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We Will Go After Scare-Mongers

By Michael Oberteye: Deputy Minister of Food and Agriculture in charge of livestock has sounded the strongest warning yet to ‘scare-mongers’ in the cause of the outbreak of the bird flu that the law was firmly at the back of ...

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Award Winners Should Take Over Farmers’ Day

By Austin Ofori: The National Farmers Day Celebration held on Friday the 4th of December 2015 this year raised a lot of eyebrows in the country especially in the Ashanti Region where the regional best farmer was denied his award ...

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Falling Standards Of Agric: Incompetent Officers To Blame

As many Ghanaian farmers continue to paint a gloomy picture of agriculture production in this country, an agriculture Consultant and also a former Extension Officer Mr. Shakesphere Djokoto has attributed the decrease in the growth of the Agriculture sector to ...

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Fulani herdsmen destroy farms at Ejura

The scourge of the activities of Fulani herdsmen and their cattle has reared its ugly head again in the Ashanti region. This time, it is maize farmers in the Ejura Sekyedumase district who are suffering the brunt of their activities. ...

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Ruminant Farmers Benefit From WAAP Workshop

By Ishmael Newton Ogah: The West Africa Agricultural Productivity Program (WAAP) through the Animal Productivity Directorate (APP) has sponsored over 140 farmers to benefit from a two-day training workshop on ensiling cassava by-product as feed which form an important component ...

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Peasant Farmers Reply Minister

By Nyarko Francis: The President of peasant farmers Association of Ghana Mr. Adams has taken a swipe at the Minister of food and agriculture Mr. Fiifi Kwetey for describing farmers as people who are reluctant to and allergic to change ...

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Pay Attention To Cotton Farming

By Austin Ofori Addo Cotton farmers in the Northern part of the country have called on the attention of the government to focus on cotton production because the business has really collapsed as long as they are concerned. In an ...

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Mahama promises support for agric, manufacturing sectors

Government in its transformation agenda would step up support for the agricultural and manufacturing sectors, President John Dramani Mahama has announced. He pointed out that no country could build on trade and commerce without more emphasis on agriculture and the ...

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More funds secured to ensure food security – Minister

Mr Fiifi Fiavi Kwetey, the Minister of Food and Agriculture, says government has secured a budgetary support of 19 million Canadian dollars to help tackle food insecurity and fight poverty. The project, he said, was aimed at helping about 21,000 ...

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Let’s Still Guard Against Ebola

By Saddath Asiamah: Though the scourge of the deadly ebola virus seems to have abated in recent times, caution has still been determined as very critical to safeguard against any future outbreaks. President of the Devine Mother and Child foundation, ...

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