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Savannah Agricultural Research Institution calls for immediate ban on rice importation

  Source: Joy Business News Savannah Agricultural Research Institution  at Nyankpala in the Northern Region is calling for an immediate a ban on the importation of rice into the country. The institute which is under the Centre for Scientific and ...

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Fish processors cry for support

SOURCE: Ghana Web Prudent Star Association, a fish processing association based at the Upper Manya Krobo District has appealed to Ministry of Fisheries and Aquaculture Development (MOFAD) to support them with refrigerators and modern fish smoking ovens. This is to ...

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USAID lauds Ghana on agric policy formulation

Source GNA Mr Walter Nunez-Rodriguez, USAID Chief of Party has lauded Ghana for being one of the countries that has accomplished great results in terms of agriculture on the African continent through good policy formulation. He said the engagement, identification ...

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Mahama: Eating what we grow will save Ghana $1.5b

Source: Starfmonline.com President John Mahama has said Ghana can reduce its balance of payment by about $1.5 billion annually by merely eating what the country’s farmers grow, instead of importing those same things. Speaking on the theme: “Eat what you ...

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Rwanda: Farmers Told to Learn From Chinese Agric Technology

Farmers have been urged to learn technological farming practices from Chinese experts in order to boost their productivity and improve their livelihoods. The call was made on Wednesday during a day-long field visit at the China-Rwanda Agriculture Technology Demonstration Centre ...

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Tono and Vea Irrigation shut down, tomatoes affected

More than 6,000 farmers in the upper East Region will not be able to undertake dry season farming using the Tono and Vea irrigation dams this season. This is because the two dams have been shut down as the water ...

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Do More To Make Agriculture Attractive – Nana Dr. Asante

Nana Dr. Susubiribi Krobea Asante, Omanhene of Asokore, has urged government to do more to consolidate and boost the attraction of the country’s Agriculture. He said there was the need to make carefully planned efforts towards aggressive mechanization, and the ...

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INCLUDE MUSHROOM IN YOUR DISHES THIS CHRISTMAS –MUSHROOM FARMERS

INCLUDE MUSHROOM IN YOUR DISHES THIS CHRISTMAS –MUSHROOM FARMERS The President of Mushroom Growers Association of Ghana, Mr. Theophillus Kwartey has called on Ghanaian women to include mushroom in the dishes they will prepare this Christmas festivities He noted that ...

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COCOBOD TRAINS EXTENSION OFFICERS TO RENDER SERVICES TO COCOA FARMERS

COCOBOD is training extension officers to render services to cocoa farmers as part of its measures to increase cocoa production in the country This came to light when the Head of Communications for COCOBOD, Mr. Noah Amenya spoke in an ...

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Agric ministry bans vegetable exportation to EU market

The Ministry for Agriculture has placed an embargo on the exportation of vegetable products from Ghana to the European market. The ban, which spans for the next three months, is to ensure that vegetables from the country are devoid of ...

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