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World Food Programme (WFP)

Food Production in Ejura Improves through WFP-Assisted Warehousing

The World Food Programme (WFP) has constructed a 300-metric tonne warehouse to boost food production at Ejura in the Ashanti Region, one of Ghana's...

Ghana Must Adopt Radical Approach to Agriculture

Due to the vast expanse of fertile lands, Ghana, like nations in tropical Africa is naturally an agricultural nation. Most Ghanaian citizens have...
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AfDB agricultural strategy to boost food production by 513 million tons

Adesina rallies support for technologically driven agriculture in Africa The African Development Bank (AfDB) has developed a new initiative called the Technologies for African Agricultural...
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Stakeholders Form Watchdog Group To Monitor Smuggling Of Fertilizer

Mrs Victoria Adongo, the Programmes Coordinator of the Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana, has urged farmers in the northern parts of the country to...

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...

Residents of Goaso Welcome Planting For Food And Jobs Campaign

Residents of Goaso in the Asunafo North Municipality have expressed optimism that the "planting for food and jobs campaign" would create "realistic jobs" and...

40% Of Arable Lands Is Too Scanty For Food Production In Ghana

About 40 percent of arable lands in illegal mining areas has become polluted and unsuitable for food production, Dr. J. O. Fenning, Director of...

Use Prisoners To Increase Food Production – Kwabena Andrews

The Founder and Leader of Life Assembly Worship Center Rev. Christian Kwabena Andrews, popularly known as sofokyiriabosom has charged the ruling New Patriotic Party...
An exhibitor from Amiran Kenya sets his fresh produce during the Annual Naivasha Horticulture Trade Fair held in Naivasha, Nakuru County recently. Kenyan fruits and vegetables face ban in the EU market due to failure to meet set regulations. Photo: Antony Gitonga/Standard

Nigeria develops new food storage facility

The new storage facility, being developed by the Nigerian Stored Products Research Institute, would save the West African nation at least 8 billion U.S....

Africa urged to invest in smallholder food production

Dr. Lindiwe Sibanda, CEO of South Africa-based Food, Agriculture and Natural Resource Policies Analysis Network (FANRPAN), said the government investment is an effective way...

Kenyan farmers tackle hunger with drought tolerant arrowroot

The farmers from the agricultural area of Ndundori, north of Nakuru town, have come together under the identity-4Brothers group-and assist farmers in planting the...

Stakeholders Urge Govt To Build More Dugouts In The North

They said the regions were the most affected by climate change, which was having negative consequences on food production as the annual rainy season...
Wpid Food Security Picture

Global food security at risk by 2050 – CSO

“With global population projected to reach 10 billion people by 2050, the global economy will be unsustainable,” it said in a statement signed...
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Kenyan students to get trained on irrigation in Israel

Kenyatta said the three-week program will benefit 45 students from Kenya Water Institute (KEWI) in a scholarship by the Israeli government. ...
Farmers harvesting cassava

U/W honors 32 farmers at Jonga

The Upper West Regional celebration of the National Farmers Day was held at Jonga in the Wa Municipal, with 32 distinguished farmers awarded for...

Dutch developments usher in new period of cutting edge urban sustainability

by Maria Vasileiou FLOATING FARMS In mid-December, a floating dairy platform will start to be constructed in Rotterdam. It will be...

Ghana’s hospitality industry pay little attention to quality service

Madam Adeline Boateng, the Human Resource Manager of the Ghana Tourism Authority (GTA), who stated this, said players in the country’s hospitality industry paid...

Namibia’s former president pledges prize money for food production

Pohamba, who received the 5 million U.S dollars Friday in Accra, Ghana, served two five-year terms before stepping down in March this year. In...

Mozambican to increase agricultural production through intelligent partnership

For Pacheco, this policy aims at promoting the increase in food production and production to guarantee food security and nutrition. Pacheco...

Let’s take nutritional of our foods seriously

Mr Yakubu Alhassan, Deputy Minister of Agriculture in charge of Crops, on Thursday said Ghana had achieved a lot in terms of food production,...
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Help demystify use of GMOs ? Scientist

Governments?in Africa have been urged to help demystify the use of biotechnology in crop production to enable the continent to become self-sufficient in food...

Alhaji Sulemana Addresses Regional Ministers? Conference

Alhaji Amidu Sulemana, the Upper West Region Minister, has stated that the one pattern system of rainfall posed a challenge to food production in...
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Bottom Up Approach To Development In Ghana

BY ALHAJI ALHASAN ABDULAI After reading the article by Dr Raziel Obeng-Okon Chief Executive officer of CIDAN investments limited on line, I got to know...

Farmers brainstorm on improving food production

Representatives of smallholder farmers? groups have met with officials from the regional and district departments of agriculture in the Northern Region to discuss ways...
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Gov Obiano Committed To Boost Food Production

From Chuks Collins, Awka Gov Willie Obiano of Anambra state has expressed commitment to boost abundant food production in the state. The new state Commissioner for Agriculture,...

GE Foods & Excessive Chemical Usage In Food Production

THE WAY FORWARD TO GHANA?S FOOD SAFETY AND SECURITY???? The media in Ghana is becoming a more powerful tool in championing a lot of important...

West Africa Is Declared Self-sufficient In Food Production Despite Problems

ACCRA, Jan. 31 (Xinhua) -- An expert on food security declared here on Thursday the West African sub-region was food self-sufficient despite critical deficit...