Open Defecation menace :Osagyefo Dr.Kwame Nkrumah would have been dissapointed

On the occasion of Founders Day, the Media Coalition Against Open Defecation has called on Ghanaians to reflect on the contributions of Ghana’s forebears which led to independence. A statement signed by the Convener, Emmanuel Addai, reminds the public of the threat posed by the practice of open defecation to…

Open defecation :Coalition calls for financial commitment by govt to end menace

The Media Coalition Against Open Defecation is calling for the establishment of a budget line for eradication of open defecation in annual budgets that syncs with the national road map.   The Coalition is of the view that, Ghana can achieve the universal access to adequate and equitable sanitation and…

Ghana Officials Question China’s Ambitions in Bauxite Mining Plan

Ghana is a country rich in natural resources, including crude oil, gold, diamonds, and minerals such as manganese and bauxite, and China—one of the West African country’s biggest investors—has set its sights on those valuable products. The investments are part of Beijing’s ambitious development project known as “One Belt, One…

Over 140,000 farmers benefit from agric programme in Northern Region
More than 140,000 farmers in the Northern Region have had their incomes doubled in the last four years following a policy to make high-yielding seed varieties accessible to rural farmers under the Feed the Future (FTF) programme of the US government. The FTF is the US government’s global hunger... Read more
Government to roll out 7,160 million-euro agric project  Source
Government to roll out 7,160 million-euro agric project Government is to roll out a programme under the 11th European Development Fund (EDF) for agricultural investment in the Savannah Ecological Zone. The 7,160 million Euros programme is to contribute to the development of a sustainable, resilient and modernised agriculture in... Read more
Ghana:Districts to get money under “Planting for food and Jobs” programme
All the 216 metropolitan, municipal and district assemblies are to receive GH¢ 75,000.00 each, under the “Planting for Food and Jobs” programme of the government. Additionally, they would be supplied with pick-up vehicles, motorbikes and uniforms. Mr. Daniel Ohemeng-Boateng, Director of Policy Planning and Budget, Ministry of Food and... Read more
RELEASE: New Research Finds Companies Saved $14 for Every $1 Invested in Reducing Food Waste
Report from Champions 12.3 shows that companies, consumers and governments can save billions of dollars and millions of tons of food by acting to cut food loss and waste WASHINGTON (March 6,2017)–One-third of all food produced in the world is never eaten, which has tremendous economic, social and environmental... Read more
Food security project launched in Bongo
The Navrongo-Bolgatanga Catholic Diocesan Development Office (NABOCADO), in collaboration with the Association of Church-based Development projects (ACEDP), has launched a three-year project in the Bongo District of the Upper East Region to promote local innovation for food security and nutrition. The project will focus on developing the effective and... Read more