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Launch of Planting for Export and Rural Dev’t: Coffee Federation Lauds Ghana’s President

Accra, Ghana, April 24, 2019//-The Coffee Federation of Ghana (CFG) has lauded the President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo for taking the bold step to launch the Planting for Export and Rural Development (PERD), an initiative meant to further boost the revival of the country’s economic growth through the agricultural sector, especially, the production of cash […]


New Study: Nigeria is the Leading Seed Hub in Western, Central Africa

Lagos, Nigeria, April 17, 2019//-Nigeria-based Value Seeds tops the rankings in new research on seed companies operating in Western and Central Africa.

Ghana: Think Tank Proposes a $2Bn Bond to Support the Agric Sector

Accra, Ghana, April 16, 2019//-The Alliance for Development and Industrialization (ADI), a think tank group, is proposing a US$2 billion (bn) Transformational Commodity Fund (TCF) for the agriculture sector.

Coffee Federation of Ghana Announces Initiatives to Revamp Coffee Production

Accra, Ghana, April 15, 2019//-The Coffee Federation of Ghana (CFG) has announced that a number of initiatives aimed at revamping the coffee industry in Ghana and make the produce one of the most attractive and sought after commodity on the world market.

3 Organisations Commit to Food System Transformation in Southeast Asia

April 13, 2019//-The International Rice Research Institute (IRRI), WorldFish, and the International Water Management Institute (IWMI) signed a five-year tripartite Memorandum of Understanding (MoU).

FAO Begins Distribution of Seeds and Tools in Cyclone-ravaged Mozambique

Beira, Mozambique, April 12, 2019/ — Farmers in areas left devastated by Tropical Cyclone Idai in Mozambique have started to receive much-needed agricultural inputs thanks to a joint effort by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and Mozambique’s Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security to assist hard-hit rural families to get […]

Ghana:  Youth Threaten to Boycott Youth In Forestry Program In Damongo

Damongo, Savannah Region, Ghana, April 10, 2019//-The young men and women involved in the youth in forestry program in the Savanna regional capital of Damongo have boycotted the program citing various concerns affecting them.

Kenya: Nairobi Farmers’ Market to Link Growers with Consumers

April 3, 2019//-Kenyan farmers will soon have their own market where they sell produce directly to consumers, cutting off the traditional value chain that is replete with middlemen.

Over 200 Transactions Take Place on Ghana Commodity Exchange in 3 Years

Accra, Ghana, April 2, 2019\\-Ghana Commodity Exchange (GCX) today announced that over 200 transactions have so far taken place since its inception in 2017.

Nestlé Introduces New Maggi Onto the Ghanaian Market

Accra, Ghana, April 1, 2019//-Nutrition health and wellness company, Nestlé Ghana Limited has introduced a new maggi product called “Maggi D3d33d3” onto the Ghanaian market.

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