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COCOBOD trial: Regional managers lobbied me for more Lithovit fertiliser – Former Deputy Director

A former Deputy Executive Director in charge of Monitoring and Evaluation of the Cocoa Health Extensions Division (CHED) now retired from the...

Local organic fertiliser producers form association

To help bridge the shortage of fertiliser in the country caused by the ongoing war between Russia and Ukraine, local organic fertilizer...

Govt will continue to encourage farmers to organic fertilisers – Agric Minister

The Minister for Food and Agriculture (MoFA), Dr. Owusu Afriyie Akoto, has re-affirmed that the government will continue to encourage farmers to...

Govt backs Zoomion for organic fertiliser production

The Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MoFA) has assured Zoomlion Ghana Limited of the government's support to ensure they produce quality organic...
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COCOBOD trial: Lithovit fertiliser was our saviour; bring it back – Farmer tells court

A cocoa farmer from Berekum in the Bono Region has described Lithovit Liquid fertiliser as farmers' “great saviour” while appealing to government...

Boost for organic fertiliser production as Agric Ministry offers support to local companies

As part of efforts to address the shortage of agro-chemicals, the Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MoFA) has announced that the government...

Opuni trial: Nobody ever drank Agongo’s lithovit fertiliser as water – Cocoa farmer tells...

A cocoa farmer, Samuel Torbi, the second defence witness for Dr. Stephen Opuni, a former CEO of the Ghana Cocoa Board (Cocobod),...

Peasant farmers blame fertiliser shortage on govt debt owed suppliers

Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana is warning of possible food shortage due to shortage of fertilisers. According to reports,...

Govt to establish $2bn fertiliser manufacturing plant by 2026

The Ministry of Food and Agriculture is partnering with OCP Group, a Moroccan fertiliser company, to set up a two-billion-dollar fertiliser manufacturing...

Agric Ministry projects difficulty in fertiliser supply in 2022

The Ministry of Food and Agriculture is projecting 2022 as a difficult year for government’s flagship programme, ‘Planting for Food and Jobs’...

Agric Minister speaks on fertiliser price increase

The Minister for Food and Agriculture, Dr Owusu Afriyie Akoto, is hinting at an increase in fertiliser prices. JoyNews/AdomNews...

Good news for entrepreneur whose dream to build fertiliser plant was cut short [Listen]

JoyNews/AdomNews · ENTREPRENUER ON AKUFO ADDO MINISTER FERTILISER An entrepreneur, who accused the Agriculture Ministry of impeding his bid...

Ghana to produce fertilisers locally – Jubilee House source

Ghana will soon have a manufacturing plant to produce fertilisers locally, to meet the rising demand of farmers. This...
Agric Minister, Owusu Afriyie Akoto

Mahama’s brother exploiting govt’s fertiliser scheme – Agric Minister

The Minister for Food and Agriculture has accused former President John Mahama’s brother of scrounging government subsidised fertilisers targeted at smallholder farmers...

COCOBOD sets records straight on GHS23.9 million expired fertilisers

The Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) says approval was duly granted for some fertilisers and agrochemicals valued at GHS 23.9 million which was...
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Govt transports fertilisers to Northern Ghana to address food security

The National Food Buffer Stock Company has disclosed that fertilisers have been transported to the northern parts of the country to address...

Fertiliser shortage: Builsa South MP predicts food scarcity if…

Member of Parliament (MP) for Builsa South constituency, Dr Clement Apaak, is predicting food shortage if the government does not address fertiliser...
Agric Minister, Owusu Afriyie Akoto

Govt releases over GH¢260 million to fertiliser companies

The government, through the Ministry of Finance, has announced a release of over GH¢260 million for the payment of arrears owed fertiliser...

Planting for Food and jobs: Over GH¢1 billion spent on fertiliser import

Government spent over GH¢1 billion to import fertlisers under its flagship Planting for Food and Job project last year, the Minister of...

Transporting fertiliser at night banned in Upper West Region

As part of measures to help curb the smuggling of fertiliser, the Upper West Regional Security Council has placed a ban on...

No single subsidised fertiliser in the market – PFAG cries

The Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana (PFAG) is decrying the lack of subsidised fertilisers in the market to help them grow their...

Ghana Gas to venture into production of fertilisers and other agrochemicals

Ghana National Gas Company (GNGC) is set to venture into the production of fertilisers and other agrochemicals as it expands its operations.

COCOBOD did not have enough money for free fertiliser supply – Hackman Owusu-Agyeman [Video]

 Board Chairman of the Ghana Cocoa Board, Hackman Owusu-Agyeman, has revealed why the free fertiliser supply...

NDC’s free fertiliser initiative was good but… – Dep Agric Minister

Deputy Minister for Agriculture, George Boahen Oduro, has commented on the distribution of free fertilisers to cocoa farmers under the erstwhile National...
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Smuggled Planting for Food and Jobs fertilisers intercepted

The Ghana Immigration Service (GIS) and the Customs Division of the Ghana Revenue Authority have intercepted 84 bags (25Kg) of smuggled NPK...

Police on manhunt for fertiliser smuggler at Saboba

Police at Saboba District are on a manhunt for a man who smuggled about 1,000 bags of government subsidised fertiliser for the...

Opuni Trial: Witness names farmers who drank liquid fertiliser

Dr Yaw Adu-Ampomah, the third prosecution witness in the trial of Dr Stephen Opuni, the former Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of...

We don’t smuggle subsidised fertiliser – Farmers tell Akufo-Addo

File photo: Cocoa Some farmers in the country have...

No cash for free fertilisers – Dep. Agric Minister nominee

Government does not have the funds to distribute free fertiliser to over five million farmers nationwide, the Deputy Food and Agriculture nominee Kennedy Nyarko...

COCOBOD subsidises fertiliser for cocoa farmers

Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) has announced to subsidise the price of purchase of fertilisers for the cocoa farmers across the country which began in May...
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Girl, 12, saved from marrying man, 70, just moments before wedding ceremony

A 12-year-old girl was saved from marrying a 70-year-old man just moments before the wedding ceremony. Two months ago,...

First grain ship leaves Ukraine under Russia deal

The first ship carrying grain has left a Ukrainian port under a landmark deal with Russia. Turkish and Ukrainian...

First grain ship to leave Ukraine after Russia deal

The first grain ship from Ukraine since Russia's invasion could leave port as early as Friday, but "crucial details" are still being...

2022 Mid-Year Budget Review: Ofori-Atta admits hardships

The Finance Minister has admitted that the economic outlook of the country “has darkened significantly”, a development that is making life unbearable...
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Russia and Ukraine strike landmark deal

Russia and Ukraine have signed a landmark agreement while war rages on. The warring nations have agreed to reopen Ukrainian Black Sea...

Ukraine and Russia to sign grain deal

Turkey says a deal has been reached with Russia to allow Ukraine to resume exports of grain through the Black Sea.

Arms deport attacked, Ukraine claims

Ukraine's military says it has destroyed a Russian ammunition depot in the southern city of Nova Kakhovka, killing dozens of soldiers, in...

GAEC trains farmers in Black Soldier fly technology

The Biotechnology and Nuclear Agriculture Research Institute (BNARI) of the Ghana Atomic Energy Commission (GAEC) has held a workshop to equip farmers...

Seed suppliers chase Agric Minister for ₵205m debt

The Ministry of Food and Agriculture is struggling to pay seed suppliers about ₵205 million owed the seed growers under the Planting...