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Nigeria to adopt safe technology for food security

The Nigerian government will adopt any safe technology in order to engender food security and economic recovery drive for the country, Minister of State...
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Lets Not Compromise On Ghana’s Food Security –President Akufo-Addo

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has stressed the need to curb illegal fishing methods and the over-exploitation of Ghana’s marine resources in order not...
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Biotech maize could boost food security in Kenya

Biotech maize could help boost food security in Kenya, a researcher has said. Murenga Mwimali, team leader for the Water Efficient Maize for Africa (WEMA)...
food aid

Safeguarding Food Security in Crisis Situation

The world has become interconnected and the problem of a particular country becomes the concern for all. Countries around the world have experienced different...
cassava

Scientists urge Kenya to embrace cassava to boost food security

Scientists have urged Kenya to embrace production of cassava in order to boost the country's food security. Virus Resistant Cassava for Africa (VIRCA) Kenya Project...
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Food security improves in Namibia

A report on food security in Namibia says that majority of households in Namibia have sufficient food stocks that will carry them until May...

Policy makers discuss climate and food security in Juba

A wide-ranging coalition of policy makers, political leaders, and development partners held a two-day interactive conference in Juba, South Sudan designed to generate ideas...

Humanitarian coordinator grateful for positive response to food crisis

The Humanitarian Coordinator for South Sudan, Eugene Owusu, today welcomed the findings of the latest Integrated Phase Classification (IPC) data which highlight that early...
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Experts seek ways to consolidate West Africa’s food security

Stakeholders and Agricultural experts from the West African countries converged here on Tuesday for a Two-Day consultative meeting seeking ways to consolidate progress...
food aid

Agriculture experts meet in Kenya to discuss food security in Africa

Agricultural experts from across Africa kicked off a two-day conference in Nairobi on Wednesday to seek ways of enhancing food security amid severe drought...
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World Vision Constructs Gari Processing Plant In Agyina

World Vision Ghana, an international NGO has constructed GHC75,000.00 gari processing plant at Agyina in the Kintampo South District of the Brong-Ahafo Region. The facility,...
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...
Ghana Cocoa Board

Cocobod To Conduct Country-Wide Survey On CSSVD Outbreak

The Ghana Cocoa Board (Cocobod) is to treat and rehabilitate a total of 10,000 hectares of diseased and overage cocoa farms in the Western...
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AEAs Advocate For Improved Extension Services

The Northern Region is to receive 120 new Agricultural Extension Agents (AEAs) to assist farmers in their farming activities to help boost agricultural production,...

Nana Addo Pledges To Modernise Agriculture

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, on Wednesday launched the “Planting for Food and Jobs” campaign, with a pledge to modernise agriculture and improve production...

Ghana Determinie To Make Agriculture Pivot Of Economic

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has reiterated his government’s commitment to make agriculture the pivot of Ghana's economic and social development. He noted that if...
USAID/Ghana Mission Director Andy Karas meets with former victims of child labor and trafficking in Moree. These are now anti-child labor advocates, with support from USAID. Credit: Yooku Ata-Bedu, USAID/Ghana

Central, Western Regions Fortified By USAID Projects

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Ghana Mission Director, Andrew Karas, traveled to the Central and Western Regions from March 27-31 to...
USAID/Ghana Mission Director, Andrew Karas delivers remarks at the Feed the Future partner’s meeting, hosted by USAID. Photo credit: Priscilla Addison, USAID/Ghana.

USAID, Partners Deliberate on Ghana’s Food Security

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) met with the Government of Ghana and partners working to advance food security goals under the...

Scientists warn armyworm invasion to endanger East Africa’s food security

Small-scale farmers across the East African region are likely to grapple with severe food insecurity due to the recent fall armyworm invasion on key...
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)

Ghana to launch agric project for food security and jobs

Ghana will launch a national agricultural program aimed at ensuring food security and creation of jobs, President Nana Akufo-Addo said Tuesday. The...

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