President launches Rearing for Food, Jobs

June 25, 2019 The President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, launched another flagship programme, Rearing for Food and Jobs (RFJ), in Wa in the Upper West Region on Monday. The programme will be piloted in...

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Gov’t poised to shore up forex earnings with NTEs—Afriyie Akoto

May 24, 2019 Government is determined to rake in more revenue from non-traditional crops like avocado, mango, coconut and oil, as it shifts from over-reliance on cocoa as the main foreign exchange...

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May 24, 2019 / Comments (0)

Agric Ministry targets new cash crops

February 12, 2019 The Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MoFA) has announced its decision to diversify the cash crop sector from cocoa to cover other crops. The crops targeted are coffee, coconut, oil palm,...

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February 12, 2019 / Comments (0)

Make Planting for Food and Jobs cross-sectoral programme ; FAO urges government

February 8, 2019 The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has urged the government to make its flagship agricultural programme, Planting for Food and Jobs, a cross-sectoral programme and not leave it to...

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MoFA to distribute 300,000 tonnes of fertilisers to farmers

January 28, 2019 The Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MoFA) says it will distribute over 300,000 tonnes of fertilisers to registered farmers this year under the Planting for Food and Jobs (PFJ) programme....

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January 28, 2019 / Comments (0)

PFJ is Most Outstanding Programme; Chamber of Agribusiness Ghana

January 21, 2019 The government’s flagship agricultural programme, Planting for Food and Jobs (PFJ), has been acknowledged as the “Most Outstanding Programme” among the many interventions introduced...

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January 21, 2019 / Comments (0)

Planting for Food and Jobs – 600,000 farmers registered so far

December 6, 2018 Statistics at the Ministry of Food and Agriculture shows an upsurge of farmers registering with the government’s flagship programme, Planting for Food and Jobs (PFJ). With an initial...

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December 6, 2018 / Comments (0)

Boost for farmers – President launches commodity platform

November 7, 2018 President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo yesterday rang the bell to launch the Ghana Commodity Exchange (GCE), a platform for buying and selling agricultural commodities in the country. The...

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November 7, 2018 / Comments (0)

Let’s support agriculture the economy’s backbone – Ghacem MD

October 25, 2018 The Managing Director of Ghacem, Mr. Morten Gade, has underscored agriculture as the backbone of Ghana’s economy and is therefore appealing to government and stakeholders to join...

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October 25, 2018 / Comments (0)

Cocoa producer price maintained at GH¢7,600 per tonne

October 3, 2018 Government has maintained the amount of money it pays cocoa farmers for the 2018/19 season at GH¢7,600.00 per tonne – the same as paid in the 2017/18 season, Dr. Owusu Akoto Afriyie, the...

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