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We Will Restore Ghanaian Farmers Status Again

Dr Owusu Afriyie Akoto, Minister for Food and Agriculture (MOFA), has assured farmers that government would restore them to their former glory when farmers...
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Agric Minister Say Ghana Doesn’t Need GMOs

Dr Owusu Afriyie Akoto, Minister for Food and Agriculture, (MOFA) Wednesday stated that Ghana does not need Genetically Modified foods because it can rely...
Anti Gmo

Ghana’s Agric Minister bows to anti GMO pressure

Ghana does not need genetically modified organism (GMO) to ensure food sufficiency and security, as the knowledge it has accumulated in the discovery of...
Planting for Food and Jobs

Minister Says Planting for Food and Jobs has been successful so far

Food and Agriculture Minister Dr Owusu Afriyie Akoto on Tuesday told Parliament that the Government’s flagship agricultural programme “Planting for Food and Jobs” (PFJ)...
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Breach of contract: Agriculture College graduates bare teeth at gov’t

Agriculture College graduates have expressed worry over the government’s failure to honour their part of contract in engaging them under the Youth Employment Agency...
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9-Member CPC Governing Board Inducted

Dr Owusu Afriyie Akoto, Minister of Food and Agriculture, has inaugurated a nine-member Governing Board for the Cocoa Processing Company (CPC), with a charge...

Peasant Farmers hold sensitization workshop on draft Pastoral Policy Proposal

Ghana has over the last few years been battling with conflicts between herdsmen and crop farmers which sometimes result in fatalities on both sides....
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MOFA advised to give a disclaimer on Rockstar

Professor Michael Aaron Oquaye, Speaker of Parliament has directed the Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MOFA) to issue with immediate effect, a disclaimer on...

Ghana-Iran Seek To Enhance Partnership

The Sixth session of Ghana-Iran Permanent Joint Commission for Cooperation (PJCC) underway in Accra. The two-day meeting seeks to enhance the levels of partnership and...
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Cargill Retreats Commitment To Improve Cocoa Sector

Stakeholders in the cocoa industry have pledged their support to Cargill in its bid to adopt sustainable ways of improving the cocoa sector and...

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...

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...

Appointments Committee Did A poor Job Vetting Dr. Owusu Afriyie Akoto

Food Sovereignty Ghana (FSG) wishes to thank the Parliamentary Appointments Committee for raising our objections to the nomination of Hon. Dr. Owusu Afriyie Akoto...
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Nana Addo Sacks COCOBOD Boss

The Government has directed the Chief Executive Officer of the Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD), Mr Stephen Kwabena Opuni, to hand over to Dr Owusu...
Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo

President-Elect Makes Key Appointments

The President-Elect, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, on Wednesday made key appointments for the Presidency and National Security ahead of his inauguration as Head of...
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Government eliminates 1,700 schools under trees

The Government has also eliminated 1700 “schools under trees,” the Deputy Minister added. Mr Kyerremeh, who was contributing to the debate in Parliament on the...

Afriyie-Akoto deals with his loss like a man

His is the kind of gamey spirit that one would love to see among all the 25, or so, defeated New Patriotic Party parliamentary...

2014 National Fertiliser Subsidy Programme Not successful

Government on Tuesday said it could not roll-out the national fertiliser subsidy programme for the 2014 cropping season. This, according to Mr Fifi Fiavi Kwetey,...