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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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NFFAWAG Re-organizes to Support Members and Government’s Agricultural Agenda

The National Farmers and Fishermen Award Winners Association of Ghana is re-positioning itself in an effort to aggressively support the agricultural agenda of government for economic growth as well as the welfare of its members. This it aims to do ...

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More research required to determine revival of fishing industry – Sodji

President of the Aquaculture Association is raising doubts over a ‘historical data’ from the Ghana Statistical Services (GSS) showing that the fishing sector is showing signs of revival. Madam Jennifer Sodji in raising doubts over the research findings pointing to ...

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Outbreak of Tilapia Lake virus: NADMO in 24-hour surveillance at Akuse

The National Disaster Management Organization, NADMO says barriers have been mounted at Akuse in the Eastern region as a means of providing 24-hour surveillance to check what it said is an outbreak of tilapia lake virus from being smuggled into ...

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Construction of cocoa roads: previous govt failed to adhere to laid down procedures – dep agric minister

The Deputy Minister of Food and Agriculture in charge of Cocoa Affairs, Kennedy Osei Nyarko says the erstwhile NDC government failed to adhere to laid down procedures towards awarding of contracts for the construction of cocoa roads in the country. ...

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GMO dialogue: Ghana risks violating patent rights – Nyaaba

Ghana risks violating patent rights in its quest to produce genetically modified organisms; the fallouts – the country risks paying heavy fines to the rights holders if it embarked on this discourse, Director of Programmes at the Peasant Farmers Association ...

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CEO of GCA joins calls for Revitalization of school farms

The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Ghana Chamber of Agribusiness says government must revive the school farms system which schools previously ran as part of the curriculum activities of the schools. Farmer Anthony Morison believes that basic schools must ...

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Food Sovereignty Ghana backs calls for GMO dialogue

Civil Society Group Food Sovereignty Ghana, (FSG) is backing calls for a national dialogue on the acceptance or otherwise of Genetically Modified Organisms in Ghana. Mr. Kweku Andoh Baffour’s call comes in the wake of several calls for a national ...

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2018 AgriTech Challenge: KIC hopeful challenge will motivate youth

Programmes Manager of the Kosmos Innovation Center believes that the drive of the center to motivate the country’s youth to venture into agribusiness through the Agritech Challenge would prove successful in the long term in drawing young people into the ...

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