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Policymakers Urged To Review Farmers’ Access to Seeds, Fertilizer

A new study into the access to quality inputs by Ghanaian farmers has called on policy makers to re-evaluate the existing distribution of fertiliser subsidy and the channels for obtaining improved seeds. The study, which commissioned by the Peasant Association ...

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There Is No Plastic Rice On Ghanaian Market – FDA

The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) has debunked reports that there is an influx of some rice on their Ghanaian market purportedly made from plastic. According to the food regulator, its surveillance team combed through various markets and yet no ...

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SADA Identifies Over Eight Million Hectares Of Land For Agriculture

The Savannah Accelerated Development Authority (SADA)  has in its Master Plan, identified and mapped out over eight million hectares of land suitable for rain-fed and irrigated agriculture in the Northern Savannah Ecological Zone. The land according to the Master Plan ...

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Collective Participation Needed To Change The ‘Stakes’ Of Agric Sector

The National Secretary of Ghana National Association of Farmers and Fishermen (GNAFF), Mr. Lemuel Kwashie Martey, has said it will require the collective participation of all stakeholders to reverse the consideration of agriculture being a highly risky venture in Ghana. ...

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