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Agric sector rapidly declining under Mahama – Akufo-Addo

The 2016 presidential candidate of the New Patriotic Party, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, says the sad state of affairs in which Ghana finds herself in, under the leadership of President John Mahama, is evident in the rapid decline of the agricultural sector over the last eight years. With some 60% of the Ghanaian population engaged in agriculture, Nana Akufo-Addo stated ...

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mFarms: Technology to boost Ghana’s agribusiness

Ghana is increasingly drifting towards the use of technology to raise agriculture production as it launches the ‘mFarms’ platform to aid farmers to adopt good farm management practices. It would serve as vital source of information on best agronomic practices, pest and disease control. mFarms provides the tools to help every actor within the agricultural value chain to ensure efficiency. ...

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Food insecurity to hit Ghana if… – Women in farming warn

Rural women in Ghana say despite their key role in the agricultural sector, they have been sidelined in the implantation of certain government policies. Their concern is coming at a time rural women across Africa are being empowered to remain in agriculture so as to secure food for the future. The Africa Lead project is aimed at building capacity for ...

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