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GNAPF Happy With Ghana Over Hungary Agric Partnership

President of the Ghana National Association of Poultry Farmers (GNAFP), Mr. Victor Oppong has expressed his delight at the first Ghanaian Hungarian Forum held at the Hungarian Embassy in Accra. Expressing his gratitude to the Hungarian ambassador, Mr. Andras Szabo and the entire staff of the embassy, Mr. Oppong observed …

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Kumasi Traditional Council, KMA relocate traders selling on pavements

The Kumasi Traditional Council has teamed up with the Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly to relocate traders occupying pavements and unauthorized places in Kumasi. The move follows an eviction notice served by the Ashanti Regional Coordinating Council calling for vacation of such places by today Monday November 62017. The arrangement also precedes …

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Farmers Urged To Adopt Internet Marketing

President of the Akuafo and Market Association, Mr. Jacob Adzikah has urged farmers to adopt e-marketing to easily sell or find market for their produce even before harvesting since the system has changed into a global village. He made the call on the Rite Morning Ride with host Captain Adabugar. …

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Galamsey Killing Cocoa Industry – COCOBOD CEO

CEO of Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD), Joseph Boahen Aidoo has said the activities of artisanal miners (galamseyers) and the aging of farmers are affecting the cocoa industry in Ghana. Delivering a keynote address on the theme: ‘Accelerating sustainability through technology and innovation’, at the 2017 WCF Partnership Meetings in Washington, …

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‘One District, One Factory’ To Be Showcased At Dubai Expo 2020

Viable companies to be established under government’s ‘One district, One factory’ initiative will be showcased at the biggest world Expo to be held in Dubai, UAE in 2020, Yofi Grant, Chief Executive Officer of the Ghana Investment Promotions Centre (GIPC) has said. Asked by the B&FT whether the GIPC considers …

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Mobile Money Transactions Jumped By 121% In 2016 – BoG Report

The Payment Systems Oversight report by the Bank of Ghana (BoG) shows the value of mobile money transactions as of December 2016 reached GH¢78.5billion, indicating a 121.5 percent growth compared to the GH¢35.4billion recorded over the same period in 2015. The report also shows that the number of registered mobile …

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Ghana Armed Forces Bank Starts Operation By End Of 2017

The Ghana Armed Forces will start operating its own bank by the end of 2017, Chief of Defence Staff Lt. General O. B. Akwa disclosed on Tuesday, 2 November when Defence Minister Dominic Nitiwul paid a two-day working visit to the Garrison unit of army personnel in Takoradi in the …

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Agriculture Still Remains Backbone Of Most Third World Countries – Korboe

The Hungarian Embassy of Ghana in collaboration with stakeholders in the agriculture sector of Ghana has held the first agricultural forum at the Hungarian Embassy in Accra. The purpose of the forum was aimed at strengthening ties on how the Hungarian Government can collaborate with the Ghana Agricultural sector for …

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Prosecute COCOBOD CEO For Causing Financial Loss – Minority

The Minority in Parliament is calling for the prosecution of the Chief Executive Officer of COCOBOD for causing financial loss to the state. According to the NDC MPs, a directive to all contractors to halt ongoing works on all COCOBOD funded projects has resulted in deterioration of such projects. Joseph …

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Adopt Modern Forms Of Farming – Youth Urged

The President of the Bee Keepers Association of Ghana has dissuaded Ghanaian youth from seeing farming as a “dirty business” or a “dirty job” or as some kind of punishment. Mr. Patrick Addy Newman who made the assertions on Rite FM’s agric flagship program, Agric Forum said that the youth …

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