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Govt asked to develop strategy for small-scale farmers

The Ghana Trade and Livelihood Coalition (GTLC), a trade and agriculture advocacy, research and practice organisation, has called on government to develop a clear strategy of support for small scale farmers, especially women and the youth. Such assistance should include ...

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Agric sector requires action not talk – GAWU

The government needs to redefine the role of agriculture in its national development agenda in order to address the challenges that globalisation brings to the sector, the General Agricultural Workers’ Union (GAWU) of the Trades Union Congress, has said. The ...

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Mango farmers advised to protect their farms

The second National best Farmer for the year 2012, has advised mango farmers to protect their farms to enable them have good yield. Mr. Enoch Teye in an interview with RITE FM, noted that farmers should do a continuous weeding ...

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India gives Ghana $150m line of credit for agriculture

The government of India has given Ghana a $150 million line of credit to support the country’s agriculture sector, according to a report by the Indo-Asian News Service. According to the report, the fund would go to support the implementation ...

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Dismiss Claims against GMOs by Anti-GMO Groups

The Former Director General of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research Ghana (CSIR) Prof. Walter Sandow Alhassan has warned farmers to reject claims against Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) seeds by Anti-GMO groups that it is harmful and accepting it ...

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India funds agricultural mechanisation in Ghana

In yet another sign of its growing influence across Africa, India has provided Ghana with $150-million line of credit to support the implementation of an Agricultural Mechanisation Service Centre (AMSEC) projects intended to provide farmers all over the country with ...

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70,000 Euros to boost agriculture in the Brong-Ahafo Region

The University of Energy and Natural Resources (UENR) in partnership with University of Molise in Italy, and Guru University in Uganda are implementing 70,000 -Euro project to improve agriculture productivity. The three-year project dubbed: “Strengthening innovations and technology dissemination for ...

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MOFA recommends new maize varieties

The Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MOFA) has recommended two new hybrid maize seeds suitable for improved yields and productivity. It said the Abontem and Omankwa, varieties of seeds have high disease resistance, and favourable for all weather patterns. Mr ...

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Mahama: Ghana striving to be net rice producer

  President John Mahama has said Ghana is still striving to become a net producer of rice so as to reduce the amount of rice imported from outside.   He told Ghanaians in Germany Tuesday that: “We are investing to ...

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Ghana Institute of Engineers supports SADA

Ghana Institute of Engineers has started a partnership programme with the Savannah Accelerated Development Authority (SADA), to harness local and indigenous knowledge, expertise, opportunities and investment to improve the quality of life of Ghanaians.   The partnership seeks to bring ...

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