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Market Queens Dictating Market Prices for Farmers Unfortunate – GNAFF Chairman

Most of the country’s farmers continue to be shortchanged in the sale of their farm produce by most patrons of their produce including middle market queens who dictate the prices of their produce. Eastern regional Chairman of the Ghana National ...

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Traders at Agomanya Market Attribute Rising Yam Prices to Bad Roads

Yam sellers at the Agomanya market in the Eastern Region have attributed the increases in their farm produce to bad roads leading to the farming communities from where they purchase the commodity. According to the farmers, most of who transport ...

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Agriculture Remains an Employment Opportunity for Graduates – Entrepreneur

The country’s unemployed graduates should consider taking up a career in farming as worthy employment alternatives instead of chasing unrealistic jobs – this is according to seasoned entrepreneur and farmer, Mr. Kwame Offei. According to Mr. Offei, graduates and the ...

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Herbal Doctor Pushes For Factories for Medicinal Plants

Government has been called upon to focus its lenses on the processing of medicinal plants in the implementation of government’s flagship programs. According to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for Nhyiraba Afoakwa Herbal Centre at Atwima Trede in the Ashanti ...

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Gari Remains One of Ghana’s Most Important Staple Foods – CEO

Madam Khadijah Benewaa who is the CEO of Halkhab Agro Processing Farm has expressed confidence in gari assuming a role as one of Ghana’s most important staple foods. According to her, this can however only be achieved if processors subscribe ...

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Maize, Pona Make significant gains; Tomato, others drop in prices

Some crop commodities have made appreciable price gains across the country while prices of other commodities dropped sharply. In the latest food commodity price index released by Esoko Ghana Limited, white maize and pona (yam) made increments of 7.63% and ...

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BBS Likely to Collapse Ghana’s Mango Industry in Next Three Years If…

Ghana’s mango industry risks collapsing in the next three years if pragmatic steps are not taken to halt the devastation of the Bacterial Black Spot disease on the sector, Agronomist at the Blue Skies Holdings Limited, Mr. Ernest Abloh has ...

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District Best Farmer Underscores the Value of Agric As a Lucrative Venture

The 2017 Overall Best Vegetable Farmer for the Asuogyamang District and a resident of Akosombo in the Eastern Region of Ghana, Mr. Charles Yaw Anaafi has reiterated the role of agriculture as a very lucrative business that is fetching a ...

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Industrialization crucial element to wealth, job creation –Prez Akufo Addo

President Akufo-Addo has reiterated his government’s commitment towards industrializing the country’s economy to enable it to compete on the global front. According to him, the country will only become prosperous if it invests in industries to add value to the ...

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Farmers Blamed For Their Inability to Access Credit Facilities

A Senior Coordinator of the Agribusiness Management Programme, in the Department of Agric and Economics Extension of the University of Cape Coast, Dr. William Ghartey has blamed farmers for their inability to access credit facilities from financial institutions. According to ...

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