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NFFAWAG boss maintains push for recognition of commercial farmers to achieve agric policies

Chairman of the National Farmers and Fishermen Award Winners Association of Ghana, Davies Narh Korboe is reiterating his call for government to involve commercial farmers into its major policies to ensure their successful implementation. Additionally, the NFFAWAG boss said while ...

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2nd national best farmer recounts role of farming in her education

The 2018 National Best Farmer First Runner up has told Rite FM the critical interventionary role farming played in her quest to attain education. Madam Charity Akotia, a mother of four who has been farming since the tender age of ...

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Let’s expand our agric sector – 2018 National Best Farmer

The 2018 National Best Farmer, James Obeng Boateng has appealed to the government to expand the frontiers of agriculture in the country, by making it more attractive and lucrative. This, according to him, would help to attract a majority of ...

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60-year-old graduate is 2018 National Best Farmer

A 60-year-old farmer, James Obeng Boateng, from the Brong Ahafo region has been adjudged the 2018 National Best Farmer at a ceremony held in the Northern regional capital, Tamale. Mr. Boateng from the Nkoranza South district of the region has ...

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Ghana awards its gallant farmers today

About 91 hardworking farmers and fishers are being honoured today, Friday, December 7, 2018 for their immense contributions to the economic development of Ghana at this year’s National Farmers Day (NFD) celebration at the Aliu Mahama Sports Stadium in Tamale. ...

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E/R: 9,037 teen pregnancies, 76 maternal deaths recorded

Between January and October 2018, a total of 9, 037 teenage pregnancies cases were recorded at various health posts in the Eastern Region. Maternal death cases have been rampant after a total of 76 cases were also recorded for the ...

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Women participation in decision making still low – Golda Asante

After 23 years of the Beijing Declaration for gender equality and the empowerment of all women everywhere, Ghana could boast of minima improvement despite the country’s subscription to the declaration. Speaking at a forum on Thursday, Mrs. Golda Asante, the ...

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Farmers’ pride lay in farmers’ day awards – NFFAWAG boss to award winners

Farmers can take pride in being recognized on the national farmers’ day, this is according to NFFAWAG chairman, Davies Narh Korboe. The Chairman of the National Farmers and Fishermen Award Winners Association of Ghana, NFFAWAG and 2009 national best farmer ...

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Farmers urged to adopt precautionary measures in use of agro chemicals

Agric director for Lower Manya Krobo has tasked farmers to be wary of the kind of agro chemicals they patronize from the various agro chemical shops. Mr. Alex Fordjour in an interview with Austin Ofori Addo on Kuapa Yo said ...

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Cash prizes for best farmers more vital than houses – national best farmer

2017 national best farmer, Mr. Philip Agyemang Baffour has disclosed that the amount given to him by government has been of tremendous help to the expansion of his farming business. Mr. Agyemang who made the disclosure in an interview with ...

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