Farmers receive 19,000 improved cashew seedlings from Cultivating New Frontiers in Agriculture

As part of efforts to boost the production of cashew in the country, a total of 19,000 improved cashew seedlings have been distributed to 470 small-scale farmers across eight districts of Ghana. The beneficiary farmers are scattered across these areas, … Continue reading Farmers receive 19,000 improved cashew seedlings from Cultivating New Frontiers in Agriculture

Livestock traders appeal to IGP to address harassment from police officers

The Ghana National Federation of Livestock Inter-Professional (GHAFLIP), has appealed to the Inspector General of Police (IGP) to take urgent steps to address what it termed as harassment by Police officers at checkpoints. The association said its members in the … Continue reading Livestock traders appeal to IGP to address harassment from police officers

Farmers in Ghana, Ivory Coast expect good start to Africa’s main cocoa crop season

Farmers in top cocoa growing nations, Ivory Coast and Ghana, are becoming increasingly confident of a good start to the main-crop harvest after favourable weather. Downpours last week that followed previous showers point to good prospects for the first four … Continue reading Farmers in Ghana, Ivory Coast expect good start to Africa’s main cocoa crop season

Ghana’s Animal Production Society & Animal Science Association first joint conference addresses animal production amidst COVID-19 pandemic

The Ghana Society of Animal Production (GSAP) and the Ghana Animal Science Association (GASA) jointly organised its first conference on the theme ‘‘Sustainable rearing for food and jobs in the era of COVID-19: the role of stakeholders in the animal … Continue reading Ghana’s Animal Production Society & Animal Science Association first joint conference addresses animal production amidst COVID-19 pandemic

Ministry of Food and Agriculture urges farmers to increase cultivation of Sorghum in Ghana

The Upper East Regional Director of Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MoFA), Mr. Francis Ennor, has urged farmers to step up cultivation of sorghum which has ready market to boost their incomes. He also encouraged farmers to put in more … Continue reading Ministry of Food and Agriculture urges farmers to increase cultivation of Sorghum in Ghana

Agricultural Research Education and Development project assists Ghanaian farmers to maximize maize production

A Senior Research Scientist, Crops Research Institute of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR-CRI), Dr Jonas Osei-Adu, is advocating sustained long-term investment to transform maize production in the country. “It is time to give the needed attention to … Continue reading Agricultural Research Education and Development project assists Ghanaian farmers to maximize maize production

Ghana’s Black Queens faces Cameroon and South Africa in Aisha Buhari’s Invitational Tournament

Ghana’s Black Queens have been drawn in Group B with Cameroon and South Africa in the upcoming Dr. Aisha Buhari Invitational Women’s Football Tournament scheduled for 13th – 21st September 2021 in Lagos, Nigeria. Dubbed ‘Playing for Good’, the highly … Continue reading Ghana’s Black Queens faces Cameroon and South Africa in Aisha Buhari’s Invitational Tournament

Cashew Production: Ghana’s Prez assures farmers of improved pricing for the 2022 farming season

President Nana Akufo-Addo has reiterated government’s commitment towards diversifying the Agric sector through the establishment of the Tree Crops Development Authority. The Authority, he said, is set to provide the needed support to some seven tree crops, including Cashew. Addressing … Continue reading Cashew Production: Ghana’s Prez assures farmers of improved pricing for the 2022 farming season

Provide innovative, sustainable micro-credit support services to cocoa farmers – APRA Research

A research conducted by a team of researchers from the University of Ghana, has highlighted the need to provide innovative and sustainable micro-credit and support services to farmers to enable them to purchase inputs and practice recommended farm practices. The … Continue reading Provide innovative, sustainable micro-credit support services to cocoa farmers – APRA Research