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Government supplies food items to school feeding caterers

The Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection (MoGCSP) distributing food to caterers under the Ghana School Feeding Programme (GSFP) across the...

Agric Ministry to launch ‘Planting for Export and Rural Development’

Deputy Minister for Food and Agriculture, Kennedy Osei Nyarko, has hinted of the Ministry’s plan to introduce a new initiative to boost...

We’ll stand by you – Government assures rice farmers

Government, through the Ministry of Food and Agriculture, has assured rice farmers across Ghana of its continuous support. According...

Farmers punch holes in govt’s PFJs success and surplus food claims [Video]

Rice farmers have questioned the viability of government’s biggest flagship agricultural programme, ‘Planting for Food and Jobs’ (PFJs) and the subsequent claim...
Tangoba Abayage, Upper East Regional Minister

NDC and Mahama failed the Upper East region; reject his ‘comeback’ agenda – Minister

The Upper East Regional Minister, Tangoba Abayage, has taken a swipe at the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) and former president John Dramani Mahama, saying,...
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Farmers in UER receive animals under Rearing for Food and Jobs

The Veterinary Services in the Upper East Region, have started distributing sheep, cockerels and guinea fowls under the Rearing for...

NPP ‘Staunch Queens’ trains 400 youth in vocational and artisanal skills

The Staunch Queens, an association of vibrant, enthusiastic, dedicated and energetic ladies of the New Patriotic Party(NPP) has successfully ended a six...

10 Fish Landing Sites to be constructed soon – Bawumia

Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has given a firm indication that government will soon build 10 Fish Landing sites along the coastal areas of Ghana...

SONA 2019: Akufo-Addo to ‘justify mandate, confidence reposed in him’

The President’s third State of the Nation Address...

GAWU hints of hikes in food prices in last quarter of 2018

The General Agricultural Workers Union of Ghana (GAWU) says the cost of food will shoot up in the last quarter of the year. According to...

Ghana is in safe hands – President Akufo-Addo

The policies and programmes that the government has instituted over the last 21 months indicate that Ghana's destiny "is in safe hands", President Nana...

Planting for Food & Jobs fertilizer worth GH¢600,000 stolen

Seven officers of the Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MOFA) in the Sunyani Municipality of the Brong Ahafo are under investigation for allegedly stealing...

Gov’t 1.1 million jobs claim an insult to Ghanaians – Sammy Gyamfi

A communications team member of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Sammy Gyamfi, has described the 1.1 million jobs government claims to have created as...

‘The broad agenda for 2018 is to create jobs’

Accra, Nov. 25, GNA - Mr Kwaku Kwarteng, the Deputy Minister of Finance, says the broad agenda for 2018 and the medium term is...

Violent Shepherds: The ugly story of clashes between nomadic herdsmen and farmers

"Most of the armed robberies going on in the region and elsewhere, some are criminals. For instance in the northern region those I arrested last...

Do not sell government lands to politicians — Amewu

The Minister of Lands and Natural Resources, Mr John Peter Amewu, has urged members of the current Lands Commission not to repeat the past...

‘Planting for food’ farmers to be allocated warehouses

The Government is to allocate warehouses to off-takers of the planting for food and jobs programme to enable them to stock excess food during...

100,000 Jobs for Ghanaians, 400 Million USD in remittances in one single year: A...

Recently, the Hon Osafo Marfo, Senior Minister of the Republic of Ghana stated that a 10 Billion Dollar facility Ghana arranged with China could...

Youth and Women Empowerment; top priority of NPP Gov't – Dr. Bawumia

The Vice President of the Republic, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has reiterated that creating job opportunities for Ghanaian youth and women is a top priority...

IMANI lists threats to 'Food & Jobs' program

Policy think tank IMANI has identified a litany of challenges which it says must be addressed if government’s Planting for Food & Jobs programme...

Ghana is land of opportunity for private capital – Akufo-Addo

President Nana Akufo-Addo says his government has put in place reforms, over the last five months aimed at attracting private investment, domestic and foreign,...

PHOTO+Audio: 3 illegal sand winners arrested

Three illegal sand winners have been arrested by a joint taskforce from Gomoa East District Assembly of the Central Region Wednesday morning. Several others are...

We’ll provide jobs for galamseyers – Akufo-Addo

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has indicated that his government is in the process of identifying alternative sources of livelihood for persons involved in...

‘No room for SADA scandals in my government’ – Akufo-Addo

The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has reiterated the commitment of his government to establishing the Infrastructure for Poverty Eradication Programme...

Ghana steps up efforts to avert food insecurity

As Ghana steps up efforts to avert food insecurity, the Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MoFA) has launched a five year flagship program dubbed...

National Biosafety Authority urged to step up its communication efforts on GMOs

Fellow at the Genetic Engineering and Society (GES) Center of the North Carolina State University, Joseph Opoku Gakpo is urging Ghana’s National...

Ghana Commodity Exchange marks 5th anniversary with symposium

As part of celebrations to mark its 5th year Anniversary, the Ghana Commodity Exchange (GCX) has organized a symposium under the theme...

Maize is expensive – Kenkey sellers tell Bryan Acheampong

Sellers of indigenous Ga dish, Kenkey, in Teshie and Osu have challenged the Minister for Food and Agriculture, Bryan Acheampong's assertion that kenkey prices...

My appointment crucial for reforms in Agric industry – Bryan Acheampong

The Minister for Food and Agriculture, Bryan Acheampong has said he came at a time Ghana needed a vibrant Minister to bring...

PFJ Phase 2: Agric Ministry to begin registration of farmers today

The Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MoFA) is set to launch a nationwide registration of farmers on Tuesday, March 12, as part...
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