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Likpe (O/R): Tree planting enhances environmental sustainability – Group

Likpe (O/R): Tree planting enhances environmental sustainability – Group

Mr Richard Cecil Semey, Team Lead, Social Entrepreneurship and Philanthropy (SEaP), Northern Volta and Oti Regions, has said tree planting is one of the best ways to sustain the environment.   He said trees when planted, nurtured, preserved and protected

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Ketu South NPP Candidate inaugurates tractor service for farmers

Ketu South NPP Candidate inaugurates tractor service for farmers

Mr David Tiahno Quarshie, the Parliamentary Candidate (PC) of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) for Ketu South has inaugurated two farm tractor services to help subsidize cost of farming in the Municipality.   The tractor service under the ‘Ketu South

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Cassava farmers call for discussions with management Keta factory

Cassava farmers call for discussions with management Keta factory

Cassava farmers at Tsiame in the Keta Municipality have called for early discussions with Management of the proposed Cassava Processing Factory to avoid future problems.   The Municipal Assembly, in partnership with Hormeku Engineers and Planners (HoPE) Ltd, is going

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V/R: 600 rice farms destroyed by drought in Ketu South

V/R: 600 rice farms destroyed by drought in Ketu South

Some 600 farmers at Klenomadzi and Devego, near Dzodze in the Ketu North Municipality of the Volta Region, have lost their vast rice farms to drought. In all, 700 acres of rice farms have dried up due to the severe

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Volta Lake is dead – Fisheries Commission

Volta Lake is dead – Fisheries Commission

 Mr. Wendell Quartey-Papafio, Kpando Municipal Officer, Fisheries Commission, has said illegal fishing practices by fishermen plying the Volta Lake has rendered the Lake almost lifeless. He said “gone were the days when fish caught in the Lake were mature, nutritious

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Akatsi South Rice farmers appeal for support

Akatsi South Rice farmers appeal for support

Mr. Richard Odzor, Chairman of Akatsi South district rice farmers Association has appealed to individuals, corporate bodies and government come to their aid as a result of poor rainfall that led to poor yields in rice production.   Over 4000

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V/R: Fishermen get new outboard motors from CODA, Ministry of Fisheries

V/R: Fishermen get new outboard motors from CODA, Ministry of Fisheries

The Coastal Development Authority (CODA) and the Ministry of Fisheries and Aquaculture Development (MOFAD) have distributed outboard motors at highly subsidised prices to fishermen in the Volta Region. The intervention, which is funded under the Infrastructure for Poverty Eradication Programme

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1D1F: Cassava Processing Factory for Keta to be ready by September

1D1F: Cassava Processing Factory for Keta to be ready by September

Mr Godwin Edudzi Yao Effah, the Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) of Keta, has said a Cassava Processing Factory under government’s One-District-One-Factory (1D1F) project would be ready by September, this year.   He said government was committed to partner the investors,

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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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