Growing resilient food systems post COVID is key for Africa

November 6, 2020 When it comes to food security, the challenge is not always about producing more – it’s also about quality: producing food that is wholesome and preserved safely. About 690 million...

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Rearing for Food and Jobs to distribute 929,000 livestock

August 31, 2020 The government has increased the supply of livestock for breeding under the Rearing for Food and Jobs (RFJ) component of the flagship agricultural programme, Planting for Food and...

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Ghana increases food exports

March 12, 2020 The export of foodstuffs to neighbouring countries has soared in the last five years, buoyed by the agricultural flagship programme, Planting for Food and Jobs, data from the Ministry of...

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Economy grows by 5.6% in 3rd quarter

December 20, 2019 The economy grew by 5.6 per cent year-on-year in the third quarter of 2019, slower than the 7.4 per cent growth recorded in the third quarter of 2018, provisional figures from the Ghana...

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Agric potential not fully utilized- President Akufo-Addo …as food import bill hits US$2bn

December 10, 2019 President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has bemoaned the slow growth of the agricultural sector in the last decade; a situation he said has denied the country of the resources that would have...

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Ghana, among fastest-growing economies in the world — Report

October 10, 2019 Ghana is among the fastest-growing economies in the world, a World Bank report has stated. The other countries are Ethiopia, Rwanda and Cote d’Ivoire. The four countries, which are...

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Producer price of cocoa up

October 2, 2019 The producer price of cocoa in Ghana has been increased by 8.42 per cent, moving the price of a 62.5-kilogramme bag of the commodity from GH¢475 to GH¢515 for the 2019/2020 cocoa season....

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Agriculture will continue receiving priority attention

September 12, 2019 The Minister of Finance, Mr Ken Ofori-Atta, has given an assurance that agriculture will continue to receive the priority attention it deserves to propel the country to the dizzying heights...

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Digitisation can leapfrog African agricultural productivity

September 6, 2019 The latest Digitisation of Africa Agriculture (D4Ag) report has stated that there has been significant growth in digitilisation for agriculture over the last 10 years. However, despite the...

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Exploit new technology to boost agriculture — Vice-President

September 4, 2019 The Vice-President, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, has called on African countries to take advantage of the opportunities offered by digital technology to deal with the challenges associated with...

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