Tag: Organic Fertiliser

Organic Farming in Ghana 101- Introduction

Organic production can offer different benefits. These can include: a better price for better quality and lower input costs; crop diversification; better natural resource management; conservation of biodiversity; improved soil fertility, and fewer health risks for farmers and consumers. Exporting organic products can be attractive for farmers and their producer organisations; the specific market segments (niche markets) offer the opportunity… Read more →

Government moves to Incorporate Organic Fertiliser in Agriculture

A stakeholders’ consultative meeting has been held for compost and organic fertiliser producers in Accra, as part of the government’s moves to incorporate organic fertiliser in the fertiliser subsidy programme for farmers. The one-day meeting, held on Monday by the Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MoFA) and sponsored by the Accra Compost and Recycling Plant, was aimed at identifying the… Read more →