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What African Governments Must Do Right!

Fortunately for Africa, its leaders are now taking the reality that required making sure key important paradigms of development were observed and followed on...
agriculture

LGS Agrees With USAID’s NGGA To Improved Agricultural Productivity In The North

Local Government Service (LGS) and USAlD’s Northern Ghana Governance Activity (NGGA) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to train key local government agencies...

Ghana Determinie To Make Agriculture Pivot Of Economic

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has reiterated his government’s commitment to make agriculture the pivot of Ghana's economic and social development. He noted that if...

Farmers In Anloga Undergo Capacity Building Training

Mr Kassim Gausu-Toure, Executive Director of the Green Impact International from Open Society Foundation, has organized a day’s workshop to build the capacities of...
political parties

IMANI’s Election Update: Political parties message in 2012 should guide towards 2016

Sufficient progress has been made in reducing the incidence of poverty in Ghana since the early 1990s. Hitherto, one in two people were living...
Farmer

Kenyan farmer enhances sustainable agricultural productivity

The environment in which Priscah Okeng'o grew up in the 1940s to '60s in the remote villages of Nyamira County in Western Kenya spared...
African women farmers

Agromite promises cheaper costs of services to farmers

Dr Henry Anim-Somuah, Director of Agromite Limited said the company which had hitherto provided services to only donor funded projects, was shifting focus in...

UK Launches Marketing Development Programme For MADE Project

Spanning five years the MADE project aims at cushioning and increasing Ghana’s agricultural productivity and food security needs as well as boost investment returns...
MTN APPS Challenge

Wheelow 3D Game Wins MTN Mobile Apps Season 3

This season’s apps challenge is focusing on creating awareness about the relevance of the internet. Following the successful execution of the previous two.  The telecommunications...
An exhibitor from Amiran Kenya sets his fresh produce during the Annual Naivasha Horticulture Trade Fair held in Naivasha, Nakuru County recently. Kenyan fruits and vegetables face ban in the EU market due to failure to meet set regulations. Photo: Antony Gitonga/Standard

COMESA food imports hit US$30 billion

Argent Chuula, chief executive officer of The Alliance for Commodity Trade in Southern Africa (ACTESA), an agricultural specialized agency under the Common Market for...

Mozambican president decries Africa’s low agricultural productivity

Visiting Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi on Friday decried Africa's low agricultural productivity despite the continent possessing 60 percent of the world's arable land. Despite...
fertilizer

African countries urged to do more to increase fertilizer access and use

African governments have been urged to urgently put in place policies and infrastructure to ensure increased fertilizer access and use in order to increase...
Some Traders At The Agbogbloshie Market In Accra

Poor linkage between farmers and market limiting productivity in West Africa

Agricultural productivity in West Africa has been "limited" by poor linkage between farmers and markets, shortage of agricultural corporations as well as limited access...

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