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Government exits Aveyime Rice Factory to allow for capital injection

The Ministry of Food and Agriculture has commenced negotiations with a private rice growing company to take up the government’s 30 per cent stake in the Prairie Volta Limited, popularly known as the Aveyime Rice Factory, in return for capital ...

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700 Vegetable farmers join franchise farming scheme

About 700 vegetable farmers in the Volta Region have been registered to be part of a franchise farming scheme developed by a local company, Nest Agro Foods. The registration, which was done in collaboration with the Keta Vegetable Farmers and ...

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Angry Fishermen Threaten Naked Demonstration over Premix Shortage

Angry fishermen in the Gomoa West District of the Central Region are threatening to storm the Flagstaff House and Parliament naked if the Ministry of Fisheries fails to supply them with premix fuel. The agitated fishermen gave President Nana Akufo-Addo ...

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Stop Farmers from Using ‘Omo’ Concoctions to Fight Fall Army Worms- Agric Lecturer

A lecturer at the Agric Department of the University of Ghana has urged the Agric Ministry to, as a matter of urgency stop farmers from using self-made concoctions to fight the rampaging fall army worms. Dr Irene Agyiri said while ...

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My Role Is To Attract Youth into Cocoa Industry – Stonebwoy

Ghanaian dancehall artiste Livingstone Etse Satekla known in music circles as Stonebwoy has spoken about the role he would play in the MASO Cocoa Project to the general public. ‘MASO’, meaning ‘Lift it up’ has five years life span which ...

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Ghana Set To Promote Agricultural Production through Science

A national consultative workshop on developing a roll-out plan for the implementation of the Science Agenda for Agriculture in Africa (S3A) to help transform the agricultural sector, through science has been held in Accra. The S3A, an initiative designed under ...

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700 Vegetable Farmers Join Franchise Farming Scheme

About 700 vegetable farmers in the Volta Region have been registered to be part of a franchise farming scheme developed by a local company, Nest Agro Foods. The registration, which was done in collaboration with the Keta Vegetable Farmers and ...

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Ashaiman Municipal Assembly Embraces ‘Planting For Food, Jobs’

The Ashaiman Municipal Assembly has embraced the ‘Planting for Food and Jobs’ programme as part of the government’s efforts to encourage farming across the country. The Ashaiman Municipal Chief Executive (MCE), Mr Albert Boakye Okyere, who disclosed this in his ...

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Ghana to Suffer Major Food Crisis by End of Year – GAWU

Ghana should expect an acute shortage of food by the end of the year; this is according to the General Agricultural Workers Union (GAWU). The Union claims that the ongoing fall army worm invasion is not being tackled well by ...

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Establish Fertilizer Factories – COCOBOD Tells Investors

Board Chairman of Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD), Hackman Owusu-Agyemang, has beckoned investors to identify fertilizer needs of specific cocoa districts to establish factories to supply farmers with the product. According to him, there were numerous investment opportunities in the cocoa ...

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