Mr. Kwasi Ahwoi, previous Minister in charge of Ghana’s Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MOFA) dramatically changed his tune when he handed the reins over to Hon. Kofi Humado.
Category Archive: Agriculture
Budgets in Ghana are normally presented before year end with the exception of election years when the newly elected government is allowed to present a budget in the new year. The 2013 budget is due to be presented soon and there are a number of issues in the food and agricultural budget that should be …
Over the past few years periodic reports of food smuggling both to and from Ghana surfaced in the media. Most of these reports surfaced after the smuggling activities were exposed especially by investigative reporter Anas Aremeyaw Anas (Anas) and other media such as the Daily Guide.
Rio+20, the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (UNCSD) was being organised in pursuance of General Assembly Resolution 64/236, and took place in Brazil on 20-22 June 2012 to mark the 20th anniversary of the 1992 United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED), in Rio de Janeiro, and the 10th anniversary of the 2002 …
The following is a replication of the Executive Summary of a 2009 UASAID report titled “GLOBAL FOOD SECURITY RESPONSE WEST AFRICA RICE VALUE CHAIN ANALYSIS”.
Reuters reported that the Ghana cedi has so far declined by more than 14 percent against the dollar this year, touching fresh lows on strong demand for the greenback by local telecom and manufacturing firms.
Finatrade emerged the second largest buyer of cocoa in Ghana after Produce Buying Company PBC for 2011.
“Agriculture worldwide is being impacted by climate change and in less than 15 years global population will rise by one billion people,” a statement issued by the Consultative Group on International Agrocultural Research (CGIAR) Friday quoted Sir John Beddington, lead author of the article ‘What Next for Agriculture After Durban?’, as saying.
Last week, Oxfam and Save the Children published a report titled “A Dangerous Delay”. The report details how, despite clear early-warning indicators of an upcoming drought and consequent famine in the Horn of Africa, the international community was too late to respond.