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Agriculture in Ghana

  • Africa's Economic Future Depends on Its Farms

    BOTSWANA, 2017/10/16 At the same time as the economies of Nigeria and South Africa recently rebounded, it wasn't oil or minerals that did the trick. It was agriculture. Faster and additional sustainable agricultural increase is crucial not only to the continent's economy, but as well to its ability to feed and employ its surging people. Agriculture still accounts for a quarter of gross domestic product and as much as two-thirds of employment in sub-Saharan Africa. In fact, agricultural increase has the biggest impact on non-farm gain and reducing poverty.
  • Avian flu in West Africa / FAO , prevent spread across region of 330 million

    BENIN, 2015/07/23 Fears are growing that without timely intervention to stem outbreaks of the highly virulent avian flu virus H5N1 across West Africa, further spread across the region and beyond is inevitable, FAO said today. To this end, the agency is calling for $20 million for prevention and response activities. The call follows outbreaks of the virus in poultry farms, markets and family holdings in Nigeria, Burkina Faso, Niger, Cote d’Ivoire and Ghana. The outbreak comes as nations across West Africa are still recovering from, and in some cases still battling, Ebola. Avian flu could trigger a mass die-off of chicken – a nutritious and inexpensive source of food for a lot of people– with detrimental impacts on diets and on the economy of the region, exacerbating an by presently difficult situation.
  • President Mahama cuts sod for sugar factory construction

    GHANA, 2014/08/21 President John Dramani Mahama on Tuesday announced that government would avoid all the negative tendencies and attitudes that led to the collapse of Komenda sugar factory some years back. He said the importation of sugar and other essential consumer goods were having a heavy toll on the Ghanaian economy, which government would work out to balance in the coming years. President Mahama said this at the same time as he cut the sod for commencement of work on the $ 36.5 million Komenda Sugar Factory in the Komenda Edina Eguafo Abirem Municipality in the Central Region.
  • Africa: Can Africa Satisfy Its Hunger?

    BOTSWANA, 2013/04/02 Africa frequently experiences food shortages, although its 900 million farmers could feed the continent, inclunding supplying other parts of the world. But for this to happen they need the support of politicians.
  • Ghâ¢212 for 64kg Bag of Cocoa 2012-10-18

    GHANA, 2012/10/18 更多     Ghana: Ghâ¢212 for 64kg Bag of Cocoa