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Yilo Farmers upbeat following inauguration of Kpornokli irrigation dam

Local farmers in Yilo Krobo in the Eastern region are now hopeful of an all-round year farming following the inauguration of the Kpornokle irrigation dam. The farmers who spoke in an interview with Rite news at the site said the ...

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Farmers affected by rail works at Okuenya to be duly compensated – MCE

Okuenya, Lower Manya Krobo – The Municipal Chief Executive of Lower Manya Krobo, Honourable Simon Kweku Tetteh has assured farmers affected by the construction of the Tema – Akosombo rail lines at Okuenya in the Eastern region that adequate compensation ...

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Agric Minister ends tour of Eastern region

The Minister for Food and Agriculture, Dr Owusu Afriyie Akoto on October 26 resumed his regional working tour to the Eastern region. The second leg of the working tour comes at the heels of similar successful ones undertaken to the ...

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NFFAWAG Re-organizes to Support Members and Government’s Agricultural Agenda

The National Farmers and Fishermen Award Winners Association of Ghana is re-positioning itself in an effort to aggressively support the agricultural agenda of government for economic growth as well as the welfare of its members. This it aims to do ...

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Veeps reiterates Government’s intention to establish mango juice factory in Kroboland

The Vice President, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, has given the assurance that the Government would ensure holistic and sustainable development of the Kroboland and urged the people of the Traditional Area to foster unity through culture. He announced that approval had ...

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More research required to determine revival of fishing industry – Sodji

President of the Aquaculture Association is raising doubts over a ‘historical data’ from the Ghana Statistical Services (GSS) showing that the fishing sector is showing signs of revival. Madam Jennifer Sodji in raising doubts over the research findings pointing to ...

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‘Sale of dead fish is already brisk business’ – says agribusiness consultant

An Agribusiness and Project Development Consultant says the practice of buying and selling dead fish to the general public goes beyond the recent Asutuare incident. Mr. Such Avudzi claimed that desperate market women often buy dead fish from acclaimed fish ...

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Retrieve all dead tilapia – BPS to authorities

The Bureau of Public Safety (BPS) has in an interview with Rite news condemned the bagging of some dead tilapia suspected to have died by poisoning, ostensibly for consumption or sale to the public… The Bureau also condemned the bagging ...

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Outbreak of Tilapia Lake virus: NADMO in 24-hour surveillance at Akuse

The National Disaster Management Organization, NADMO says barriers have been mounted at Akuse in the Eastern region as a means of providing 24-hour surveillance to check what it said is an outbreak of tilapia lake virus from being smuggled into ...

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Lower Manya: Sod cutting marks start of construction of four toilet facilities

The Honourable Municipal Chief Executive for Lower Manya Krobo, Simon Kweku Tetteh on Friday cut sod for the construction of four new toilet facilities in various parts of the municipal. The much-needed facilities come as timely interventions to residents of ...

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