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AfDB, Partners Train African Youth Food Value Chain

The African Development Bank (AfDB) and the Brazil-Africa Institute (BAI) have launched the Youth Technical Training Programme (YTTP) to empower the youth to contribute...

Ghana is Capable of Producing Million Tons of Cassava

Ghana’s cassava production level could hit 30 million metric tons a year through the adoption of best farming practices by farmers, Professor Joe Manu...
HQCF Workshop

Stakeholders Meet to Discuss Policy on High Quality Cassava Flour

Stakeholders in the cassava value chain on Tuesday converged in Accra to deliberate and validate a proposed High Quality Cassava Flour (HQCF) inclusion policy...
cassava

Scientists urge Kenya to embrace cassava to boost food security

Scientists have urged Kenya to embrace production of cassava in order to boost the country's food security. Virus Resistant Cassava for Africa (VIRCA) Kenya Project...
irrigation dam

Soil Scientist Ask Gov’t Of Ghana To Prioritize Irrigation

A soil scientist has called for aggressive promotion of simple water harvesting techniques for all year round farming, to aid the success of the...
tax

Regional Minister Seek Tax Holiday For Investors In C/R

The Central Regional Minister, Mr Kwamena Duncan has proposed to Government to consider granting tax holidays to investors who operate in Regions taunted as...
Agriculture

Turkish Government To Partner Ghana To Boost Agriculture

Turkish Ambassador, Nesrin Bayazit, on Friday gave the assurance that the Turkish Government would partner Ghana to boost agriculture production. She said Turkey had expertise...
Non traditional exports

Government Urged To Enact Policies To Boost Investments In NTEs

Mr Albert Atuah Amponsah, the Managing Proprietor of Albe Farms, producers of pineapples and vegetables, has called on the Government to formulate a policy...

Make Volta Region A Cassava Processing Hub – Caltech

Mr Chris Quarshie, Managing Director, Caltech Ventures, has called on entrepreneurs to establish cassava processing facilities in Ho, Adaklu and Abutia districts to turn...

NBSSI Suggests Ho Be Given Cassava Factory

The Volta Regional Office of the National Board for Small Scale Industries (NBSSI) has proposed the establishment of a cassava processing plant in the...

Afigya-Kwabre: Cereal And Grains Production Given Boost

Mr. Kwaku Oppong-Kyekyeku Kaakyire, the District Chief Executive (DCE), said it had already established 10 demonstration farms to expose the farmers to appropriate skills...
cassava

Food crop cassava changing lives in western Kenya

A group of farmers in the region have ventured into adding value to organic crop, hence boosting their yield. Isaiah Odongo, a...
cassava

Volta Region Has Huge Surpluses From Cassava Production

He said in 2015, the Region recorded 1,350,633.30 metric tonnes of cassava against a regional consumption of 365,490.85 metric tonnes, resulting in a surplus...
gari

Cassava and Gari prices made gains

There have been recent reports of an increase in the price of cassava across the various markets due to shortage of the produce. The Agric...

Minister Denies Cassava Shortage In Ghana

He said the country produced enough cassava to feed the populace, however, there was an appreciated value addition to cassava which made people think...

New Technology For Harvesting Cassava In A Minute

This is because, a device developed by an agricultural engineer at the Agricultural Engineering Department of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology...

Price of Fufu goes up in Kumasi

Some residents of Kumasi in the Ashanti region are complaining bitterly about the unavailability of Cassava, a major ingredient used for preparing fufu, a...
MoFA establishes demonstration centres to educate farmers

1,242 community Demonstration centres established for farmers

The improved crops are cassava (Ampong, Sikabankye, Otuhia and Bronibankye), sweet potato (Apomuden, Ogyefo, Tech Santom) and cocoyam. Others are maize (Omankwa, Abontem and other...

Maize Prices Have Gone Up By 5%

They price of maize went up by 5% in the last week of March and is now selling at an average price of GHc5.40...
yam

Ghanaians Expected To Pay More For Yam

The price of yam has increased by 8 percent and is now being sold in the market at an average price of GHc5.20 per...

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