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Nation Builders Corps (NABCO)

Governments NaBCo Project Seeks to Employ Some 18,000 youth

The government has earmarked 18,000 unemployed graduates for the agricultural sector under the Nation Builders Corps (NaBCo) initiative this year, Mr. George Oduro, a...

Ghanaian youth urged to take agriculture as serious profession

Mr Mohammed Adjei Sowah, the Accra Metropolitan Chief Executive has urged the youth to take up agriculture as a serious profession to earn a...

Corn miller crwoned overall best farmer in Cape Coast Metropolis

A 52-year old Corn miller from Dahia has been crowned the overall best farmer in the Cape Coast Metropolis at the 33rd National Farmers...
Agriculture in Africa

African leaders Poised To Transform The Agricultural Sector

The African Center for Economic Transformation (ACET) has said, Africa’s agriculture sector and agribusiness, are projected to create US$1 trillion industries in the...

ISSER calls for revision of roles of agricultural development banks

The Institute of Statistical, Social and Economic Research (ISSER), of the University of Ghana, has said that given government’s desire to boost investments in...
Photo taken on Nov. 26, 2015 shows a truck loaded with sacks of agricultural produce along the muddy Sironko-Mbale road at Bugusege trading centre, eastern Uganda. As a country where over 80% of the population relies on agriculture, the Uganda government is prioritizing growth of infrastructure to economically viable areas to ease access to the markets. (Xinhua/Daniel Edyegu)

Stakeholders In Agriculture Discuss Agricultural Governance

The Northern Ghana Governance Activity (NGGA) project has brought together stakeholders in the Bawku area to form District Agricultural Sectorial Multi-Stakeholders Platform to help...
Photo taken on Nov. 26, 2015 shows a truck loaded with sacks of agricultural produce along the muddy Sironko-Mbale road at Bugusege trading centre, eastern Uganda. As a country where over 80% of the population relies on agriculture, the Uganda government is prioritizing growth of infrastructure to economically viable areas to ease access to the markets. (Xinhua/Daniel Edyegu)

Eritrea making headway through agriculture and infrastructure development

The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) has approved the institution’s intervention strategy in Eritrea for 2017-2019. The Interim Country Strategy...

Ministry Of Agriculture To Construct Warehouse In Each District

Dr Owusu Afriyie Akoto, the Minister of Food and Agriculture, has said 1,000 metric tonne capacity warehouse would be constructed in each of the...
Female Farmers

PFAG Ask Government To Equip Extension Officers

The Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana (PFAG) has called on government to equip the already existing extension officers with logistics to work with rather...

Residents of Goaso Welcome Planting For Food And Jobs Campaign

Residents of Goaso in the Asunafo North Municipality have expressed optimism that the "planting for food and jobs campaign" would create "realistic jobs" and...

Nana Addo Pledges To Modernise Agriculture

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, on Wednesday launched the “Planting for Food and Jobs” campaign, with a pledge to modernise agriculture and improve production...
Photo taken on Nov. 26, 2015 shows a truck loaded with sacks of agricultural produce along the muddy Sironko-Mbale road at Bugusege trading centre, eastern Uganda. As a country where over 80% of the population relies on agriculture, the Uganda government is prioritizing growth of infrastructure to economically viable areas to ease access to the markets. (Xinhua/Daniel Edyegu)

Government tasked to solve agricultural sector challenges

GARDJA cited low agricultural production, low level of technology, inadequate number of agricultural extension officers, shortage and high cost of labour and prevalence of...
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Veep: Governments support for agriculture sector still deep

He described agriculture as a principal private sector enterprise, which contributes significantly to the nation’s Gross Domestic Product. Mr Amissah-Arthur said this at...
Wpid Money Growth

Ghana awards 81 farmers for contribution to growth

The award was instituted by the government in 1984 to salute the tireless efforts and sacrifices of Ghanaian farmers who, in spite of the...
farmers

32nd National Farmers’ Day Today

Ghana will today mark the 32nd edition of the National Farmers’ Day by rewarding farmers who have been outstanding in their respective fields. In all,...
Agriculture

Group Call For More Attention On Agriculture

Centre for Economic and Business Research (CEBRE) wishes to call on the various presidential candidates vying for the 2016 general elections to prioritise the...
Agro Farming

Sunyani: Farmers To Be Introduced To Technological Farming

It would serve as vital source of information on best agronomic practices, pest and disease control. Added to these, is...
EIB

Malawi: EIB supports private sector with EUR 30 million

The European Investment Bank (EIB) has announced a new EUR 30 million facility for the financing of private sector projects in Malawi with the...
Agriculture

Petroleum explorer, KOSMOS Energy supports innovations for Ghana’s agricultural sector

After a rigorous competition two young entrepreneurial firms-TroTro Tractor and Ghalani out of 44 competing firms were at a ceremony graced by Deputy Minister...
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ABL whip up support for Ghanaian farmers

ABL also gave out 220 assorted cases of its products valued at GH₵ 6,440. Additionally, three communities in the Volta, Upper East and Western...
Ivor Kobina Greenstreet

CPP promises to give agriculture a face-lift

Mr. Ivor Kobina Greenstreet, the Flagbearer, said farmers would be given strong support by way of the supply of equipment and other farming inputs...
Photo taken on Nov. 26, 2015 shows a truck loaded with sacks of agricultural produce along the muddy Sironko-Mbale road at Bugusege trading centre, eastern Uganda. As a country where over 80% of the population relies on agriculture, the Uganda government is prioritizing growth of infrastructure to economically viable areas to ease access to the markets. (Xinhua/Daniel Edyegu)

Benin’s agricultural sector to receive a lift

The measures include designating agriculture as a priority sector for investment and planning to create an agriculture development agency charged with designing and implementing...

Ghana To Revisit ‘Operation Feed Yourself’ Towards Food Security

The Programme, introduced in the 1970s by the Acheampong Regime, was to enable Ghanaians to produce enough to feed the national demand. He said Operation...
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Ghana’s Agricultural Sector Still Remains Under-resourced

The agric sector, under successive government regimes, upon return to constitutional rule, in the early 90’s, have remained under-resourced, the ripple effect of it...

Stakeholder institutions support Ghana’s Agric sector

Government’s policy to mechanize the country’s agriculture and also enhance private partnership in the sector has received support from a number of stakeholder institutions. Such...
Photo taken on Nov. 26, 2015 shows a truck loaded with sacks of agricultural produce along the muddy Sironko-Mbale road at Bugusege trading centre, eastern Uganda. As a country where over 80% of the population relies on agriculture, the Uganda government is prioritizing growth of infrastructure to economically viable areas to ease access to the markets. (Xinhua/Daniel Edyegu)

CSOs calls for collaboration on METASIP II

The CSOs argued that in order to make the revision and implementation of METASIP nationally driven and as much as participatory as possible, it...

Budget for Agricultural sector not benefiting Smallholders farmers

Mr Charles Nyaaba, the Programme Officer of the PFAG, made the call at a sensitisation workshop, jointly organised by the Association and SEND- Ghana...
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Small holders farmers not benefiting from Agricultural sector budget

Mr Charles Nyaaba, the Programme Officer of the PFAG, made the call at a sensitisation workshop, jointly organised by the Association and SEND- Ghana...
rice

Rice farmers advised to open up to investors

The Capacity Building Coordinator of the ‘Feed the Future’ agriculture support project, Mr Festus Kwadzokpo, observed that most small holder farmers fear being exploited...

Cocoa Said To Contribute 25% To Ghana’s GDP

A Technical Extension Officer of the Cocoa Health Extension Division , Mr. Frank Antwi Amamoo who disclosed this to Newsghana.Com however pointed out that...