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Agric Mechanization Critical To Modern Farming

In modern times, powered machinery has replaced many farm jobs formerly carried out by manual labour or by working animals such as oxen, horses and mules. Agric Engineer and CEO of CTA Engineering, Mr. Kwame Amoakohene has emphasized on the ...

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Farmer Davies Declares Support for GMO

THE President of the National Farmers and Fishermen Award Winners Association of Ghana (NFFAWAG), Mr. Davies Narh Kroboe has declared his full support for the introduction of Genetically Modified Organisms in Ghana. His call arises out of his concerns that ...

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MESTI, GAEC collaborate to Establish Space Science and Technology Centre, Nuclear Power Plant

By Ivy Agbozo: The Ministry of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation in collaboration with the Ghana Atomic Energy Commission has established the Ghana Space Science and Technology Centre. The institute was established to aid in advancing the country through the ...

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Audio: CSIR Expresses Regret over Science Snub

By Ivy Agbozo: Dr. Victor Kwame Agyemang, Director General and Chief Research Scientist for the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, CSIR, has expressed misgivings about the fact that science is not being given the priority it deserves. He voiced ...

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Nuclear Power Institute Allays Fears over Use of Nuclear Energy

By Ivy Agbozo: Dr. Seth Kofi Debrah, Manager of Nuclear Power Institute – Ghana has allayed the fears of Ghanaians at the thought of using nuclear energy to generate electricity. He explained during an interview with Rite news that the ...

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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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African Rice- leading the African Rice Revolution

Rice has been cultivated for over 3500 years in different parts of the continent and it is no wonder that the African tongue and taste buds are so familiar with rice. The sad thing is that rice was never developed ...

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China Releases Action Plan In Tackling Soil Pollution

The Action Plan for Soil Pollution Prevention and Control aims to improve soil quality and ensure safe agricultural products and a healthy living environment for people, according to the State Council, or China’s cabinet. The document said China will curb ...

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CRI to introduce agricultural-friendly machinery

The Crop Research Institute (CRI) is making efforts to improving agricultural mechanization in the country aimed at restoring the interest of the youth in agriculture. This, the Institute will do through reduction of the drudgery involved in farming. Continuous use of ...

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1 in 5 of world’s plants species at risk of extinction, report finds

One in five types of plant worldwide is at risk of extinction from threats such as farming and logging that are wrecking many habitats, a first global overview of plant life said on Tuesday. In total, 391,000 types of plants ...

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