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49 Year old emerge best farmer in Talensi District

Mr Salifu Sandow, a 49 year old man from Seog in the Talensi District in the Upper East Region emerged the best District farmer...

National Best Farmer recieves US$100,000

Fifty (50)-year Philip Kwaku Agyemang from the Dormaa West District in the Brong-Ahafo Region, has been adjudged the National Best Farmer for the year. For...
Female Farmers

Ghana can do more for farmers – MD

The Managing Director of Tema Lube Oil Company Limited, Mr. Amos Donkoh, says Ghana could do more for farmers in view of the tremendous...
Wpid University Of Ghana

ISSER backs Gov’ts Intention to establish national bank

The Institute of Statistical, Social and Economic Research (ISSER), of the University of Ghana, has backed government’s intention to establish a national bank purposely...

Current Total National Capacity Of Cocoa Inadequate

Ghana 's cocoa production is expected to hit two million (2m) metric tonnes by 2019, Mr Joseph Boahen Aidoo, Chief Executive Officer (CEO)...

AFAP to Champion Regional Food Security

More than 250 business executives will gather in Ghana's capital Accra this week to discuss trade opportunities in fertilizers, a key input in boosting...
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)

European Development Fund Supports Agriculture In U/W

The 11th European Development Fund has provided 160 million Euros assistance for the modernisation of agriculture to increase crop yield in the Upper West...

Biakoye District Assembly Fail To Meet 2017 Revenue Target

The Biakoye District Assembly has failed to meet its revenue target of GHC 40,572 for the first quarter of this year, 2017. Alhaji Zaidu Tamimu,...
agro-chemicals

Agro Chemical Dealers Applaud Planting for Food and Jobs Campaign

Dealers in agro chemicals, farm inputs and foodstuffs in the Sunyani Municipality have hailed the government’s ‘Planting for Food and Jobs” campaign. They told the...
World Bank

World Bank Project Rise In Crude Oil Price

The Bank’s January 2017 Commodity Markets Outlook, said forecast for crude oil is a 29 percent jump from 2016. The energy price forecast assumes...

Stanbic Bank Makes Credit Access Easy For Farmers

Over the years, Stanbic Bank has been a major contributor towards the development of the agricultural sector. “Certainly if a farmer comes to us to...
Agriculture tractor plowing field

Beacon of hope for Zimbabwe food security as government embarks on command agriculture

Some of the farmers sold the inputs on the black market, and farming equipment provided by the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) to beneficiaries...
Private sector

Private sector seeks to improve food security, enterprise development among smallholder farmers

Fertilizers, in addition inputs such as better seed and farming practices, can be a game changer in food security among South Africa's smallholder farmers...
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10 million hybrid cocoa seedlings distributed to farmers

The Division has targeted to supply 60 million high-yielding seedlings to cocoa growers throughout the nation during this year’s planting season. Mr. Kwadwo Osei, Deputy...
MoFA establishes demonstration centres to educate farmers

Subsidised fertilizers are not reaching small scale farmers

The farmers said they were also interested in knowing the sources and manufacturing firms as well as the quality of the fertilizers provided them. They...
MoFA establishes demonstration centres to educate farmers

Avoid Using Sub-standard Agro-chemicals – Farmers Told

Mr. Obrien Nyarko said those unapproved chemicals could cause cancer and blindness. Speaking at a stakeholders meeting held by the Food and Agriculture Ministry at...
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District Task Force Organized To Prevent Diversion Of Cocoa Inputs

Mr. James Kofi Kutsoati, Deputy Chief Executive, Operations, Ghana Cocobod, asked that it acted to prevent stealing and diversion of the items meant to...
Mr Daniel Syme

Minister impress Youth to go into Agriculture

The Deputy Minister made the observation during this year’s District farmers’ day celebration organized by the Bolgatanga Municipal Directorate of the Ministry of Food...
Upper East Regional Minister, Mr James Zuugah Tiigah

Upper East celebrates regional Farmers day

The Upper East Region has celebrated its 31st Regional farmers’ Day at Zebilla in the Bawku West District, awarding 11 men and the Asuntaba...
African women farmers

Government offering 50 million free cocoa seedlings to farmers

The Government is offering 50 million free cocoa seedlings and bags of fertilizer to farmers to help improve their yield and income, Mr Mike...

Briquetting to convert periled urea fertilizer into pallets

A briquetting technology to help rice farmers in fertilizer application has been introduced onto the Ghanaian market. The technology helps to convert periled urea fertilizer...
snake

Sissala East District request for anti-snake vaccines

Four farmers in the Sissala East District died of snakebites out of nine cases recorded at the Tumu District Hospital from January to October. Farmers...

Farmers in Taraba get free fertilizers

Following the federal government?s ?Growth Enhancement Scheme?, the Taraba State Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has flagged off the distribution of fertilizers to...

Cocobod To Cater For Aged Cocoa Farmers

Ghana Cocobod would soon award contract for the collection of data of cocoa farmers to be used for a pension scheme. The cocoa farmers? pension...

Cocobod to provide Cocoa farmers with fertilizers

At the 2014 Cocobod syndication loan presentation in London, CEO of Cocobod, Dr.Stephen Opuni told the meeting that Cocobod would introduce a free fertilizer...
Wpid Seth Adjei Baah Left In An Interaction With Dr Bissew At The Lauch

Magic Leon and Black Diamond fertilizers enter Ghana market

Seth Adjei Baah in an interaction with Dr. Hannah Bissew at the launch Two new fertilizers ? Magic Leon and Black Diamond ? have...