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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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Allocate Part of Capacity Building Funds to Assist Farmers – Farmer Davies Raps Donor Partners

The Chairman for the National Farmers and Fishermen Award Winners Association of Ghana (NFFAWAG) is not happy with the huge sums of monies spent on capacity building workshops for farmers. Mr. Davies Narh Korboe believes that financially empowering farmers with ...

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Consultations towards Formation of PERD Board Underway, Says Director of Crops

Government is in the process of establishing a board for the production of tree crops for its flagship programe, Planting for Export and Rural Development, PERD, Director of crops at the Ministry Of Food and Agriculture (MOFA), Mr. Seth Osei ...

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PERD Board Appropriate But Tread Cautiously – Cautions Dr. Alhassan Yakubu

Former deputy minister of agriculture in charge of crops, Dr Alhassan Yakubu is cautioning government to tread cautiously while taking steps to establish a board to oversee the smooth implementation of the Planting for Export and Rural Development, PERD. Dr ...

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Ghc 500 million fund: NFFAWAG Chairman Spells Modalities For Loan Assessment

The desire of the country’s farmers to access stress free credit facilities has received a big boost, thanks to government’s intervention to establish a Ghc 500m cedi facility to support farmers through loans at reasonable rates to sustain their farming ...

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Former Dep Agric Minister Proposes “Serious Attention” Towards Realizing Ghana’s Transformational Agenda

The Former Deputy Minister of Agriculture, Dr. Ahmed Yakubu Alhassan has underscored the crucial role played by agriculture in the country. Dr. Alhassan Yakubu said the importance of agriculture cannot be underestimated as far as its contributions to the nation ...

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MOFA to Review PFJ Policy to Enhance Transparency – Tanko Bagbara

MOFA will soon review its flagship program, ‘Planting for Food and Jobs’ policy to enhance the transparency, accountability and progress of the program, Public Relations Officer of the Ministry Of Food And Agriculture, Mr Tanko Bagbara has said. The step, ...

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Farmers Asked To Conduct Extensive Market Research before Production

Dr. Asumey Boakye, an Agro Insurance Economist Lecturer at the College of Basic and Applied Sciences at the University of Ghana (UG) who made the call said farmers stood a great chance to do successful marketing if they conducted extensive ...

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