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Planting for Food and Jobs to employ 502, 700 farmers, extension officers in  2018

Pending the approval of the 2018 Budget statement presented by the Finance Minister, Hon. Ken Ofori Atta last Wednesday at the house of the country’s biggest law making chamber, the statement has proposed to register 500,000 farmers and recruits 2700 ...

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Tano South Calls for Tomato Processing Center under One District one Factory Policy.

Residents and farmers of Tano South in the Brong Ahafo Region are calling on government to establish for them a tomato processing factory under the flagship one district one factory industrialization programme. The president of Ghana Nana Addo Dankwah Akufo ...

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Cashew production, a profitable business – Farmers award winner

Mr. Tony Aidoo Best, Cashew Farmer and the National President of cashew farmers Association has disclosed to Rite News Desk that cashew farming is lucrative and money-making business which  has the tendency to reduce poverty. Cashew has over the years ...

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Chickens for Christmas: Local Poultry Industry Ready for Supply

A poultry farmer in Somanya in the Eastern Region, Mr. Steven Tetteh has assured the public that they (poultry farmers) are ready to feed the country before, during and after the Christmas festivities. Mr. Tetteh boasts of some seven thousand five hundred ...

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Work For Yourselves –  Physically Challenged Farmer Urges

The 2010 Eastern Regional best physically challenged farmer, Mr. Samuel Teye has encouraged people living with disabilities to take up the challenge of working for themselves and not depending on benevolence from society for survival. Speaking in an interview with ...

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VEPAG Pleased With Lift of Ban on Vegetable Export

President of the Vegetable Exporters and Producers Association of Ghana (VEPAG) Mr. Joseph Tontoh has expressed relief at the lift of the ban on vegetable export from Ghana to the European market. According to him, vegetable farmers across the country ...

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Govt launches Warehouse Receipt System to store food

As part of efforts aimed at implementing the ‘Planting for Food and Jobs’ programme, government has launched the Warehouse Receipt System Project to help in the storage and distribution of farm produce. The project is also aimed at solving post-harvest ...

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Korea supports Ghana with $9 million to develop rice industry in Central Region

The Republic of Korea has offered Ghana $9 million to develop a rice industry in the Central Region. The choice of the region for the project followed a recommendation by some Korean rice experts that it had the potential to ...

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 Govt: Nigeria Earned N30 Billion From Agric Exports in 1st quarter.

The Minister of Agriculture, Chief Audu Ogbeh, told the National Economic Council  that the nation’s agricultural export had increased by 82 percent in the first quarter of 2017. The minister said export earnings from agricultural goods stood at N30 billion ...

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Asuogyaman District Assembly to Establish Fish Processing Factory

The Business Advisory Office of the Asuogyaman District Assembly (ADA) has declared its readiness to set up a fish processing factory alongside a feed production center in the district. The establishment is expected to safeguard fisher folks in the Asuogyaman ...

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