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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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Ghc 11 Million Earmarked For Bird Flu Intervention

Ghc 11 million has been earmarked by the Veterinary Services Department to embark on a series of educational forums, workshops, medicines and compensation of poultry farmers who were affected by the bird flu invasion, this is according to Mr. Napoleon ...

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Placing DOAs under Local Government Ministry a Broken Chain – Davies Korboe

The 2009 National Best Farmer, Mr. Davies Korboe is describing as a “broken chain in the agric value chain” the placing of the Departments of Agriculture (DOAs) under the Ministry Of Local Government And Rural Development. Mr. Davies Korboe, Chairman ...

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MOFA Ready to Dispatch 2,700 Agric Extension Officers

The Ministry of Food and Agriculture is in a process of recruiting 2,700 extension officers to augment the activities of farmers in the country, Press Secretary to the Ministry of Food and Agriculture, Mr. Ridwan Issah, has said. The move ...

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Thumbs Up For RAF 2018 But… – Somoah

The Manager for Adaptive Trial Station, Mr. Samuel Somuah has congratulated Rite FM on its organization of the ‘Rite FM Agric Forum 2018,’ describing the event as ‘very educative.’ An impressed Mr. Somoah who expressed his opinions on the forum ...

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Small Scale Farmers Encouraged To Conduct Market Surveys before Production

Agricultural Marketing Lecturer at the University of Cape Coast, Mr. Lawrence Acheampong is advising small scale farmers to conduct intensive market surveys to determine the demands of customers before going into productions. This, according to Mr. Acheampong is to avoid ...

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