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Researchers Pick ‘Breakthrough’ Technologies for Growth

Desalination using renewable energy, vaccines to help eradicate HIV/AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis, and electronic textbooks that adapt to readers’ skills are among the 50 development-boosting technologies identified in a report published last week. The report, released by the Institute for ...

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Savannah Agricultural Research Institution calls for immediate ban on rice importation

  Source: Joy Business News Savannah Agricultural Research Institution  at Nyankpala in the Northern Region is calling for an immediate a ban on the importation of rice into the country. The institute which is under the Centre for Scientific and ...

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Ugandans join young African researchers in agriculture

By Deusdedit Ruhangariyo When you say that young Africans despise Agriculture and all that goes with it, a few will completely disagree with you and some Ugandans are among them. Two young Ugandans Dr. Janice Busingye and Dr. Eria Serwajja ...

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USAID lauds Ghana on agric policy formulation

Source GNA Mr Walter Nunez-Rodriguez, USAID Chief of Party has lauded Ghana for being one of the countries that has accomplished great results in terms of agriculture on the African continent through good policy formulation. He said the engagement, identification ...

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GRIB calls for change in rice production strategy

The Ghana Rice Inter-Professional Body (GRIB) is calling on Government to change its strategy in supporting rice production efforts in the country. This according to GRIB, it would ensure that the interventions employed over the years achieve the desired results. ...

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Opposition parties trusted more than Mahama – survey

More Ghanaians trust opposition political parties than they trust President John Mahama, according to the latest Afro Barometer survey published today by the Centre for Democratic Development (CDD). Whereas 45 per cent of Ghanaians say they trust opposition political parties, only ...

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Solarkiosk: a rural solution to power crisis

Make no mistake; rural dwellers love the company of their phones as much as city dwellers do theirs; as such they go to great lengths, like traveling to nearby towns and villages, to ensure their phones are charged. Dora Adotey, ...

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Guinness Ghana leads agribusiness workshop at Africa 2.0 symposium

Guinness Ghana has jointly led the Agribusiness Workshop at the Africa 2.0 event with the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO). The Workshop came off on Friday, November 2, 2014  on the theme ‘Agribusiness as an enabler ...

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Stop over-taxing Ghanaians – Prof. Quartey

Economist and head of the University of Ghana Economics department Professor Peter Quartey says although government needs to raise revenue, there is no need to overtax the same set of Ghanaians who are paying taxes. In an interview with Joy ...

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