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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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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Planting for Food, Jobs: Agric Ministry offers technical support

January 24, 2022 Five years ago, the government rolled out the first module of five of its agricultural flagship programmes; Planting for Food and Jobs (PFJ) to increase food production and ensure food...

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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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Ghana poised to become food basket- Minister acclaims Planting for Food and Jobs feat

November 5, 2020 The Minister of Food and Agriculture, Dr Owusu Afriyie Akoto, has touted the achievements of the Planting for Food and Jobs (PFJ) programme, describing it as a vehicle towards making Ghana...

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IFAD approves $20m support for Ghana’s Agric sector amid COVID-19

April 27, 2020 The Minister for Food and Agriculture, Dr. Owusu Afriyie-Akoto, has announced that the International Fund for Agricultural Development, IFAD, has approved a request $20 million dollars for...

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Electronic payment for public services starts July — Vice President

February 13, 2019 Payment for services in the public sector will be digitised from July this year to ensure cashless government business, the Vice-President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, has announced. The move, he...

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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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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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Africa Imports $35 Billion Worth Of Food Despite… – Finance Minister

August 28, 2018 Africa holds 60 percent of the world’s arable land and yet, imports $35 billion worth of food annually. Ghana on the other hand, imports some $2.4 million of food annually. Mr. Ken...

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