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Exporters and importers to address clearing bottlenecks

Dr Ekow Spoi-Garbrah, Minister of Trade and Industry, has hinted that export and import stakeholders would meet on January 7th to address the challenges associated with the clearing systems at Ghana’s airports and harbours.   According to him, exporters and ...

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Mepom to get new food market

An ultramodern market earmarked to primarily sell farm produce is to be constructed at Mepom in the Upper West Akyem District early next year. The market would be the first of its kind in the district, reputed to be a ...

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$728m expanded on Atuabo gas project — Ghana Gas Company

The Ghana National Gas Company says it has so far spent $728 million on the development of the Ghana Gas infrastructure project. It is expected to further spend $272million to cover the entire cost of a project once touted as ...

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GHȻ411m agric budget not enough — SEND Ghana

Send-Ghana criticised government’s GHȻ 411 million planned spending on the agricultural sector next year, describing it as “inadequate” to guarantee food security in the country. The policy research and social enterprise advocacy think-tank argues that resources allocated to the agric ...

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More Money Earmarked For Crop Production

  Mr Alabi Bortey, Project Coordinator of Ghana Commercial Agricultural Project (GCAP), has said the government, in collaboration with other donor partners, has made available $ 145 million to enhance crop production.   The World Bank IDA credit is $100 ...

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How Ghanaian cassava farmers are saved by a beer

Ghanaians are embracing the use of locally produced raw materials even though it is seen as inadequate. Ghana produces food crops in abundance and in their raw state, these food items often go waste due to lack of ready market ...

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MASLOC to supply outboard motors to fishermen next year

  The Microcredit and Small Loans Centre (MASLOC) has earmarked 1,000 outboard motors for supply to fishermen next year.   It is part of the centre’s efforts to boost fishing activities and improve the incomes of fishermen.   The Chief ...

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Importers and exporters battle destination inspection companies

  SOURCE: Citi News The Ghana Importers and Exporters Association have accused destination inspection companies of pushing for the implementation of the Ghana Conformity Assessment Programme (G-CAP) by the Ghana Standards Authority (GSA). According to the Importers and Exporters Association ...

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Fish processors cry for support

SOURCE: Ghana Web Prudent Star Association, a fish processing association based at the Upper Manya Krobo District has appealed to Ministry of Fisheries and Aquaculture Development (MOFAD) to support them with refrigerators and modern fish smoking ovens. This is to ...

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Low capital affects rice production

Prairie Volta Limited (PVL), formerly Quality Grain Project (QGP), rice producers at Aveyime in the North Tongu District, is facing challenges due to low capital inflow. The company is also not getting support from the government, Nana Atto Dadzie, PVL ...

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