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.
Category Archive: Fertilisers
Improving regional fertilizer markets in West AfricaIn 2000, the member states of the Economic Community of WestAfrican States ECOWAS signaled their commitment to the United Nations’ Millennium Development Goal of halving hunger and poverty by 2015 MDG1.
The Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana is raising red flags over what they say are government’s plans to reduce subsidies on fertilizers for small scale farmers this farming season.
Peasant farmers in Ghana have called for an extension of subsidy on fertilizer by government beyond the 2015 deadline.
Youth in Agriculture Programme (YIAP) is a Government?s agricultural sector initiative with the objective of motivating the youth, to accept and appreciate agricultural production as a commercial venture, thereby taking up farming as a life time vocation.
Government, through the Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MOFA), has over the past years subsidized fertilizer for farmers in a bid to see a jump in agricultural output for food security.
Accra, August 7, GNA – A new fertilizer variety, Proterfert LN 6, 5 natural organic fertilizer based on amino acids and rich in yield increase has been introduced in the country to help farmers increase their productivity.
Accra, April 30, GNA – Mr Kwesi Ahwoi, Minister of Food and Agriculture, said Ghana can surely revolutionalise agriculture when farmers transform subsistence farming into modern agriculture.
Accra, Jan 20 (IANS) India will assist Ghana in a joint venture to set up a$1.1 billion fertiliser plant in the Shama Industrial Area of the west African nation.