21-03-2011 08:48 AM
More African countries could turn to GM
According to an annual report by the International Service for the Acquisition of Agri-biotech Applications (ISAAA)...
21-03-2011 08:33 AM
Govt keen on raising rice production
Mr Kwesi Ahwoi, Minister of Food and Agriculture, has said the government was committed to developing the rice industry into a major income earner...
05-03-2011 10:39 AM
Minister urges Africa to boost agriculture
Senegalese agriculture minister, Khadim Guèye, on Thursday called for the involvement of African researchers in boosting agriculture in Africa.
17-02-2011 07:17 AM
Agribank needs N$500m for capital projects
Agribank needs to raise N$500-m this year to meet the growing demand for agricultural credit extension which currently stands at N$1.6-billion in orde...
03-02-2011 06:18 AM
Ghana investing 60% oil revenue in agriculture
Oil and energy production in America, Canada, and Europe was and continuous to be the engine for economic growth.
02-01-2011 10:03 AM
Court fines a farmer for setting house ablaze
Saliya Banda, a farmer, who vowed to teach a trader a lesson, is standing accused at an Akim Oda Magistrate Court for setting the trader’s house...
23-12-2010 10:36 AM
Ivory Coast cocoa smuggled into Ghana
Higher cocoa prices paid to farmers in Ghana and political instability in Ivory Coast has reversed a smuggling trend between the world’s top two...
18-12-2010 14:41 PM
Ghana wants to modernise agriculture
The Deputy Minister for Food and Agriculture Mr. Sugri Tia says government’s policies and programmes under the 2011 fiscal year for agriculture ...
13-12-2010 08:10 AM
Youth in Agriculture cultivate 23-hectares of rice in Jomoro
A total of 23 hectares of rice have been cultivated in three communities in the Jomoro District under the Youth in Agriculture Programme...
11-12-2010 09:25 AM
Graduates urged to go into farming to curb unemployment
Mr. Aboko Akudugu, Head the HND Secretaryship and Management Studies, Tamale Polytechnic, has urged polytechnic graduates to venture into farming to i...
09-12-2010 06:19 AM
Second Turkey Trade Fair underway in Accra
About 67 Turkish companies on Tuesday began a four-day exhibition of their products in Accra, with a call on the Ghanaian authorities to put in place ...
07-12-2010 08:58 AM
Famers Day making public to appreciate farmers role
National Farmers’ Day celebration has enabled the public to acknowledge and appreciate the invaluable role played by farmers in nation’s d...
05-12-2010 19:29 PM
Farmers cautioned against the use of unlabelled chemicals
Maize farmers have been cautioned against the use of unlabelled pesticides and other chemicals in the storage of their products.
05-12-2010 19:25 PM
Private capital flows into Africa hit $55 billion
Private capital flows into Africa are estimated at $55 billion this year from $49 billion in 2007 owing to improved macroeconomic policies across the ...
04-12-2010 12:16 PM
Farmers Call For Subsidy
A 33-year-old farmer from the Bawku Municipality, Martin Ariku Akudugu, has been adjudged the Upper East Regional Best Farmer for the year 2010.
03-12-2010 21:09 PM
Urine can be used as fertilizer - agriculturist
The Rev Dr Kwesi Biney, an agriculturist and evangelist, has called for the use of human urine as fertilizer by farmers.
03-12-2010 21:07 PM
Ghana honours 70 distinguished farmers/fishermen Ghana News Agency
Government is to honour about 76 distinguished farmers, fishermen and extension officers in the agriculture sector at the 26th edition of the annual N...
03-12-2010 20:48 PM
Fish production fetches Ghana US$48.12 million
Ghanaian President John Evans Atta Mills on Friday announced on National Farmers Day in Somany (80km north of Accra), that the country reaped a benefi...
03-12-2010 07:31 AM
Rawlings: Prioritise development of access roads to farming areas
Former President Flt Lt Jerry John Rawlings has in a statement to mark Farmers Day called on the government to institute a policy that will prioritise...
01-12-2010 07:37 AM
Wheat killing pathogens devastating crops in developing world
Very soon bread could be a luxury reserved the rich. A new wheat killing pathogen is making inroads to four of the five largest wheat producing nation...
30-11-2010 20:00 PM
African Agriculture Fund Designates $135M To Expand Food Production
The African Agriculture Fund (AAF) announced Monday that it has designated $135 million for expanded food production, agricultural processing and dist...
30-11-2010 08:49 AM
Revaluation gains boost agriculture firms’ earnings
Listed agricultural companies Williamson Tea and Kapchorua doubled their half-year net profits after booking gains from revaluation of their assets, a...
30-11-2010 08:42 AM
Four Degree Rise 'Would Scupper African Farming'
A widespread farming catastrophe could hit Africa if global temperatures rose by four degrees Celsius or more, according to a study that calls for urg...
29-11-2010 09:21 AM
Firm says phone messages to boost African farmers
Thousands of small farmers in Africa will be able to negotiate better prices for their crops thanks to real-time market data sent to their mobile phon...
28-11-2010 09:47 AM
Government urged to review forestry laws
Participants at an international workshop on timber legality and local livelihoods, has called on the Government to review existing forestry laws and ...
28-11-2010 09:14 AM
Man, 23, jailed for having sex with a sheep
Yao Flah, 23, a kente weaver, is to go prison for 12 months for having sex with a female sheep and killing it afterwards. He pleaded guilty to the cha...