COCOBOD rolls out service provisions for farmers

COCOBOD rolls out service provisions for farmers

The Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) is expected to roll out service provisions to farmers in the sector. The provisions are to enable them to grow and pr...

Agriculture officers charged to sustain Orange-fleshed Sweet Potato production

Agriculture officers charged to sustain Orange-fleshed Sweet Potato production

The Deputy Savanna Regional Minister, Mr Samuel Y. Tika, has charged Agriculture Extension Officers to work closely with farmer’ groups to ensure wi...

Cocoa farmers advised to support child labour elimination efforts

Cocoa farmers advised to support child labour elimination efforts

Cocoa farmers in the country have been urged to be more proactive in child labour elimination efforts as this would guarantee a better future for the ...

Ghana, Cote d’Ivoire to pay 70 percent of floor price to cocoa farmers

Ghana, Cote d’Ivoire to pay 70 percent of floor price to cocoa farmers

Cocoa farmers in Ghana and Cote d’Ivoire will henceforth be entitled to a minimum of seventy percent of the agreed floor price. By this, farmers ar...

PFJ registers 90,000 farmers for 2019 season in Bawku

PFJ registers 90,000 farmers for 2019 season in Bawku

About 90,000 farmers have been registered by the Bawku Municipal Department of Agriculture to participate in this year’s Planting for Food and Jobs ...

Ghana, Cote D’Ivoire announce more cash for cocoa farmers

Ghana, Cote D’Ivoire announce more cash for cocoa farmers

Ghana and Cote D’Ivoire have announced a US$400 per tonne (Living Income Differential) to be paid to cocoa farmers, as part of a set of measures the...

More than 400 farmers receive oil palm seedlings in Asante-Akim Central

More than 400 farmers receive oil palm seedlings in Asante-Akim Central

The Asante-Akim Central Municipal Assembly, has distributed 105,000 oil palm seedlings to 450 farmers in the Municipality as part of efforts to promot...

COCOBOD engages 22 banks to raise syndicate loan for 2019/20 crop season

COCOBOD engages 22 banks to raise syndicate loan for 2019/20 crop season

The Chief Executive Officer of COCOBOD, Joseph Boahen Aidoo is hopeful COCOBOD will be able to raise the needed funds to finance the 2019/2020 crop se...

Smallholder farmers in Amanchia trained in conservation agriculture

Smallholder farmers in Amanchia trained in conservation agriculture

The Ghana Agricultural Sector Investment Programme (GASIP) has held a five-day training programme for smallholder farmers on sustainable farming throu...

Agric boss arrested over missing fertilizers

Agric boss arrested over missing fertilizers

The Goaso Municipal Director of Agriculture, Eric Osei Aduamah, has been arrested in connection with the alleged disappearance of 14,444 bags of ferti...