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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...
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...
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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...

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,...

PFAG calls for involvement of private sector in post harvest management

The Peasant Farmers Association Ghana (PFAG) is calling for increased involvement of private sector in management of post harvest losses.  The association is strongly of the...

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...

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...

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....

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...

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...
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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...

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...
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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...
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Stakeholders Form Watchdog Group To Monitor Smuggling Of Fertilizer

Mrs Victoria Adongo, the Programmes Coordinator of the Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana, has urged farmers in the northern parts of the country to...
Female Farmers

PFAG Ask Government To Equip Extension Officers

The Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana (PFAG) has called on government to equip the already existing extension officers with logistics to work with rather...
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PFAG Holds High Profile Meeting On Ghana Football

The Professional Footballers Association of Ghana held a high-profile meeting on Friday night to deliberate on the game in the country. The meeting took...

PFAG Notes Promise Of “ONE VILLAGE ONE DAM”

The Board and Members of the Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana (PFAG) have congratulated the President-elect, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo and elected Members of...

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...

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...
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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...