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We Are Suffering on Our Own Land Due To Illegal Mining – Juaso Cocoa Farmers

 Cocoa farmers at Akyem Juaso in the Fanteakwa South District in the Eastern Region have reiterated that even though they live on their own lands, they are not having the feeling of being at home, ‘’ they are really suffering on their own lands.’’ In an interview with Nana Asare, …

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Some Of Our Cocoa Farmers Are Contributors To Cocoa Farm Destruction.

S  The Dwantoahene of Akyem Juaso in the Fanteakwa South District in the Eastern Region, Nana Asare has revealed that, some cocoa farmers of the community are the main cause of Cocoa farmland destruction by illegal mining, known as Galamsey” whereby giving out their farmlands willfully to the miners. Speaking …

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E/R: About 312 acres of Cocoa Farms To Be Destroyed

News gathered by Radio 1 news indicates that, about 312 acres of Cocoa farms at Akyem Juaso in the Fanteakwa South district in the Eastern region are going to be destroyed by mining activities anytime soon. A visit to the area by Radio one news revealed that, prospecting have been …

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E/R, Cocoa Mass Spraying: Our Spraying Machines Are Inadequate – Banso Cocoa Farmer

A cocoa farmer at Akyem Banso in the Atiwa West district of Eastern Region, Mr. Rexford has said that the Mass spraying which was introduced by COCOBOD and Government is a good policy that is helping them but believes it would have been better if Every farmer could own the …

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We Are Losing Interest In Cocoa Farming – Banso Cocoa Farmers Cry Out

Cocoa farmers at Akyem Banso in the Atiwa West district in the  Eastern Region have said they are loosing interest in cocoa farming due the effects of mining activities on their farms. In an interview with Radio 1 News, some of the farmers complained bitterly about how miners are destroying …

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Selective Cocoa Mass Spraying, Lack Of Fertilizer Hit Kwabeng – Cocoa Farmers Complain

A number of Cocoa farmers in the Atiwa West District in the Eastern Region have revealed that Cocoa mass spraying in the area is now about whom you know and who knows you since the sprayers have been selective in discharging their duties and also they are not given fertilizers …

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Cocoa Farming Is Not Lucrative, Reason We Are Not Engaging: Kwabeng Youth

The youth in Akyem Kwabeng in the Atiwa west district have revealed that their decisions not to engage into cocoa farming is as a result of they not seeing cocoa farming as a lucrative venture. According to those who spoke with Radio 1 News, lack ofcapital, poor road access, and …

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Access Roads To Cocoa Farms Are Major Challenge – Kwabeng Cocoa Farmers Complain

Cocoa farmers in the Atiwa West District in the Eastern Region are complaining bitterly about the deplorable state of the road access to their cocoa farms. According to them these are the results of illegal mining and small scale mining in the area. In an interview with Radio 1 News, …

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We Ain’t Jubilating Till The Ban Is Officially Lifted – Chairman Small Scale Miners

The Chairman for the Association of Small Scale Miners in the Eastern Region, Mr. Kwadwo Sarfo on Radio1 100.7’s Morning show, Susubiribi stated that until the Government comes to categorically make a final declaration of the lifting of the ban on illegal mining popularly called ‘Galamsey’ which affected their work, …

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GWCL To Disconnect Defaulting Customers

The Public Relations Officer (PRO) of the Ghana Water Company Limited (GWCL) in Eastern Region, Mr. Kudjoe Daase on Radio1, 100.7’s Morning show- Susubiribi explained that the reason why GWCL had decided to embark on disconnection of pipelines nationwide is that as the year is almost elapsed and they will …

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