Posts for tag "ghana"

11 Jun 2020
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4R Solution Project Launches 4R Champion Program in Sub Saharan Africa

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Today, the 4R Solution project is taking another step in bringing a Canadian Innovation to Sub Saharan Africa through the 4R Champion program.

The 4R Champion program is a unique opportunity for agricultural advocates to demonstrate increased agricultural yields through the use of 4R Nutrient Stewardship Best Management Practices.

“4R Nutrient Stewardship, using the Right Source (of fertilizer) @ the Right Rate, Right Time, and in the Right Place, is a ...

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21 Apr 2020
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IFAD Fund to mitigate coronavirus impact is a critical Intervention

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Smallholder farmers across the country have welcomed the move by the UN’s International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) to committed US$40 million to support farmers and rural communities to continue growing and selling food during these trying moments.

A farmer at Kintampo in the Bono East and 2019 National Best Agroforestry farmer, Mr. Asare Robben said many small-scale farmers are unable to buy inputs, such as seeds or ...

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07 Apr 2020
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COVID-19 shouldn’t lead to food crisis in Africa, AGRA President warns

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The President of Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA), Dr Agnes Kalibata has cautioned that the outbreak of COVID-19 shouldn’t lead to food crisis in Africa.

Dr Kalibata said though the movement restriction imposed in some African countries is a step towards curbing the spread of the disease, the implication on food production should also be considered.

She said already 250 million people in Africa are without ...

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02 Apr 2020
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Wassa-East farmers happy with the supply of massive farm inputs

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Farmers in the Wassa-East District have expressed their heartfelt gratitude to the District Chief Executive (DCE) Mr.Wilson Arthur for being instrumental in the massive supply of basic farm inputs to boost Agriculture in the area.

According to them, the supply of Fertilizers and nursing seedlings from the government have become a major boost to the planting for food and jobs programme.

In a random sampling exercise, a cross section ...

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29 Mar 2020
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Cocoa farmers in Wassa-East receive 19,550 Bags of fertilizers from Cocobod

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Cocobod has donated a total of 19,550 bags of Cocoa Aduane Fertilizers for onward distribution to the Daboase Cocoa Farmers Cooperative Union(DCFCU).

The District Chief Executive (DCE), Mr. Wilson Arthur received the Fertilizers on behalf of the farmers from the Western Regional Manager of Cocobod, at Daboase in the Western Region.

The DCE advised Cocoa farmers in the area to apply through their respective Cooperatives/Groups to be ...

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