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Fisheries Commission Board inaugurated

An 11-member Fisheries Commission Board mandated to advise the ministry on issues related to the development and management of fisheries resources has been inaugurated. The members have also been tasked to develop a management plan for the sustainable exploitation of ...

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Agric support must target farmers – Mahama

President John Dramani Mahama has taken a strong position against agricultural programmes that are packaged to benefit technocrats, at the expense of farmers. “The direct benefits should go to farmers,” he said, insisting that his government would not hesitate to ...

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Access EDAIF, Prez. Mahama asks agric workers and entrepreneurs

President John Mahama, has encouraged rural entrepreneurs and Agricultural workers to access the Export Development and Agricultural Investment fund , EDAIF as a short term measure in cushioning their businesses.He said what government will have to do is to enforce ...

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Rite FM commended for making agriculture its priority

The Acting Youth Organizer for Ghana National Association of Farmers and Fishermen (GNAFF), Nana Opambour Bonsu has commended Rite FM for making agriculture its priority, in terms of dedicating its services to the cause and developing Agriculture. According to him, ...

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Gov’t allays fears of poultry products shortage

A Deputy Minister of Food and Agriculture Dr. Hannah Bissue has dismissed suggestions that a shortage of poultry products in the country is eminent. The Ghana National Association of Poultry Farmers has warned of a possible shortage of poultry products ...

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Mahama addresses opening session of IFAD today

President John Dramani Mahama will today deliver a keynote speech to open the 38th Session of the Governing Council of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) in Rome, Italy. World leaders have gathered in Rome for the two-day session, ...

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The use of radio has promoted Agriculture

The Director of Farm Radio International Mr. Benjamin Fiafor has said that the use of electronic media such as radio has helped to disseminate information to farmers. Mr. Fiafor speaking to Ritenews on the World Radio Day today has noted ...

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Project launched to benefit rural farmers

Tree Investment Policy (TIP), an income-generation project designed to improve the living conditions of farmers and the rural folk, has been launched at Fumesua in the Ashanti Region. The project, an initiative of Vision 2050 Forestry Ghana Limited, an environmental ...

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Chief Caution Farmers on the use of chemical

The Acting President of Shama Traditional Council, Nana Kwamena Wienu II has called on Extension Officers to educate farmers on how to use chemical and pesticides on their farms. Nana Wienu II in an interview with Rite FM noted that ...

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Patronize chocolate on this National Chocolate Day Celebration -CPC

  The union chairman of Cocoa Processing Company (CPC) Mr. Kingsley Owusu has called on Ghanaians to patronize cocoa product especially chocolate for the celebration of this year valentine Day. According to him, National Chocolate Day is aimed at promoting ...

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