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MOFA considers compensation for Poultry farmers affected by Bird Flu

By Yvonne Atilego The Ministry of Food and Agriculture says it has put in an urgent request to Cabinet to get compensation for poultry farmers affected by the recent Bird flu disease. The Ministry last month announced the outbreak of...

No Food Shortage Expected- Agric Minister

By Yvonne Atilego. The Minister of Food and Agriculture Dr. Owusu Afriyie-Akoto has assured Ghanaians of a stable food supply. He said the food security situation is not as dire, compared to countries in the sub region asking Ghanaians not to...

Signs To Tell If Fish Is Fresh Or Not

The FDA demonstrates signs to tell if fish is fresh or not.

I will make agriculture attractive in the Bono East Region – Minister

Mr. Kwesi Adu Gyan, Bono East Regional Minister, has expressed a commitment to making agriculture attractive to the youth in the region.  He noted that the youth were the driving force for national development and needed to be empowered through...

“Akyeke” – a traditional Ghanaian Dish

Ever heard of Aky3k3, or even had a taste of it? Do you know what goes into the preparation of this finger-licking dish? GBC News takes you along the western coastline from Accra, to Aiyinase and A.B Bokazo, two communities...

CSIR develops Manual on hybrid maize seed production

 The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research has developed a Manual on hybrid maize seed production to equip seed growers with the requisite skills and resource to efficiently produce the desired quality and quantity required by farmers.     The...

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...

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Government to evacuate 331 Ghanaians stranded in UAE

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration says it is working with authorities in the United Arab Emirates,...

REGSEC warns it will not countenance lawlessness on KNUST Campus

The Ashanti Regional Security Council, REGSEC, has asked rampaging students on the campus of the KNUST to refrain from lawlessness. This warning comes after a...

Uneasy calm returns to KNUST following near clash between Katanga, Conti halls

A timely intervention of the Police averted what could possibly have been a riot on the campus of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science...

KNUST students clash: 12 injured treated and discharged, 12 vehicles destroyed

SOURCE: GRAPHICONLINE At least 12 students who sustained injuries from Thursday's clashes at the campus of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) in...

Utility tariff increases: Absorb difference – CPP to government

The Convention Peoples’ Party (CPP) has appealed to the government to absorb the current electricity tariff increase by providing the utility providers with the...