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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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Chamber of agribusiness Ghana holds Ghana Agribusiness Excellence and Leadership Awards

The Chamber Of Agribusiness Ghana on Friday night presented several individuals, companies and organizations with deserving awards at the Ghana Agribusiness Excellence and Leadership Awards at a special ceremony at the Ange Hill Hotel in Accra in honour of the ...

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Nyonkopa’s agribusiness award owed to its relative successes – Head of Operations

Head of Operations at Nyonkopa Cocoa Buying Limited, Mr. Pious Vincent Abakah has told Rite news in an interview that the company’s strides and successes over the last two years accounted for its current award of Agribusiness Company of the ...

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Lack of market, importation forcing poultry farms to lay off workers

The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Natta Farms, Mr. Thomas Adom has expressed worry over the company’s decision to lay off forty (40) of its workers as a result  of excessive importation of foreign poultry products into the country. According ...

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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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Farmers in Akpamu lament over deplorable roads

Some farmers at Akpamu, a farming community in the Yilo Krobo municipal of the Eastern Region have expressed disappointment in government for its failure to rehabilitate roads leading to the market centers from their farms. Rite News correspondent David Ayertey reports ...

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Nkurakan: Plantain bumper harvest – farmers raise alarm over exploitation by market women

Farmers supplying plantain produce to the Nkurakan market in the Yilo Krobo municipality of the Eastern region have accused market women patronizing their produce of taking advantage of the bumper harvest to exploit them, reports Rite News’ David Ayertey. The ...

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MoFAD still monitoring Asutuare tilapia despite ‘safe’ findings – fish health expert

Head of fish health at the ministry of fisheries and aquaculture development, Dr. Peter Ziddah has ruled out the possibility that the fish kill at the Fujian Fish Farm, a Chinese firm at Asutuare in the Shai Osudoku District in ...

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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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Veeps reiterates Government’s intention to establish mango juice factory in Kroboland

The Vice President, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, has given the assurance that the Government would ensure holistic and sustainable development of the Kroboland and urged the people of the Traditional Area to foster unity through culture. He announced that approval had ...

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