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Youth to be attracted into cocoa production

Nana Kwabena Danso, the Kyidomhene of Anum Apapam in the Ayensuano District, has called on cocoa farmer to make the youth acknowledge the benefits of the cash crop, to attract them into farming. He urged the aged farmers to engage ...

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Experts Take Steps To Strengthen Regional Food Security

A five-day conference to discuss research findings, constraints and opportunities along the root and tuber crops value chain in the West African sub-region has opened at Fumesua near Kumasi. The goal is to promote faster agricultural growth to serve as ...

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Seasonal closure for fishing to begin in 2016

Ghana would from next year introduce the seasonal closure for fishing as a measure to replenish the country’s fish stock. Madam Sherry Ayittey, Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture Development, announced this on Friday during the launching of Greater Accra Regional ...

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Yara Ghana trains more cocoa farmers, extension officers

Yara Ghana limited, a leading fertilizer supplier, has trained more than 1,000 extension officers and cocoa farmers on various relevant modern farming techniques to boost maximum cocoa crop production and utilisationin in the country. As part of the company’s ‘Healthier ...

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MOFA staff schooled on Seed Policy

The USAID and the Ghana Feed the Future Agriculture Policy Support Project (APSP) has organized a two-day workshop for the National Seed Council (NSC) at the Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MOFA) on seed regulatory framework. The workshop which also ...

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MOFA to modernize gari processing in Brong Ahafo

The Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MOFA), is currently engaged in an effort to get gari processors in the Brong-Ahafo region to modernize their operations.The support is not only to improve food safety, but also add value to gari to ...

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‘Only Technology Can Increase Productivity In Agric’

Dr. Ahmed Yakubu Alhassan, Deputy Minister for Food and Agriculture, has called on African scientists to develop technology that will help increase farm productivity. This, according to him, is paramount because of the dwindling natural resources. Dr. Alhassan, who was ...

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NSS appeals for security at its farms

Dr Michael Kpessa-Whyte, Director of the National Service Scheme (NSS), has appealed to government to provide farms of the scheme with security to help prevent grazing from cattle of Fulani herdsmen. Dr Whyte described the situation as worrying as the ...

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Reform Agric Sector- US Ambassador

United States Ambassador to Ghana, Gene A. Cretz has called on government to undertake reforms in the agriculture sector to make the country a major producer of food. According to him, some changes in the agriculture sector could make Ghana ...

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