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NFFAWAG, GIC, sign MOU with IAAS to Provide Internship Program for Students

About 100 students pursuing various Agric-Related Sciences at the University of Ghana will between June and August this year have the opportunity to pursue a three-month intensive internship program with the National Farmers and Fishermen Award Winners Association of Ghana, ...

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Farmers Disadvantage With New PFJ fertilizer Acquisition Policy

Chairman for the Savanna Farmers and Marketing Society, Nene Anner Kenney has registered his displeasure about government’s new approach towards the fertilizer distribution among farmers in the country. According to him, the new module/procedure in line with the fertilizer distribution ...

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Logistical Challenges remain a concern to Extension Services in Eastern Region – Director

Logistical challenges continue to confront extension services in various districts, it has emerged. Eastern Regional Director of Extension Services, Papa Allotey while speaking on Rite FM’s Morning Show on Monday said the situation was inconveniencing the output of the department. ...

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Farmer, Extension Officer Ratio Unacceptable – Director of Extension Services

Concerned stakeholders in the agric sector fear that Ghana’s extension services may sooner than later phase out if sustainable measures are not put in place to employ more personnel. They attributed this prediction to the fact that many veteran extension ...

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“Onset of Rains a Good Intervention for Mango Farmers” – Farm Manager, FMSL

What appears to be the onset of this year’s rains is coming to mango farmers as a good intervention in their mango production activities. General Manager for mango producers, Farm Management Services Limited, (FMSL) Ghana, Mr. Frank Wilson has said ...

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Agriculture Census Will Achieve Its Purpose – Regional Extension Officer

The Eastern Regional Extension Officer, Papa Allotey is confident that the ongoing farmers’ census currently being conducted throughout all districts of the country will achieve its purpose. Papa Allotey who said work is currently in progress throughout the country expressed ...

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CEO Of De Jordans Agro & Investments Regrets Lack of Loan Accessibility to Farmers

As challenges of loan assessment continue to haunt local farmers in Ghana, industry players continue to put across viable suggestions to as to how to salvage the situation and bring relief to the players of the sector tasked with feeding ...

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“Establishing A PERD Board an Apt Idea,” – Deputy Agric Minister Agrees With Rite FM Panelist

Establishing a board to facilitate the activities of government’s flagship program, Planting for Export and Rural Development is certainly a proposal worth considering. Proponents of this idea believe that the formation of a board to oversee the operations of the ...

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Fall Army Worms Still Remain a Threat – Dr. Michael Osae

The invasion of the fall army worms in the country is not over contrary to the temporal relief enjoyed by some farmers in the country. proficient Manager of the Radiation and Entomology and Pest Management Centre at the Ghana Atomic ...

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CEO of Green Coast Lauds PERD Program as “The Best Initiative Ever”

Government’s flagship initiatives continue to get most industry players excited. One of such is the PERD program which is getting the Chief Executive Officer of the Green Coast Group and Consult Limited talking to Rite news. Mr. Kwaku Boateng is ...

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