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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...

Dagbon overlord lauds National Best Farmer

The Overlord of Dagbon, Ndan Ya-Na Abukari II, has praised the National Best Farmer for 2021, 44-year-old Alhaji Mohammed Mashud, who hails...

AMA clears air on prize for 2021 best farmer

The Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) says the 2021 best farmer, Naa Adjeley Mensah, was duly awarded at a durbar held at the...

Stop Opuni, Agongo trial – NDC tells Attorney-General

The opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) has called on the Attorney-General and Minister of Justice, Godfred Dame, to halt the trial of...

Why this US-based entrepreneur’s hope of establishing business in Ghana has been dashed [Listen]

JoyNews/AdomNews · Why this US-based entrepreneur’s hope of establishing business in Ghana has been dashed He has been an...

1D1F: Entrepreneur’s passionate appeal to govt over coconut husk [Listen]

The Government of Ghana, through the One District One Factory (1D1F), has been urged to turn its attention to coconut husk as...

Two ‘okada’ riders burnt to death for allegedly snatching phone

Two motor riders were on Thursday, October 28, burnt to death by irate residents of Nairobi’s Buruburu estate after they allegedly grabbed...

Attempt by Opuni to remove Justice Dotse from Supreme Court case fails

The Supreme Court has refused an application by former COCOBOD CEO Dr Stephen Kwabena Opuni seeking the recusal of Justice Jones Doste...
Agric Minister, Owusu Afriyie Akoto

Cabinet approves GH¢43.9m to retool Veterinary Services

Cabinet has approved a budget of GH¢43.98 million as an emergency fund to enable the Ministry of Food and Agriculture to combat...

Justice Honyenuga was just waiting to sentence Opuni – Lawyer tells Supreme Court

Lawyers of the former Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) Chief Executive Officer have told the Supreme Court not to set aside its decision...

Energy Ministry to suspend fuel levies

The Minister of Energy, Dr Matthew Opoku-Prempeh, has said the ministry is working with the Ministry of Finance to suspend some levies...

There is shortage of food; not food crisis – Minister [Audio]

The Deputy Minister for Agriculture has dismissed claims that the country is faced with a food crisis. Mr Yaw...

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...

Planting for Food & Jobs was my idea – Mahama

JoyNews/AdomNews · Planting for Food & Jobs was my idea - Mahama Former President John Dramani Mahama is claiming...

Mahama secured funding for Planting for Food & Jobs – Asiedu Nketia [Audio]

JoyNews/AdomNews · Mahama secured funding for Planting for Food & Jobs – Asiedu Nketia claims General Secretary of the...

Agric Minister gives reasons for maize shortage

Food and Agriculture Minister, Dr Owusu Afriyie Akoto, says maize production in the country dipped in 2020 to a drought spell.

24 family members die of suspected food poisoning

As many as 24 members of a family have died of suspected food poisoning at Danzanke village of Bargaja ward in Isa...
Alhaji Farouk Aliu Mahama, son of former Vice President, the late Aliu Mahama

Aliu Mahama’s son gets top appointment in Akufo-Addo’s govt

The Member of Parliament (MP) for Yendi Constituency, Alhaji Farouk Aliu Mahama, has had his share of appointment in the second term...

Bryan Acheampong donates GHC500,000 worth of farm inputs to farmers in his constituency

Over six thousand farmers in the Kwahu East District of the Abetifi constituency have received farm inputs worth Ghc500,000 to support their...

Opuni wins Supreme Court case

The Supreme Court has, in a majority decision, stopped Justice Clemence Honyenuga from continuing with the trial in which Dr Stephen Opuni...