The issue of high food prices globally, and indeed in Ghana, has been a debating point recently. New information sourced by Food Security Ghana (FSG) implies that Ghanaians need 12.50 Ghana cedis per person per day to enjoy a balanced and nutritious meal that contains 2,000 calories. This translates to 387.63 Ghana cedis per person …
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The airway was abuzz in the last week about various figures released on food inflation in Ghana that were described by many as confusing.
While politicians in Ghana are debating whether recent reports about high food prices in Ghana are true or not a recent by WORLDWATCH INSTITUTE concludes that “there is reason to believe that food commodity prices will be both higher and more volatile in the decades to come.”
In a surprising move the Ghana Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MOFA) rejected the recently released statement by Food Security Ghana (FSG) that food prices in Ghana rocketed by an average of 73% between October 2011 and March 2013.
WASHINGTON — The World Bank said Thursday that drought in the US and Eastern Europe crop centers sent global food prices soaring by 10 percent last month, raising a food security threat to the world’s poorest people.
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.
Prices of some commodities in the Tamale metropolis appreciated slightly in the first two months of this year as compared to the same period in 2011.
Prices of foodstuff and other items at the Kotokuraba Market in Cape Coast have increased sharply, compared to last year, a survey by the Ghana News Agency has revealed.
Accra, Feb. 20, GNA – The price of Ga Kenkey, a maize meal, has increased from 50 pesewas to between 70 pesewas and one cedi although the size has reduced, a Ghana News Agency (GNA) survey in Accra has revealed.