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Farmers in Akpamu lament over deplorable roads

Some farmers at Akpamu, a farming community in the Yilo Krobo municipal of the Eastern Region have expressed disappointment in government for its failure to rehabilitate roads leading to the market centers from their farms. Rite News correspondent David Ayertey reports ...

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Nkurakan: Plantain bumper harvest – farmers raise alarm over exploitation by market women

Farmers supplying plantain produce to the Nkurakan market in the Yilo Krobo municipality of the Eastern region have accused market women patronizing their produce of taking advantage of the bumper harvest to exploit them, reports Rite News’ David Ayertey. The ...

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MoFAD still monitoring Asutuare tilapia despite ‘safe’ findings – fish health expert

Head of fish health at the ministry of fisheries and aquaculture development, Dr. Peter Ziddah has ruled out the possibility that the fish kill at the Fujian Fish Farm, a Chinese firm at Asutuare in the Shai Osudoku District in ...

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Rice farmers chase government for insurance cover

Rice farmers across the country are calling on government to roll out insurance policy covers for rice farmers to enhance the future of its members. According to the farmers, this is long overdue as they also invest their best to ...

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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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‘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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Distraught cocoa farmers to cut down cocoa trees

The National Democratic Congress, NDC Member of Parliament for Aowin in the Western Region, Hon. Matthias Kwame Ntow fears that cocoa farmers across the country will soon embark on a desperate action of cutting down their cocoa trees. The Member ...

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Ghana commodity exchange, IFC trains Ghanaian farmers on warehouse receipts

The training was intended to impart knowledge, skills among farmer groups and various market actors The Ghana Commodity Exchange (GCX) and the IFC have jointly trained farmer cooperatives and other market actors, in various districts in the country. GCX is ...

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Government maintains producer price of cocoa as new season begins Friday

The government has maintained the producer price of cocoa for the 2018/2019 cocoa season at GH¢7,600 per tonne, translating into GH¢475 per bag of 64 kilogramme (kg) gross weight. The price takes effect from today, with the new season expected ...

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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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