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ER best farmer regrets loss of GHS 60,000 farm produce to bush fires

Many farms and green vegetable risk bush fires especially at the beginning of or early parts of the New Year.  It is therefore not surprising that bush fires are very rampant in these times where forest reserves for instance tend ...

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COCOBOD CEO warns of troubling times for cocoa sector

Chief Executive Officer of COCOBOD, Joseph Boahen Aidoo has warned cocoa farmers against the use of chemicals since this could affect cocoa production levels. Interacting with the 2018 National Best Cocoa Farmer, Charles Gyamfi, the promising young cocoa farmer, Paul ...

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Commodities on the rise at Agomanya market ahead of Christmas

Most commodities are recording increases on the Agomanya market ahead of the Christmas celebrations. Prices of tomato produce on the market has increased astronomically despite decreases in the price of the commodity across various markets in the country. Esoko Ghana ...

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Manya Krobo Traditional Council condemns attack on Yilo NHIS manager, says indigenes of Yilo may have to leave Manya

Public Relations Officer of the Manya Krobo Traditional Council, Nene Asada Ahor II has condemned the attack launched on the manager of the National Health Insurance Scheme office in Somanya in the Yilo Krobo municipal. “I’m surprised the people of ...

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Chamber of Agribusiness Ghana to hold Agribusiness Excellency and Leadership Awards 2018

The Chamber of Agribusiness Ghana will on the 21st of December, 2018 host the Agribusiness Excellency and Leadership Awards 2018. At the event, the efforts and contributions of distinguished and deserving agribusinesses are expected to be honoured. Chief Executive Officer ...

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NFFAWAG boss maintains push for recognition of commercial farmers to achieve agric policies

Chairman of the National Farmers and Fishermen Award Winners Association of Ghana, Davies Narh Korboe is reiterating his call for government to involve commercial farmers into its major policies to ensure their successful implementation. Additionally, the NFFAWAG boss said while ...

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60-year-old graduate is 2018 National Best Farmer

A 60-year-old farmer, James Obeng Boateng, from the Brong Ahafo region has been adjudged the 2018 National Best Farmer at a ceremony held in the Northern regional capital, Tamale. Mr. Boateng from the Nkoranza South district of the region has ...

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Cash prizes for best farmers more vital than houses – national best farmer

2017 national best farmer, Mr. Philip Agyemang Baffour has disclosed that the amount given to him by government has been of tremendous help to the expansion of his farming business. Mr. Agyemang who made the disclosure in an interview with ...

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Agriculture said to employ 45% of Ghana’s population

The Deputy Minister for Agriculture, Kennedy Osei Nyarko has said that the role of agriculture as the backbone of the economy cannot be over emphasized. According to him, agriculture employs 45% of Ghana’s population and with the projection that Ghana’s ...

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MCE cuts sod for multi-purpose library, toilet facilities for Lower Manya Krobo

Municipal Chief Executive for Lower Manya Krobo, Honourable Simon Kweku Tettey on Wednesday cut sod cut for the construction of a multi-purpose library and modern toilet facilities for students and residents of Kpong Zongo respectively in the Eastern region. The ...

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