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Invest In Irrigation Systems To Boost Agriculture – Scientist Urged Farmers

Director of the Biotechnology and Nuclear Agriculture Research Institute, Prof. Kenneth Ellis Danso, has advocated on increased investment in small scale irrigation systems which...
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Can investing in irrigation unlock Zambia’s agricultural potential?

The potential of Zambia's agricultural sector cannot be over-emphasized as the southern African nation has abundant arable land and fresh water resources which have...
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Rwanda to focus more on investing in water harvesting, irrigation to enhance food security

Rwanda will focus more on investing in water harvesting and irrigation infrastructures in marshlands and on hillsides in order to enhance food security and...
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The Gambia needs to partner with China on irrigation – President

The Gambian President Adama Barrow told Xinhua on Wednesday that his country would like to partner with China to advance agriculture through year-around irrigation...
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Zambia mulls more investment in irrigation

The Zambian government said on Tuesday that it intends to invest more in harvesting rain-water and building more dams to cut dependence on rain-fed...
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Ghana To Increase Cocoa Processing Locally

Mr Ken Ofori-Atta, the Minister of Finance, has said as part of government’s strategy to promote industrialization, it would modify the incentives to cocoa...
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Ghana Agrees To Supply Burkina Faso With Power

Ghana will increase its power supply to Burkina Faso by 100 megawatts (MW) by the end of the year to help boost the energy...

Skewed Job Opportunities Contribute To Low Admission

Professor Gabriel Ayum Teye, Vice Chancellor of the University for Development (UDS) has stated that the low admission rates to other science related courses...
Female Farmers

Small farmers in Kenya embrace drip irrigation as costs decline

Joseph Musali's quarter-acre farm in Katani, on the outskirts of Nairobi, Kenya's capital, is a spectacle to behold as it hosts hundreds of flowering...
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Gov’t seeking funding for N32m irrigation project

The Nigerian Government through its Federal Ministry of Water Resources is on the look-out for N32 billion to meet the target of 100,000 hectares...

Komenda Sugar Factory Set To Kick Off Production

The Komenda Sugar Factory is set to kick off production but requires a minimum working capital of Gh¢6M, the Central Regional Minister, Mr Kwamena...

Nana Addo Assure Ghanaians Of Better Times

President Nana Addo Dankwa-Akufo-Addo on Tuesday gave the assurance that Ghanaians would soon enjoy better social, economic and political times ahead, despite the present...
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Dev’t Partners To Offer Expertise For One Village One Dam Project

The Government of Ghana is liaising with three different partners from both the United States and Brazil for expert advice and services on the...

Nabio Farmers Assisted With Irrigation Plant

Accra Brewery Limited (ABL) under the Eagle Farmer Project has provided a mechanized solar powered borehole and a furrow irrigation facility for the people...
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Destroyed Weija Irrigation Scheme Undergoing Rehabilitation

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

Accra Brewery Limited (ABL), has provided mechanized borehole with irrigation facility to three communities in the Kassena-Nankana West District of the Upper East Region...

Tanzania in new drive to boost crop production

Gerson Lwenge, Tanzania's Water and Irrigation minister, said the move is meant to improve agriculture and food security in the east African nation. ...

Election 2016: UFP Will Provide Irrigation Dams In All Regions

Flagbearer of the United Front Party (UFP), Dr. Nana Agyenim Boateng, says his party will give more attention to rice production and put...

Small Holder farmers introduced to the money maker water pump

The machine, which is designed to help farmers irrigate their farms all year round, has the potential to transform the agriculture sector in Ghana. ...
Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi (C) meets with his new ministers in Cairo, Egypt on March 23, 2016. Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi reshuffled the cabinet on Wednesday, swearing in 10 new ministers, as the country strives to revive its economy, official Ahram online reported. (XINHUA/MENA)

Egypt’s new government has numerous trials to overcome

The shake-up focused on economic portfolios, including the ministries of finance, investment, tourism, antiquities, civil aviation, justice, manpower, transportation and irrigation, while a new...
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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. ...
The highlands of Ethiopia could be more vulnerable to malaria if temperatures rise

Ethiopia to hold ministerial discourse on water and sanitation

The meeting is expected to deliberate on actions to be taken to develop achievable sustainable development goals (SDGs) strategies. It will dwell upon ways...
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Zimbabwe calls for food relief and support to keep irrigation projects

Zimbabwe, with farming as a prime source of revenue, has been suffering a prolonged drought triggered by the El Nino effects. The drought is...
rice

Rice production expected to double by 2018

This, according to him, means that government?s efforts at improving local rice industry were gradually being realized, adding, ?we need to intensify our...
science

Research is key to the development of any nation

Mr Timothy Williams, the Director of Africa, International Water Management Institute (IWMI), has called for the recognition of researchers as they contribute to the...

Efforts by government to transform agriculture sector

Mr Fiifi Kwetey, Minister of Agriculture, on Thursday said the Vea and Tono Irrigation dams in the Upper East Region would soon see massive...

Dawhenya Irrigation Project Now Completed

The rehabilitated Dawhenya Irrigation Project has been completed and handed over to the government of Ghana by the Korean government. After 10 months of rehabilitation,...

Irrigation facility development to cost GH?20m

Government has earmarked some GH?20 million for the development of irrigation facilities in seven locations in four regions to boost the production of export...

Africa?s Sahel Region With Irrigation Can Do Better

Makhtar Diop ? Word Bank Vice President for Africa The Sahel region, a vast arid stretch of land linking six countries in West Africa...

Africa’s Sahel Region Can Transform Through Irrigation

The Sahel region, a vast arid stretch of land linking six countries in West Africa -- Burkina Faso, Chad, Mali, Mauritania, Niger and Senegal...