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NYA Set To Establish Industrial Hubs to Provide Employment for Youth

The National Youth Authority is set to establish key industrial hubs across the country to provide jobs for the youth who take part in the skills training programme under the Authority’s youth training modules. In the Ashanti Region, the Authority ...

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Nana Addo Decorated With Liberia’s Highest Award

President Nana Akufo-Addo has been decorated with Liberia’s highest national award, the Grand Order of the Most Venerable Order of the Knighthood of Pioneers. President Akufo-Addo was decorated on Friday, May 27, 2017, at a State Dinner and Investiture ceremony ...

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Government will revamp agric sector to attract youth – Prez Akufo-Addo

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has expressed his government’s resolve to make the agricultural sector attractive to encourage the youth to go into farming. In line with that objective, he said a national campaign, dubbed: “Planting for food and jobs”, ...

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Niche Cocoa to increase local cocoa consumption

Edmund Poku, Chief Executive Officer, of Niche Cocoa Industry has pledged to ensure that more than 60 percent of Ghana’s cocoa harvest is processed locally. “Our nation produces a world-class cocoa crop but most people rarely have a chance to ...

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Agric Minister’s Call on Korean Gov’t Is Misplaced – Agric Engineer

By Joyce Bedeley: Deputy Director of agric engineering at the Ministry Of Food and Agriculture, MOFA has challenged calls made by the Minister of Food and Agric to the Korean Government to support Ghana with her expertise in rice production ...

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Agric Forum: Mode of Accessing Fertilizer Subsidy Too Complicated

By Prince Paul Amuzu The Public Relations Officer (PRO) of the Hope for the Future Farmers Association, Mr. Tetteh Michael has pleaded with the government to resort to the initial format or method used in sharing fertilizer by filling of ...

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Audio: Forestry Commission Achieved 70% Of Its Target – Commission

By Joyce Bedeley: The Forestry Commission was able to meet about 70% of its 2016 objectives for the year; this is according to the Public Relations Manager of the wildlife division of the forestry commission. Mr. Joseph Yaw Oppong who ...

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Fulanis Don’t Own Cattle

By Foster Akafia A Fulani herdsman, Mr. Abubakar Sadique Hogo has in an interview with Rite news noted that though a lot of Fulanis are perceived to be the owners of the cattle they herd, many are only caretakers of ...

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Gov’t Targets Creating Of More Jobs in Agric Sector

Minister for agriculture, Dr. Owusu Afriyie Akoto is targeting the creation of 750 000 jobs in the coming season on the farms and double that to 1.5 million jobs next year. According to him, Ghana targets creating 1.5 million jobs ...

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Audio: Irrigation Farming Is Not the Way out – Agric Consultant

By Joyce Bedeley: An agricultural consultant, Mr. Shakespeare Djokoto has noted that though irrigation is critical to food production in the country and elsewhere, it cannot stand out as a reliable solution to the country’s agric sector. This he attributed ...

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