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Ghana Risks Zero Export of Mangoes within Two Years Due To BBS Invasion – Bassam

It is feared that mango export in Ghana could reduce to zilch in the coming years if pragmatic measures are not taken to confront the rampaging effects of the Mango Black Bacterial disease. This is according to the vice president ...

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‘Planting for Food and Job Has Curtailed Rural-Urban Migration

The Chairman for the Agric Sub Committee of the Yilo Krobo Municipality and Assemblyman for the Obawale Electoral Area, Mr. John Djornabua Dongotey has said that the introduction of the planting for food and jobs programme has curtailed the migration ...

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Ghana’s Agric Prospects Is a Goldmine – Agrihouse Boss

The country’s agriculture prospects can be a goldmine for young entrepreneurs, Miss Alberta Akorsah, Chief Executive Officer of the Agrihouse Foundation has said. According to Miss Akorsah, the neglect of the country’s agric sector, though regrettable is largely blamable on ...

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Conservation Agriculture Best Option For Farmers

Chief Executive Officer for Agrihome Expressions, Mr. K. Afrane Okese has underscored the need for farmers to adopt conservation agriculture since it helps farmers grow quality food. Agriculture Conservation is the preparation of lands to regain its nutrient for planting ...

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BBS Scourge: Disease Remains a Big Threat – Dr. Honger

A Research Scientist at the University of Ghana, Dr Joseph Honger has described the current influx of the Black Bacterial Spot (BBS) scourge in some three districts in the lower sector of the country as ‘a very big threat’ to ...

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BBS: Mango Farmers In Yilo, Manya and Shai Count Losses

Mango farmers in the country are calling on the Ministry Of Food And Agriculture and the key stakeholders in the sector to help them find a solution to the onslaught of the Bacterial Black Spot disease (BBS) which is posing ...

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Come to our aid; Fulani Herdsmen call on UN

The Fulani Association of Ghana has called on the United Nations to come to their aid and stop the Ghanaian government from using brute force in reigning in their cattle-herding activities. Additionally, the Association has condemned the shoot-to-kill strategy adopted ...

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Ministry Of Food and Agriculture Must Be Split To Enhance Quality Service Delivery – Farmer Anthony

The president of the Ghana Chamber for Agribusiness and Chief Executive Officer of Farm Masters Africa, Farmer Anthony Morrison has opined that the Ministry Of Food And Agriculture must be split into two in order to effectively discharge its duties. ...

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Technology Has Bridged Gap Between Farmers and Extension Officers

The Eastern Regional Agric Extension Officer, Mr. Papa Allotey is excited about the use of modern technologies to in today’s agriculture systemhas said that the introduction of technology into the agricultural structure is really helping farmers and extension officers who ...

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Anum Chief Leases 500 Acres of Land for PFJ, 1D1F

Acting chief of the Anum traditional area has leased 500 acres of land for government’s ‘planting for food and jobs policy as well as the one district, one factory policy. The Adontenhene who doubles as the Acting chief of Anum ...

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