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UN express worry over increasing food insecurity in Somalia

Some 1.7 million people in Somalia are expected to face crisis and emergency levels of food insecurity until June, following a second consecutive failed...
FDA

FDA and Stakeholders Join Hands to Support Food Venders

The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) is working with two institutions to ensure the safety of food purchased from street vendors and also empower...
Female Farmers

Dry spell brings good tidings to savvy Kenyan farmers

For the last three months, a dry spell has swept across Kenya leading to scarcity of water, food, and livestock pasture. In both urban and...
Planting for Food and Jobs

Minister Says Planting for Food and Jobs has been successful so far

Food and Agriculture Minister Dr Owusu Afriyie Akoto on Tuesday told Parliament that the Government’s flagship agricultural programme “Planting for Food and Jobs” (PFJ)...
?The EU's ban on Indian mangoes is causing concern for both importers and exporters

Ghana Has the Potential of Becoming the Net Exporter of Food

The Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) 2019 ‘Food Festival Fair’, had been held in Kumasi, with a call to the government...
Foodstuff

GNA Survey Indicates a Sharp Rise in Food Stuff Prices

Prices of some commodities across major markets in Accra have recorded uncertainties as the cost of some foodstuffs experienced a reduction during the current...
food aid

UN report says more than 1.5 million Somalis are without food

More than 1.5 million people in Somalia are still facing acute food insecurity through June due to impacts of below-average Deyr season rainfall, said...
Planting for Food and Jobs

Farmers Commends Governments Planting for Food and Jobs Initiative

Farmers from the western part of the Kasena-Nankana West District in the Upper East Region have described the Planting for Food and Jobs (PFJ)...

Germany aids WFP with €4m to provide critical support in South...

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has received an additional €4 million contribution from Germany as overall humanitarian needs deepen in South Sudan...
Chinese scientists measure the conductivity, temperature and depth of the ocean with a CTD (Conductivity, Temperature, and Depth) device. (File photo from People’s Daily)

Rise in Temperature Causing Food Spoilage

For most people, “it is warm these days” but they do not give a thought to why, and its effect on the general population....
Education

Chinese businessmen donate food, education materials to Kenyan schools

Chinese businessmen under the Fujian Business Association in Kenya have donated foodstuff and educational materials to two Kenyan primary schools in central Kenya. ...
Agriculture Produce

Promoting Investments in Food and Agriculture essential to Ghana’s development

Key Stakeholders at a dialogue have identified comprehensive and coherent national policy as an imperative to creating enabling environment for sustainable agribusiness development. The...
Planting for Food and Jobs

Stakeholder pushes for planting for food and job

Stakeholders in sustainable development on Wednesday urged the government to design a unique package under the Planting for Food and Jobs (PFJ) specifically for...
good cook

Research to improve food and water security begins

A project to develop research capacity across institutions that are self-sustaining and focused on improving food and water security for the poorest of society...
agriculture

The Lab, IFAD move to address climate issues affecting smallholder farmers in Africa.

In the margins of the United Nations General Assembly, the Global Innovation Lab for Climate Finance (the Lab) and the International Fund for Agriculture...
good cook

Food Vendors receive education on food safety

The Central Regional Directorate of the Food and Drugs Authority (FDA), has embarked on education on food safety for food vendors to promote hygienic...
agri

Angolan Smallholder farmers to improve food security

A new financial agreement, signed today between the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and Angola, will boost food and nutrition security among some...
Agric

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...

FDA destryos unwholesome products

The Central Regional Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) has seized and destroyed unwholesome products including processed food items, cosmetics and drugs running into thousands...

Food service operators educated on FDA regulations

The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) as part of its activities to ensure safer food especially during Christmas season, on Monday held a stakeholder...
Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta

Kenya begins construction of US$190 million dam to boost food security

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on Thursday launched construction of 190-million-U.S.-dollar Thiba dam in Kirinyaga County, central Kenya. Kenyatta said the mega project would be a...
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

Kenya’s tax reforms to reduce cost of food

Kenya's recently enacted tax reforms have reduced the cost of some basic food items, reducing the household spending for the citizens of East Africa's...

FDA, Police Rounds Up Fake Drug Peddlers

The Food and Drugs Authority in collaboration with the Ghana Police Service and other stakeholders have arrested 16 fake drug peddlers along the Madina...
Wpid Food Security Picture

Failure to address mycotoxins threatening Africa’s food security

Failure to address mycotoxins was a threat to food security in Africa and addressing the challenges posed by the destructive toxins requires urgent attention,...
inflation

Annual Consumer Price Inflation Falls

The annual consumer price inflation fell to 11.6 per cent in October from 12.2 per cent in September, while the monthly change rate in...
Prated Textiles

Kenya mulls ways to diversify exports to help grow agriculture

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...
veterinary officers

Veterinary Technical Officers To Get Clearance For Employment

Dr Nurah Gyiele, a Minister of State in charge of Livestock, on Tuesday said the Ministry is expecting a financial clearance from the Ministry...
British Airways

The Challenging Science Under Airliner Innovation

Innovation in aircraft technology will improve every aspect of air travel, including whether movies make you weepy, how your Bloody Mary tastes, and even...
UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

Stakeholders Review Implementation Status Of SDGs

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

Gov’ts Tax Stamp Policy Faces Possible Challenges

The General Secretary of the Food and Beverages Association of Ghana, Mr. Samuel Aggrey, says that the implementation of the Tax Stamp policy by...