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Mango Sellers Association Calls For A National Mango Market In Somanya.

Miss Adamptey Teiki, President of the Agbogbloshi Mango Sellers Association and the mango market queen for Tema, Miss Vivian Narh have called for a national mango market to be constructed in Somanya. This call was made by the association representatives ...

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First Genome – Edited Crop In Africa Is Good News For Scientists ; Benjamin Danso

Benjamin Aboagye Danso, an agricultural research scientist with specialty in plant breeding, genetics and biotechnology, has hailed African scientists for successfully using CRISPR, a powerful technology for genome editing, to develop plantain plants with high resistance to the banana streak ...

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Tackling Unregulated Fruit Ripening In Ghana.

Have you had a bowl of diced mangoes with milk before? Or a plate of skillfully cut pawpaw? Perhaps a bowl of mango pudding? Have you shared a mug of banana smoothie with a couple of friends? Or my personal ...

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Investing in greenhouse farming will grow Ghana’s vegetable exports; Issah Ridwan

Greenhouse farming is increasingly expanding and improving farming in Africa. The technology can empower Ghanaian vegetable farmers to become global producers of vegetables. Mr Issah Ridwan, the press secretary for the Minister of Food and Agriculture, in an interview with ...

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“Every farmer must register for the biometric system” – MOFA

The PRO of The Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MOFA), Mr Tanko Bagbara, has encouraged all Ghanaian farmers to partake in the biometric registration for the e-agriculture programme. The e-agriculture is a technological platform aimed at monitoring and tracking activities ...

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A GHANAIAN CHOCOLATE STORY

What would you do with a thousand dollars? You could go on vacation, rent an apartment, have fun, or you could just start a chocolate making business. That is the story of Miss Akua Obenewaa Donkor, the CEO of Dekocraft ...

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Ghana risks losing fish stock to depletion by Chinese-owned trawlers – Prof. Akpalu

Ghana is on the verge of losing its fish stock to China, a Natural Resources Economist, Prof. Wisdom Akpalu has warned. Prof. Akpalu in a recent lecture revealed that out of the 76 fishing trawlers operating in the country, only ...

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Turkey pledges to support Ghana’s 1D1F

The outgoing Turkish Ambassador to Ghana, Nesrin Bayazit has lauded moves by Ghana to industrialise. She has consequently pledged the support of the Turkish Government for initiatives such as the One District -One Factory (1D1F). Ambassador Bayazit has however cautioned ...

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Use of improved inputs among smallholder farmers low, leads to low productivity – Dr. Sagre Bambangi

The Deputy Minister of Agriculture in Charge of Annual Crops, Dr. Sagre Bambangi, has disclosed that smallholder farmers who have adopted the use of improved seeds and fertilizers in farming are less than 12 percent. He made this comment in ...

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Fisheries Ministry pilots ‘aquaculture for food and jobs’ at James Camp Prisons

The ministry for fisheries and aquaculture has piloted its policy on aquaculture for food and jobs at the James Camp Prisons Fish Farm in Accra. This follows urgent moves by the government to increase Ghana’s depleting fish stock. “This comes ...

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