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Food shortage looms as NAFCO runs out of staples

There could be an acute food shortage in the country in the coming days as the National Buffer Stock Company (NAFCO) has run out of staples, Starr News has gathered. The situation, according to Starr News’ investigations, will also affect ...

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FDA expresses concern over porous borders

The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) has expressed concern over the porous nature of the country’s borders. According to the Chief Executive Officer of the FDA, Mr Hudu Mogtari, medicines approved for importation into the country had to mandatory go ...

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Consultations ongoing to implement G-CAP

A Senior standards officer at the Ghana Standards Authority (GSA), Mr Charles Kuranchie, has said that consultations were ongoing with stakeholders in the trade industry to reach a consensus on the implementation of the Ghana Conformity Assessment Programme (G-CAP). According ...

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Terkper to appear before Parliament on Thursday

Minister of Finance Seth Terkper will be on the floor of Parliament on Thursday, March 12 to among other things outline details of the Eurobond expected to be issued this year. Reports say government is considering issuing a 10-year $1 ...

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Smallholder farmers want EDAIF requirements relaxed

Smallholder farmers say the requirements for accessing the Export Development and Agricultural Investment Fund (EDAIF) are too bureaucratic, thereby making it extremely difficult for them to enjoy fruit from the Fund. According to the farmers EDAIF is unfriendly to the ...

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Commencement Date for G-CAP has not been Approved – GSA

The Ghana Standard Authority (GSA) says the implementation date for the Ghana Conformity Assessment Programme has not yet been approved by the Ministry of Trade and Industry. The Authority has therefore advised the general public to disregard information peddling around ...

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Agribusiness Investment Summit connects over 180 participants

An agribusiness investment summit in Kumasi has brought together over 180 participants. The event organized by the USAID-Financing Ghanaian Agriculture Project (USAID-FinGAP) brought together poultry and pig farmers, cooperative partners, millers and traders of rice, maize and soy who source ...

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Power outage crippling Cocoa Processing Company

The Cocoa Processing Company (CPC) halts productions for at least two days every week due to the persistent power outage, Nana Oduro Owusu, the Managing Director of CPC, said on Monday. “Whenever there is power cut we stop production, production ...

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DUMSOR is affecting our business -pure water producers

The Chairman of Pure Water Producers Association, Mr. Kwabena Teye has expressed grave concern about the ongoing load shedding, known locally as “DUMSOR” is affecting their business seriously. According to him, producing pure water under this era of power outage ...

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Horticultural products export not at risk – Spio-Garbrah

Ghana and other West African countries have up to October to enjoy non-reciprocal trading arrangement with the European Union (EU), which has extended its free-trade moratorium for West African countries under the Economic Partnership Agreements (EPAs). This is because all ...

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