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Redefining Africa’s economic landscape

One-third of humanity relies on food grown by 500 million smallholder farmers with less than two hectares of land. As Africa and Ghana’s population continue to expand, farmers have an urgent need to produce ever-increasing amounts of food without destroying ...

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Improved agricultural efficiency “key to Africa’s growth”

Science and technology are critical to transforming agricultural efficiency in Africa, according to the head of the African Development Bank. Akinwumi Adesina urged the continent to invest more in science and technology to help make agriculture a “wealth-creating sector”, rather ...

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Injaro invests in pineapple sector

Injaro Investment Advisors has announced its first investment in Ghana’s pineapple sector through its venture capital fund, Injaro Agricultural Venture Capital Limited (IAVCL). IAVCL has signed an agreement to invest in Gold Coast Fruits Limited. (GCF), a Ghanaian pineapple exporter ...

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Nana Addo to taste first Komenda Factory sugar

The Secretary of the Board of Governors of Komenda Sugar Company Limited, Ransford Vanni-Amoah, has hinted that the flagbearer of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) for the 2016 elections Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo will be the first to taste fine ...

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Commodity prices: Cassava loses while Gari gains

The price of fresh tubers of cassava has declined for the second consecutive time in June. The price of the commodity dropped by 3 percent to close the week at 7 cedis 50 pesewas for three to four tubers. Meanwhile, ...

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WFP buys US$2m maize from smallholder farmers

The World Food Programme (WFP) has within the past five years bought 5,000 metric tonnes of maize worth US$2 million from smallholder farmers across the nation as efforts to transform their livelihoods intensifies. Ms. Magdalena Moshi, its Country Director, who ...

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Ministry blames Ghanaian youth for failure in agric sector

The Minister of State in charge of Public Private Partnership Rasheed Pelpuo has blamed the dwindling and decline in Agriculture in the country on lack of interest by the youth to go into the sector. Justifying his position on news ...

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Ghana to observe World Desertification and Drought Day in Bolgatanga

Ghana to observe World Desertification and Drought Day in Bolgatanga. Addressing the media in Bolgatanga on Thursday , the Regional Director of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) who is also the National Focal Person in Ghana for the United Nations Convention ...

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Gov’t urged to improve agric extension services

Government’s attention has been drawn to the huge gap between the number of agricultural extension officers (AEO) in the country and the number of farmers needing their services. Statistics from the Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MOFA), show a ratio ...

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PPPs will enhance vegetable production – Dep Chief of staff

Mr Kenneth Wujangi, Deputy Chief of Staff in charge of operations, has said public private partnerships in the vegetable production, is essential to enhance growth and deliver reliable stream of information and technology in emerging trends. He said collaborative partnerships ...

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