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Agric experts laud ‘Planting for Food and Jobs’ policy

Agriculture experts from West Africa attending a two-day conference on the West Africa Seed Programme (WASP) have lauded the government’s Planting for Food and Jobs agriculture policy, describing it as revolutionary enough to boost... Full Story

Agricultural experts from eight ECOWAS countries are meeting in Accra to develop an action plan...

The Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) has launched a national hand pollination programme  targeted...

The Chief Executive of the Ghana Cocoa Board, Joseph Boahen Aidoo, has lauded the Media Coalition...

Skills training programme for youth in cocoa-growing areas launched

A skills and capacity building programme for young people in cocoa-growing communities in the... Read More

Smallholder farmers benefit from agric project

The Agricultural Development and Value Chain Enhancement (ADVANCE) project, aimed at increasing... Read More

Ghana, Cote d’Ivoire collaborate to control prices of cocoa

The Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) is to collaborate with its counterpart in Cote d’Ivoire,... Read More

GCAP identifies 20,000 hectares for rice farming

The Ghana Commercial Agriculture Project (GCAP) has identified 20,000 hectares suitable for rice... Read More

Consume more cocoa to grow processing companies

The Minister of Food and Agriculture, Dr Owusu Afriyie Akoto, has said increased consumption of... Read More

Elmina chiefs invoke gods to punish fishermen

The traditional authorities in Edina (Elmina) in the Central Region yesterday invoked the gods of... Read More

Fishing at Shama slows down as illegal mining on Pra pollutes sea

Illegal mining (galamsey) activities in the Pra River have affected fishing activities at Shama,... Read More

Crop yields to drop in Volta Region due to army worm infestion

Maize yield is likely to reduce in the Volta Region this year due to the invasion of army worms... Read More

C/R farms under threat of army worm invasion

MORE than 1,350 hectares of crops, mostly maize, have been invaded by the Fall Army Worm in the... Read More

Irate fishermen disrupt meeting on illegal fishing in Accra

Some irate fishermen in the Greater Accra Region last Saturday besieged the Civil Service... Read More