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Rosewood Harvesting Banned in Ghana

The Ministry of lands and Natural Resources has directed the Forestry Commission to ban the harvesting of Rosewood in the country. Rosewood is one of...
Youth Empowerment

CSIR trains youth in Ellembele

Mr Emmanuel Armah Kofi Buah, the Member of Parliament for the Ellembele Constituency in the Western Region, has said providing vocational and technical skills...
Post-Harvest Losses

Post Harvest Losses Crippling Ghana’s Economy

Ghana loses about 318,514 tonnes of maize annually to post-harvest losses according to a 2016 study by Dr Bruno Tran, an expert in post-harvest...

Current Total National Capacity Of Cocoa Inadequate

Ghana 's cocoa production is expected to hit two million (2m) metric tonnes by 2019, Mr Joseph Boahen Aidoo, Chief Executive Officer (CEO)...
rosewood logging

Ghana resumes moratorium on Rose Wood harvesting and export

Ghanaian authorities announced here on Thursday the resumption of moratorium on the harvesting and exportation of Rose Wood. This is to enable...
Some of the girls under training in bamboo bike making

INBAR Ask Government To Establish Bamboo Research Center

The government has been asked to take steps to establish a bamboo research and technology centre to aggressively promote bamboo production in the country. Mr....
Wpid Usaid

113,000 Maize Farmers To Be Trained In Best Farming Practise

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) funded Agricultural Development and Value Chain Enhancement Programme (ADVANCE) and Nestle have signed a Memorandum of...

Upper West REGSEC Bans The Harvest Of Rosewood

The REGSEC has placed a ban on the movement of rosewood from the region since July 7, and the deadline given to the companies...
rice

Ghana Can’t Realize Its Vision To Become Net Rice Exporter

As about 4,000 metric tonnes of rice ready for harvesting at the Tono Irrigation site at Navrongo in the Upper East Region is likely...
Teak

Form Ghana Harvesting 3000m3 Quality Teak In Akumadan

Form Ghana which is sustainably managing over 3 thousand hectares of planted teak, FSC-certified since 2010, said it is planning and marking follow-up harvesting as...
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)

Redeeming the lost value of farmers – the way forward

It is estimated that about 2.74 million households operate a farm or keep livestock and about 90% of farm holdings are less than 2...
Agriculture tractor plowing field

International agriculture technology exhibit opens in Nigeria

Speaking at the opening ceremony, Jatto Ohiare Badams, the Director of Agribusiness, Federal Ministry of Agriculture, said agriculture was the only panacea to rescue...
vegetable exports

GhanaVeg institutes measures to solve vegetable industry challenges

Just last month (September), the EU announced a temporary freeze on the export of some vegetables and fruits from Ghana to its market. This was...

Maize imports into Kenya rise, pushing down prices amid harvesting

The imports have pushed the price of a 90kg bag of dry maize to a low of 21 U.S. dollars from 26 dollars months...

Rice Farming and the month of harmmattan

As Tani washed the dishes after lunch, she prayed silently that the task of rice harvesting which was begun the previous week, would be...

System for harvesting rainwater introduced

The Ministry of Water Resources, Works and Housing, in collaboration with the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), has introduced a system to...

Consequences of Harvesting Rosewood in Ghana

Harvesting of Rosewood is still persistent in Northern Ghana despite a ban on the trade in January this year. The hardest hit districts are North...
President Mahama

Assembly members not rival authorities for power-Mahama

President John Mahama has appealed to chiefs to liaise with local government assemblies to identify potential economic resources in their areas and harness them...

Price Of Yam Drops In Tamale

Prices of tomatoes (Paint container) have increased in price but the price of yam has dropped in the Tamale Metropolis this week as against...

Water harvesting brings hope to communities

THE current rains have come as a temporary relief to thousands of Chitungwiza households facing perennial water shortages due to erratic supplies.Report By Tawanda...