By Emmanuel Wullo Wullingdool, Policy Advocate & Consultant in Agriculture and International Trade Ghana’s position as the shining star in Africa is in no doubt. As the first country insub-Saharan Africa to gain independence, the country has earned for itself a good image. However, there is the question of sustainability of this great image.
Accra, Ghana//-The Agriculture Development Bank PLC (ADB) has officially presented a cheque of five hundred and seventy thousand Ghana Cedis (GH¢570,000.00) to Solomon Kwadwo Kusi, the 2020 National Best Farmer.
OLAM International, through its wholly-owned subsidiary Olam Food Ingredients, has entered into a joint venture with Mondelez International, which is acting through Kraft Foods North America and Asia, to develop a sustainable commercial cocoa farm in Indonesia through the subscription of a 50 per cent interest in AztecAgri for US$10.8 million.
Facing a key party congress, top officials in Namibia’s ruling party allegedly skimmed money from a lucrative fishing deal to buy votes for President Hage Geingob.
The Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) is assessing the potential impact of the export of cocoa beans by China on the local cocoa industry.
The continent grows most of the world’s raw cashews but only processes a fraction of them, missing out on a wealth of opportunity offered by booming global demand.
A tomato vendor attends to buyer at a makeshift food market established to cushion the effect of COVID lockdown in Lagos. Photo by Pius Utomi Ekpei/AFP via Getty Images Ademola Adenle, Colorado State University During the lockdown in Lagos, Nigeria, I joined a humanitarian team to distribute food to poor people in the urban slums. […]
Conflicts between nomadic livestock farmers and crop farmers are common in Ghana. Stefan Heunis/AFP via Getty Images Dennis Penu, International Institute of Social Studies Conflicts between nomadic livestock farmers (pastoralists) and crop farmers are common social problems reported in every sub-region in Africa.