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COCOBOD HQ staff test positive for COVID-19; office closed down.

COCOBOD HQ staff test positive for COVID-19; office closed down.

    COCOBOD headquarters The management of the Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) has said its head office will be closed down on Wednesday, 8 July 2020 for fumigation after some workers tested positive for COVID-19. According to a press release

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Hohoe MCE cuts sod for construction of rice processing factory

Hohoe MCE cuts sod for construction of rice processing factory

 Mr. Andrews Teddy Ofori, the Hohoe Municipal Chief Executive (MCE), has cut sod for the construction of a rice processing factory in the Municipality.   The factory, which is under the One District One Factory (1D1F) will clean, hull, mill,

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Work on cassava processing factory for Ketu South begins in two weeks

Work on cassava processing factory for Ketu South begins in two weeks

Construction works will start on a six-acre land at Gbedzekope in the Akame Electoral Area for a Cassava Processing Factory for Ketu South Municipality under government’s One District One Factory (1D1F) project in 14 days.     The New Patriotic

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‘I will farm if I get support’- Visually impaired farmer pleads

‘I will farm if I get support’- Visually impaired farmer pleads

Click to read all about coronavirus → Correspondence from Upper East It is the fervent wish of a visually impaired farmer from Bonia, a small farming community along the Tono Irrigation canals in the Kassena-Nankana Municipal Assembly of the Upper

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Minister to revoke the license of PFJ fertilizer suppliers

Minister to revoke the license of PFJ fertilizer suppliers

Dr. Hafiz Bin Salih, the Upper West Regional Minister, has warned fertilizer suppliers of the Planting for Food and Jobs fertilizer to stop smuggling the fertilizer or risk losing license and contracts with the Ministry of Food and Agriculture.  

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My Ghc3 plantain comment misconstrued – Afriyie-Akoto

My Ghc3 plantain comment misconstrued – Afriyie-Akoto

The Minister for Food and Agriculture, Dr Owusu Afriyie-Akoto, has clarified that his comments about low prices of foodstuff in the markets were completely taken out of context. The minister a few weeks ago was roasted by the majority of

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Dzodze: Maphlix Farms to set up cassava and potato processing factory

Dzodze: Maphlix Farms to set up cassava and potato processing factory

Mr. Felix Mawuli Kamassah, the Managing Director of Maphlix Trust Farms Limited, has announced plans to set up a factory to process orange-fleshed sweet potato and cassava into food recipes.   He said the idea was to make it a

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Report Fall Armyworms early — Ministry of Food and Agriculture

Report Fall Armyworms early — Ministry of Food and Agriculture

The Ministry of Food and Agriculture has advised farmers to monitor their fields frequently for early detection of Fall Armyworm (FAW) infestation. The Plant Protection & Regulatory Services Directorate (PPRSD) Secretariat of the MoFA, which issued the alert, explained that

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Fall armyworms back

Fall armyworms back

Fall armyworms cause havoc to crops Fall armyworms have started destroying farms in Ghana again, a staff from the Ministry of Agriculture has said, urging farmers to up their game in the fight against the crop-eating worms. The ministry said

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Locusts leave a million hungry in Ethiopia, UN says

Locusts leave a million hungry in Ethiopia, UN says

ReutersCopyright: Reuters The locusts swarms have also affected KenyaImage caption: The locusts swarms have also affected Kenya The United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organization says about a million people in Ethiopia are in need of food aid after swarms of

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