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COCOBOD pays courtesy call on Okyenhene

Hackman Owusu Agyemang, Board Chairman of COCOBOD last week led the Board and Management to pay a courtesy call on the Okyenhene, Osagyefo Amoatia Ofori Panyin at his palace in Kyebi where he promised to supervise a paradigm shift in the cocoa sector. Owusu Agyemang in a brief statement said although the Board inherited huge challenges, both financial and administrative, ...

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Fishing industry triples agric growth in 2017

Agric industry players are optimistic of a rebound in the growth of the sector for the rest of 2017. Their optimism is premised on the massive growth in agric subsector between the first quarter of 2016 and the same period in 2017. For the one year period, the agric sector growth almost tripled, from 2.8 percent to 7.6 percent. Generally, ...

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Peasant farmers laud ‘Planting for Food and Jobs’ project but…

The Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana (PFAG) has commended government’s ‘Planting for Food and Jobs’ project but says the initiative needs some fine tuning. The project is one of the government’s moves to create jobs and increase agriculture productivity by supporting farmers with seedlings and fertilizers. Programmes Coordinator at PFAG, Charles Nyaba, says although the project will enable small-holder farmers ...

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