Rice Production: ECOWAS steps up efforts to make the region rice self-sufficient by 2025

Demand for rice surpasses supply in most West African countries, forcing countries to import to make up for the deficit. The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), its Member States, and partners are determined to reverse this unsustainable trend … Continue reading Rice Production: ECOWAS steps up efforts to make the region rice self-sufficient by 2025

Peasant Farmers: Fertilizer smuggling seriously affecting rice production in the north

The Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana is worried over the growing incidents of fertilizer smuggling in the country. According to the association, the development is affecting the production of various commodities, especially rice. The Head of programmes and Advocacy, Charles … Continue reading Peasant Farmers: Fertilizer smuggling seriously affecting rice production in the north

Upper East Region needs 20 combine harvesters – Director of Department of Food and Agriculture

The Upper East Regional Director of the Department of Food and Agriculture (MOFA), Mr Francis Ennor, says the Region needs 20 combine harvesters to boost services to rice farmers, who annually lose their harvest for lack of the machines. He … Continue reading Upper East Region needs 20 combine harvesters – Director of Department of Food and Agriculture

Fuamah Set to Become Liberia’s Rice Hub as Government launches 300-acre Farmland

The Liberian government has commissioned a privately-owned 300-acre rice farmland launched to uplift the livelihoods of smallholder farmers in the Lower Dobli Clan, Fuamah District, Bong County. Owned and managed by James Nyumah, an agriculture practitioner and agro-producer, the 300-acre … Continue reading Fuamah Set to Become Liberia’s Rice Hub as Government launches 300-acre Farmland