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Avocado

Kenyan county avocado farmers get free hybrid seedlings, eyeing vast China market

Avocado farmers in Muranga county in central Kenya have received 500,000 avocado seedlings of the Hass hybrid variety to boost trade in the commodity...
Oil Palm Seedlings

Birim Central: 50,000 oil palm seedlings to farmers

The Birim Central Municipal Assembly will soon supply 50,000 seedlings to 628 farmers to expand their oil palm farms. New farmers have therefore been encouraged...
fire

UENR sensitise farmers on bushfire prevention

The Earth Observation, Research and Innovation Centre (EORIC) of the University of Energy and Natural Resources (UENR) has organised a capacity building workshop on...
GMO Crops

Local Seeds Farmers Will Become Jobless with The Introduction of GMOs

The Leadership of the Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana (PFAG) on Monday said the introduction of GMOs will not only deprive the country of...
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PERD Programme at BNDA Benefits 1,167 Farmers

A total of 1,167 farmers had registered to participate in the Planting for Export and Rural Development (PERD) programme in the Birim North District. The...
Cashew Farm

Ghana Government to give Farmers cashew Seedlings

The Government on Monday said it will this year freely distribute 13 million certified cashew seedlings to farmers in 96 districts. Mr Augustine Collins Ntim,...
Cashew Farm

Kwahu Afram Plains Farmers Receive Two Hundred Thousand Cashew Seedlings

Mr Philip Ebenezer Azidoku, the Kwahu Afram Plains North District Agriculture Director said his outfit had planned to raise and distribute to farmers...
Madam Penelope Cabot

1 Million Ghanaian and Ivorian farmers to Benefit from Cocoa Cloud

One million farmers in Ghana and Côte D’Ivoire, are to benefit from the CocoaCloud, a data platform that generates, translates and disseminates critical information...
A group of farmers in Sawla

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...
Cocoa

Cocoa Farmers Encouraged to Embrace Best Farming Methods

Cocoa farmers have been urged to adopt modern agronomic practices and best farming methods to ensure better health for cocoa trees and the resultant...
farmers

Farmers Urged to See Agriculture as a Vocation

An Agric-business entity, Gohuballe Agric Business (GAB), has praised hardworking farmers for the 2018/2019 crop season at Gwolou in the Sissala West District with...
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1,600 Farmers to Benefit from Solar Irrigation Equipment

Skyfox Limited, investors in agriculture is set to supply 1,600 farmers with solar irrigation pumps to enable them to increase their yield and...
farmers

Kenyan dry spell poses new challenges to farmers

For the last four years, Kenyan farmer George Murithi has been growing pumpkins on his one acre farm in Isinya, some 60km from the...
rice

Ho farmers to go into massive rice production

The Ho Municipality is to record an increase in rice farmers this year. Mr William Afari, Ho Municioal Director of Agriculture told the Ghana News...
Assemblymember for Teberebie Electoral Area making a contribution

Iduapriem Mine Raises Crop Compensation Rate for Farmers

AngloGold Ashanti (Iduapriem) Limited has reached an agreement with relevant stakeholders in host communities for a 13 per cent upward adjustment in compensation rate...
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GARDJA Engages Cocoa Farmers On Cocoa Sustainability

The Ghana Agricultural and Rural Development Journalists Association, GARDJA, as part of her contribution towards development in cocoa farming in Ghana, has engaged cocoa...
export visit

GEPA CEO, Farmers and Exporters Hold Discussions

The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Ghana Export Promotion Authority (GEPA), Madam Afua Asabea Asare, interacted with some farmers, exporters and craft artisans...
Farming

Organic Farmer encourages others to adopt new farming technologies

Nana Kwaw Adams, the Executive Director of Abrono Organic Farming Project (ABOFaP) has advised farmers to apply new technologies in the fight against fall-army...
Wa one village one dam

Farmers in Wa West Demands Inclusion into One-Village-One Dam Initiative

Farmers in the Wa West District have called on government to mechanise available dams or construct new ones under the one-village-one-dam programme to enable...
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Hunger & Malnutrition Is An Impending Global Tsunami

Founder & CEO of LCIC, Founder & CEO of Legacy Crop Improvement Centre Mr. Amos Rutherford Azinu is asking farmers in Ghana...
cashew

Over 10,000 cashew nuts farmers in Tanzania are yet to be paid

Tanzanian Minister for Agriculture, Japhet Hasunga, said on Tuesday 12,378 cashew nuts farmers were yet to be verified for payment of their crop that...
fruit trees

Bawku Farmers Rush to Joins PFJ

Mr Charles Akowtigah, Bawku Municipal Director of Agriculture has disclosed that 10,500 more farmers, especially the youth, have registered to take part in the...
Oil Palm Seedlings

Farmers to Start Receiving Hybrid Oil Palm Seedlings

More than 40,000 hybrid oil palm seedlings are ready to be distributed to farmers in the Assin South District under the Government’s ‘Planting for...
Agriculture Produce

Farmers advised to use new technology to check climate change

Farmers have been persuaded to adopt new agricultural technologies as well as improved seeds for farming to increase and sustain production to counter the...
Planting trees

PFJ Farmers in Volta Region Given Preferred seeds for 2019

Farmers registered under the Planting for Food and Jobs (PFJ) in the Volta Region would receive their preferred seeds for the 2019 farming season. Mr....
A Chinese agricultural expert passes on farming technologies to farmers in Burundi, in an aid-Burundi demonstration rice field. (Photo provided by aid-Burundi agricultural expert)

Asian crops gaining popularity in Kenya on disease resilience, rising market

Kenyan farmers are embracing various Asian crop varieties to curb diseases and earn more as the market for the produce grows. To curb diseases, the...
Planting for Food and Jobs

Farmers Commends Governments Planting for Food and Jobs Initiative

Farmers from the western part of the Kasena-Nankana West District in the Upper East Region have described the Planting for Food and Jobs (PFJ)...

Farmers ushered into digital marketing in Brong Ahafo Region

Farmers and merchants in the Agricultural value chain in Brong Ahafo Region have been ushered into a new realm of digital marketing with the...
Planting trees

Upper West: 117,300 farmers enrol onto PFJs in 2018

About 117,300 farmers in Upper West Region registered under the Planting for Food and Jobs (PFJ) programme for the 2018 second crop season, according...
farmers

200 farmers to be served vitamin “A” enriched Maize Seeds

About 200 farmers in the Fanteakwa South and Atiwa Districts of the Eastern Region are to be supplied with maize vitamin “A” enriched maize...