Tips: Control Measures for Fall Armyworm

Fall armyworm can be one of the more difficult insect pests to control in field corn. Late planted fields and later maturing hybrids are more likely to become infested. Fall armyworm causes serious leaf feeding damage as well as direct injury to the ear. While fall armyworms can damage corn plants in nearly all stages of development, it will concentrate… Read more →

Explore Alternatives to Control Fall Armyworm

Dr Victor Clottey, the Regional Coordinator of the Centre for Agriculture International (CABI), has called for a more diversified means of controlling the invasion of the fall armyworm as reliance on chemicals alone could undermine efforts to manage the situation. Speaking at the Ghana National Learning Alliance Symposium, Dr Clottey said depending solely on a chemical option could lead to… Read more →

Job Vacancy: Grants Manager at IFDC

IFDC North and West Africa Job Vacancy Announcement GRANTS MANAGER Agriculture Technology Transfer (ATT) Project A. Project Background The Feed the Fiture USAID Agriculture Technology Transfer Project (FtF-USAID ATT) is a five-year activity funded by the U.S Agency for International Development’s Ghana Mission (USAID/Ghana), to increase the competitiveness of rice, maize, and soya value chains to foster broad-based and sustained… Read more →

Adaptation Fund Project – Call for Concept Notes

The Government of Ghana has received a grant from the Adaptation Fund Secretariat and intends to apply part of the funds to create emerging income generating opportunities in livelihood diversification that would shift communities away from purely climate dependent sectors. Accordingly, the Adaptation Fund Project announces the 2017 “call for concept notes” to award small grants of up to US$50,000… Read more →

National Seed Trade Association of Ghana (NASTAG) is Officially Launched!

Accra, GHANA: On August 24, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MoFA)  and other development partners under Feed the Future-the United States government’s global hunger and food security initiative, launched the National Seed Trade Association of Ghana (NASTAG), a partnership between value chain actors in the seed industry. At the event,… Read more →

Ghana’s Seed Sector umbrella body, NASTAG, officially launches tomorrow

  The National Seed Trade Association Ghana (NASTAG), a consolidated apex private seed sector organisation of all seed value chain actors in Ghana, will be officially launched tomorrow at the Coconut Groove Regency Hotel, Accra. Under the launch theme , “Developing Agriculture through a Strong Private Sector-Led Seed Industry”, the event’s keynote address will be presented by Hon. Owusu Afriyie… Read more →

Request: Researched Articles on Climate Change and Rural Livelihood Diversification in Agriculture

Are you an Expert or a Professional in Climate Change and Rural Livelihoods? We intend to write short article(s) covering “Climate Resilience in Agriculture, Diversification of Rural Livelihoods, and Sustainable Agriculture“. Articles could be in a form of field project reports, policy brief, etc. Send us well written, non-plagiarised and unpublished short pieces for publication via email to: Kindly… Read more →