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ECONOMY-FINANCE

Overall best farmer receives a bicycle as a reward

Agriculture has widely been accepted as the the backbone of the country. Owing to that, first Friday of every December has been dedicated to celebrate our farmers, whose relentless efforts ensures food security in Ghana. As part of this year's celebrations, the Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MoFA) and Ministry of Fisheries and Aquaculture Development (MoFAD) responsible for managing farming activities in Ghana, launched the 37th edition of the National Farmers Day at the head office of the Ministry of Food and Agriculture, Accra on Wednesday 29th September 2021.

  4 days ago ago
Overall best farmer receives a bicycle as a reward

TRAVEL

Kennedy Agyapong Promises 'Fireworks' On Monday As He Storms The Ministry Of Food And Agriculture

Law maker for Assin Central is back in Ghana after visiting the United States. In the United States, Kennedy Agyapong made some allegations against a worker at the airport who extorts money from travelers in the name of the government. He promised to expose the guy when he comes to Ghana.

  6 months ago ago
Kennedy Agyapong Promises 'Fireworks' On Monday As He Storms The Ministry Of Food And Agriculture

POLITICS

Ban on Food Export: John Mahama Has Been Vindicated- Elikem Kotoko

A member of the communication team of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Elikem Kotoko has contended that the decision by the Ministry of Food and Agriculture to ban exportation of food to neighboring countries has vindicated former President John Dramani Mahama. Mr Mahama in a recent comment projected an eminent food shortage in the country, emanating from the poor state of the goverment's flagship program, "Planting for Food and Jobs" culminating in the shortage of fertilizers across the country.

  2 months ago ago
Ban on Food Export: John Mahama Has Been Vindicated- Elikem Kotoko

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Afriyie disgracefully collapsing Agric Industry? He must learn from Ghana's Youngest Agric Minisiter

With the current rising prices of agricultural inputs and outputs in Ghana, it appears the Agric Industry is on a 'Backward Conveyor Belt'. Although the impact of the Coronavirus pandemic has been massive on every nation's economic outlook, it should not be premised on to always counter argue every imperative issue that hits the country.

  4 months ago ago
Afriyie disgracefully collapsing Agric Industry? He must learn from Ghana's Youngest Agric Minisiter

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Gov't To Boost Rice Production By Importing Agric Machinery From Brazil & India

The Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MoFA) has stated that the government would soon import machinery to boost rice production and other agricultural yields in the country. These agriculture machines are expected to be purchased from Brazil and India. This came to light when the Minister of Food and Agriculture, Dr Owusu Afriyie Akoto, visited the Global Africa Development Company (GADCO), a rice farm and processing factory at Fievie in Sogakope in the Volta Region on Sunday.

  2 months ago ago
Gov't To Boost Rice Production By Importing Agric Machinery From Brazil & India

AGRICULTURE

Election 2020: Mahama Unveils Blue Print For Agric Sector

The presidential candidate of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Mr John Dramani Mahama, says promoting agri-business will be a top priority of his next government. Addressing a gathering of chiefs and people after commissioning a cassava processing factory in Kintampo on Friday as part of his three-day tour of the Bono East Region, Mr Mahama said this will ensure real transformation for the agriculture sector by increasing the earnings of farmers and creating more jobs. As part of the agric sector transformation

  1 year ago ago
Election 2020: Mahama Unveils Blue Print For Agric Sector

EDUCATION

Benefits of admission into agricultural colleges

The Ministry Of Food and Agriculture offers 3 years program in: 1. Certificate in General Agriculture 2. Diploma in General Agriculture 3. Diploma in Animal Health The aim of these programmes is to train the youth In modern Agricultural Techniques and encourage them to take up Agriculture as an occupation to boost up the production and processing of Agricultural commodities in Ghana. Benefits: 1. The Government provides free tuition accommodation and allowance to support the trainees during the training process.

  1 year ago ago
Benefits of admission into agricultural colleges

ENVIRONMENT

Ministry of Food and Agriculture Announces Outbreak of Bird Flu in Ghana

The Ministry of Food and Agriculture in collaboration with its Veterinary Services Directorate has announced an outbreak of Bird Flu in the Greater Accra, Volta and Central Regions. The Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza which is known as Bird Flu was earlier detected in January, 2021 in some neighboring countries but the Veterinary Services conducted an effective control management exercise which helped prevent the spread of the disease in Ghana until now.

  4 months ago ago
Ministry of Food and Agriculture Announces Outbreak of Bird Flu in Ghana

POLITICS

The Director Of Research At The Presidency Dies Hours After Party's Victory

Death they say is inevitable in every aspect of human institution, the Director of research at the Presidency, Victor Newman has joined the silence world. Information reaching this portal at this early evening today December 10, 2020 from a close family member indicates that, Mr. Victor Newman a founding member of the New Patriotic Party and Director of research at the Presidency has died at Legon Hospital in Accra, after battling with a short illness. Before his appointment as the Director of research, he worked

  1 year ago ago
The Director Of Research At The Presidency Dies Hours After Party's Victory

POLITICS

Have a Look at the Pictures of 300 Akufo-Addo's One-Village One-Dam in the 5 Northern Regions

The construction of small earth dams across communities of the five (5) Northern Regions is the main project under the One Village, One Dam initiative. This IPEP initiative seeks to provide all-year availability of water for small holder farmers in communities, particularly in the five (5) northern regions. This initiative is expected to improve productivity and incomes of small holder farmers significantly and, bring about improvements in rural livelihoods. Ultimately, it is also expected to improve food security,

  1 year ago ago
Have a Look at the Pictures of 300 Akufo-Addo's One-Village One-Dam in the 5 Northern Regions

POLITICS

COCOBOD placement under Agric Ministry almost complete

The Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MoFA) is ready to start exercise formal ministerial obligation over Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) as strategies to legalize the new regime are nearing crowning glory.   This follows the second one studying of the Ghana Cocoa Board (Amendment) Bill, 2017 last week in parliament.  Although, ministerial responsibility is already being exercised by way of the Minister of Food and Agriculture (MoFA), this is but to be approved by means of an Act of Parliament.  The intentio

  1 year ago ago
COCOBOD placement under Agric Ministry almost complete

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Bird flu outbreak: Poultry industry to shut down in weeks

It is emerging that the poultry industry in Ghana may have to shut down in the coming weeks due to the outbreak of bird flu in the country. The ministry of Food and Agriculture (MoFA) issued a statement last week informing the nation about the outbreak and measures put in place to contain it.

  4 months ago ago
Bird flu outbreak: Poultry industry to shut down in weeks

ENVIRONMENT

Ministry Of Food And Agriculture Put Immediate Measures To Control Recent Bird Flu Outbreak

Three Out Of 16 Regions Confirmed of Possible Bird flu. The Ministry of Food and Agriculture has declared an avian influenza outbreak in Accra and two additional regions. The Ministry of Food and Agriculture through its Veterinary Services Directorate, has confirmed the outbreak of the Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza disease, otherwise known as Bird Flu in some parts of the country.

  4 months ago ago
Ministry Of Food And Agriculture Put Immediate Measures To Control Recent Bird Flu Outbreak

AGRICULTURE

Agric Minister Talks About '1 Village 1 Dam Policy

Nana Need 4 More Years To Fulfill ‘1 Village 1 Dam’ policy – Agric Minister Ultimately, it is also expected to improve food security and curtail migration from the north to the south in search of jobs during the off-farm season. To this end, the Ministry in collaboration with the Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MoFA) specifically the Ghana Irrigation Development Authority (GIDA) has commenced the implementation of the One Village, One Dam initiative. A total of 570 sites have been identified for the

  1 year ago ago
Agric Minister Talks About '1 Village 1 Dam Policy

AGRICULTURE

Pig Farmers Cry For Support From Government

Executives and Members of Ejisu Juabeng Pig Farmers and Processors Association in the Ashanti Region have called on the government to formulate policies that will solve challenges confronting pig farming in the country. The Association alluded that pig farming in the country is faced by series of problems that needs paradigm shift to change the face of pig farming in the country to make it lucrative viable of creating jobs and meat for consumption. To them the problem ranges from limited extension officers,

  1 year ago ago
Pig Farmers Cry For Support From Government

AGRICULTURE

Poultry Products Banned: Importation Of Day Old Chicks, Frozen Chicken And Other meats

The Ministry of Food and Agriculture has restricted the importation of poultry items from the Netherlands, Germany, Russia, Denmark, and United Kingdom.  This follows the flare-up of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza subtype H5N8 in those nations.  In an assertion endorsed by the Acting Chief Director of the Ministry of Food and Agriculture, Robert Ankobiah, the order is upon guidance from the Veterinary Services Directorate.  "The Ministry of Food and Agriculture upon counsel from the Veterinary Services

  1 year ago ago
Poultry Products Banned: Importation Of Day Old Chicks, Frozen Chicken And Other meats

ECONOMY-FINANCE

MOFA to soon compensate poultry farmers who are affected by the raging bird flu disease

The Deputy Minister at the Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MOFA), Mr. Yaw Frimpong Addo, has assured that his outfit is in talks with the affected farmers who have been affected by the bird flu disease are going to be compensated nationwide. He made this revelation a few minutes ago on Multimedia's Joy Prime with Winston Amoah.

  3 months ago ago
MOFA to soon compensate poultry farmers who are affected by the raging bird flu disease

POLITICS

Reasons why Nana Akufo Addo needs four more to fulfill his promises

Nana Need 4 More Years To Fulfill ‘1 Village 1 Dam’ policy – Agric Minister Ultimately, it is also expected to improve food security and curtail migration from the north to the south in search of jobs during the off-farm season. To this end, the Ministry in collaboration with the Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MoFA) specifically the Ghana Irrigation Development Authority (GIDA) has commenced the implementation of the One Village, One Dam initiative. A total of 570 sites have been identified for the

  1 year ago ago
Reasons why Nana Akufo Addo needs four more to fulfill his promises

POLITICS

Population, Housing census to take place in April 2021

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has declared that the following Population and Housing Census (PHC) has been booked among April and May 2021. He said subsidizing had been made sure about for the registration, and that the administration was focused on leading the activity, regardless of the difficulties presented by the COVID-19 pandemic. President Akufo-Addo said this when he dispatched the 2017/2018 Agriculture Census National Report at the Jubilee House in Accra yesterday. In spite of the fact that

  1 year ago ago
Population, Housing census to take place in April 2021

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Boosting Food Production: Solution In Irrigation, Modernisation.

Kindly do me a favor by smashing on the FOLLOW BUTTON for more comprehensive and reliable source of trending new. The Ministry of Food and Agriculture ( MoFA ) is shifting the focus of farmers from relying on rain - fed agriculture to irrigation to enable them to farm all year round. This is in recognition of the fact that irrigation is the key to the future of agriculture and thus, automatically becomes the opportunity to the farmers. Irrigation Scheme ( KIS ), popularly referred to as the Right Bank of the

  11 months ago ago
Boosting Food Production: Solution In Irrigation, Modernisation.