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Smallholder Farmers Need Government Assistance to Meet The Standards

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Ms Margarete Simons, a Researcher with the Netherlands-based Profundo Research Organization, has called on the government and other stakeholders in the oil palm production...
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Kenyan smallholder farmers unbowed despite ravages of lethal maize disease

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The Maize Lethal Necrosis (MLN) that has been ravaging the critical staple crop across East Africa since 2011 is yet to diminish the passion...

Smallholder farmers develop ethnic farming methods in Bongo

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Some Smallholder farmers in the Bongo District of the Upper East Region are exploiting indigenous farming technologies to preserve their food stuff for storage...
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Cashless transaction project for farmers launched in Tamale

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A project to promote financial inclusion through a broader uptake and usage of mobile money payments and related financial services for farmers in the...

Farmers In Anloga Undergo Capacity Building Training

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Mr Kassim Gausu-Toure, Executive Director of the Green Impact International from Open Society Foundation, has organized a day’s workshop to build the capacities of...

PFAG Commission Project To Ensure Market Access

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The Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana (PFAG), has commissioned a project to ensure that farmers have access to quality inputs leading to high productivity...
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Africa urged to invest in smallholder food production

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Dr. Lindiwe Sibanda, CEO of South Africa-based Food, Agriculture and Natural Resource Policies Analysis Network (FANRPAN), said the government investment is an effective way...
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Eastern Corridor is confronted with food security concerns

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This was part of the issues identified in a report conducted last year by SEND – Ghana in eight districts including Chereponi, East Gonja,...

ECoSIB to Assist Smallholder Farmers With Seed Support

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A programme to boost the technical and managerial capacity of smallholder farmers in Ghana dubbed, Entrepreneurship for Commercial Seed Incubation Business (ECoSIB), will...

Banks Tasked to Support Smallholder Farmers

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EAX workers sort maize at one of the exchange’s warehouses. (File) Alfa Kadri, the East Africa Exchange (EAX) country manager, said most banks do...
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Smallholder farmers kick against GMOs

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The role of agriculture remain the pillar for development, supporting livelihoods of many families, guaranteeing food security, reducing poverty in rural  areas and promoting...

BATN give recognition to smallholder farmers in Iseyin

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GBUBEMI GOD?S COVENANT SNR files in report of the 10th anniversary of BATN?s productivity interventions awards ceremony for smallholder farmers which took place...
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Pong Tamale farmers approve new fertiliser technology

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Smallholder farmers at Pong Tamale in the Savelugu/Nanton Municipality of the Northern Region have embraced a new fertilizer application technology, which aids them to...
Smallholder Farmers at a training session

50 Smallholder farmers schooled on agronomic practices

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About 50 smallholder farmers at new Kokoankpe in Atebubu in the Brong Ahafo Region have received field training on good agronomic practices to help...

MasterCard Foundation to support smallholder farmers in Ghana and other African countries

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Mr. Roger Morier, Senior Communications Manager for Financial Inclusion at The MasterCard Foundation, has announced a UD$50 million challenge fund at a forum in...

Seed distribution system benefits thousands

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Thousands of smallholder farmers in Liberia are set to benefit from an innovative seed distribution initiative that seeks to combine food security and Ebola...

Govt urged to address challenges in Agricultural sector

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The Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana, on Wednesday commemorated the 10th Anniversary of the Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Programme (CAADP) with the call on...

ActionAid Ghana place priority on women?s issues

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Madam Esther Boateng, Programmes Manager of ActionAid Ghana on Tuesday said the organisation would continue to place women?s issues as one of its top...
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More than 50,000 smallholder farmers trained

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Over 50,000 farmers in three districts of the Volta Region have benefited from the use of integrated soil fertility management practice that reduces land...

Farmers apply change in climate technology to farm

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Some small holder farmers in five communities in the Savelugu Nanton Municipality have adapted to climate change effects such as low rains, often resulted...
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Smallholder Farmers Of Nassana Appeal For Support

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  The socio-economic livelihood of the people of Nassana, a farming community in the Tain District of the Brong Ahafo Region is severely distressed as...

African Smallholder Farmers To Get Training And Financial Support

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From Samuel Hinneh, Des Moines, Iowa, USA, Courtesy: B4FA Media Fellowship A new partnership between MasterCard Foundation and Once Acre Fund seeks to expand smallholder...

FAO calls for the recognition of Smallholder farmers

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In a new report, Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has called for more nuanced policy-making process to boost smallholder farm output. ?Requiring better knowledge of...

More smallholder farmers come on board the school feeding programme

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Madam Alimata Abu, the Governance Advisor and Coordinator from the Procurement Governance For Home Grown School Feeding (PGHGSF) project in the Upper West and...

Africa Needs Agents To Provide Smallholder Farmers With Market Access

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Countries in Africa need to set up structured agents who have the capacity to visit smallholder farmers with the aim of providing access to...

Over 90,000 Smallholder Farmers To Benefit From AGRA’s $5m Project

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The government of Ethiopia and the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA) have launched a $5 million project to help smallholder farmers...

Africa Needs To Integrate Smallholder Famers Into Market

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By Samuel Hinneh African leaders need to put in place policies that seek to integrate smallholder farmers into already available market if the continent aims...

Smallholder farmers totalling 136 in Ghana received insurance claims in 2012

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Smallholder farmers totalling 136 in Ghana received insurance claims in 2012 under a new scheme introduced by US programme, Feed the Future (FtF). All the...

IFAD, AGRA call for continued investments in Africa?s smallholder farmers

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Mr Kanayo .F. Nwanze, President of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and Mrs Jane Karuku, President of Alliance for a Green Revolution...

Smallholder vegetable farmers demand dams from duty bearers

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The Gbeduri Cooperative Vegetable Farmers and Marketing Society Limited (GCVFMSL), has called on duty bearers to provide irrigation dams to enhance vegetable production for...