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GMO Crops

Local Seeds Farmers Will Become Jobless with The Introduction of GMOs

The Leadership of the Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana (PFAG) on Monday said the introduction of GMOs will not only deprive the country of...
Peasnat Farmers and Parliamentary Committee

Peasant Farmers and Parliamentary Committee Discuss Sustainable Farming

The Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana (PFAG) with its partners have met the parliamentary select committee on Food, Agriculture and Cocoa Affairs to propose...
Peasnat Farmers and Parliamentary Committee

Farmers meet Parliamentary Committee over sustainable farming

The Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana (PFAG), Centre for Indigenous Knowledge and Organisational Development (CIKOD) and its partners have met the parliamentary select committee on...
Anti Gmo

Ghana’s Agric Minister bows to anti GMO pressure

Ghana does not need genetically modified organism (GMO) to ensure food sufficiency and security, as the knowledge it has accumulated in the discovery of...
Stop gmo vector illustration. Creative concept with stop GMO slogan and wheat plants.

GM crops won’t help Ghanaian farmers

The UK's environment minister says GM crops will help combat hunger in developing countries.  But Owen Paterson is wrong Last week we heard that Owen...
A group of farmers in Sawla

PFAG Members Schooled on Decentralisation and Local Governance

Stakeholders in agriculture at the local level have undergone a training on decentralisation and local governance to understand the workings of District Assemblies to...
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Agro-ecology, the natural strategy to boost food crop yield

Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana (PFAG) is advocating the adoption of the agroecology farming concept to help maintain soil fertility and boost food production...
cattle

The Ghana Pastoral Policy, the Vehicle to drive Cattle Ranching Law

The periodic farmer-herder conflict in Ghana over years has negatively impacted on livelihoods of the affected communities. Apart from loss of cattle, crop farms,...

Women groups and youth receive training on sustainable farming practices

The Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana (PFAG) has organized a sensitization and training for women groups and youth on sustainable farming practices. The training...

PFAG farmers trained on budgeting process

The Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana (PFAG) has organized a capacity building training on the budgeting process in Ghana to its members in the...

President Sall announces that Senegal will adopt agroecology

SOIL, FOREST AND COFFEE PROTECTION THE AGRO-ECOLOGICAL TRANSITION TO SAVE THE PRODUCTION SYSTEM The viability of our agricultural model is based on the agro-ecological transition,...

GMO Seeds Cannot Be Planted – PFAG

The Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana (PFAG) has rebutted claims by the Chief Executive Officer of the National Biosafety Authority (NBA) that seeds from...

Your claims on GMOs are false, PFAG to National Biosafety Authority

The Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana (PFAG) says it is disappointed with the posture of the National Biosafety Authority’s handling of activities relating to...

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...

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...
Fulani

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...
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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...
African women farmers

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...

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...

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...