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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...

Ways to boost your immune system against coronavirus

Eating the right food and feeding your body with certain foods may help boost your immune system. Coronavirus has been declared a pandemic and we need to take measures to protect ourselves against the virus. A strong Immune system will always...

Veterinary Service under MOFA to destroy one of four containers of unwholesome poultry products Today

A container reported to be containing poultry products contaminated with salmonella bacteria is being kept at the State warehouse to be destroyed today. The container is part of four containers of unwholesome poultry products, belonging to Perez Frozen Foods and...

Warehouse to support 20,000 farmers in Juaben

The Juaben Food Bank, a Ghanaian agro-processing company, has constructed a warehouse to support about 20,000 farmers in Juaben and its environs in the Ashanti Region. The 1,000-tonne capacity facility, which has been constructed under the One district, One factory...

Health Benefits of Mushrooms

Most varieties of mushrooms are low in calories, full of Vitamin D and packed with healthy antioxidants. It is believed that in ancient Egypt, mushrooms were retained for the royalty, and the ancient Romans thought that mushrooms could give...

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Ghana suffered a 3-0 defeat in the hands of five-time world champions Brazil during a friendly match at the Stade Oceane in Le Havre,...