Sustainable soyabean production in Ghana: 100,000 smallholder farmers to benefit

By: Yayra Lawoe Smallholder farmers and experts in Agriculture have met in Accra to share ideas on how to sustain the production of Soyabean. The move is to enable rural farmers raise their yields and incomes and improve food security on a sustainable basis. The Sustainable Soybean Production in Northern Ghana (SSPiNG) project aims at […]

Government should use data to drive Agriculture sector development

The Government has been called on to use data as a guide in the drafting and implementation of agriculture policies to bring about the needed development and impact on the livelihoods of Ghanaians. This comes as policy advocates and researchers argue that policies in the Agric sector spearheaded by the Government lacked the needed evidence-based […]

Support ADB to render financial aid to agriculture sector – Philip Abayore

BY: JOHN GUAMAH AMANOR President of the Ghana Agriculture Chamber of Commerce, Philip Abayore has advised government to finance Agriculture Development Bank (ADB) to render support solely to farmers. Mr. Philip Abayore in an exclusive interview on GBC’s Uniiq FM Breakfast Drive on the commemoration of 38th National Farmers’ Day, added that when government support […]

Technology has made farming very easy – Tech Expert

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By: Emmanuel Oti Acheampong Founder of DK Cyber Zone and a Tech Expert, David Gyedu has stated that the advent of technology has made farming and agriculture very easy. Ghana observed the 38th Farmers Day on December 2, 2022. On the GTV Breakfast Show, Mr. Gyedu said agriculture has become the backbone of every economy […]

Young women encouraged to go into Agriculture

Young women encouraged to go into Agriculture

By: Murtala Issah Young women in Northern Ghana are being encouraged to take advantage of the increasing opportunities in agriculture to create jobs for themselves and contribute towards addressing graduate unemployment in the country. As part of the efforts to get more young women into agribusiness, one hundred young women drawn from Northern Ghana, took […]

Africa needs to deliberately invest in Agriculture to boost food production

Inflation hits 12-year high as food prices surge

By: Rukiatu Musah The 2022 Africa Agriculture Status Report indicates that Africa will need between 40 to 70 billion dollar investment from the public sector and another 80 billion dollars from the private sector annually, to sustain food production on the Continent. At the Green Revolution Summit held in Rwanda this month, experts called on […]

MPs lament deplorable roads and its effect on agriculture

MPs lament deplorable roads and its effect on agriculture

By Edzorna Francis Mensah Majority of Members of Parliament have identified bad road networks in farming communities nationwide as a major factor in post-harvest losses of agriculture products. The MPs have recognized the fact that many farming communities particularly the Northern zone of Ghana where majority of agriculture products are produced do not have the […]