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“One District, One Factory Risks Failure without Mechanization” – Emmanuel Asiedu Posits

Chief Executive Officer of the Gratis Foundation, Mr. Emmanuel Asiedu fears that government’s one district, one factory program won’t succeed without mechanization and the use of indigenous, affordable technology that can be easily afforded and used by ordinary farmers. About ...

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Agric Directors Take Delivery of New Pickups

Agric directors in the various districts and municipalities of the Eastern Region have taken delivery of new pickups for purposes of effective and efficient monitoring, supervision, evaluation, visiting, etc. This was disclosed by the Eastern Regional Extension Officer, Papa Allotey. ...

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Cotton Weblink to Commence Production of Mango Concentrate From 2019

Cotton Weblink Limited, a subsidiary of the Farm Management Services Limited (FMSL) will commence the production of mango concentrate from 2019, it has emerged. This follows the signing of a 7.6 million euros contract with a Hungarian investor and farmer ...

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Open Technology Session for Farmers and Value Chain Actors Held In Koforidua

The Directorate of Agricultural Extension Services in the Eastern, Western, Central and Ashanti regions have held an open technology session for farmers and value chain actors. The event which came off at the Bedtime Hotel in the Eastern regional capital, ...

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“Efforts of Rural Poor Not Duly Compensated” – Ohene-Konadu Registers Displeasure

Efforts of the hardworking rural poor do not receive the required compensation, the National Coordinator of the One District, One Factory has observed. Honorable Gifty Ohene-Konadu, National Coordinator of government’s flagship program, One District, One Factory regretted what she observes ...

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GH¢440,570 Prize Presented To 2017 National Best Farmer

The Ministry of Food and Agriculture, in collaboration with the Agricultural Development Bank (ADB), has officially handed over the cheque to $100,000 to the 2017 national best farmer, Philip Kwaku Agyemang at an official ceremony to present the ultimate prize ...

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Farmer Davies Calls GMOs ‘Perfectly Safe’

Says GMOs are safe to consume Calls for national dialogue maintains that GMOs are drought, pest and disease resistant NFFAWAG boss Davies Narh Korboe is maintaining a strong resilience in his push for the acceptance of the Genetically Modified Organisms. ...

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Farmer Unity Key in Paving Way for Resolution of Challenges – Samuel Somoah

Farmers have been tasked to stay united to pave way for speedy identification and resolution of their problems. Manager of Adoptive Trust Station, Mr. Samuel Kwadwo Somoah who made the call said farmers stand to easily identify their problems and ...

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NFFAWAG, GIC, sign MOU with IAAS to Provide Internship Program for Students

About 100 students pursuing various Agric-Related Sciences at the University of Ghana will between June and August this year have the opportunity to pursue a three-month intensive internship program with the National Farmers and Fishermen Award Winners Association of Ghana, ...

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Farmers Disadvantage With New PFJ fertilizer Acquisition Policy

Chairman for the Savanna Farmers and Marketing Society, Nene Anner Kenney has registered his displeasure about government’s new approach towards the fertilizer distribution among farmers in the country. According to him, the new module/procedure in line with the fertilizer distribution ...

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