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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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Farmer Unity Key in Paving Way for Resolution of Challenges – Samuel Somoah

Farmers have been tasked to stay united to pave way for speedy identification and resolution of their problems. Manager of Adoptive Trust Station, Mr. Samuel Kwadwo Somoah who made the call said farmers stand to easily identify their problems and ...

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NFFAWAG, GIC, sign MOU with IAAS to Provide Internship Program for Students

About 100 students pursuing various Agric-Related Sciences at the University of Ghana will between June and August this year have the opportunity to pursue a three-month intensive internship program with the National Farmers and Fishermen Award Winners Association of Ghana, ...

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Farmers Disadvantage With New PFJ fertilizer Acquisition Policy

Chairman for the Savanna Farmers and Marketing Society, Nene Anner Kenney has registered his displeasure about government’s new approach towards the fertilizer distribution among farmers in the country. According to him, the new module/procedure in line with the fertilizer distribution ...

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Logistical Challenges remain a concern to Extension Services in Eastern Region – Director

Logistical challenges continue to confront extension services in various districts, it has emerged. Eastern Regional Director of Extension Services, Papa Allotey while speaking on Rite FM’s Morning Show on Monday said the situation was inconveniencing the output of the department. ...

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Farmer, Extension Officer Ratio Unacceptable – Director of Extension Services

Concerned stakeholders in the agric sector fear that Ghana’s extension services may sooner than later phase out if sustainable measures are not put in place to employ more personnel. They attributed this prediction to the fact that many veteran extension ...

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“Onset of Rains a Good Intervention for Mango Farmers” – Farm Manager, FMSL

What appears to be the onset of this year’s rains is coming to mango farmers as a good intervention in their mango production activities. General Manager for mango producers, Farm Management Services Limited, (FMSL) Ghana, Mr. Frank Wilson has said ...

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Agriculture Census Will Achieve Its Purpose – Regional Extension Officer

The Eastern Regional Extension Officer, Papa Allotey is confident that the ongoing farmers’ census currently being conducted throughout all districts of the country will achieve its purpose. Papa Allotey who said work is currently in progress throughout the country expressed ...

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