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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Earnings from non-traditional exports hit $2.81bn in 2018

September 3, 2019 Ghana earned $2.81 billion from non-traditional exports in 2018 representing a 10.05 percent increment as compared to $2.56 billion earned in 2017. Processed and semi-processed products...

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Assist govt reduce interest rates – Prez Akufo-Addo tells IFC

July 31, 2019 President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has called on the International Finance Corporation (IFC) to support the government and the Bank of Ghana to bring double-digit interest rates down to...

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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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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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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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