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Poor Road Access, Uncovered Galamsey Pits Death Trap and Breeding Mosquitoes in Juaso – Cocoa Farmers

Cocoa farmers in Akyem Juaso in the Fanteakwa South District in the Eastern Region bemoan that the footpaths that lead to their farms and uncovered pits is causing a threat to them due to the illegal mining activities in the township by the illegal miners. This he said is making …

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Our Land Owners Don’t Involve Us In Negotiations with The Mining Companies – Nsutam Cocoa Farmers

Cocoa farmers of Fanteakwa South District, AKyem Nsutam to be precise in the Eastern Region have said, they are not the real owners of the land they farm on hence not the ones giving the farm lands to the mining companies. However, they claim their land owners give the land …

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E/R: Irrigation Is Our Major Problem- Ankaase Cocoa Farmers Cry Out

Access to Water for irrigation in Ankaase in the Atiwa East District in the Eastern Region has been a major problem for the Cocoa farmers in Ankaase, the Chief Farmer of Ankaase reveals.   According to Mr Owusu, the Chief Farmer, the activities of the illegal miners have polluted the …

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E/R: Stem Borers, Capsid, Ephid, Swollen Shoot, Lack of Fertilizer, et al Making Cocoa Farming Inconvenient In Ankaase.

News gathered by Radio 1 News on Tuesday December 4, 2018 when the News Team visited the said community indicate that out of the numerous concerns of the Cocoa farmers in the area, pests like stem borers, Ephids (Atee), Capsid (Akate) and diseases such as Swollen shoot, Blackpod Disease (Anonom) …

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E/R: Ankaase Youth Abandon Cocoa Farming Because it’s Not Lucrative

The Youth in Ankaase Community in the Atiwa East District in the Eastern Region have abandoned Cocoa farming, even as there is no job for them.   The main occupation for residents of Ankaase is farming but out of the numerous types, Cocoa farming is predominant but the occupation is …

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E/R: Illegal Mining Destroying Cocoa Farm Roads In Ankaase – Cocoa Farmers Cry out

Cocoa Farmers of Akyem Ankaase in the Atiwa East District in the Eastern Region Cry over the menace the almighty Galamsey (illegal mining) has brought to them especially leaving them with deplorable Road access to the Farms.   In an interview with Radio 1 News on Tuesday December 4, 2018 …

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Asokore SDA SHS, Chinto JHS win Blue Skies School Farm Competition 2018

Koforidua Asokore SDA SHS was emerged winners in this years Blue skies School Farm Project Competition with respect to the SHS category while the Chinto L/A J.H.S. also emerged winners in the basic school category. The keen competition which is aimed at sensitization the Youth the need to engage in …

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Ghana To Meet Revenue Target In Mineral Export

Ghana exported nearly $5.8 billion worth of minerals as of the end of October, 2018 as against $6 billon minerals exported in 2017, the Governor of the Bank of Ghana, Dr Ernest Kwamina Yedu Addison, has said. With such gains, he said, the country was on course in meeting the …

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Ghana Can Create Market And Make Revenue Through Waste Management

The Co-founder and Manager of Adepa Evelyn Africa Initiative, Samuel Wonder has disclosed that Ghana can create international market, generate money through hard plastic waste recycling (PET Bottles) , make the  country an environment free, make our stagnant water bodies clean and improve on our health system. He made this …

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COCOBOD Denies $650m Cocoa Cash Diversion

The Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) has debunked claims by the Minority in Parliament that the Akufo-Addo administration has diverted a whopping $650 million of the $1.3 billion cocoa syndicated loan. The said amount is believed to be the first tranche of the syndicated loan for the 2018/2019 crop season. The …

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