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Let’s expand our agric sector – 2018 National Best Farmer

The 2018 National Best Farmer, James Obeng Boateng has appealed to the government to expand the frontiers of agriculture in the country, by making it more attractive and lucrative. This, according to him, would help to attract a majority of ...

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60-year-old graduate is 2018 National Best Farmer

A 60-year-old farmer, James Obeng Boateng, from the Brong Ahafo region has been adjudged the 2018 National Best Farmer at a ceremony held in the Northern regional capital, Tamale. Mr. Boateng from the Nkoranza South district of the region has ...

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Ghana awards its gallant farmers today

About 91 hardworking farmers and fishers are being honoured today, Friday, December 7, 2018 for their immense contributions to the economic development of Ghana at this year’s National Farmers Day (NFD) celebration at the Aliu Mahama Sports Stadium in Tamale. ...

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Farmers’ pride lay in farmers’ day awards – NFFAWAG boss to award winners

Farmers can take pride in being recognized on the national farmers’ day, this is according to NFFAWAG chairman, Davies Narh Korboe. The Chairman of the National Farmers and Fishermen Award Winners Association of Ghana, NFFAWAG and 2009 national best farmer ...

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Cash prizes for best farmers more vital than houses – national best farmer

2017 national best farmer, Mr. Philip Agyemang Baffour has disclosed that the amount given to him by government has been of tremendous help to the expansion of his farming business. Mr. Agyemang who made the disclosure in an interview with ...

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Ghana does not risk violating patent rights on GMOs – OFAB

The Open Forum on Agricultural Biotechnology (OFAB) Ghana has in a press release allayed fears that Ghana risks violating patent rights in its quest to produce genetically modified organisms if it goes ahead to pursue the technology. Director of Programmes at ...

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Boost for farmers – President launches commodity platform

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo yesterday rang the bell to launch the Ghana Commodity Exchange (GCE), a platform for buying and selling agricultural commodities in the country. The platform, which is the first in West Africa and the third in ...

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CSIR-SARI introduces new improved hybrid cotton varieties

The Savannah Agricultural Research Institute of Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR-SARI) has introduced new and improved hybrid cotton varieties, in an effort to revamp the country’s cotton industry. The new seed variety, which has been released to farmers, ...

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National farmers and fishermen award winners launch strategy document

The National Farmers and Fishermen Award Winners Association of Ghana, in a bid to rebrand itself and re-align its vision to buttress the agricultural agenda of the government, has launched a strategy document. The document, detailing the roadmap which would ...

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Winners, finalists of KIC Agritech Challenge benefit from $500,000

Kosmos Energy on Thursday announced the winners of the Kosmos Innovation Center (KIC) 2018 AgriTech Challenge, a business competition where young entrepreneurs use innovation and information communication technology (ICT) to develop commercial solutions to challenges within the agriculture sector. More ...

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