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Peasant Farmers petition President on threat of Fulani Herdsmen

Smallholder farmers across the country have urged government to, as a matter of urgency, take steps to end the violence and threat posed by...

Perennial flooding, the Bagre dam spillage and food security implications in Ghana

Civil society groups in the agriculture value-chain have expressed concern over the perennial flooding in northern parts of the country, warning that the situation...

Peasant Farmers hold sensitization workshop on draft Pastoral Policy Proposal

Ghana has over the last few years been battling with conflicts between herdsmen and crop farmers which sometimes result in fatalities on both sides....

Gov’t urged to create policy space for agroecology farming concept

Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana (PFAG) and Center for Indigenous Knowledge and Organizational Development (CIKOD) are advocating the adoption of the agroecology farming concept...
Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana

Ghana’s President petitioned to adopt sustainable agriculture

Smallholder farmers in Ghana have petitioned the President to adopt a more sustainable investment drive for agriculture and cut down on over-reliance on the...
genetically modified organisms

GMO foods and Christmas, let the buyer beware-PFAG

The Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana (PFAG) says it is alarmed by the influx of GMO products into the Ghanaian market irrespective of the...

PFAG accuses government of breaching PFJ in-kind repayment agreement

Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana (PFAG) has expressed disappointment at government’s decision to reject in-kind repayment for input support under the Planting for Food...

Quality inputs, key to high crop yield – Peasant Farmers

Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana (PFAG) members from all the ten regions of Ghana attending a two-day roundtable on farmers’ access to quality inputs,...
Breeders Bill

PFAG Urges Parliament To Halt Passage Of Plant Breeders Bill

The Plant Breeders Bill, among other things, is to ensure a genetic diversity of food crops but has faced strong resistance from farmer groups,...
Breeders Bill

Peasant Farmers Urge Parliament To Halt Plant Breeders Bill Passage

The Plant Breeders Bill, among other things, is to ensure a genetic diversity of food crops but has faced strong resistance from farmer groups,...

Budget for Agricultural sector not benefiting Smallholders farmers

Mr Charles Nyaaba, the Programme Officer of the PFAG, made the call at a sensitisation workshop, jointly organised by the Association and SEND- Ghana...

PFAG Accuses Gov’t For Ignoring Extension Services In Budget

He said Government could have made provision for recruitment of extension officers, even though there was a claim of ban on employment to bridge...

Budgets must address concerns of women-WiLDAF Ghana

Women in Law and Development in Africa (WiLDAF-Ghana) have called on government to formulate budget that addresses concerns of women in Ghana. Mr. Frank Wilson...

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