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Ghana joins world to mark World Food Day

Ghana today (Friday, October 16, 2020), joins the rest of the World to celebrate the 40th World Food Day at State House in Accra. This year’s theme is: “Grow, Nourish, Sustain. Together.” It aims at making food systems more resilient to...

Agriculture Development Bank supports Poultry industry with GHC 23m

The Agriculture Development Bank, ADB has allocated 23 million cedis to support the Poultry industry to increase the production of broilers. The money which would be distributed among Poultry Farmers in some selected Regions is on pilot basis. Some industry...

Upper East: FDA destroys unwholesome products valued 203,181 cedis

The Upper East Regional Office of the Food and Drugs Authority, FDA, in accordance with the Public Health Act 2012, ACT 851 has destroyed quantities of unwholesome products to safeguard public health in the region. The destroyed items valued at...

RMG Ghana rolls out support programme to help farmers

An agricultural input firm, RMG Ghana Limited has rolled out an initiative known as Farmers’ Support Programme Against COVID-19. The thrust of the initiative is to enable RMG Ghana Ltd to give the necessary leg up to farmers to overcome...

COVID-19: Vegetable farms at Ketu South left to rot

Many vegetable Farmers in the Ketu South Municipality of the Volta Region have started counting their losses to Coronavirus. The farmers who have invested thousands of Ghana cedis into Carrot, Lettuce, cabbage among other vegetables before, the deadly virus have...

Crop Care Ghana calls for support for farmers

'Crop Care Ghana', a Farmer Support Organization helping farmers with improved seeds and fertilizer to produce food to feed the nation and for export is handicapped with the spread of Covid-19. Chief Executive of 'Crop Care' William Ahiadormey told Radio...

Vulnerable feeding approach is a recipe for disaster

The Chamber for Local Governance (ChaLoG) says the handling and distribution process adopted by government officials for sharing food to the vulnerable in lockdown areas is a recipe for spreading COVID-19. According ChaLoG “this is because the much touted WHO...

Volta Region: Coronavirus misinformation keep farmers away from farms

Ghana's Partial lockdown is in day five with mixed concerns about the country's food security. While the Agriculture Minister has cautioned Ghanaians to stop panic buying because there is enough food in the system, misinformation in areas like the Volta...

GNCFC calls for intensive monitoring of coastal fishing areas

A National Executive Member of the Ghana National Canoe Fishermen Council, GNCFC Joojo Solomon, has called for intensive monitoring of coastal areas, especially those bordering neighbouring countries, to prevent Ghanaian fishermen in other countries, from sneaking into the country. Mr....

Fumigation of markets to be extended nationwide

The fumigation of markets and other public places is to be extended nationwide to reduce the spread of Corona Virus. Markets such as Agbobgloshie, Kantamanto, Malata, Kaneshie and other markets under the AMA will be closed for fumigation Monday as...

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“You’re a competent, compassionate, visionary leader” – Volta Chief to President Akufo-Addo

The Paramount Chief of Afife and President of the Afife Traditional Council, Torgbui Adrakpanya VI, has described the President...

Mahama condemns partisan disbursement of COVID-19 relief fund

The presidential candidate of the National Democratic Congress,(NDC), Mr John Dramani Mahama, has condemned the government’s selective and partisan disbursement of COVID-19 relief fund. Addressing...

NASA “scrapes” space dust from Bennu and sends it back to Earth

On Tuesday, October 20, 2020,  at 6:12 p.m. EDT (22:30 GMT)NASA will conduct one of the most daring missions in its 62-year history when...

2020 ballot sheet: NPP, NDC pick number 1 and 2 spots

The governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) and the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) have picked the first and second spots respectively on the presidential...

Mfantseman: Widow files nomination with EC to replace Ekow Kwansah Hayford

The widow of the late Member of Parliament (MP) for Mfantseman, Mrs Ophelia Mensah Hayford has filed her nomination papers with the Electoral Commission...