Government has released GHS278m to support PFJ programme this year– Ken Ofori-Atta

June 24, 2022 Minister for Finance, Ken Ofori-Atta has said the government has so far released GHS278.57 million this year under its flagship programme Planting for Food and Jobs (PFJ) and is working to...

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AGRA, MOFA intensify support for organic fertiliser as food insecurity fears grow

June 8, 2022 In a bid to boost the Ghanaian agricultural production amid fears of impending food insecurity due to global fertiliser shortage as a result of the Russia—Ukraine war, the Alliance for a...

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2 million metric tonnes of fertilizer to be distributed to farmers in ECOWAS sub-region – Dr. Akoto

June 8, 2022 Minister of Food and Agriculture, Dr. Owusu Afriyie Akoto who currently is the Chairman of the ECOWAS CTMS Agriculture, has indicated the region has some deficit of fertilizers which needs...

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Local fertiliser companies receive government support to increase production

May 26, 2022 The government is collaborating with local fertiliser producers to produce quality organic fertilisers on a large scale for use by farmers. The Minister of Food and Agriculture, Dr Owusu...

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Government restricts maize, soya beans exports: Policy to ensure food security

April 13, 2022 The government has restricted the export from the country of maize and soya beans, two important commodities in the poultry sub-sector. It is part of measures to ensure food security and...

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Government releases GH¢20.1m to farms affected by bird flu

March 11, 2022 The government has released GH¢20.1 million to the Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MoFA) to pay compensation to farmers whose birds were affected by the Avian Influenza (bird flu). It is...

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MoFA launches initiative to boost rice production

February 24, 2022 The Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MoFA) has launched a technology-based initiative geared towards boosting the production of rice in the country. Dubbed “Improving the technology and...

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AgroKings partners GIZ to train women in agric mechanisation, tractor operation

August 10, 2021 Agro Kings Ltd, producer of Nana’s Rice, with financial support from the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) is organizing a one-month training course...

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Govt releases GH¢260.4m to pay fertiliser companies

August 6, 2021 The government has released GH¢260.4 million to settle the Ministry of Food and Agriculture’s (MoFA’s) indebtedness to 71 fertiliser companies to bolster the government’s flagship...

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ECOWAS urged to consume own goods

April 30, 2021 The ECOWAS Commissioner for Agriculture, Environment and Water Resources, Mr Sekou Sangare, has urged West African countries to prioritise the purchase and consumption of locally produced...

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