Posts for tag "ghana"

16 Jun 2020
GIS

Immigration Intercepts Smuggled Agric Items At Saboba

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The Ghana Immigration Service (GIS) on June 16 intercepted a number of agricultural and musical items at Saboba in the Northern Region.

The items were being smuggled in a vehicle to the neighbouring country, Togo.

The officers of the Ghana Immigration Service, upon intelligence swiftly moved in to apprehend the suspects, when the items were being offloaded at the riverbank at Boagban, a suburb of Saboba and handed them over ...

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15 Jun 2020
RMG Ghana

RMG Ghana bails farmers in Sissala out with subsidized fertilizer, hybrid seeds and weedicides

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All countries in the world depend on agriculture to feed its citizenry, however with the advent of Covid-19 which has led to economic down turns in most counties, feeding the people will be a huge challenge.

Farmers in the country have expressed worry that with the advent of Covid-19, there is likely going to be scarcity of food in the country.

However, a farmer based organization, RMG Ghana limited is ...

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11 Jun 2020
4R

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
ghana farm

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
agra

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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