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AGRA President dialogues with Dr. Afriyie-Akoto

President of the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA), Dr. Agnes Kalibata, paid a courtesy call on the Minister of Food and Agriculture, Dr. Owusu Afriyie-Akoto this week to brief him on AGRA’s support package for the country... Full Story

The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of COCOBOD, Joseph Boahen Aidoo says that government is...

Eight fishermen were on Monday dawn arrested by the Tema Fisheries Enforcement Unit (FEU) in the...

Akinwumi Adesina,  president of the African Development Bank in  a 2015 article on the...

Iran to build chocolate factory in Ghana

The government of Ghana has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Republic of Iran... Read More

FAO Food Price Index rises further in July

Cereals, sugar and dairy push the Index higher Butter and a variety of fats and cheeses for sale... Read More

Don’t export raw cocoa bean - AfDB boss tells gov’t

As it injects US$1.2bn to create agric industrialisation fund    The President of... Read More

Cocoa loan will not add to debt stock…as Parliament approves US$1.3bn syndicated loan

Deputy Finance Minister, Kweku Kwarteng, has disclosed that Cocobod’s US$1.3bn syndicated... Read More

Transformation of cocoa production, rural economy, energy in focus…as Adesina pays visits

Says Ghana has no business importing rice •       Government pledges... Read More

Training for tractor operators, farm managers underway at Adidome

The Acting Director of Agricultural Engineering Services Directorate of the Ministry of Food and... Read More

Streamline organic farming to avert fruits & vegetables export ban-Industry players

Agribusiness players have called for a paradigm shift in the country’s system of crop... Read More

Research and data key to agric development – Agric Minister

The Minister of Food and Agriculture, Dr Owusu Afriyie Akoto, has described research as a key... Read More

Mango is perfect candidate for ‘one district, one factory’ initiative –MOFA

The Deputy Director of Crops of the Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MoFA), Kingsley Amoako, has... Read More

GH¢157m spent on ‘Planting for Food and Jobs’ campaign

Food and Agriculture Minister, Dr. Akoto Owusu Afriyie, has said government has so far expended... Read More