“Exit any unprepared land to save your time and energy”. This is the advice from the director of
engineering services directorate at the ministry of Agriculture MoFA.
Vice Chancellor of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) is pushing Agricultural Economists to lead research into the numerous challenges facing Ghana’s agriculture and help proffer solutions.
The Bawku West District Coordinator of the National Disaster Management Organization (NDAMO), Daniel Anania Atampuba, says a total of 1000 farmers in six communities in the district, have had their crops destroyed by flood as a result of the overflow of the White Volta, which passes through the district.
About 200 hundred farmers in the Tatale-Sanguli district of the Northern region have received training and seedlings to begin the cashew plantation project under the government's flagship project 'Planting for Food and Jobs.'
The Vice President of the Republic, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, has challenged the Ministry of Food and Agriculture to implement targeted, deliberate policies to make Ghana self-sufficient in chicken production and save the nation from the huge poultry import bill.
Professor Kenneth Danso, Director of Biotechnology and Nuclear Agricultural Research Institute has said Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) will stand the test of time and enhance agricultural development in Ghana should be fully adopted here n Ghana.
Ghana Climate Innovation Centre (GCIC) in collaboration with the Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MoFA) has held a day's forum to promote the operationalisation of the National Climate Smart Agriculture Action Plan (NCSAAP).
Dr. Kofi Boa of Centre for No-Till Agriculture (CNTA) has called for a new innovation to ensure the structural stability of soils to sustain agroecology in Ghana and other parts of Africa.
Regional Marketing Group (RMG) Ghana Limited, a leading company in the nation's agriculture industry has introduced a new chemical known as 'Belt Expert 480SC' to help farmers fight the menace of Fall Armyworm'.
Increasing fertilizer smuggling is affecting agriculture production in the Sissala East Municipality and Sissala West District.
Farmers in these areas have been struggling with the lack of access to the manure.