‘HIDDEN hunger’ featured prominently at a BRICS- (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa) led public discussion on nutrition held at FAO on Wednesday, ahead of the Second International Conference on Nutrition (ICN2) scheduled to take place in November 2014.
DUPONT PIONEER, the world’s leading developer and supplier of advanced plant genetics and the USAID launched the Ghana Advanced Maize Seed Adoption Program (GAMSAP) today to help improve the productivity of smallholder maize farmers in Ghana.
By Bernice Bessey GHANA’S National President of Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana (PFAG) says they are not benefiting from government subventions especially the fertilizer subsidy meant to help the rural farmer, since some agencies responsible for distribution of the commodity are diverting it outside the country.
WORLDWATCH Institute, a US-based independent research organization that works on energy, resource, and environmental issues says positive global change can only be achieved if the social, economic, and environmental dimensions are fully addressed.
Norway has allocated approximately $10 million to help FAO provide conflict-affected farmers, fishers and herders in South Sudan with critical livelihood support.
In spite of the nagging cases of judgment debt assailing the nation and the huge tranches of cash being doled out by the State regularly to settle cases arising out of such negligence of politicians and technocrats, the canker goes on unabated, investigations by the African Eye News can reveal. Forestry Commission sources told the African […]
Disruptions in food trade and marketing in the three West African countries most affected by Ebola have made food increasingly expensive and hard to come by, while labor shortages are putting the upcoming harvest season at serious risk, FAO warned today. In Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone, quarantine zones and restrictions on people’s movement aimed […]
By M.A Kunateh, Accra, Ghana The African Cashew Alliance’s prestigious World Cashew Festival & Expo returns to Ghana for the second year running, with a four-day event beginning on 11th November 2014 at the Accra International Conference Centre. According to the organisers, over 400 delegates from all over the world and from all levels […]
By Mashood .A Kunateh in Accra, Ghana Managers of the Ghana Commercial Agricultural Project (GCAP) are confident that the multimillion dollar World Bank and USAID funded project would help boost private sector investments in the country’s agric sector. According to them, the GCAP is working to sanitise and magnetise the agribusiness investment in Ghana. The […]