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North industrial area enclave dying due to bad road

Accra’s Light Industrial Area otherwise known as North Industrial Area which used to buzz with so much activity is now almost dead. This is due to the very bad nature of the main road that runs through the area and ...

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Nigeria Now Second Largest Producer of Rice in the World – Govt

By Andrew Essien The Federal government has stated that because of the conscientious efforts of the President Muhammdu Buhari-led administration, the country has just achieved the record of being the second largest producer of rice in the world. It also ...

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Ghana must process 50 percent of Cocoa – CEO COCOBOD

The Chief Executive Officer of Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD), Mr. Joseph Boahen Aidoo has expressed optimism that Ghana can reap huge benefits from its cocoa products by increasing local consumption and the annual output of the product. According to him, ...

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IMF has agreed to 1-district, 1-factory project – Osafo-Marfo

The Senior Minister, Yaw Osafo-Marfo, has said that government and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) have reached an agreement for government to roll out its ‘one district, one factory project’ as part of the review of the Extended Credit Facility ...

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195 cassava farmers receive improved planting materials

The Food and Agriculture Ministry has scaled up the effort to substantially increase cassava production in the Kwahu South District. It has through the West Africa Agricultural Productivity Programme (WAAPP), supplied improved planting materials to farmers in the area. Mr. ...

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Airtel, Jaarno partner to make online purchase of homegrown foodstuff convenient

Airtel, the Smartphone Network has partnered premier digital foodstuff marketing and distribution company, Jaarno to offer Airtel’s high value customers the convenience of shopping for locally grown food items online at a discount. With this partnership, Airtel Premier customers will ...

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Govt exploiting cocoa farmers – Dr Kwaku Afriyie

The Western Regional Minister-nominee, Dr Kwaku Afriyie, has expressed dissatisfaction with what he described as the undue financial burden placed on cocoa farmers by government. He said the concept of cocoa roads in which the proceeds of cocoa farmers are ...

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Niche Cocoa to increase local cocoa consumption

Edmund Poku, Chief Executive Officer, of Niche Cocoa Industry has pledged to ensure that more than 60 percent of Ghana’s cocoa harvest is processed locally. “Our nation produces a world-class cocoa crop but most people rarely have a chance to ...

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Cocoa Processing Company Runs Out Of Chocolate Ahead Of Valentine Day

The Kumasi Office of the Cocoa Processing Company (CPC), Ghana’s chocolate producers, has run out of the supply of the product ahead of the celebration of this year’s Valentine Day (Chocolate Day). Both retailers and chocolate consumers in the metropolis ...

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Uganda: Bird Flu Outbreak Under Control Minister Says

By Paul Adude The government has been able to put the recent avian flu outbreak under control, State Minister for Agriculture, Vincent Ssempijja has said. “I would like to reiterate that bird flu outbreak has been controlled and together with ...

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