Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology to partner Kumasi compost and recycling plant to solve sanitation problems

The Vice Chancellor of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Kumasi, Professor (Mrs.) Rita Akosua Dickson has revealed plans for a collaboration between KNUST and Kumasi Compost and Recycling Plant ( KCARP) Limited, a subsidiary of the … Continue reading Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology to partner Kumasi compost and recycling plant to solve sanitation problems

KNUST and University of Offenburg have won a grant to promote safe food production in Ghana

The Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) and its partner, the Offenburg University of Applied Sciences, Germany, through the Institute of Reliable Embedded Systems and Communication Electronics (ivESK), have won a project competition for Dipper project on Distributed … Continue reading KNUST and University of Offenburg have won a grant to promote safe food production in Ghana

University of Cape Coast awards scholarships to needy-but brilliant students

The University of Cape Coast, in collaboration with the Students Financial Support Office, has held the Maiden UCC Scholarship Awards ceremony for needy-but brilliant students in the University. The Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Johnson Nyarko Boampong, in his opening remarks as the … Continue reading University of Cape Coast awards scholarships to needy-but brilliant students

College of agriculture and natural sciences of UCC hosts SustaInAfrica Project meeting

The College of Agriculture and Natural Sciences of the University of Cape Coast (UCC) has hosted a two-day meeting for the African Participants of the Sustainable Intensification of African farming in North and West Africa (SustInAFRICA) Project. The purpose of … Continue reading College of agriculture and natural sciences of UCC hosts SustaInAfrica Project meeting

Agric Commodity Market: Overview of global tomato market

In the Netherlands and Belgium, the unlighted tomato production is underway. Around Easter, prices were still at a high level, but increasing volumes may start to put pressure on the market. Italy also had a good week. There has been a great demand for tomatoes, especially from Germany. The Spanish season is coming to a close within 6 weeks and, in general, prices have been on the low side. South Africa is dealing with shortages due to the impact of heavy rains and Mexico doesn’t yet have great volumes available either. The Netherlands: What will happen in the market after … Continue reading Agric Commodity Market: Overview of global tomato market

Students admonished to take advantage of the business opportunities present in the seed sector

Agriculture is a major employability contributing to about 33 percent of the total working force in Ghana. In tackling food security and unemployment intricacies, seeds are the critical element to deal with in the agricultural sector. As a means of … Continue reading Students admonished to take advantage of the business opportunities present in the seed sector

History and future of women’s economic participation in Southern Africa

Solidaridad’s Precious Greehy and Mandla Nkomo reflect on the history and future of women’s economic participation in Southern Africa, and Solidaridad’s efforts to level the playing field. Smallholder women’s participation in economic advancement across most communities in the Southern Africa … Continue reading History and future of women’s economic participation in Southern Africa

Ofinso North committed at promoting Planting for Export and Rural Development as sustainable income venture

The District Chief Executive (DCE) for the Ofinso North Assembly, Mr. David Asare Boakye, has affirmed the Assembly’s commitment to promoting Planting for Export and Rural Development (PERD) one of government policies aimed at securing foreign exchange for the country. … Continue reading Ofinso North committed at promoting Planting for Export and Rural Development as sustainable income venture

Warning: Lack of industry unity could have negative consequences at UN Food Systems Summit

The chairperson of a group representing females within the UK meat industry has said she is “extremely concerned” lack of industry cohesion ahead of the UN Food Systems Summit could have negative implications. Meat Business Women chair Laura Ryan said: … Continue reading Warning: Lack of industry unity could have negative consequences at UN Food Systems Summit