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Rainfall is affecting our activities-mushroom farmers

Mushroom farmers in the country have expressed worry over the frequent rainfall for the past weeks emphasizing that, they can no more dry their mushrooms for sale and export. According to the national President of the Mushroom Growers and Exporters ...

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BLUE SKIES MAKES STRIDES IN THE MIDST ENERGY CRISIS

Blue Skies Company limited, a fresh fruit agro processing company has expanded its operations and supplies by bringing on board a new factory. Blue Skies company limited is located at Doboro near Nsawam in theEeastern region and it currently the ...

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EDITORS OF DAILY GRAPHIC AND TIMES URGED TO PROMOTE AGRICULTURE

The Ashanti regional president of Ghana national association of farmers and fishermen (GNAFF) Rev. Kwadwo Asante has challenged, state owned newspapers should create a special column for promoting agriculture. He said this will help address issues relating to agriculture and ...

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NDC WILL WIN OKERE SEAT IN 2016-DANIEL ADU

The youth organizer for the national democratic congress NDC) in the Okere constituency in the Eastern region, Mr. Daniel Adu has said they will pull more votes for the party in coming 2016 general election. According to him, the NDC ...

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WE WELCOME DRIVING SCHOOL POLICY, BUT NEEDS TIME FOR IMPLEMENTATION-GPRTU

The Eastern region branch of the Ghana private road transport union (GPRTU) has said it will welcome the new policy that, the driver and vehicle license authority (DVLA) are bringing on board for every commercial driver to go through a ...

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Blame Nana Addo for NPP Crises – Atubiga

A communication member of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) Mr. Stephen Atubiga said, the flag bearer of the New Patriotic Party, Nana Addo Akuffo – Addo should be blamed for the crises in NPP. According to him, Nana Addo is ...

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Poultry farmers adopt measures to calm down bird flu

The chairman of Ghana national association of poultry farmers, Mr. Victor Oppong Agyei said the association has put in place measures to prevent the “bird flu” virus from attacking the various poultry farms in the country. Speaking on Agric forum ...

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YARA GHANA IS OUT OF GOVERNMENT FERTILIZER SUBSIDY 

The Deputy Minister of Food and Agriculture in charge of crops Hon. Amed Alhassan Yakubu has confirmed that, Yara Ghana Ltd. a leading fertilizer distributor in the country has pulled out of government fertilizer subsidy programme. He said this upon ...

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Cocoa Extension Officers Urged to Develop Good Relationship With Farmers

Dr. Opoku Ameyaw an agronomist at the cocoa research institute has called on cocoa farmers on board in other to address some challenges facing the farmers. He said that there was the need for extension officers and farmers to have ...

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Gender Ministry Holds Workshop for Journalist

  The domestic violence support unit (DOVSU) under the ministry of gender, children and social protection is organizing a workshop for some journalist in the eastern region capital (Koforidua) on gender and sexual based issues. Speaking to the project manager, ...

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