Earmarked For Bird Flu Intervention

Ghc 11 million has been earmarked by the Veterinary Services Department to embark on a series of educational forums, workshops, medicines and compensation of poultry farmers who were affected by the bird flu invasion, this is according to Mr. Napoleon ...

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Tilapia Farmers Lament over High Cost Of Fish Feed

Secretary to the Aquaculture Association of Ghana says the high cost of tilapia feed is adversely affecting tilapia farming in the country. The occurrence Mr. John Dzomozoro explained is leading to low patronage by consumers due to the resultant high ...

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Placing DOAs under Local Government Ministry a Broken Chain – Davies Korboe

The 2009 National Best Farmer, Mr. Davies Korboe is describing as a “broken chain in the agric value chain” the placing of the Departments of Agriculture (DOAs) under the Ministry Of Local Government And Rural Development. Mr. Davies Korboe, Chairman ...

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Construction of Conducive Abattoirs a Responsibility of MMDAs – Veterinary Officer Asserts

Veterinary Officer for Lower Manya Krobo Municipality in the Eastern Region is placing the responsibility of the construction of conducive abattoirs at the doorsteps of the district and municipal assemblies. Mr. Patrick Sodokeh says the responsibility of building hygienic abattoirs ...

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