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Somanya Mango Retailers Accuse Farmers For High Price

Mango retailers on Somanya-Accra stretch have accused and lament about the way mango farmers in the Somanya area treat them during their course to buy the fruit from the farms. Madam Felicia Nartey, one of the retailers who spoke to ...

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Government Is Determined To Improve Industrialization – Veep

The vice President of Ghana,  Dr. Alhaji Mamudu Bawumia has stated the NPP administration has taken industrialization as one of its core priority areas to help create employment to the country’s working force. Industrialization in the opinion of Ghana’s second ...

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Presidency, Finance Ministry clash over post of ADB MD

Two weeks ago, President Akufo-Addo appointed Dr. John Kofi Mensah as the new Managing Director of the Agriculture Development Bank (ADB). He is to take over from the incumbent, Mr. Daniel Asiedu.. However, ongoing investigations by the Daily Dispatch have ...

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Builsa Community Bank supports 7,000 smallholder farmers

  The Builsa Community Bank at Sandema, in the Upper East Region has supported 7,000 smallholder farmers within its catchment area with GH¢7 million from December, 2014 to December, 2016. Mr Awudu Hayatudeen, General Manager and Secretary to the Board ...

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Govt concentrating efforts on onshore oil discovery

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, on Thursday, pledged his government’s commitment to the exploration and discovery of oil in commercial quantities onshore, specifically in the Voltaian Basin. In that direction, he commended the bold step taken by the Ghana National ...

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6,000 Jobs in Oil Palm Coming – CEO Unilever

The Government of Ghana and Unilever have announced plans to transform the Twifo Oil Palm Plantation (TOPP) into a state-of-the-art sustainable plantation in the shortest time possible. This came to light when the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for Unilever Global, ...

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Campaign to Promote Made in Ghana Goods Launched

A campaign to encourage Ghanaians to patronise goods and services produced locally has been launched in Accra. The move is to promote indigenous Ghanaian businesses. Spearheaded by the Ghana Tourism Authority, the campaign is also aimed at promoting the country’s ...

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China pumps $2bn into ‘One District, One Factory’

The Akufo-Addo administration’s ‘One District One Factory’ initiative has received a major boost in the form of $2 billion from the Chinese government’s private sector development corporation. This followed the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding for a funding facility ...

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Identify Relationship between Bank and Business – Farmers Advised

The Relationship Officer of the Opportunity Savings & Loans Bank Somanya, Mr. Eric Addai, has established that there is a need for farmers and agribusiness persons to identify the relationship between the bank and the business they are into in ...

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Japan provides $2.8m grant to develop Ghana’s agric sector

More than $2.8 million grant has been approved by the Japan Social Development Fund (JSDF) for the commercial cultivation of vegetables in four regions in the country. Under the grant name, Peri-urban Commercial Vegetables Value Chains for Poverty Reduction and ...

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