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Agric ministry triggers interventions to contain reemerging Fall Army Worms

Agric ministry triggers interventions to contain reemerging Fall Army Worms

The Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MoFA) has triggered interventions to contain Fall Army Worms (FAW) which have resurfaced in some parts of the country. The Director of the Plant Protection Regulatory Service Directorate (PPRSD) at the ministry, Dr Felicia

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Adopt measures to deal with pervasive child labour in agriculture

Adopt measures to deal with pervasive child labour in agriculture

The Leadership of the Global March Against Child Labour has called on the international community to take immediate and appropriate integrated actions to end all forms of child labour, especially its worst forms in agriculture. The world must address this

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It is criminal to tamper with scales – Chief Farmer

It is criminal to tamper with scales – Chief Farmer

Nene Ashaley Adjabeng, Chief Cocoa Farmer for AnumApapam in the Ayensuano District, has cautioned that, it is a criminal offence to tamper with weighing scales with the intention to cheat farmers. In an exclusive interview shortly after a farmers’ quarterly

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Ho marks World Food Safety Day

Ho marks World Food Safety Day

The World Food Safety Day has been marked in Ho, Volta regional capital by the Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) with a call on actors to collaborate and ensure food safety along the value-chain. The day was marked for the

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Best Farmer calls for a paradigm shift in farming to address poverty

Best Farmer calls for a paradigm shift in farming to address poverty

Mr Maxwell Akandem, Chief Executive Officer of Akandem Farms has appealed for support for small holder farmers to shift away from old ways of subsistence farming. He said there was the need to move away from farming for consumption to

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E.P. University Marks World Bee Day

E.P. University Marks World Bee Day

Evangelical Presbyterian University College (EPUC) has joined the rest of the world to celebrate the second World Bee Day. The University under its Volta Apiculture Research Centre (VARC), visited some communities including Dorfor Korsive, Dorfor Gborkpo, Dorfor Afaode and Dorfor

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Closed fishing season begins today

Closed fishing season begins today

The ban on fishing announced by the Ministry of Fisheries and Aquaculture Development and the Fisheries Commission takes effect from today, Wednesday, 15 May 2019. The closed season period is aimed at achieving sustainable fishing and also help replenish the

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No fertiliser for 2yrs – Cocoa farmers cry

No fertiliser for 2yrs – Cocoa farmers cry

Nana Attakora, the Chief Cocoa Farmer at Sefwi Akontonbra-Bokaso has revealed that for the past two years, cocoa farmers in the area have not received fertiliser from the Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD). Nana Attakora said this situation has negatively affected

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North Tongu ready to combat army worms’ outbreak – farmers assured

North Tongu ready to combat army worms’ outbreak – farmers assured

Authorities of the North Tongu District Directorate of Agriculture has assured crop farmers in the area of the Directorate’s preparedness to fight any army worm outbreak in the area this year. Mr. Peter Heh, District Director of Agriculture, said this

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Ghana likely to lose fish stock next year if…Scientist warns

Ghana likely to lose fish stock next year if…Scientist warns

Ghana is facing imminent fish stock depletion unless something drastic is done to save the industry, scientist, Prof. Kobbina Yankson has cautioned. According to the Chairman for Scientific and Technical Working Group for Ghana Sustainable Fisheries Management Project (SFMP), the

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