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…

Solar-Powered Irrigation: A boost for farming productivity
Mr Aboubaka Iddrisu in his carbage farm Imagine having to walk 12kilometers daily to a farm, to produce food to feed your family and many others. This notwithstanding, the biggest challenge is having to look for money especially during the dry season, to hire a petrol or diesel-powered water... Read more
Govt has neglected Organic farming in Ghana -Research
Government’s flagship programmes in the area of agriculture have failed to prominently feature organic agriculture in terms of inputs support and certification, according to a research finding. The study, conducted by the Coalition for the Advancement of Organic Farming (CAOF), an NGO, showed that organic agricultural practices in Ghana... Read more
Ghana’s Cocoa farming Sector not depleting Forest-COCOBOD
The CEO of COCOBOD Joseph Boahen Aidoo has stressed the board will not embark on programmes that will lead to deforestation. According to him, all the programmes being rolled out by the board are targeted at ensuring high yield. He said he disagrees with assertion that cocoa farming is... Read more
Group explores prospects of Ecological farming in Ghana
  The Centre for Indigenous Knowledge and Organisational Development (CIKOD) Ghana, a non-governmental organization, has opened its week-long biannual international conference at Jirapa in the Upper West Region to discuss ecological farming prospects in Africa. Representatives from Senegal, Mali, USA, Burkina Faso and Benin converged in Jirapa to share... Read more
Some farming communities have turned down seeds meant to be supplied to them for government’s Planting for Food and Jobs programme because according to them, they do not suit local conditions. The farmers are thus using their own means to get hold of seeds to plant, a development which... Read more
Nest Agro Foods to transform vegetable production in VR through franchise farming
The Volta Region is set to become the hub of fresh organic vegetable production in the country as efforts are underway to coordinate the efforts of farmers to produce on a large scale to meet the demands of the local market and for exports. Through the method of what... Read more
Women harvesting Cowpeas – Photo: Credit Elisa Walton/USAID Women engaged in Vegetable Farming in the Upper East Region have been lamenting over the current unfavorable climate changes and the accompanying harsh weather conditions, which they say, have contributed to the decline in their farming activities. In the Upper East... 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
Ghana:Bongo district smallholder farmers exploit indigenous farming technologies
Some Smallholder farmers in the Bongo District of the Upper East Region are exploiting indigenous farming technologies to preserve their food stuff for storage and treat their livestock of diseases and pest. This came to light at the launch of a new Food Security Project, dubbed “Promoting Local Innovation... Read more