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Ghana does not risk violating patent rights on GMOs – OFAB

The Open Forum on Agricultural Biotechnology (OFAB) Ghana has in a press release allayed fears that Ghana risks violating patent rights in its quest to produce genetically modified organisms if it goes ahead to pursue the technology. Director of Programmes at ...

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Boost for farmers – President launches commodity platform

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo yesterday rang the bell to launch the Ghana Commodity Exchange (GCE), a platform for buying and selling agricultural commodities in the country. The platform, which is the first in West Africa and the third in ...

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CSIR-SARI introduces new improved hybrid cotton varieties

The Savannah Agricultural Research Institute of Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR-SARI) has introduced new and improved hybrid cotton varieties, in an effort to revamp the country’s cotton industry. The new seed variety, which has been released to farmers, ...

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National farmers and fishermen award winners launch strategy document

The National Farmers and Fishermen Award Winners Association of Ghana, in a bid to rebrand itself and re-align its vision to buttress the agricultural agenda of the government, has launched a strategy document. The document, detailing the roadmap which would ...

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Winners, finalists of KIC Agritech Challenge benefit from $500,000

Kosmos Energy on Thursday announced the winners of the Kosmos Innovation Center (KIC) 2018 AgriTech Challenge, a business competition where young entrepreneurs use innovation and information communication technology (ICT) to develop commercial solutions to challenges within the agriculture sector. More ...

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NFFAWAG Re-organizes to Support Members and Government’s Agricultural Agenda

The National Farmers and Fishermen Award Winners Association of Ghana is re-positioning itself in an effort to aggressively support the agricultural agenda of government for economic growth as well as the welfare of its members. This it aims to do ...

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More research required to determine revival of fishing industry – Sodji

President of the Aquaculture Association is raising doubts over a ‘historical data’ from the Ghana Statistical Services (GSS) showing that the fishing sector is showing signs of revival. Madam Jennifer Sodji in raising doubts over the research findings pointing to ...

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Outbreak of Tilapia Lake virus: NADMO in 24-hour surveillance at Akuse

The National Disaster Management Organization, NADMO says barriers have been mounted at Akuse in the Eastern region as a means of providing 24-hour surveillance to check what it said is an outbreak of tilapia lake virus from being smuggled into ...

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Construction of cocoa roads: previous govt failed to adhere to laid down procedures – dep agric minister

The Deputy Minister of Food and Agriculture in charge of Cocoa Affairs, Kennedy Osei Nyarko says the erstwhile NDC government failed to adhere to laid down procedures towards awarding of contracts for the construction of cocoa roads in the country. ...

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GMO dialogue: Ghana risks violating patent rights – Nyaaba

Ghana risks violating patent rights in its quest to produce genetically modified organisms; the fallouts – the country risks paying heavy fines to the rights holders if it embarked on this discourse, Director of Programmes at the Peasant Farmers Association ...

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