Post Covid-19 and Beyond: Assessing and Understanding the Challenges and Opportunities for Women in Agriculture

The tumultuous impact of Covid-19 around the world is no longer news. A new decade that began with overwhelming optimism soon dissipated in the face of socio-economic desolation visited on the world by the pandemic. The consequence of the pandemic … Continue reading Post Covid-19 and Beyond: Assessing and Understanding the Challenges and Opportunities for Women in Agriculture

Yara Ghana to sponsor women’s training at WOFAGRIC and Gold in the Soil Awards programme

A major and leading fertilizer producing company in Ghana, Yara Ghana, has disclosed its intention to sponsor the training of women at this year’s [2nd edition] annual Women In Food and Agriculture Leadership Training Forum and Expo (WOFAGRIC) and Gold In The Soil Awards which will place on Thursday 6th to Friday 7th August 2020, in Kumasi. Yara Ghana, since its inception, has supported women in agriculture enhancing events and will fund two major training sessions in production and market accessibility. Details in a recent press release issued by the organizing body, Agrihouse Foundation, indicate that the training session on … Continue reading Yara Ghana to sponsor women’s training at WOFAGRIC and Gold in the Soil Awards programme

Agricultural Sustainability: How to find credit as a farmer

One of the things that contribute to greenhouse gas emission is food production. It contributes up a third of the total global greenhouse gas emissions. It is one of the greatest drivers of biodiversity loss in the world. There are many solutions for decreasing the environmental damage caused by the food system. These solutions emphasize the role of farmers as food producers as well as providers of ecosystem services. By this way of thinking, farmers have to promote sustainable and environmentally friendly production practices and technologies. Notwithstanding, sustainable agriculture often requires a certain level of capital, and many of our … Continue reading Agricultural Sustainability: How to find credit as a farmer

‘A TV programme sparked my interest in farming’ … The story of a banker turned pig-farmer

Entrepreneurs are born in many ways. Some say they got their business ideas in a dream. Others say they got it from observing a problem; and others say through their upbringing they developed entrepreneurial instincts. This article put the a … Continue reading ‘A TV programme sparked my interest in farming’ … The story of a banker turned pig-farmer

Reconsider Domelovo’s leave directive – African Auditor Generals to Akufo-Addo

A regional organisation [AFROSAI-E] with 26 African Auditor-General from English-speaking supreme audit institutions (SAIs) has written to the President Akufo-Addo to reconsider his proceed on leave directive to the Auditor-General, Daniel Yao Domelovo. Mr Domelovo was asked to take his … Continue reading Reconsider Domelovo’s leave directive – African Auditor Generals to Akufo-Addo

Accra City Bees Project: British High Commission and BfdG organise training workshop for its grounds workers

The British High Commission [in collaboration with Bees for development Ghana] has organised a 2-day beekeeping training workshop for six of its grounds workers. This training workshop marks the beginning of a collaborative project by British High Commission and Bees … Continue reading Accra City Bees Project: British High Commission and BfdG organise training workshop for its grounds workers