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Agriculture Holds Fortunes of Ghana’s Economic Transformation – Deputy Agric Minister

The Deputy Minister of Agriculture in charge of horticulture has lauded the critical role played by the agricultural sector in the country’s development. Hon George Oduro said the sector while playing a key role in the country’s economic transformation has ...

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Smallholder Farming Is Serious Business – Dizengoff Counsels Farmers ahead of RAF

The Sales Consultant and Territory Manager for the Southern Sector of Dizengoff Ghana Ltd, Mr. Francis Kingsford Krah has advised smallholder farmers to take farming as a ‘serious business.’ Mr. Francis Kingsford Krah says farmers were better off taking farming ...

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Post-Harvest Losses: Extension Officers Urged To Educate Farmers on the Use of Appropriate Harvesting Tools

Mrs. Alice Dawson who is the Head of Food Safety and Deputy Director of Women in Agriculture Development, MOFA has urged extension officers to equip farmers on the use of appropriate tools during harvesting. The purpose of this, she noted ...

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“One District, One Factory Risks Failure without Mechanization” – Emmanuel Asiedu Posits

Chief Executive Officer of the Gratis Foundation, Mr. Emmanuel Asiedu fears that government’s one district, one factory program won’t succeed without mechanization and the use of indigenous, affordable technology that can be easily afforded and used by ordinary farmers. About ...

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Agric Directors Take Delivery of New Pickups

Agric directors in the various districts and municipalities of the Eastern Region have taken delivery of new pickups for purposes of effective and efficient monitoring, supervision, evaluation, visiting, etc. This was disclosed by the Eastern Regional Extension Officer, Papa Allotey. ...

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Cotton Weblink to Commence Production of Mango Concentrate From 2019

Cotton Weblink Limited, a subsidiary of the Farm Management Services Limited (FMSL) will commence the production of mango concentrate from 2019, it has emerged. This follows the signing of a 7.6 million euros contract with a Hungarian investor and farmer ...

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Open Technology Session for Farmers and Value Chain Actors Held In Koforidua

The Directorate of Agricultural Extension Services in the Eastern, Western, Central and Ashanti regions have held an open technology session for farmers and value chain actors. The event which came off at the Bedtime Hotel in the Eastern regional capital, ...

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“Efforts of Rural Poor Not Duly Compensated” – Ohene-Konadu Registers Displeasure

Efforts of the hardworking rural poor do not receive the required compensation, the National Coordinator of the One District, One Factory has observed. Honorable Gifty Ohene-Konadu, National Coordinator of government’s flagship program, One District, One Factory regretted what she observes ...

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GH¢440,570 Prize Presented To 2017 National Best Farmer

The Ministry of Food and Agriculture, in collaboration with the Agricultural Development Bank (ADB), has officially handed over the cheque to $100,000 to the 2017 national best farmer, Philip Kwaku Agyemang at an official ceremony to present the ultimate prize ...

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Farmer Davies Calls GMOs ‘Perfectly Safe’

Says GMOs are safe to consume Calls for national dialogue maintains that GMOs are drought, pest and disease resistant NFFAWAG boss Davies Narh Korboe is maintaining a strong resilience in his push for the acceptance of the Genetically Modified Organisms. ...

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