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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,...
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Beyi W’ano: Chiefs, farmers ‘fingered’ in Bono forest reserves destruction [Watch]

The Berekum Municipal Chief Executive (MCE), Kofi Adjei, has blamed sub-chiefs and farmers over...

Bird flu: Govt releases GH¢20.1m to compensate farmers

The government has released GH¢20.1 million to the Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MoFA) to pay compensation to farmers whose birds were...

Migrant Labour General Workers’ Union calls for reforms as world Marks Int’l Women’s Day

The Migrant Labour General Workers' Union and the education department, Finnish-French Migrant Resource (MLGWUI-FFMRC), have called on the government to reform some...

2022 Green Ghana Day launched

Government has set up a target to plant 20 million trees this year as part of the green Ghana day initiative.
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Chocolate Day: Otumfuo urges increased consumption of cocoa

The Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, has urged Ghanaians to join efforts at promoting the processing and consumption of cocoa products in...

Bird flu: Govt approves GH¢44 million compensation for affected farmers

The Government has approved GH¢44 million as compensation package to be paid to poultry farmers affected by the recent outbreak of bird...

Checkout Ghana’s statutory public holidays in 2022

The Ministry of Interior has published a list of 13 statutory public holidays and two commemorative holidays to be observed in 2022.

Eight farmers cited in JoyNews ‘Children in Cocoa Labour’ expose arrested [Audio+Video]

Eight farmers captured in the latest JoyNews Hotline documentary, using children as labourers on their farms have been arrested.

Agric Ministry to compensate Ejisu pig farmers for stocks lost

The Ministry of Food and Agriculture has promised to compensate the Ejisu pig farmers who lost their pigs to the African swine...

They can come anytime and ask us to leave – Accra’s remaining farmers battling...

“They can come and just say they want to build a house now and so we should all leave. They will give...

School Feeding boss applauds farmers; makes big promise to caterers

The National Coordinator of the Ghana School Feeding Programme, Gertrude Quashigah, has congratulated the winners of the 2021 edition of the National...

Friday, December 3, declared public holiday

Government through the Interior Ministry has declared Friday, December 3, 2021, as a statutory holiday to mark the annual Farmers' Day celebration....

Agric Minister salutes farmers

Minister of Agriculture, Dr Kwaku Owusu Afriyie Akoto, has lauded the contribution of farmers in Ghana’s socio-economic development. According...

2 farmers arrested for accusing neighbour of killing her daughter through witchcraft

Two farmers, Aruwa Kwala, 50, and Shenyi Salihu, 50, were on Tuesday docked in a Magistrates’ Court in Gwagwalada, FCT for allegedly...

One shot in daylight robbery in Cape Coast [Video]

https://youtu.be/Bxq6CqR1iGg Four armed robbers, in a broad daylight operation, attacked a man identified as Mensavi Amuzu Glo...

Poultry farmers affected by bird flu to be compensated – Agric Minister [Photos]

The Ministry of Food and Agriculture is seeking money from the government to compensate poultry farmers who were affected by the bird...
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Gunmen kidnap two poultry farmers

Two poultry farmers and another man have been kidnapped in Egbeda community, Kabba in Kogi West Senatorial District. The three were abducted...

We will soon reach the Promised Land – Deputy Agric Minister tells farmers [Listen]

JoyNews/AdomNews · We will soon reach the Promised Land – Deputy Agric Minister tells farmers Deputy Agric Minister, Yaw...

One killed as Tumanto, Dominase farmers clash

At least one person has been confirmed dead with two critically injured and 106 arrested by the Western regional police command following...
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Bird flu outbreak: Poultry farmers await compensation

The Greater Accra Poultry Farmers Association is optimistic that the compensation to be given to farmers who lost their birds to the...
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‘Beyi W’ano’: Commercial rice farmers cry for help [Listen]

JoyNews/AdomNews · ‘Beyi W’ano’: Commercial rice farmers cry for help Some commercial rice farmers have complained over the high...
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Poultry farmers’ unpleasant message about maize [Listen]

JoyNews/AdomNews · Poultry farmers threaten to lay off workers if Some poultry farmers in the country are threatening to...
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Akufo-Addo’s Green Ghana Day receives huge support from Kingdom Exim

Kingdom Exim Group Limited, a leading Ghanaian agro-based company, has supported President Nana Akufo-Addo’s ambitious afforestation project, the Green Ghana Day.
Barry Callebaut leads farmer engagement for World Food Safety Day

Barry Callebaut leads farmer engagement for World Food Safety Day

In line with activities marking this year’s World Food Safety Day, the world’s leading manufacturer of high quality chocolate and cocoa products,...

Western North RCC offices: 23 farmers receive compensation for lands

Twenty-three farmers have received compensation for their lands which they gave up for the construction of the Western North Regional Coordinating Council...

Farmers to boycott work for Agric Minister-designate’s vetting

Some farmers in the northern parts of the country say they will keenly monitor the Vetting Proceedings on Friday when the Minister-designate...

Friday, not a holiday as Akufo-Addo declares December 7 as…

President Akufo-Addo has declared Monday, December 7, 2020, as a statutory holiday to facilitate the conduction of the general election.

‘Friday, November 6 not a public holiday’

The Ministry of the Interior has announced that Farmers' Day on Friday, November 6, 2020 is not a public holiday.

Japan Motors donates Yamaha Outboard motor, water pumps, Motorcycles towards 36th farmer’s day celebration

Japan Motors Trading Company Ltd (JMTC) has handed over a YAMAHA outboard motor, Yamaha water pumps and Yamaha motorcycles to the Ministry...

Two farmers grabbed over human trafficking

Two farmers, Kabu Ayiku Petsi and Daniel Gaglozu, have been put before an Accra Circuit Court for allegedly trafficking an eight-year-old boy.

Beyi W’ano: Poultry farmers run to OSP, CID over delayed compensation

A group known as Excellent Ghana has petitioned the Office of the Special Prosecutor (OSP) and the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) over...
Cashew Farmers

Cashew farmers angry with one-month-old Tree Crops Development Authority already

Barely a month after the inauguration of Ghana’s Tree Crops Development Authority (TCDA), the body has courted the wrath of cashew nut...

Cocoa farmers commends govt for price increase

The Ghana Cocoa Coffee and Sheanut Farmers Association (COCOSHE) has welcomed President Akufo-Addo’s decision to increase the price of cocoa by 28...

Cocoa farmers are enjoying under Akufo-Addo – NPP

Director of Communications for the New Patriotic Party (NPP) says cocoa farmers are enjoying more incentives under the Akufo-Addo administration compared to...
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Good news for cocoa farmers from October 1 [Audio]

JoyNews/AdomNews · Good news for cocoa farmers from October 1 The Deputy Minister of Agriculture has expressed confidence that...

Pension scheme for cocoa farmers to start in October

The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD), Joseph Aidoo, has announced that all is set to implement the Cocoa...

The Ghanaian Farmer Set To Air On Joy Prime, Monday

The Ghanaian Farmer, an all-new Television show, dedicated to highlight the significant contributions of farmers to the Ghanaian economy, is set to air on...

World Asthma Day: Know about the different kinds of asthma

Asthma is a chronic medical condition that affects the airways making it difficult to breathe. The air passage narrows and swells, leading...

May Day: Why Akufo-Addo is ‘number one worker’ – Bawumia writes

Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has eulogised his boss, President Nana Akufo-Addo as the world marks Workers' Day on May 1.