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NDC’s Northern Chairman’s 413-acre rice farm set ablaze a day before party’s anti-EC demo

NDC’s Northern Chairman’s 413-acre rice farm set ablaze a day before party’s anti-EC demo

Parts of the burnt rice farm A 413-are rice farm belonging to the Northern Regional Chairman of the main opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), Ibrahim Mobila, have, allegedly, been set ablaze by arsonists in a farming community at North East

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The Rawlingses to fund agro-vocation factory and training centre in Oti

The Rawlingses to fund agro-vocation factory and training centre in Oti

The ground has been broken at Jasikan in the Oti region for the construction of an agro-vocational factory and a skills training centre to empower womenfolk for self-reliance. It is an initiative of the Oti Region Queenmothers’ Association with financial

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Farmers in Adaklu laments exhorbitant sale of subsided fertilizer

Farmers in Adaklu laments exhorbitant sale of subsided fertilizer

Some farmers, who participated in the last Farmers’ Day celebration at Adaklu Helekpe in the Adaklu District have lamented the sale of government’s subsidised fertilizer far above the approved prices. They said that the subsidised 25 kilograms NPK fertilizer was

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Cassava processing factory for Keta progressing

Cassava processing factory for Keta progressing

 Work is progressing steadily on the Cassava Processing Factory under construction for Keta at Tsiame-Dorveme. The factory, which is a partnership between the Keta Municipal Assembly and the investing company, Hormeku Engineers and Planners (HoPE) Ltd, would be the first

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A 38-year-old woman crowned best farmer in Agortime Ziope

A 38-year-old woman crowned best farmer in Agortime Ziope

 Madam Bertha Tsavanye, a 36-year-old woman has been crowned the overall best farmer in the Agortime-Ziope District of the Volta Region. She cultivated a total of 17 acres of cereals, root tubers, and vegetables, including maize, cassava, tomatoes, okra, and

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COVID-19 fails to dethrone abundant food in pandemic era – Ho MCE

COVID-19 fails to dethrone abundant food in pandemic era – Ho MCE

Mr Prosper Kofi Pi-Bansah, Ho Municipal Chief Executive says the only thing COVID-19 pandemic could not dethrone was abundant food in the country, when it struck. He said though there were challenges of job losses and incomes in the midst

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Kasu (V/R): Women win big at Ketu North Farmers’ Day celebration

Kasu (V/R): Women win big at Ketu North Farmers’ Day celebration

Women have rubbed shoulders with men in Friday’s Farmers’ Day celebration in the Ketu North Municipality clinching the Overall Best Municipal Farmer and the Best Aged Farmer awards. The awards, won by 12 individuals, and one group saw the women

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Akatsi South District honours six best farmers

Akatsi South District honours six best farmers

The Akatsi South District Assembly on Friday honoured 20 farmers for their contribution to food security as part of the 36th National Farmers’ Day celebration. The awardees, who were in various categories, received motor tricycles, bicycles, knapsack sprayers, wellington boots,

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Tongor-Dzemeni (V/R): About 5,000 farmers register for PFJ in South Dayi

Tongor-Dzemeni (V/R): About 5,000 farmers register for PFJ in South Dayi

Mr Ernest Patrick Kodzo Mallet, District Chief Executive (DCE), South Dayi, has disclosed that a total of 5,000 farmers have registered for Planting for Food and Jobs (PFJ) initiative in the District. He, however, said the figure was far less

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Hohoe: Cassava farmers in Hohoe to receive Assembly support

Hohoe: Cassava farmers in Hohoe to receive Assembly support

 Madam Sandra Ofori, Hohoe Municipal Director of Agriculture, says the Directorate has secured a 10-acre land in Gbi-Wegbe and Gbi-Godenu, to be used as a cassava multiplication site in the Municipality. She said the site would serve as a source

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