Exercise restraint in your quest to announce election results – EC chair chides parties

The Chairperson of the Electoral Commission (EC), Jean Mensa, has called on political parties to move away from prematurely declaring election results during the 2020 polls. She said with the Commission intends to declare the certified results within record time, … Continue reading Exercise restraint in your quest to announce election results – EC chair chides parties

Fisheries co-management policy approved by cabinet – Minister

Fisheries Minister Elizabeth Afoley Quaye says Cabinet has approved the Fisheries Co-Management Policy which seeks to enhance the current consultative approach to fisheries management by transitioning from a more top-down consultative management framework to an approach that will promote a … Continue reading Fisheries co-management policy approved by cabinet – Minister

THE ROLE OF AFCFTA IN POSITIONING AFRICA IN GLOBAL AFFAIRS

Written by: Princess Sekyere Bih It is a known fact that global governance was well structured, administered and controlled by institutions created without Africa’s inclusion at a time when they were under colonial bondage (Uhomoibhi, 2019). Therefore, as late actors, … Continue reading THE ROLE OF AFCFTA IN POSITIONING AFRICA IN GLOBAL AFFAIRS

Expectation of producer price increment for 2020/2021 cocoa season – GCCP

The Ghana Civil-Society Cocoa Platform (GCCP) commends the Ghana Cocoa Board for its bold initiative of implementing a floor price and a living income differential (LID) aimed at improving farmer’s standard of living. The platform recognizes the massive significance of … Continue reading Expectation of producer price increment for 2020/2021 cocoa season – GCCP

Research scientist lauded for maintaining protocol in cowpea research

Research scientists from the Savanna Agricultural Research Institute of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR-SARI) working on the Pod Borer Resistant Cowpea (PBR Cowpea) variety have been commended for sticking to the confined field trial protocols issued by … Continue reading Research scientist lauded for maintaining protocol in cowpea research

Cocoa producer price pegged at GH¢10,560 per metric tonne for the 2020/2021 season

The President of Ghana, Mr Akufo-Addo, has announced a new producer price for Cocoa for the 2020/2021 crop season. Read also Egypt issues electronic smart cards to farmers to digitize agricultural sector The government has pegged the new price at GHS10, … Continue reading Cocoa producer price pegged at GH¢10,560 per metric tonne for the 2020/2021 season

COVID-19: Ghana’s Economy contractED by 3.2% in second quarter

It must be recalled that the hospitality industry was the sector that was most significantly affected by restrictions on movements and events as the government implemented lockdown measures and ordered the closure of all drinking bars, night clubs, among others. … Continue reading COVID-19: Ghana’s Economy contractED by 3.2% in second quarter

Post-harvest loss in watermelon and tomatoes: a case of seasonal glut or market system failure?

It’s yet again that time of the year in the Upper West Region of Ghana especially within the Wa municipality where there is a lot of tomatoes in the market. Many farmers are harvesting the product and there appear to … Continue reading Post-harvest loss in watermelon and tomatoes: a case of seasonal glut or market system failure?