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The Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MOFA) has signed an MOU with Israel for the training of some 50 Ghanaian Agric students in Israel to boost vegetable production in Ghana. •The technology exchange program will offer training to the students in modern agriculture practices especially in the area of Green House vegetable production as a step towards increasing local production and export of vegetables. •Under the agreement, Agro Studies – the international centre for agricultural studies in Israel will offer an 11 month paid internship for the group of Ghanaian graduates in Israel. •This initiative is part of his ministry’s plans to make Ghana a leader in vegetable export. •Upon their return of the students, the government of Ghana through the Agric Ministry will help the them settle down and establish their own greenhouse farms where production of vegetables will take centre stage so that we can increase our exports of vegetables to match or exceed proceeds from cocoa. •Amongst the programs would be the establishment of three satellite centres in the Greater Accra, and Ashanti regions for the training and production of greenhouse vegetable farming. • Note: Selection of the students for the training has already begun and the qualified students are expected to leave Ghana in September.

Posted: June 23, 2018 at 10:08 pm   /   Editor's Choice, Featured, Food & Drinks, Politics

The Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MOFA) has signed an MOU with Israel for the training of some 50 Ghanaian Agric students in Israel to boost vegetable production in Ghana. •The technology exchange program will offer training to the students in modern agriculture practices especially in the area of Green House vegetable production as a […]

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President Akufo-Addo launching the Antimicrobial Resistance Plan

PRESIDENT AKUFO-ADDO LAUNCHES GHANA’S ANTIMICROBIAL RESISTANCE POLICY AND NATIONAL ACTION PLAN.

Posted: April 12, 2018 at 1:10 pm   /   Editor's Choice, Featured, Food & Drinks, Health, Politics

The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, on Wednesday, 11th April, 2018, launched Ghana’s Anti-microbial Resistance Policy and National Action Plan, at an event at the Accra International Conference Centre. President Akufo-Addo noted that even though antimicrobials have been used to prevent and treat microbial infections, over the course of several years, over […]

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We use cement to purify water – Sagnarigu residents

Posted: April 3, 2018 at 2:22 pm   /   Editor's Choice, Food & Drinks, Science & Environment

Poor and desperate residents of Nanton Kpawomo in Sagnarigu municipality of the Northern region use cement as chemical to treat water before consumption, as rainfalls delay triggered the worst water crisis situation in the community. The only supply of drinking water, for two other communities, is a hand dug dam and contaminated waterhole located in […]

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A degree holder now ‘waakye’ seller; the story of Atomic waakye

Posted: April 3, 2018 at 2:15 pm   /   Business, Editor's Choice, Food & Drinks

What a bold step! Can you imagine your child, brother or sister completes university and after national service comes back to tell you: “I want to sell waakye”? Just for the sake of our international readers, waakye is a Ghanaian food made of par-boiled rice and beans. That is the kind of job three youngsters […]

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Thousands of homes without water: can you claim compensation from your water company?

Posted: March 25, 2018 at 11:46 pm   /   Editor's Choice, Food & Drinks, World News

Thousand of homes have been left without water for days due to problems caused by extreme weather. Can affected customers claim compensation from their water supplier? Around 20,000 homes supplied by Thames Water were left with no running water, and a host of other water companies across England and Wales have reported problems. Thames Water, […]

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Kasapreko gets ISO certification for quality products

Posted: January 31, 2018 at 11:21 pm   /   Business, Editor's Choice, Food & Drinks

Leading indigenous beverage manufacturer, Kasapreko Company Limited, has been awarded the prestigious International Standard Organisation (ISO) certificate for its quality food safety management system. The ISO certification was awarded by the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company, SGS Ghana. At a short ceremony to unveil the certification at its head office at Spintex […]

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Posted: December 21, 2017 at 10:40 am   /   Editor's Choice, Food & Drinks

The real Pub, Rampa Pub opens in Tamale on the Saturday 23rd December, 2017 From 4pm till day break. Come enjoy rollicking and memorable moments; good food and assorted drinks coupled with live Band music under serene environment. #Rampa_Pub serves the best of wine, whisky, champaign, Voda, bitters and non alcoholic beverages. Fried, plain, & […]

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Women in agribusiness can drive Ghana beyond aid

Posted: December 11, 2017 at 3:32 am   /   Business, Editor's Choice, Food & Drinks, Politics

The USAID Ghana Mission Director, Ms Sharon Cromer, has said that empowering women in agriculture can serve as a catalyst to help position the country as a nation beyond aid faster and in a sustainable manner. She said women made up 50 per cent of the population and served as an underutilised resource, such that […]

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Left to die: Ghana’s onion industry close to extinction

Posted: November 8, 2017 at 3:01 pm   /   Business, Editor's Choice, Food & Drinks

Ghana’s onion industry will soon be completely wiped out if challenges hampering its growth are not dealt with. Ten years ago, the industry was a bustling one. But today, Ghana is forced to import onions from a number of African countries to feed homes and eateries across the country. In the first of Citi Business […]

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Over 50 SHS Students in Koforidua Hospitalized over food poisoning

Posted: November 3, 2017 at 3:40 pm   /   Editor's Choice, Education, Food & Drinks, Health

Over 50 students of the Ghana Senior High School (GHANASS) at Koforidua in the Eastern Region, are receiving treatment at the St. Joseph’s Hospital following a suspected food poisoning. The students; both male and female, were rushed to the hospital on Monday after they complained of stomach aches after eating ‘waakye’ from the school’s canteen […]

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