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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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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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