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Farmers Earning Lowest In Food Chain; So Sad – Carlos Ahenkorah

The Deputy Minister for Trade and Industry is empathizing with the country’s farmers for “earning the lowest in the food value chain” despite toiling to get the produce out of the soil. Honorable Carlos Ahenkorah says farmers, despite the vital ...

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Pona, Maize, Others Make Significant Gains While Cassava, Drop in Price Most commodities recorded gains at the end of trading for the month of May. The gains made were within the range of 1.18 to 7.65 percent. The highest gain ...

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Food Transportation Challenges: Rail the Way to Go – Farmer Morrison

Government must develop the railway sector to address the nagging transportation challenges confronting the agricultural sector in the country, Chief Executive Officer of the Ghana Chamber of Agribusiness, GCA has opined. Farmer Anthony Morrison believes that the Government’s development of ...

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Rising Cost of Production Inputs Bother Farmers

Farmers across the country continue to express worry over the increasing costs of production inputs in the course of their farming business. The costs, the farmers argue, lead to the registering of huge losses at the end of harvesting and ...

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Ghana’s Coconut Industry Identified as an Untapped Gold Avenue

CEO of Green Coast Group and Consult Limited, Mr. Kweku Boateng, has said that the coconut industry, if it gets its due recognition, would contribute immensely to the GDP growth of the country, especially in the agricultural sector. There are ...

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Lack of Networking between Farmers and External Markets Hampering Produce Sale

The failure of farmers to establish links (networking) with potential markets is the root cause of their low returns, Chairman for the Norvisi Seed Growers Association at Apegusu has said. According to Mr. Tetteh Amenuvor, Chairman of the Norvisi Seed ...

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Watermelon glut: farmers losing 60% of produce

Some 4000 watermelon farmers in the Dangme East district of the Greater Accra region are recording a whopping 60% loss of their produce as a result of lack of ready market, an Agric Extension Officer for the district has said. ...

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Shortage of Maize on Local Markets: Blame Bad Roads for Deficiency

Maize sellers at the Asesewa market in the Upper Manya Krobo district in the Eastern region are attributing the shortage of the commodity to bad roads leading to most farming communities in the district. The traders who spoke in an ...

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Drivers in Upper Manya Urge Government to Prioritize Road Construction of Farming Communities in the District

Drivers plying roads of most farming communities in the Upper Manya Krobo district are at their wits end from bad roads. The farmers who ply most roads linking the farming communities to the market centers have explained that the poor ...

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Watermelon Sellers at Agomanya Market Record Low Sales despite Glut

Watermelon sellers at the Agomanya Market in the Eastern region say they are making losses in their businesses despite a bumper harvest of the commodity. The women say the produce is rotting away on the market and in farms as ...

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