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.”
The 2013 Ghana Budget has been released by the Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning (MOFEP) that revealed a shocking lie and deceit that might have been perpetrated by consecutive governments.
For some time now, there has been an on-going debate about the performance of the food and agricultural sector in satisfying the nutritional and economic needs of the nation. One assessment suggests that the sector has performed creditably and what is required of it now are more resources to accelerate development. This view is typified …
The Agric Minister has dismissed assertions Ghana is heading to a food crisis. Kofi Humado insists the situation is not as bad as critics would have the world believe.
The following are extracts made from the Ghana 2013 Budget Statement on issues related to food and agriculture. In Part II Food Security Ghana will make comments on the budget as presented by the Ministry of Finance.
In 2012 the leaders of the world’s largest economies and four African heads of state came together at the G8 Summit at Camp David for a discussion on global efforts to fight food insecurity and improve nutrition. From these discussions the New Alliance for Food Security and Nutrition (New Alliance) was born and a big …
Andrew Jack, a Financial Times (FT) correspondent opened a recent article with the following words, “”There are lies, damned lies and then there are African statistics.”