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Planting for Food and Jobs

PFJs Have Made Agricultural Much Cheaper

Farmers in Domowa, a predominantly farming community in the Wa West District, have praised the introduction of the Planting for Food and Jobs (PFJs)...
ghana cedi

Upper West Women Farmers to receive credit facilities

An advocacy organisation, House of Liberation for Empowerment (HOLIFE) has given the assurance that women farmers in Upper West will receive credit facilities for...
Open Defecation

Domowa Residents Outlines the Benefits of Household Toilet

Residents of Domowa in Wa West District have indicated owning household latrines has brought relief to them as the community no longer experiences sanitation...
Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR-SARI)

CSIR-SARI promoting climate change adaptation strategies in agriculture

Dr Alhassan Lansah Abdulai, Agro-Meteorologist at the Savannah Agricultural Research Institute of Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR-SARI), has said the Institute is...
Seed Production

Seed Producers in Upper West Targets Quality Production

Mr. Dangana Mahama, Babile Agricultural Station Manager, has advised seed producers to produce quality, high yielding and certified seeds for framers to boost crop...
land

Lands Commission and Community Field Officers Must Work Together

The BUSAC Fund has called on Ghana’s Lands Commission to engage field officers at the community level to provide extension services on land ownership...
Seeds

CSIR-SARI Educate Seed Producers on Safer Agronomic Practices

The Wa station of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research-Savanna Agricultural Research Institute (CSIR-SARI) has held a workshop on best agricultural practices for...
Agriculture Application

Savanna Agric Institute Improves Farming with Mobile App

The Savanna Agricultural Research Institute of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR-SARI) in collaboration with the Centre for Agriculture and Bioscience International...
The Tampion Dam

Nadowli-Kaleo farmer appeals for irrigation dam

A leading dry season farmer at Duong in the Nadowli-Kaleo District has appealed to government to extend the One-Village-One-Dam (1V1D) project to the community...
irrigation

Irrigation farming must be encouraged to supplement rain-fed agriculture

Dr George Y. Mahama, an agronomist, has said there is the need for government to improve irrigation farming to supplement the current rain-fed agriculture...
Wa one village one dam

Farmers in Wa West Demands Inclusion into One-Village-One Dam Initiative

Farmers in the Wa West District have called on government to mechanise available dams or construct new ones under the one-village-one-dam programme to enable...
Open Defecation

32 More ODF Communities in Upper West Region Registered

The Upper West Regional Environmental Health and Sanitation Department has recorded 32 more Open Defecation Free (ODF) communities in January 2019, bringing the total...
Community Water and Sanitation Agency (CWSA)

U/WR Community Water and Sanitation Devoted to Delivering on Their Mandate

The Community Water and Sanitation Agency (CWSA) in Upper West has expressed its commitment to deliver on its mandate of ensuring access to potable...
climate change

Food Security Remains Threatened Due to Hostile Climate Conditions

Dr. Iddrisu Yahaya, an Economist at the Savanna Agricultural Research Institute of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR-SARI), has said the hostile...
Agriculture Produce

Farmers advised to use new technology to check climate change

Farmers have been persuaded to adopt new agricultural technologies as well as improved seeds for farming to increase and sustain production to counter the...
water

Kaleo-bile People Asks for Portable Water

Access to clean water in Kaleo-bile, a small farming community in the Wa East District, is a challenge as the people depend on a...
Armyworm

16.5 hectares of farm in Nadowli/Kaleo completely destroyed by Armyworms

Mr Cephas Eremong, the Nadowli/Kaleo District Director of Agriculture, has said about 16.5 hectares of farms in the District had been destroyed by fall...
Students of Minilik high school test the new school net program in class after the launching ceremony in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Oct. 9, 2015. Ethiopia on Friday launched a school net system by china's leading telecom company Huawei in Ethiopia's capital. The system connects 64 high schools and one university collage to share resources and make educational exchange. (Xinhua/Michael Tewelde)

Educational Sector Needs No Politicization – GNAPS

Mr Eric Appiah, the National President of the Ghana National Association of Private Schools (GNAPS), has called on the public to desist from politicising...
farmers

Government asked to give priority to female farmers

Mr. Ibrahim Akalbila, the Coordinator of the Ghana Trade and Livelihood Coalition has appealed to the government to give the needed attention to female...
Nya

Youth challenged to focus their energy into productive ventures – Sulemana

Mr Mumuni Sulemana, Upper West Regional Coordinator of the National Youth Authority (NYA), has appealed to the youth to channel their exuberance into meaningful...
A student reacts as others test the new school net program at Minilik high school after the launching ceremony in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Oct. 9, 2015. Ethiopia on Friday launched a school net system by china's leading telecom company Huawei in Ethiopia's capital. The system connects 64 high schools and one university collage to share resources and make educational exchange. (Xinhua/Michael Tewelde)

Regional Minister bemoans about falling benchmarks of education

Mr Sulemana Alhassan, the Upper West Regional Minister, has decried the falling standard of education in the Region and attributed it to the wrongful...
Vocational training School

Proprietors charged to place emphasis on technical, vocational education

Madam Patricia Ayiko, the Upper West Regional Director of Education, has called on proprietors to prioritise technical and vocational training to support government’s efforts...
aids

World Aids Day Observed At UWR

The Upper West Regional Secretariat of the Ghana Aids Commission (GAC), has commemorated the World Aids Day and urged Persons Living with HIV to...

Political parties urged to unite society

He said politics was a contest of ideas and ideologies geared towards the development of the nation. He urged political actors to carry out their...
GNFS personnel in the demonstration exercise

GNFS calls for public assistance

He urged Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) and Non-governmental Organizations (NGOs) to collaborate effectively with the Service in this regard. Mr Quao said this...

Nadowli: NCCE Organizes Debate For Parliamentary Aspirants

It was to provide the electorate the opportunity to engage with aspirants on matters affecting their lives and keep them abreast with civic and...

Wa: 237 Communities Declared Open Defecation Free

Forty-nine communities have been declared Open Defecation Free (ODF) in the third quarter of the year while about 73 communities are pending verification and...

NDC Calls On TEIN To Intensify Campaign

He said the contribution of TEIN is necessary to help retain the Mahama-led NDC administration in power to continue with its unprecedented development efforts...

MMDCEs charged to carry out periodic review meetings

He said this would help the assemblies to assess the implementation of their development agenda as well as help in instilling principles of transparency...
MoFA establishes demonstration centres to educate farmers

Sorghum farmers assisted with with equipment

The equipment, valued at about GHC140, 000, include five multi-crop threshers, weighing scales, 42 tarpaulins and 150 wooden pallets. With funding from the Alliance for...