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Cashew producers urge to add value to the product

A research on economic potentials of cashew fruits has revealed that the fruit is rich in vitamin C and could be processed into various fruit juices such as cashew apple and cereal juices. The research conducted by the Food Research ...

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Appropriate conservation methods improve food security – Professor Odamtten

Application of pre and post-harvest conservation methods of food helps in the extension of the shelf-life and thus improve food security and make food available for the lean season. Professor George Tawia Odamtten, Lecturer at the Department of Plant and ...

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NPP blasts NDC over cocoa lies

The majority in parliament – New Patriotic Party (NPP) – has asked cocoa farmers in particular and Ghanaians in general to disregard the lies being peddled by the minority National Democratic Congress (NDC) at its recent press conference about producer ...

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Asamankese Chiefs Unhappy With Deteriorated Farm Roads

By Austin Ofori Addo: The traditional chief of Asamankese Osaberima Adu Darko III has expressed worry at the state of the roads in Asamankese the capital of West Akim Municipality. According to him, the state of the roads is affecting ...

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We found no ‘plastic rice’ in Ghana – FDA

The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA), has rubbished claims that there is a so-called plastic rice on the Ghanaian market as alleged through videos circulating on social media and elsewhere. Similar reports have surfaced in other countries in the sub-region ...

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COCOBOD Suspends Works on Cocoa Roads

The Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) has directed the Ghana Highway Authority to suspend works on roads in cocoa growing areas. The Board in a statement Monday said it will want to review the rationalization of each one of the project. ...

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Government Will Not Review Cocoa Prices Despite 40% Dip In World Market Price – Majority

The Deputy Chairman of the Food, Agriculture and Cocoa Affairs Committee of Parliament, Kwame Asafu-Adjei says despite the 40 percent fall in the price of Cocoa on the World Market, government will not review the price of the commodity downwards. ...

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Stakeholders in Agriculture Make Inputs Towards 2018 Budget

Ghana under the auspices of the Northern Ghana Governance Activity (NGGA) has held a regional forum to collate citizens’ inputs on the local agricultural sector needs to be factored into the national budget for 2018. The views and recommendations of ...

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China pumps $2bn into ‘One District, One Factory’

The Akufo-Addo administration’s ‘One District One Factory’ initiative has received a major boost in the form of $2 billion from the Chinese government’s private sector development corporation. This followed the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding for a funding facility ...

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DCE Proposes Rice Factory for Asunafo South

The District Chief Executive for Asunafo South in the Brong Ahafo Region, has proposed the establishment of a rice processing plant for the district in line with government’s ‘One district one factory’ policy. Osei Bonsu Snr said farmers in the ...

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