Tag: Ghana Agriculture

Need for sustainable intensification on available farmlands

Continued population growth, rapidly changing consumption patterns and the impacts of climate change and environmental degradation are driving limited resources of food, energy, water and materials towards critical thresholds worldwide. Ghana is thus being advised to¬†intensify efforts to get the maximum yields from existing farmlands under the Planting for Food and Jobs Programme (PFJ). Unrestricted cultivation of new lands would… Read more →

Ensuring Food Security in the Northern Region- The National Buffer Stock Company, et al

For the past years the Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MoFA) has embarked on various Food Security programmes in collaboration with other institutions and NGOs in the Northern Region of Ghana. The current Block Farm Programme implemented by MoFA involves all the three regions in Northern Ghana . By this programme improved seeds, fertilizer, weedicide and tractor services are provided… Read more →