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Ghana’s GM cowpea completes second year of trial

Ghana’s Confined Field Trial (CFT) for genetically modified cowpea, has successfully completed its second year with one more year to go.   The Bt cowpea, developed by Savannah Agricultural Research Institute (SARI) of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research ...

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Am Disappointed In Christian Council-Nana Oboadie

Am disappointed in Christian Council for remaining silence on the state of Agriculture in the Country, Nana oboadie has said Nana Oboadie opambour Bonsu Boateng, whom is the Acting Youth organizer the Ghana National Association of Farmers and Fishermen (GNAFF) ...

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Mahama announces $450m package for cocoa roads rehabilitation

President John Mahama has announced a 450-million-dollar package for the rehabilitation of roads in cocoa-growing areas in the country. The amount which will be released in three installments of 150 million dollars annually will be used to finance selected roads ...

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Farmers embrace new fertiliser technique

Rice farmers in Dadome, near Adidome, have embraced a new fertiliser application technology which is helping them to save cost while enhancing yield. The Urea Deep Placement (UDP) technology of fertiliser application involves the placement of super granule fertilisers known ...

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E/R SMALL SCALE FARMES TO BE EXPANDED-ANTWI BOSIAKO-SEKYERE

The Eastern Regional Minister has revealed to Rite FM the intentions of his outfit to help small scale farmers in the region to expand their farms to commercial farming Hon Antwi Bosiako-Sekyere mentioned that about 60% of the working population ...

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Savannah Agricultural Research Institution calls for immediate ban on rice importation

The Savannah Agricultural Research Institute at Nyankpala in the Northern Region is calling for an immediate a ban on the importation of rice into the country. The institute which is under the Centre for Scientific and Industrial Research recently announced ...

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DECENTRALISE AGRICULTURE WITH FUNDING – HON. SLYVESTER TETTEH

  SOURCE: Rite News The 2012 parliamentary N.P.P candidate for Ningo Prampram has bemoaned how agriculture has been decentralize to the local level, now department of agriculture without funding, he also questioned how it’s going to benefit the local farmers. ...

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ALLOCATE 5% OF COCOA, COFFEE MONEY TO CONSTRUCT MORE IRRIGATION DAMS –GOVERNMENT URGED

  SOURCE: Rite News The Ashanti Regional Chairman of the Ghana National Association of Farmers and Fishermen (GNAFF) Rev. Kwadwo Nkrumah has passionately called on government to allocate 5% of cocoa money to construct irrigation dams to increase food production ...

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Savannah Agricultural Research Institution calls for immediate ban on rice importation

  Source: Joy Business News Savannah Agricultural Research Institution  at Nyankpala in the Northern Region is calling for an immediate a ban on the importation of rice into the country. The institute which is under the Centre for Scientific and ...

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Fish processors cry for support

SOURCE: Ghana Web Prudent Star Association, a fish processing association based at the Upper Manya Krobo District has appealed to Ministry of Fisheries and Aquaculture Development (MOFAD) to support them with refrigerators and modern fish smoking ovens. This is to ...

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