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Mfantseman Assembly Starts Biometric Data Collection for PFJ

The Department of Agriculture of the Mfantseman Municipal Assembly has begun the biometric registration of farmers under the Planting for Food and Jobs (PFJ)...
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Visually Impaired Demands Inclusion onto PFJ

Some visually impaired persons in the Ho Municipality have appealed to the Ministry of Food and Agriculture to engage them in government’s flagship Planting...
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Ghana Government advised to pump money into Family Planning

The Government has been urged to prioritize and invest in the family farming concept and see it as a sustainable strategy to achieve its...
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We Will Restore Ghanaian Farmers Status Again

Dr Owusu Afriyie Akoto, Minister for Food and Agriculture (MOFA), has assured farmers that government would restore them to their former glory when farmers...
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Adaklu Farmers Enjoy from PFJ

The Adaklu District in the Volta Region has recorded more than a 300 per cent increment in the participation of farmers in government’s flagship...
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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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Bawku Farmers Rush to Joins PFJ

Mr Charles Akowtigah, Bawku Municipal Director of Agriculture has disclosed that 10,500 more farmers, especially the youth, have registered to take part in the...
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Farmers at KEEA excited over Planting for foods and Jobs

It is evidently clear that the Planting for Food and Jobs (PFJ) policy initiative has given strong boost to the bumper harvest of maize...
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VR: more women benefit from PFJ

The Volta Region has recorded a hike in female farmer beneficiaries of the Planting for Food and Job (PFJ) initiative for 2018. Statistics available to...
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PFJ Farmers in Volta Region Given Preferred seeds for 2019

Farmers registered under the Planting for Food and Jobs (PFJ) in the Volta Region would receive their preferred seeds for the 2019 farming season. Mr....
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PFJ Volta takes delivery of 237 motorbikes

The Volta Regional office of the Planting for Food and Jobs (PFJ) programme has taken delivery of 237 motorbikes to be distributed to all...

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...
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Technical Advisor Says PFJ Programme Has Increased Ghana’s Seed Production

There is an increase demand for certified seeds due to the ongoing Planting for Food and Jobs Programme, Mr Emmanuel Asante-Krobea, the Technical Advisor...
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CRI developed rice variations suitable for governments PFJ programme

The government has been urged to adopt improved rice varieties developed by the Crops Research Institute (CRI) of the Council for Scientific and Industrial...
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Dr. Dartey Recommends CRI’s Rice Varieties for PFJ

The Crops Research Institute (CRI) of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research has appealed to the government to give priority to rice varieties...
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71,501 Farmers in Upper East Register for Government’s PFJ

A total 71,501 farmers in the Upper East Region have registered to participate in the government’s signature “Planting for Food and Jobs (PFJ)” programme,...

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...

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,...

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...
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Farmers in Birim Central Gets Assistance from PFJ

As part of the Planting for Food and Jobs (PFJ) Programme, the Ministry of Food and Agriculture has provided 50 bags of maize...