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GMOs are not the way to go!

A research scientist at the Ghana Atomic Energy Commission (GAEC) is recommending that Ghanaians embrace biotechnology in agriculture production to ensure increased crop yields...
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PFAG calls for right conditions for healthy seed production

The Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana (PFAG) has called for the government to do more to create the right conditions for production and uptake...
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PFAG task government to find lasting solution to Fulani herdsmen menace

The Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana (PFAG) has called on the government to come up with a pragmatic and permanent solution to the Fulani...

Kwahu overlord appeals for calm over fulani killings

The overlord of Kwahu, Daasebre Akuamoah Agyapong II has made a passionate appeal to the nomadic herdsmen to stop the violence being perpetrated against residents...

AGRA supports PFAG’s national discussion on Planting for Food and Jobs

With funding from Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA), Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana (PFAG) in collaboration with the Crop Directorate of...

Agro-ecology holds future for agric in Ghana, not fertilizer subsidy

A baseline study on agroecology farming, which involves applying ecological processes to agricultural production, has revealed that, agroecology and sustainable agriculture holds the future...
fertilizer

Ghana’s Fertilizer ends up in neighbouring countries

Reports reaching Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana (PFAG) indicate that, bags of subsidised fertilizer are being smuggled out of the country to Burkina Faso...

PFAG Commission Project To Ensure Market Access

The Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana (PFAG), has commissioned a project to ensure that farmers have access to quality inputs leading to high productivity...

Association of farmers cheers expanded fertilizer appropriation

Alhaji Mohammed Abdul Rahman, the National President, said they found the upward adjustment of the subsidy from 21 to 26 per cent significant and...

Fertilizer subvention agenda is crucial to smallholder farmers

The Association acknowledges that the role of the fertilizer subsidy programme is crucial to small-holder farmers and needed critical attention for the purposes of...

Gov’t urged to protect lands belonging to peasant farmers

The farmers indicate that they are being threatened regularly by corporate bodies who want to claims those lands for various purposes. The association made the...

Government Urged To Help Mitigate Climate Change Effects

They said the regions were the most affected by climate change, which was having negative consequences on food production as the annual rainy season...
SEND-Ghana

Stakeholders Urge Govt To Build More Dugouts In The North

They said the regions were the most affected by climate change, which was having negative consequences on food production as the annual rainy season...

Parliament told not to ratify ARIPO Protocol

The group said the protocol in its current form lacks credibility and legitimacy and does not benefit Ghana. Mr Abdul Rahman Mohammed, the National President...
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PFAG Advocates for Increment In Agric Budget Allocations

She said, due to the significant nature of agriculture, that is why the national development agendas emphasis agricultural development and growth and also with...
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PFAG Comfortable With Home Grown Seeds

The Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana (PFAG) has said that farmers are comfortable with their own home grown seeds and had exhibited potentials to...
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Priorities Agriculture – Peasant farmers to Government

The Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana (PFAG) has called on governments to prioritise agriculture and approach the sector with all the importance it deserves. Madam...
African women farmers

Peasant farmers call for fruitful agric reforms in Ghana

Members of the Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana (PFAG) called on policy makers and other stakeholders here on Friday to work at introducing fruitful...
African women farmers

Farmer group urge government to pump petroleum revenue into Agric

Farmer group in Ghana urged government here on Friday to increase the portion of petroleum revenue invested into agriculture development annually, to realize the...
fertilizer

Ghanaian peasant farmers call for more subsidies on fertilizer

Ghanaian peasant farmers have called on the government to increase its subsidy on fertilizer for smallholder farmers to increase their yields. Charles Nyaaba, Programs Officer...
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Suspend Plants Breeders Bill – PFAG

The Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana (PFAG) has called on government to suspend indefinitely the Plant Breeders? Bill (PBB) for dialogue between Parliament, small...
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Dont abandoned farming for jobs in the oil industry ? Peasant farmers told

Miss Victoria Adongo, a Programme Coordinator of the Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana (PFAG), on Thursday urged peasant farmers, especially young farmers in the...

Agric growth triggered by forestry sub sector-Akai

The Board Chair of SEND-GHANA, Madam Janet Adama Mohammed has bemoaned the numerous challenges Agriculture in Ghana is faced with, in spite of the...
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PFAG cautiones Parliament

The Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana (PFAG), has cautioned Parliament against the passage of the Plant Breeders Bill. Nana Ameyaw Manu, Vice President of PFAG,...
Farmers

Health care access,Smallholder farmers shortchanged

Smallholder farmers in rural parts of the country are finding it very difficult accessing healthcare thus affecting food production. This was made known during a...
agriculture

Don’t pass the Plant Breeders Bill -Parliament urged

Stakeholders at a forum organized in Bolgatanga have said agriculture would be crippled should Parliament pass the Plant Breeders Bill. The forum, organized by the...
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Use 2015 budget to address extension challenges- Peasant farmers demand

The National Programme Coordinator of the Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana, Victoria Adongo has urged government to use the 2015 budget to address challenges...

Government fertilizer subsidy programme is a disaster

The Member of Parliament (MP) for Kwadaso, Dr. Akoto Owusu Afriyie-ranking Member for the Food and Agriculture committee in Parliament has lashed out at...

Peasant farmers decry inadequate extension services

Peasant farmers in Ghana have decried inadequate extension services?in the agriculture sector. They blame government for shirking its responsibility towards the agriculture sector and for...

Address gender issues in smallholder agriculture

Smallholder women farmers in Ghana have one thing in common across all the ten regions: they have less access than men to productive resources...

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