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Japan grants Tanzania US$1.8 million to support fisheries

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The government of Japan on Friday granted the government of Tanzania 200 million yen (about 1.8 million U.S. dollars) to support the revival of...
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Tanzania invites investors in fisheries, dairy sectors

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Tanzanian authorities have invited investors in the fisheries sector saying the east African nation's current demand for fish products was 800,000 tonnes annually while...

Fisheries, transport ministries engage residents on inland fishing site

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The Ministry of Transport in collaboration with the Ministry of Fisheries and Aquaculture Development has organized a pre construction stakeholders' workshop for fisher...

Fisheries Minister Apologies to Parliament

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Elizabeth Naa Afoley Quaye, Minister of Fisheries has apologised to Parliament for her unexplained non-appearance from the House, saying that this would not happen...
Swine Fever

Swine fever continues to spread in S. Africa

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The number of provinces which suffer from African Swine Fever outbreak has risen to four, said South Africa's Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries...
fishing

The Gambia, Mauritania sign MOUs on fisheries, bilateral ties

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The Gambia and Mauritania have signed memorandums of understanding (MOUs) to promote bilateral cooperation as well as investment in the area of maritime and...
FISHERIES

Fisheries Programme Committees for West Africa inducted

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Mrs Elizabeth Afoley Quaye, Ministry of Fisheries and Aquaculture Development (MOFAD) has inaugurated two reconstituted committees for the implementation of the final component of...
FISHERIES

USAID lends a hand to Ghana’s depleting fisheries sector

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The United State Agency for International Development (USAID) has partnered some local Non-Governmental Organisations to empower local fishing communities on the proper management of...
livestock

WB approves US$170 million credit to support Ethiopia’s livestock, fisheries sectors

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The World Bank (WB) has approved an International Development Association (IDA) credit of 170 million U.S. dollars to boost the contribution of the livestock...
Local Government Service

MMDAs urged to be innovative in tackling sanitation

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Dr Nana Ato Arthur, Head of the Office of the Local Government Service (LGS), has stressed the need for Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies...
Fishermen mending their fishing net

Fishermen to be trained to gather evidence on illegal activities

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The “Far Ban Bo” project will support fishermen to gather real evidence on illegal activities at sea through training and provision of relevant technologies...
Fishermen mending their fishing net

Stakeholders in fishing industry unhappy

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Stakeholders in the fishing industry in Ghana are unhappy about the country’s dwindling fish stock. At a durbar in Keta to mark the World Fisheries...
Environmental-pollution

Ghanaians advised to give hope to future generations

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The District Chief Executive for Amenfi West, Mr. George Agyiri has stressed the need to protect the natural environment and its resources to give...

Corporate Entities Donate Towards Farmers Day

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A number of corporate entities have made various donations to the Ministry of Fisheries and Aquaculture Development, totaling GH¢160,000.00 in support of the 2017...
Prated Textiles

Kenya mulls ways to diversify exports to help grow agriculture

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Kenya plans to redouble efforts in growing food crops to help diversify exports and boost agriculture, a senior official said on Wednesday. Cabinet Secretary for...
UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

Stakeholders Review Implementation Status Of SDGs

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The High Level Ministerial Committee on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) has met in Accra to review the status of implementation of the SDGs...
WASH Training

Fisheries Workshop for Journalist Ends

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A three- day workshop on Ocean Science and Fisheries for Ghanaian journalist aimed at exposing Media practitioners to issues relating to ocean governance has...
Sekondi-Takoradi

Chiefs In W/R Assured Of Stability After Dividing The Region

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Dr Kwaku Afriyie, the Western Regional Minister has stated that the modalities for the creation of a new region out of the exiting Western...
fishing

Illegal Fishing To Be Dealt With Ruthlessly – Minister Designate

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The laws of Ghana do not allow for light fishing and the security agencies must deal ruthlessly with anyone caught engaging in it, Madam...

Ghana Fall Short In Fish Production

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Madam Elizabeth Naa Afoley Quaye, the Minister-designate for Fisheries and Aquaculture, has disclosed that the country has huge fish production deficit with over 600,000...

Min. of Fisheries & Aquaculture Falls Under The Command of Elizabeth Quaye

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President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has named Elizabeth Afoley Quaye as the Minister nominated for Fisheries and Aquaculture . Madam Quaye who is the Member...

Spokespersons Of Transition Teams Cautioned

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Almost all the handing-over notes from the outgoing government of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) to the in-coming administration of the New Patriotic Party...
AFP © Getty Images/AFP/File / by Jennifer O'Mahony | Energy firms say Senegal and Mauritania's current oil and gas ventures will transform them into net exporters by 2020

Norway expresses interest to invest in energy in Mozambique

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Brende was speaking to government officials, businessmen from his country and Mozambique where he mentioned that his country could be an added value given...

Tanzania mulls revamping cattle farming to increase exports

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William Ole Nasha, Deputy Minister for Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries, said though the country has 25.8 million cattle, second only to Ethiopia in Africa,...
dollars

Kenya’s Tana Delta generates US$2.5 million annually via ecosystems

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According to Economics of Ecosystem and Biodiversity Services of Tana River Basin launched Thursday in Nairobi, Kenya's longest river could provide answer to poverty,...
Fisheries Regulations

Fisheries Guidelines Now in Ghanaian Languages

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The legislation, translated into Ga, Fanti, and Ewe, was launched in Tema by Madam Sherry Ayittey, Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture. ...

Laws and regulations On Fisheries to be implemented

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Speaking at a seminar to present the research findings from a survey of fisheries resources conducted by R/V Fridtjof Nansen, Ms Ayittey said government...
FISHERIES

Ghana institutes measures to sustain production in fisheries sector

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The measures are aimed at reducing the effects of illegal fishing; offshore oil exploration and production; increase in national fish consumption; overexploitation of fish...

Fisheries industry to increase in production

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Ms Sherry Ayitey, Minister of Fisheries and Acqua-Culture Ms. Hanny Sherry Ayittey, Minister in charge of Fisheries and Aquaculture on Friday said a major breakthrough...
NABA 2015

Nordic-African business conference kicks off in Oslo on October 29

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For the fifth consecutive year, The Norwegian-African Business Association (NABA) will host the largest Nordic-African business summit. 500 Scandinavian and African experis from finance,...