Agriculture Ghana 

Farmers Day: let’s recognize small scale farmers as well — Independent Presidential Hopeful

Mr. Ossom Teye, 2020 Independent Presidential Hopeful has passionately expressed the need to recognize small scale farmers as well on the farmers day. Talking to the media in Accra during the 2019 farmers day celebration, the 2020 Independent Presidential Hopeful said many farmers are wholeheartedly working but lacking incentives like cutlasses, holes, life jackets, animals feeds amongst others which the… Read More
Chemico Ltd to Support Cocoa Farmers Health Agriculture Ghana 

Chemico Ltd to Support Cocoa Farmers Health

Chemico Ltd will on Thursday 28, November 2019 roll-out its grand CSR initiative dubbed: The Chemico Cocoa Farmers Outreach and Mini-Fair in Wassa – Akropong, Western-North Region. The social intervention initiative spearheaded by the Cocoa Health and Extension Division of COCOBOD (CHED) aims to promote preventive healthcare among cocoa farmers. Expressing delight at the opportunity to give back to farmers… Read More
Agriculture Nigeria 

BREAKTHROUGH IN POWER TUSSLE WITHIN NATIONAL GINGER ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA. 

BREAKTHROUGH IN POWER TUSSLE WITHIN NATIONAL GINGER ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA. After 3 failed attempts, the federation of agricultural commodity association of Nigeria ( FACAN ) , in conjunction with the federal ministry of trade and investment, the recognised body to conduct an election and oversee the affairs of all commodity association successfully organised and held an election where 3 members… Read More

Frog Meat Sales Booms In Kaduna,Generate Employment Opportunities

By Mike Odeh James Kaduna   The rise of frogs market in Northern Nigeria has encouraged large number of  youths in Northern Nigeria especially  in Kaduna state  to  embarks  on catching frogs and other aquatic animals for sale in order  to reduce  poverty ,idleness, petty  crimes  and to equally  tackled the problems of unemployment. Many of the youths in the… Read More
Agriculture Ghana Latest News 

Government committed to boost local crop production

Ashanti Regional Director of Food and Agriculture (MOFA) Reverend John Manu has explained that the government has committed to mechanized rice farming in order to help increased local production of the crop in the country. He said the focus of the government in the MOFA/JICA TENSUI (Rain-fed) Phase II partnership project, was to boost rice production, improve the quality of… Read More
Agriculture Latest News Others 

Sharks and rays to be given new protections

Countries have agreed to strengthen protections for 18 threatened species of sharks and rays, including those hunted for their meat and fins. The proposal was passed at the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) on Sunday. The newly protected species include mako sharks, wedgefishes and guitarfishes. Demand for shark fin soup is one of the driving factors in… Read More
Agriculture Nigeria 

Nigeria To Become Global Food Basket Soon – Osinbajo

Committed to development of a thriving agro-industrial sector, the Federal Government will welcome partnerships and initiatives that would make Nigeria actualize its potential of being the food basket of the world. This was disclosed on Tuesday by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo. He spoke while receiving a delegation of Chinese investors and officials from the African Development Bank (AfDB), at the… Read More
Agriculture Nigeria 

FG To Set Up Cassava Processing Plants In Arochukwu

In a bid to further drive the cassava value chain to the grassroots, the federal government has concluded plan to establish three modern cassava processing plants in Arochukwu local of Abia state. The plan was initiated by the Federal Institute of Industrial Research Oshodi (FIIRO), which has already trained farmers in Abia on modern processing of cassava. South East coordinator… Read More