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USAID lauds Ghana on agric policy formulation

Source GNA Mr Walter Nunez-Rodriguez, USAID Chief of Party has lauded Ghana for being one of the countries that has accomplished great results in terms of agriculture on the African continent through good policy formulation. He said the engagement, identification ...

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Mahama: Eating what we grow will save Ghana $1.5b

Source: Starfmonline.com President John Mahama has said Ghana can reduce its balance of payment by about $1.5 billion annually by merely eating what the country’s farmers grow, instead of importing those same things. Speaking on the theme: “Eat what you ...

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Rwanda: Farmers Told to Learn From Chinese Agric Technology

Farmers have been urged to learn technological farming practices from Chinese experts in order to boost their productivity and improve their livelihoods. The call was made on Wednesday during a day-long field visit at the China-Rwanda Agriculture Technology Demonstration Centre ...

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Tono and Vea Irrigation shut down, tomatoes affected

More than 6,000 farmers in the upper East Region will not be able to undertake dry season farming using the Tono and Vea irrigation dams this season. This is because the two dams have been shut down as the water ...

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Do More To Make Agriculture Attractive – Nana Dr. Asante

Nana Dr. Susubiribi Krobea Asante, Omanhene of Asokore, has urged government to do more to consolidate and boost the attraction of the country’s Agriculture. He said there was the need to make carefully planned efforts towards aggressive mechanization, and the ...

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INCLUDE MUSHROOM IN YOUR DISHES THIS CHRISTMAS –MUSHROOM FARMERS

INCLUDE MUSHROOM IN YOUR DISHES THIS CHRISTMAS –MUSHROOM FARMERS The President of Mushroom Growers Association of Ghana, Mr. Theophillus Kwartey has called on Ghanaian women to include mushroom in the dishes they will prepare this Christmas festivities He noted that ...

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COCOBOD TRAINS EXTENSION OFFICERS TO RENDER SERVICES TO COCOA FARMERS

COCOBOD is training extension officers to render services to cocoa farmers as part of its measures to increase cocoa production in the country This came to light when the Head of Communications for COCOBOD, Mr. Noah Amenya spoke in an ...

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Agric ministry bans vegetable exportation to EU market

The Ministry for Agriculture has placed an embargo on the exportation of vegetable products from Ghana to the European market. The ban, which spans for the next three months, is to ensure that vegetables from the country are devoid of ...

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Ghana gets $145 million for Commercial Agric

Ghana has secured $145 million for the development and expansion of commercial agriculture. The United States Agency for International Development (USAID), is providing a grant component of $45 million, while the World Bank will provide $100 million as a loan ...

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NATIONAL FARMERS DAY STATEMENT

On this auspicious day of National Farmers Day, Agriculture Sovereignty Ghana (ASG) wishes to extend our solidarity to indigenous and small holder farmers who are in the forefront of the production of agricultural produce for our country. They produce the ...

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