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poultry production

Veterinary Directorate calls for adequate resources to carry out mandate

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The Veterinary Services Directorate has called on government for adequate resources to effectively carry out its mandate of livestock supervision. Dr Hayford Asiedu-Baah, the Director...
FAO Support

FAO Donates Modern Lab Equipment to Veterinary Services Worth US$70k

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The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has presented assorted laboratory equipment, reagents and consumables to aid the Veterinary Services Department (VSD) in effectively preventing,...
Wpid Food Vendor

FDA moves to boost nutrition of street foods in Ghana

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The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) in collaboration with the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), has taken another giant step by launching a project...
Agriculture Investment

Agricultural investment will reduce poverty in Ghana

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Dr Abebe Haile Gabriel, the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) Representative to Ghana has said investment in agriculture is among the most effective ways...
veterinary officers

Veterinary Technical Officers To Get Clearance For Employment

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Dr Nurah Gyiele, a Minister of State in charge of Livestock, on Tuesday said the Ministry is expecting a financial clearance from the Ministry...
Wpid University Of Ghana

FAO’s thiaroye technique endorsed for smoking fish

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A Research conducted by the University of Ghana and the Ghent University in Belgium has recommended the Food and Agriculture Organisation’s (FAO)-Thiaroye Technique (FTT-Thiaroye)...
Armyworm

Measures to address Fall Armyworm invasion underway

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The UN Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) is hosting experts from the Americas and Africa to deliberate on the outbreak of the Fall Armyworm...

MESTI/FAO signs agreement to address issues affecting Wetland resources in Ghana

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The Ministry of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation (MESTI) on Tuesday, signed a Technical Cooperation Project (TCP) agreement with the Food and Agriculture Organisation...
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FAO introduces water tracking tool for the agricultural sector

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The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), has released a new tool that offers water-scarce countries and river basins a way to boost productivity, by...

FAO calls for extensive measures for food security in Ghana

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The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has expressed concern about the impact of natural hazards and disasters on food security in the sub-region, saying...
Agriculture

FAO, WAHO Join Force To Promote Health And Nutrition

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The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) of the United Nations and the West Africa Health Organisation (WAHO) have signed a partnership agreement to support...

Demand For Package Food Increase In Sub-Saharan Africa

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Ghana is to benefit from a National Food Packaging Centre being proposed by the “Improving Food Packaging for Small Medium Agro-Enterprises (SAME’s) in Sub-Saharan...
agric farmer

ICT Is Key To Advance Agriculture Modernisation – FAO

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Information and Communication Technology (ICT) is critical for advancing the agenda for agriculture modernisation and meeting the food security and nutrition needs of Ghana...
irrigation dam

Destroyed Weija Irrigation Scheme Undergoing Rehabilitation

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Weija Irrigation Scheme, which was destroyed by the June 3 2015 torrential rains that caused severe floods and destroyed houses, farms and property running...

FAO’s Stingless Bee Project Held In Ghana

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Kenya, South Africa, Nepal, Pakistan, India and Brazil are the other beneficiaries under the project named: “Global Pollination Project”. It is being piloted in Ghana...

FAO, MOFA To Fight In Eradicating Avian Influenza In Ghana

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The technical assistance is aimed at strengthening the country's capacity to control and prevent further spread of the disease, hence contain it at its...
Dr Lamourdia Thiombiano, FAO Representative to Ghana

FAO recognizes B-BOVID’s agric projects in Ghana

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The Deputy Africa Regional Representative of the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), Dr Lamourdia Thiombiano has commended B-BOVID, an agri-business company operating in Western...
Dr Lamourdia Thiombiano, FAO Representative to Ghana

Ghana gets new fish processing technology

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SNV Ghana, in collaboration with Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), has launched a fish processing technology to produce healthier fish to meet local and...
Second International Conference on Nutrition in Rome

170 Countries declares war against hunger and obesity

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Ministers and officials from more than 170 countries have endorsed a Declaration and Framework for Action to tackle hunger and obesity. A statement by Paul...
Participants in a group photo: Seated (left to right) ? Mr Mohamed AgBendech, Senior Nutrition Officer, FAO Africa Regional Office, Dr Lamourdia Thiombiano, FAO Representative to Ghana, Dr Bernard Otabil, GNA CEO, Mrs Akosua Kwakye, WHO Focal Person Programme Officer for Nutrition, Professor Nana Essilfie-Conduah, NMC Member, Mrs Kate Quarshie, Head Nutrition, Department of Nutrition of the Ghana Health Service.

Journalists educated on ICN2

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Professor Nana Essilfie-Conduah, National Media Commission Member, says acute anaemia of expertise in press reportage in Africa is very worrisome. He said the phenomenon runs...
biodiversity

Conserve biodiversity to facilitate national food security

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Professor Peter Kwapong, an Entomologist at the University of Cape Coast (UCC), has advised Ghanaians to change their attitude towards the environment, to conserve...
Wpid Women Farming

FAO & EPA promote sustainable farming

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The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) in collaboration with Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) are exploring ways of implementing the Sustainable Land and Water Management(SLWM)...

Africa Has Resources To Promote Food Security-FAO

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By Samuel Hinneh The Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) of the United Nations, Jos? Graziano da Silva, says Africa has the economic,...

Africa Agriculture Under Transformation

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By Samuel Hinneh The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) of the United Nations Organisation (UNO) says the African union celebration of agriculture and UN international...
Agriculture

Ghana plans $20m agricultural census in 2015

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Ghana Statistical Service (GSS) few months ago and on behalf of government signed a Technical Cooperation Programme (TCP) with the Food and Agriculture Organisation...