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How SADA aims to unleash Brong Ahafo’s agric and tourism potentials 

Every year, millions of domestic and international tourists troop to Ghana in such of mindboggling, rich but natural and captivating sights to feast their eyes on. Worn-out by growing pressures from offices and homes, many people are now beginning to ...

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Private Sector Urged to Invest in Africa’s Agriculture

The commissioner for rural economy and agriculture of the African Union, Rhoda Peace Tumusiime, has called on the private sector to invest in agriculture to increase productivity and food security in Africa. She made the remarks on Saturday while addressing ...

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5,000m/t of raw cashew nuts imported from Guinea Bissau

USIBRAS Ghana Limited, the biggest cashew processing company in West Africa, has appealed to government for better support to the country’s cashew processors as it is importing 5,000 metric tonnes of raw cashew nuts from Guinea Bissau due to the ...

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Centers of Excellence for fisheries & Aquaculture to be established in Africa

The African Union Inter-African Bureau for Animal Resources (AU-IBAR) is considering the establishment of centers of excellence for fisheries and aquaculture across the continent. An expert consultative meeting on a roadmap for establishing Africa centres of excellence for fisheries and ...

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Extreme Weather Increasing Level of Toxins in Food, Scientists Warn

As food plants suffer more stress, they are producing more health-damaging chemicals, researchers find.  As they struggle to deal with more extreme weather, a range of food crops are generating more of chemical compounds that can cause health problems for ...

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Africa has unrivalled agricultural potential -Kofi Annan

Mr Kofi Annan, Former UN Secretary-General, says Africa has unrivalled agricultural potential, which could transform the continent into a surplus exporter of agricultural produce. He said until Africa sees agriculture as a business and allows the private sector to intervene ...

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Agricultural Scientists adopt six-point call to action to feed Africa

The 7th African Agriculture Science Week (AASW) and General Assembly (GA) of the Forum for Agricultural Research for Africa (FARA) has ended with the adoption of a six-point call-to-action to feed Africa. This plan is to be implemented over the next ...

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Redefining Africa’s economic landscape

One-third of humanity relies on food grown by 500 million smallholder farmers with less than two hectares of land. As Africa and Ghana’s population continue to expand, farmers have an urgent need to produce ever-increasing amounts of food without destroying ...

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Improved agricultural efficiency “key to Africa’s growth”

Science and technology are critical to transforming agricultural efficiency in Africa, according to the head of the African Development Bank. Akinwumi Adesina urged the continent to invest more in science and technology to help make agriculture a “wealth-creating sector”, rather ...

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Africa Must Deploy Adequate Technologies to Transform Agriculture From Subsistence – Premier Murekezi

Agriculture development stakeholders from across the continent and beyond are convened in Kigali for the 7th Africa Agriculture Science week which runs from 13-16 June, 2016. The week is an occasion to discuss how agriculture science, technology and innovations can ...

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