Agricultural Extension Policy Review Forum Held in Accra

The Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MOFA), in collaboration with the Modernizing Extension and Advisory Services (MEAS) Project and the USAID/Ghana Feed the Future Agriculture Policy Support Project (APSP), has held a two day Agricultural Extension policy review forum in Accra. The Forum created a platform for stakeholders from the public, private and civil society…

Fisheries Management Workshop Ends

Participants at a day’s workshop on Sustainable Fisheries Management Project (SEMP), have urged government to put in place measures to ban the use of dynamites, light and other dangerous chemical for fishing. The participants included fishermen, fishmongers, heads of department, former Assembly Members, the Clergy, Non-governmental Organizations working towards the elimination of child labour and…

Ghana Requires Holistic Agriculture Strategy – Edward Effah

Edward Effah, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Fidelity Bank, has called for a comprehensive agricultural master plan to improve agribusiness in the country. According to him, the lack of an agricultural master plan had hampered the continuous growth of the sector. Mr. Effah, who made this known at the 2015 Agribusiness Investment…

New AGRA Project Targets 10,000 Smallholder Farmers in Ghana

Over ten thousand smallholder farmers, mostly women and youth, are set to benefit from an Enhanced Integrated Soil Fertility Management (EISFERM) project being funded by the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA), and implemented by the Tumu Deanery Rural Integration Development Programme (TUDRIDEP). The project targets smallholder farmers from very deprived households in…

Solidaridad Supports Oil Palm Farmers

Solidaridad – West Africa, an International Non-Governmental Organisation, is assisting oil palm farmers in the country on how to improve upon their farms for maximum profitability through financial and technical support. The support which is under the Sustainable West Africa Oil Palm Programme (SWAPP) is funded by the Dutch Government. Interacting with the Daily Graphic…