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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Government must review fertilizer subsidy programme – Chamber of Agribusiness

July 21, 2021 The Chamber of Agribusiness, Ghana, is asking government to take a second look at its fertilizer subsidy programme as it is not serving its intended purpose. This comes after suppliers of...

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‘Ghana is a haven of peace, investments are protected’ – Akufo-Addo to Spanish investors

March 30, 2021 “As most of you know, Ghana is a haven of peace, security and stability, indeed, the safest country in West Africa, where legitimate investments are protected. We have witnessed, through...

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TUC pushes for expansion of 1D1F and PFJ

January 13, 2021 The One District-One Factory (1D1F) and Planting for Food and Jobs (PFJ), if pursued more vigorously, can strengthen the domestic private sector, the Executive Council of the Trades Union...

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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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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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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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