UN to involve millions of rural people in the 2021 Food Systems Summit as part of an ambitious public engagement process

An unprecedented commitment to ensure that the voices and opinions of millions of the world’s most remote rural people are at the heart of the United Nations Food Systems Summit was announced today by the UN Secretary-General’s Special Envoy, Agnes … Continue reading UN to involve millions of rural people in the 2021 Food Systems Summit as part of an ambitious public engagement process

Extension Officers urged to intensify their services to restore rural women’s and children’s hope against poverty

Agriculture holds the key to the country’s economic growth and development, and therefore, needs effective agricultural extension services. Mr. Randy Nkrumah, District Manager of the Cocoa Merchant Company, a Licensed Cocoa Buying Company at Duakwa in the Agona East District … Continue reading Extension Officers urged to intensify their services to restore rural women’s and children’s hope against poverty

Governments must pay attention to disproportionate impacts of COVID-19 on rural women – IFAD President

The President of the UN’s International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), Gilbert F. Houngbo, in a strong call to governments to increase their investments in rural women has indicated that our food supply is at risk if we do not … Continue reading Governments must pay attention to disproportionate impacts of COVID-19 on rural women – IFAD President

Centre for Child Protection and Development Africa creates opportunities for women in agribusiness

The Centre for Child Protection and Development Africa (CCPDA) has adopted a strategy to increase opportunities for women in the agricultural value chain to improve on their income. Mrs Mavis Owiredu Nagel, the Founder of CCPDA, said the Women’s Alternative … Continue reading Centre for Child Protection and Development Africa creates opportunities for women in agribusiness