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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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University of Environment will remain in Somanya – Akufo-Addo

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has urged the people of Somanya, in the Yilo Krobo Constituency of the Eastern Region, to ignore the propaganda fed into the system by elements of the National Democratic Congress, to the effect that the ...

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Government to launch Rearing for Food and Jobs programme

The Finance Minister, Ken Ofori Atta, has disclosed that the country spends billions of dollars on food imports every year. He revealed during his 2019 budget presentation in Parliament on Thursday that the country has spent over $2 billion every ...

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Sack agric minister or we feed our cocoa to pigs – Concerned Farmers

President of the concerned farmers association of Ghana Nana Opambuor Oboadee Osei Bonsu II says farmers of the association will feed their cocoa produce to pigs if sector minister for agriculture is not sacked. An agitated Nana Oboadee who gave ...

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Rice farmers chase government for insurance cover

Rice farmers across the country are calling on government to roll out insurance policy covers for rice farmers to enhance the future of its members. According to the farmers, this is long overdue as they also invest their best to ...

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Agric Minister ends tour of Eastern region

The Minister for Food and Agriculture, Dr Owusu Afriyie Akoto on October 26 resumed his regional working tour to the Eastern region. The second leg of the working tour comes at the heels of similar successful ones undertaken to the ...

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Food Sovereignty Ghana backs calls for GMO dialogue

Civil Society Group Food Sovereignty Ghana, (FSG) is backing calls for a national dialogue on the acceptance or otherwise of Genetically Modified Organisms in Ghana. Mr. Kweku Andoh Baffour’s call comes in the wake of several calls for a national ...

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