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Man Discovered Dead with A Rice Sack in Hand

Suley Nyonator, a 42 year old man, has been found dead with a rice sack in his hand. Madam Janet...
School Uniforms And New Curriculum

NPP Is Eventually Transforming Ghana’s Education into Oil Rice

The goal of true education is to teach one to think intensively and critically with the aim of building intelligence and character. This makes...
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Assin North to promote rice Cultivation in 2019

In fulfilment of maintaining national food security, the Assin North District has expressed its commitment to prioritise the cultivation of hybrid rice under the...
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Ho farmers to go into massive rice production

The Ho Municipality is to record an increase in rice farmers this year. Mr William Afari, Ho Municioal Director of Agriculture told the Ghana News...

Ghana Will Gain GHȼ 8000 Million Yearly If Adopted New Variety Of Rice and...

Savanna Agricultural Research Institute and the Crop Research Institute of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) have developed nitrogen efficient...

MCE calls for sustainable investments in agriculture

Mr Albert Okyere, the Ashaiman Municipal Chief Executive has called for strong and sustainable investments in the agricultural sector to create business opportunities. He urged...

Corn miller crwoned overall best farmer in Cape Coast Metropolis

A 52-year old Corn miller from Dahia has been crowned the overall best farmer in the Cape Coast Metropolis at the 33rd National Farmers...

KCCI support Bekwai Central Destitute Infirmary

The Bekwai Central Destitute Infirmary has taken delivery of large quantity of food supplies and other items in support of the upkeep of the...
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Builsa Community Bank demonstrate commitment towards women

Established as a community owned financial institution in 1996 in the Upper East Region, the Builsa Community Bank Ltd (Bucobank) currently has four branches. The...
Post-Harvest Losses

Gov’t Of Ghana Recognize Impact Of Post-Harvest Losses

Alhaji Sulemana Alhassan, the Upper West Regional Minister, has stated that government recognizes the impact of post-harvest losses in agricultural development and is therefore...
Post-Harvest Losses

Post Harvest Losses Crippling Ghana’s Economy

Ghana loses about 318,514 tonnes of maize annually to post-harvest losses according to a 2016 study by Dr Bruno Tran, an expert in post-harvest...

Mfantsipim Old Boys Extend Benevolence To Less Privilege

The benevolence of the 1993 year group of the Mfantsipim Old Boys Association (MOBA) was over the weekend extended to two institutions in Cape...

Philanthropist Lessen Plight Of Togolese Refugees

Togolese refugees in the Chereponi District Assembly (CDA) of the Northern Region have received gift items meant for their upkeep as part of efforts...

New hybrid rice offer respite to Kenyans amid biting maize shortage

Kenyan farmers who usually rely on erratic rains to grow staples could soon find a respite to endemic food insecurity linked to erratic weather...
Photo taken on Nov. 26, 2015 shows a truck loaded with sacks of agricultural produce along the muddy Sironko-Mbale road at Bugusege trading centre, eastern Uganda. As a country where over 80% of the population relies on agriculture, the Uganda government is prioritizing growth of infrastructure to economically viable areas to ease access to the markets. (Xinhua/Daniel Edyegu)

European Development Fund Supports Agriculture In U/W

The 11th European Development Fund has provided 160 million Euros assistance for the modernisation of agriculture to increase crop yield in the Upper West...
Food and sanitary items, water and other items presented to the orphanage by Tatas and Friends

Erratic Truth Foundation Meet Needs Of Shekinah Orphanage

Erratic Truth Foundation (ETF), a United States-based non-profit organisation has presented assorted items to the children of the Shekinah Orphanage home at Pamparam in...
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Soil Scientist Ask Gov’t Of Ghana To Prioritize Irrigation

A soil scientist has called for aggressive promotion of simple water harvesting techniques for all year round farming, to aid the success of the...
Photo taken on Nov. 26, 2015 shows a truck loaded with sacks of agricultural produce along the muddy Sironko-Mbale road at Bugusege trading centre, eastern Uganda. As a country where over 80% of the population relies on agriculture, the Uganda government is prioritizing growth of infrastructure to economically viable areas to ease access to the markets. (Xinhua/Daniel Edyegu)

Quick Action Needed To Stem Army Worm Invasion

Stakeholders have warned that the growing menace of the Fall Armyworm could derail government’s programme to boost agriculture production and to create jobs. Speaking to...
Prisons

Catholic Church Donates To Sekondi Central Prisons

Members of the Sekondi Premiere Council I and Court 6 Noble Order of Knights and Ladies of Marshall of the Catholic Church have donated...

Ghana Determinie To Make Agriculture Pivot Of Economic

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has reiterated his government’s commitment to make agriculture the pivot of Ghana's economic and social development. He noted that if...
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Indonesia supports Somalia with bags of rice

Indonesia will send 1,000 tons of rice to Somalia in a bid to help ease hunger problem in the African country, a top organizer...
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Tanzania to deploy aerial bird control to save rice

Tanzania plans to conduct an aerial bird control operation at Ndung'u Irrigation Scheme in the country's northern district of Same in an effort to...
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Nigeria targets 7 million tons of rice for local consumption by 2018

Nigeria is targeting the production of rice up to 7 million tons for local consumption by 2018, an official said on Wednesday. ...
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Pakistan sends rice for drought affected people in Sri Lanka

Pakistan on Wednesday sent 25 tons of rice for the people of drought-hit Sri Lanka, which is facing the worst drought in four decades,...
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Myanmar earns over US$300 million from rice export in 1st 10 months of FY

Myanmar exported over 1.2 million tons of rice in nearly 10 months of the current fiscal year 2016-17 as of January, earning 376 million...
Orphanages

Managers of Orphanages Call For Realistic National Policy

Managers of Orphanages and Children’s Homes in the Brong-Ahafo Region have advocated for a realistic national policy guideline to facilitate their establishment and enhance...
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Viewpoint: Economic Mismanagement and a Bag of Rice

Much as I appreciate what the media has done by publicising the speech delivered by Dr Oby Ezekwesili at the Inaugural Business Lecture of...
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Hybrid rice sets new world record in production

A hybrid rice project headed by Yuan has achieved an annual yield of 1,537.78 kilograms of rice per mu (about 0.07 hectares) of farmland,...
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Research has found Surinam rice to its African roots

Several Suriname black rice grains were cultivated into fully grown plants in the Hortus Botanicus in Amsterdam. An international team of scientists led by...

Vietnamese exporter advised on rice quality

The ministry asked local exporters to inspect and carefully assess residues of pesticide in rice shipped to the United States to avoid future problems,...