Netherlands Embassy in Ghana features 22 year old Ghanaian Plastic warrior

  Ahead of Voltic Ghana Ltd launch of “iRecycle “Project on November 23,2018 in Accra, the  Netherlands Embassy in Ghana on Tuesday November 20,2018 featured  22-year old Ghanaian plastic-warrior and Executive Assistant at Coliba Waste Management Company, Prince Mortey,who has waged war against plastic pollution in the Ghana. 1 Prince…

Ghana’s integrated E-Waste Management Program to create 20,000 direct Jobs

    Government  expected to create 20,000 direct jobs with the establishment of an integrated e-waste recycling facility  at Agbogbloshie ,a suburb of Ghana’s capital ,Accra.   Finance Minister ,Ken Ofori Atta, presenting the 2019 budget statement in Parliament on Thursday said “the Integrated e-waste Management program has been launched and will, among…

Zoomlion, AMA, Cape Town collaborate in waste management for Clean Accra Vision

Zoomlion Ghana Limited and the Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) have collaborated with the City of Cape Town in South Africa to be able to feed into President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo’s mantra of making Accra the cleanest city in the sub-region. This effort by the two organizations having great interest…

Army worms invade cocoa farms in Ashanti region .
  Several Cocoa farms in the Ashanti region of Ghana have been invaded by African army worms causing destruction to the cocoa farms . The affected farming communities include Atia,Amampama,Mamponteng , Kona, Boamang and other cocoa farming communities  in the Ejisu Juaben municipality . The deleterious pests attack cocoa... Read more
Cocobod project to rehabilitate 10,000 hectares of cocoa farms
The Ghana Cocoa Board (Cocobod) has launched a project to treat and rehabilitate some 10,000 hectares of diseased and overage cocoa farms in the Western North and Eastern regions this year. The project will involve the removal of 11 million trees for replanting. Currently, about 17%of cocoa area, that... Read more
Weedicide causes more harm than good-Chief Farmer
  Mr Abbey Samuel Kwame, the Chief Farmer of Okurase community in the Upper-West Akyem Constituency of the Eastern Region has expressed displeasure about the negative impacts of weedicides on farmers. Speaking to Ghana News Agency, Mr Abbey said continuous application of weedicide especially for four days on the... Read more
Ministry to aggressively promote fish-farming
The Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture Development, Mrs. Elizabeth Afoley Quaye, has unveiled plans to aggressively promote fish-farming to boost the nation’s fish production and create job opportunities. The youth, who showed interest, she stated, were going to be organized and supported with funds to go into that business.... Read more
Akufo-Addo launches ‘Planting for Food and Jobs’ programme
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, on Wednesday launched the “Planting for Food and Jobs” programme at Goaso, in the Brong Ahafo Region. According to him, the programme will among other things encourage the youth to desist from migrating elsewhere in search of non-existent jobs. He said the programme will... Read more
President Akufo Addo launches ‘Planting for Food and Job Programme’ today
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo will today Wednesday, April 19 launch the national ‘Planting for Food and Job programme’ in Goaso, capital of the Asunafo Municipality in the Brong-Ahafo Region. The programme is a new initiative and intervention introduced by the Akufo Addo led-government to promote national food security... Read more
CSIR – CRI Releases four new yam varieties
Dr Emmanuel Otoo (in suit) explaining a point to the team during the field trip.   The Crops Research Institute (CRI) of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) has released four new yam varieties. They are Afaase Adepa, Afaase Hoodenfoo, Afaase Biri and Afaase Soanyinto. The new... Read more
Agriculture experts discuss & fine-tune METASIP III (2018-2021)
Another phase of developing the agriculture medium term development plant (2018-2012) ended in Accra last week with stakeholders’ input which has become imperative since the Ghana Shared Growth and Development Agenda (GSGDA II 2014-2017) ends this year. The two-day workshop dubbed: “Domestication of Malabo Commitments into the 2nd Generation... Read more
Stop planting tuber crops on cocoa farms – Agronomist
  Mr Ayyamani Jagadish (left) taking the cocoa lead farmers and the extension officers through some cocoa sustainability techniques A Cocoa agronomist from Malaysia, Mr Ayyamani Jagadish, has called on cocoa farmers in the country to avoid the excessive planting of other tuber crops on their farmlands. He explained... Read more
Climate-smart Agriculture: An Innovative Approach to  Challenges of Climate Change in Ghana
Article by Gabriel Adukpo,Agriculturist /Freelancer email:   CLIMATE refers to the weather conditions prevailing in an area in general or over a long period.Climate keeps on changing as documented in the history of humankind. However, the term climate change became prominent when changes in global climate patterns reached... Read more