Japan: Farm and fishery production in parts of Tohoku back to pre-disaster levels

Agricultural, forestry and fisheries production in Miyagi and Iwate prefectures has recovered to the levels before the March 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake and tsunami. Such production has also been on the mend in Fukushima Prefecture, the other prefecture hit … Continue reading Japan: Farm and fishery production in parts of Tohoku back to pre-disaster levels

India’s Budget: Agriculture sector announcements reiterate govt’s rural focus

The government has, through Budget 2021, sent a clear signal to rural India that it is completely committed to their cause. This was amply evident from the new levy, the agriculture infrastructure and development cess. To compensate for the additional … Continue reading India’s Budget: Agriculture sector announcements reiterate govt’s rural focus

Subsidised Outboard Motors: Coastal Development Authority takes delivery of second tranche

The Coastal Development Authority (CODA) has inspected and taken delivery of 622 Suzuki outboard motors which form the second tranche of 5,000 outboard motors procured by the Authority with funding from the Infrastructure for Poverty Eradication Programme (IPEP) under the … Continue reading Subsidised Outboard Motors: Coastal Development Authority takes delivery of second tranche

GHana: National Export Development Strategy projects to diversify export market for tuna, less emphasis on EU

As part of strategies to diversify Ghana’s export market for tuna and other fishery products, the Ghana Export Promotion Authority (GEPA), as part of interventions under the National Export Development Strategy (NEDS), will explore other markets aside the European Union … Continue reading GHana: National Export Development Strategy projects to diversify export market for tuna, less emphasis on EU

Anglogold Ashanti creating sustainable jobs and income through aquaculture project

To create a sustainable future of shared value with all stakeholders, AngloGold Ashanti Iduapriem Mine has implemented, among other things, an Aquaculture project to address unemployment within its host communities. Mr. Stephen Adjei, Senior Manager, Sustainability at the Iduapriem Mine, … Continue reading Anglogold Ashanti creating sustainable jobs and income through aquaculture project