Farmers trigger dormant rules on local purchases

Farmers in the country are advocating a policy that will ensure government institutions purchase locally made products to create a

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UMB signs US$10.8 million IDIF agreement with Central Sugar Company

The Universal Merchant Bank (UMB) has signed a $10.8million agreement with Central Sugar Company Limited to kick-start the establishment of

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COCOBOD to get lower interest on new syndicated loan

The Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) has told Citi Business News that, it will be paying a lower interest rate on

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50% of farm produce go waste

Government would have to put together an immediate plan to process perishable crops to save the country millions of cedis.

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2,160 service personnel to push “Planting for Food and Jobs”

The National Service Secretariat (NSS) has deployed a total of 2,000 service personnel for the 2017/18 service year to the

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Govt targets 1.5m tons of cocoa production in four years

Government has hinted of increasing its cocoa target from one million tons to 1.5million metric tons of cocoa within the

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Change perception about agric financing – BOPP MD urges banks

The Managing Director (MD) of Benso Oil Palm Plantation (BOPP), Mr Sam Avaala, has urged banks to change their mindset

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Ghanaian farmers can now rely on accurate weather predictions

The installation of a multi-purpose satellite ground station at Sunyani, the Brong Ahafo regional capital, by the University of Energy

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COCOBOD to compensate farmers who cut down unproductive cocoa trees

Joseph Boahen Aidoo, Chief Executive Officer of COCOBOD has disclosed that his outfit has mapped out a payment plan to

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Fishing industry triples agric growth in 1st quarter of 2017

Agric industry players are optimistic of a rebound in the growth of the sector for the rest of 2017. Their

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