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Palm Producers call on the Government to revive Aniwia Nkwanta Oil Mill.

The palm producers and oil producers of Anwia-Nkwanta a village in the Bekwai Municipal district, are appealing to the government to consider them under its flagship policy 1D1F; one district, one factory policy by reviving the already existing Anwia Nkwanta ...

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DCE of Shai Osudoku embarks on project achievements tour.

The District Chief Executive for the Shai Osudoku District in the Greater Accra Region, Daniel Akuffo, has embarked on a one-day projects achievements tour in the district to have first-hand information on the level of progress of work achieved within ...

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Three-unit classroom block commissioned in Agormanya

The Municipal Chief Executive of Lower Manya, Honorable Simon Kweku Tetteh has commissioned a three-unit classroom block, a store and a staff common room for the Akromoase Islamic J.H. S at Agormanya. The program which was attended by the Assembly ...

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Disunity among farmers, an added cost in Farming – Eastern Regional Best Farmer

The success of many great farms in the world stems from the farmers ability to unite. In countries where farming is held in high esteem, most successful farms were established from farm unions which had educators, policy makers and stakeholders ...

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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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Forestry Commission of Ghana acquires Kantanka vehicles

The Forestry Commission of Ghana has taken delivery of two Kantanka Omama 4X4 Pickups, to add to the fleet of vehicles already in use at the ministry. More vehicles from Kantanka Automobile is expected to be delivered in due course ...

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Stop ‘running down’ cocoa sector – COCOBOD tells Mahama

COCOBOD has accused former President John Mahama of trying to run down the cocoa industry for political expediency. In a press statement, management of COCOBOD criticized the former President for what it describes as a deliberate attempt to always “make ...

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Planting for Food and Jobs records more successes…as Ghana resumes export of maize, other foodstuffs

Ghana has resumed the export of maize to three neighbouring countries, including Burkina Faso, Ivory Coast, and Togo. This comes at the heels of similar feat in the area of plantain, with reports that several tons of the foodstuffs were ...

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Farmers urged to adopt precautionary measures in use of agro chemicals

Agric director for Lower Manya Krobo has tasked farmers to be wary of the kind of agro chemicals they patronize from the various agro chemical shops. Mr. Alex Fordjour in an interview with Austin Ofori Addo on Kuapa Yo said ...

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Farmers regret lack of consultation in planning of Farmers’ Day celebrations

Leader of the Asutuare Rice Famers Association in the Greater Accra Region, Mr. Daniel Teye has complained bitterly about the lack of consultation with all relevant stakeholders, especially FBOs, on the part of organizers of the National Farmers’ Day in ...

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