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Agriculture


Chief Minister Assures Funding for Feed Salone Programme

Freetown, 11 Janvier (SELENA) Il y a 5 mois 7 jours 43 minutes

Chief Minister Dr. David Moinina Sengeh elucidated the strategic initiatives slated for execution by the government in 2024, central to the government's priority agenda, aptly named the "Big Five," is the prominent Feed Salone programme, with the synergistic collaboration by the Ministry of Agriculture, noting the substantial financial resources it has marshaled to facilitate the seamless implementation of the comprehensive initiatives encapsulated within the ambit of the Big Five agenda, he said this at the weekly press briefing, at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation.

NDDC partners farm holdings to boost food security

Abuja, 6 Décembre (NAN) Il y a 6 mois 11 jours 20 heures 10 minutes

The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), said it has commenced arrangements with large-scale farm holdings in the region to boost food security and agro-allied products in the country.

FG, IFAD inaugurate Women in Agriculture Network in Edo

Benin, 29 Novembre (NAN) Il y a 6 mois 18 jours 20 heures 12 minutes

The Federal Government Livelihood Improvement Family Enterprises, Niger Delta (LIFE-ND) project, on Wednesday, inaugurated the Edo chapter of Women in Agriculture in the Niger Delta.

5m Nigerians benefit from FG/IFAD programmes – Minister

Abuja, 28 Novembre (NAN) Il y a 6 mois 19 jours 20 heures 45 minutes

The Federal Government says over five million smallholder farmers have benefitted from the IFAD supported agricultural programmes in the country.

26m Nigerians at risk of food insecurity in 2024–FAO

Abuja, 3 Novembre (NAN) Il y a 7 mois 14 jours 19 heures 57 minutes

The Food and Agriculture Organisation(FAO) says no fewer than 26 million Nigerians in Borno, Sokoto and Zamfara States including the FCT may face food crisis between June and August, 2024.

Plus de 100 millions de FCFA à des sociétés coopératives pour la collecte de de graines d’hévéa

Abidjan, 27 Octobre (AIP) Il y a 7 mois 21 jours 20 heures 22 minutes

Des sociétés coopératives issues de la Fédération des producteurs de la filière hévéa de Côte d'Ivoire (FPH-CI) ont reçu, mercredi 25 octobre 2023, lors d'une cérémonie de remise de chèques à Yamoussoukro, plus de 100 millions de FCFA, pour la collecte de 1500 tonnes de graines d'hévéa, rapporte une note d'informations à l'Agence ivoirienne de presse (AIP).

Sierra Leone to Embark on Massive Agricultural Production

Freetown, 12 Octobre (SLENA) Il y a 8 mois 5 jours 16 heures 59 minutes

The Minister of Agriculture and Food Security, Dr Musa Kpaka disclosed to pressmen that, Sierra Leone is going to embark on massive agricultural production in the coming years in order to achieve Cluster one of the Big Five Changers.

Food Advancement Ghana making youth in agriculture an admirable venture

Accra, 5 Octobre (GNA) Il y a 8 mois 12 jours 22 heures 24 minutes

Food Advancement Ghana, an agro-business pioneered by a group of university graduates have encouraged their colleagues to "kill" unemployment by venturing into agriculture to feed the nation.

Anthrax Outbreak: Miyetti Allah tasks FG on nationwide vaccination of livestock

Abuja, 28 Septembre (NAN) Il y a 8 mois 19 jours 20 heures 33 minutes

The Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN), has called on the Federal Government to embark on a nationwide vaccination of livestock against anthrax.

GEPA partners African Coconut Group for Third International Coconut Festival in Ghana

Accra, 25 Septembre (GNA) Il y a 8 mois 22 jours 13 heures 46 minutes

The Ghana Export Promotion Authority (GEPA) is collaborating with the African Coconut Group (ACG) to hold the Third edition of the International Coconut Festival in Ghana slated to take off on Tuesday, September 26, 2023.

 Create enabling environment for thriving agriculture- Netherlands Ambassador tells government  

Accra, 22 Septembre (GNA) Il y a 8 mois 25 jours 14 heures 2 minutes

Mr Jeroen Verheul, the Netherlands Ambassador to Ghana, has emphasised the need for the Government to prioritise the agriculture sector and create a conducive environment for its flourishing. 

Coconut Day: NIFOR x-ray strategise for sustainable coconut production

Abuja, 22 Septembre (NAN) Il y a 8 mois 25 jours 21 heures 11 minutes

The Nigerian Institute for Oil Palm Research (NIFOR), says achieving sustainable coconut production in the country requires a comprehensive approach that addresses environmental, social and economic aspects .

African urged leaders to build better food systems, promote food sovereignty -AfDB

Abuja, 12 Septembre (NAN) Il y a 9 mois 5 jours 18 heures 43 minutes

African leaders have been urged to build better food systems and promote food sovereignty, with youth and women at the centre.

Ghana to start cultivating sunflower in large quantities in 2024

Accra, 23 Août (GNA) Il y a 9 mois 25 jours 13 heures 47 minutes

The Tropical Agricultural Marketing and Consultancy Services (TRAGRIMACS) Wednesday launched a Ghana Sunflower Project for the cultivation of sunflower in large quantities in the country from 2024.

2022 National Best Farmer launches Rethink Initiative to encourage more youth in agriculture

Accra, 17 Août (GNA) Il y a 10 mois 14 heures 26 minutes

The 2022 National Best Farmer, Nana Yaw Sarpong Siriboe, has launched an initiative to encourage the youth to take up agriculture as a serious business.

Senegal Looks to Morocco for Inspiration on ‘Agricultural Waqf’ – Official

Dakar, 15 Août (MAP) Il y a 10 mois 2 jours 19 heures 22 minutes

Senegal looks to the Moroccan model for inspiration on "agricultural waqf," according to the director general of the High Authority of Waqf (HAW), Racine Ba.

Anthrax: Experts caution against meat consumption, recommend fish

Abuja, 2 Août (NAN) Il y a 10 mois 15 jours 19 heures 57 minutes

Following the fear of an outbreak of Anthrax disease in different parts of the country, health experts on Wednesday cautioned against the consumption of animal skin, popularly called“kpomo’’ for now.

Angola, World Bank Partner to Improve Access to Agricultural Insurance

Luanda, 21 Juillet (MAP) Il y a 10 mois 27 jours 19 heures 5 minutes

The Angolan government and the World Bank (WB) have signed a partnership agreement aimed at improving access to agricultural insurance products and protecting farmers against the vagaries of climate change.

CORAF’s Ghana meeting prioritises digital agricultural system optimisation

Accra, 15 Juillet (GNA) Il y a 11 mois 2 jours 13 heures 42 minutes

The biannual board of directors meeting of the West and Central African Council for Agricultural Research and Development (CORAF) has been held in Ghana’s capital, Accra, with digital agriculture on top of the agenda.

South Africa’s position on the conflict in Ukraine threatens its agricultural exports (Chamber of Agriculture)

Johannesburg, 22 Juin (MAP) Il y a 11 mois 25 jours 17 heures 45 minutes

South Africa's stance on the conflict in Ukraine is jeopardizing its agricultural exports to the United States and European countries, said on Wednesday the South African Agricultural Business Chamber (Agbiz).

2023 African Women in Agribusiness Awards launched

Accra, 17 Juin (GNA) Il y a une année 15 heures 25 minutes

The 2023 African Women in Agribusiness Awards, which aims at honouring women who have contributed immensely to the growth of agribusiness development on the African continent, has been launched.

Laying of Foundation Stone for Agricultural Services Centre in Kpalimé, Joint Initiative of Togolese Gov’t and OCP Group

Kpalimé, 12 Juin (MAP) Il y a une année 5 jours 13 heures 32 minutes

The ceremony to lay the foundation stone for the Agricultural Services Centre in Kpalimé, Togo, took place on Friday in the presence of the Togolese Head of State, Faure Essozimna Gnassingbé, and officials from OCP Africa.

Group advises FG to put subsidy proceeds to agricultural fund

Abuja, 6 Juin (NAN) Il y a une année 11 jours 21 heures 25 minutes

The Nigeria Young Farmers Network (NYFN) has advised the Federal Government to divert a large percentage of funds saved from fuel subsidy withdrawal to the National Agricultural Development Fund (NADF). Dr Abubakar Musa, the National President of the organisation, gave the advice in a statement made available to newsmen in Abuja on Tuesday.

Fertilizer Platform Ghana engages Agriculture Minister on 2023 Planting for Foods and jobs

Accra, 4 Juin (GNA) Il y a une année 13 jours 14 heures 32 minutes

Fertilizer Platform Ghana (FPG) has held discussions with Mr Bryan Acheampong, Minister for Food and Agriculture, over an enhanced Planting for Food and Jobs (PFJ) for the year 2023.

Food Security: Côte d’Ivoire Keen to Draw Inspiration from Moroccan Model (Minister)

Meknes, 7 Mai (MAP) Il y a une année un mois 10 jours 17 heures 38 minutes

Côte d'Ivoire wants to draw inspiration from the Moroccan model in terms of strengthening food sovereignty, said Sunday in Meknes, the Ivorian Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Kobenan Kouassi Adjoumani.

There will be no shortage of fertilizers this farming season – Yara Ghana

Tamale, 28 Avril (GNA) Il y a une année un mois 19 jours 15 heures 3 minutes

Yara Ghana, a fertilizer company, has assured farmers in the country of the availability of fertilizers in the quantities required and at affordable prices to make this year’s farming season successful.

Agric policy needs urgent review – stakeholders

Accra, 19 Avril (GNA) Il y a une année un mois 28 jours 15 heures 30 minutes

Some players in the agriculture sector have called for the review of existing agriculture policies to effectively harness resources to support industrialisation and transform the economy.

German Envoy Wants GoL, Partners Role On Food Policy Reform

MONROVIA, 19 Avril (LINA) Il y a une année un mois 28 jours 22 heures 9 minutes

The German Ambassador to Liberia, Jakob Haselhuber, has called on the government, Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and other partners to collaborate towards an effective policy reforms on agriculture and investment programs that will boost food security in Liberia.

USAID announces $500,000 grant support for SMEs in Northern Ghana’s Agricultural Sector

Accra, 16 Avril (GNA) Il y a une année 2 mois un jour 14 heures 16 minutes

The United States Government, through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has announced its $500,000 Innovative Finance Grant Window to support Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in northern Ghana.

Women in palm oil business at Tafi Dekpor cry for help

Dekpor (V/R), 16 Avril (GNA) Il y a une année 2 mois un jour 14 heures 21 minutes

Producers of palm oil at Tafi Dekpor, a farming community in the Afadzato South District of the Volta region, are calling on the government, individuals, and organisations to help them produce on a large scale.

Grain storage, warehouse system and significance to food security in communities

Bolgatanga, 15 Avril (GNA) Il y a une année 2 mois 2 jours 12 heures 43 minutes

Regardless of good rain pattern and Agriculture yield, the inability to manage farm produce after harvest including bad storage practices in most communities affect food adequacy in families and communities.

Nigeria targets $500m revenue from cashew export in 2023 –NEPC

Abuja, 13 Avril (NAN) Il y a une année 2 mois 4 jours 19 heures 36 minutes

The Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC) on Thursday in Abuja, reiterated the Federal Government’s commitment to increase cashew export earnings from 252 million dollars to 500 million dollars in 2023.

FG inaugurates 40-man committee to develop National WASH Policy

Abuja, 3 Avril (NAN) Il y a une année 2 mois 14 jours 20 heures 36 minutes

The Minister of Environment, Mr Mohammed Abdullahi, on Monday inaugurated a 40-man committee to lead the development of a National Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) Policy for Nigeria.

Nigeria records success in genetic improvement of livestock for milk – NABDA

Abuja, 3 Avril (NAN) Il y a une année 2 mois 14 jours 20 heures 38 minutes

, April 3, 2023() Prof. Abdullahi Mustapha, the Director General of National Biotechnology Development Agency (NABDA), said Nigeria recorded success through the genetic improvement of livestock for milk and meat production.

CSIR- CRI introduces Alternate Wetting and Drying water- saving irrigation technology to rice farmers

Weta (V/R), 26 Mars (GNA) Il y a une année 2 mois 22 jours 15 heures 17 minutes

The Crops Research Institute (CRI) under the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) has introduced a water- saving irrigation technology called alternate wetting and drying to rice farmers at Weta in the Ketu North district of the Volta Region.

Corporate organisations asked to allocate funds for agric incubator programmes

Accra, 16 Mars (GNA) Il y a une année 3 mois un jour 13 heures 39 minutes

Mr Pius Enam Hadzide, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the National Youth Authority (NYA), has appealed to corporate organisations to allocate ten per cent of their corporate social responsibility budget to set up incubator programmes and train some persons to venture into agriculture.

Some 5,000 farmers assisted under Planting for Food and Jobs in STMA

Accra, 22 Février (GNA) Il y a une année 3 mois 23 jours 19 heures 49 minutes

Some 5,000 farmers within the Sekondi-Takoradi Metropolitan area have received more than 5,000 coconut seedlings since the inception of the Planting for Food and Jobs programme.

Ghana celebrates National Chocolate Day tomorrow

Accra, 14 Février (GNA) Il y a une année 4 mois 3 jours 16 heures 45 minutes

Different brands of chocolate and cocoa products have flooded the streets and markets of Accra ahead of this year’s Valentine’s Day, also known as Chocolate Day in Ghana.

Central Region takes delivery of 2.5MT high-quality rice seeds from KOICA

Cape Coast, 8 Février (GNA) Il y a une année 4 mois 9 jours 14 heures 18 minutes

The Central Regional Coordinating Council (CRCC), on Wednesday, took delivery of 2,500 kg (2.5MT) of high-quality rice seeds to boost the Region's rice revolution drive.

Agriculture contributes 23.78% to GDP – Minister

Abuja, 7 Février (NAN) Il y a une année 4 mois 10 jours 22 heures 9 minutes

Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Dr Mohammad Abubakar says the sector has accounted for 23.78 per cent of Nigeria’s GDP.

Dakar2 Summit: Minister Sadiki Holds Bilateral Meetings with his Counterparts from Several African Countries

Dakar, 28 Janvier (MAP) Il y a une année 4 mois 21 jours 12 heures 25 minutes

Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries, Rural Development and Water and Forests, Mohamed Sadiki, held on January 26 and 27 in Dakar on the sidelines of the Dakar 2 Summit, held under the theme "Feed Africa: food sovereignty and resilience", several bilateral meetings with his counterparts from Côte d'Ivoire, Angola, Comoros, Senegal and Cape Verde.

Les partenaires financiers promettent aux pays africains environ 18.135 milliards de francs CFA pour leur souveraineté alimentaire

Diamniadio, 27 Janvier (APS) Il y a une année 4 mois 21 jours 12 heures 40 minutes

Les partenaires techniques et financiers (PTF) représentés au deuxième Forum de Dakar sur l’agriculture ont pris l’engagement d’octroyer à l’Afrique 30 milliards de dollars US (environ 18.135 milliards de francs CFA), pour la mise en œuvre des plans nationaux de souveraineté alimentaire au cours des cinq prochaines années, a annoncé, vendredi, à Diamniadio (ouest), le président de la Banque africaine de développement (BAD), Akinwumi Adesina.

BES Veggie moves to tackle post-harvest losses among smallholder farmers

Accra, 27 Janvier (GNA) Il y a une année 4 mois 21 jours 15 heures 11 minutes

BES Veggie, an agri-processing startup, has set out to address post-harvest losses among smallholder farmers by processing perishable vegetables such as tomatoes and pepper into powder form to prolong their shelf lives.

Feed Africa Summit: African Development Bank to commit $10 billion to make continent world breadbasket

Accra, 27 Janvier (GNA) Il y a une année 4 mois 21 jours 15 heures 48 minutes

The African Development Bank Group will commit $10 billion over the next five years to boost Africa’s efforts to end hunger and become a primary food provider for itself and the rest of the world.

Association seeks govts support to reposition cotton sub-sector

Abuja, 26 Janvier (NAN) Il y a une année 4 mois 22 jours 21 heures 7 minutes

The National Cotton Association of Nigeria (NACOTAN), has appealed to the government at all levels to support cotton farmers and ginners.

Nigeria to net $500m revenues from cashew exports in 2023 — Minister

Abuja, 25 Janvier (NAN) Il y a une année 4 mois 23 jours 19 heures 9 minutes

Dr Mohammed Abubakar, Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development says cashew nuts export from NIgeria had generated over 250m dollars in 2022 and it is expected to fetch Nigerian farmers about $500million in 2023 .

Buhari arrives Senegal for 2nd Dakar International Conference on Agriculture

Abuja, 25 Janvier (NAN) Il y a une année 4 mois 23 jours 19 heures 11 minutes

President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived in Dakar, the capital of Senegal, ahead of the 2nd edition of Dakar International Conference on Agriculture.

FG trains 50 farmers on agroforestry model in Edo

Benin, 23 Janvier (NAN) Il y a une année 4 mois 25 jours 20 heures 49 minutes

The Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (FMARD) on Monday trained 50 Coconut farmers and processors on agroforestry system-based plantation models, to improve the livelihoods of the farmers in Edo.

Buhari to attend Dakar International Conference on Agriculture

Abuja, 23 Janvier (NAN) Il y a une année 4 mois 25 jours 20 heures 59 minutes

President Muhammadu Buhari will depart Lagos for Senegal on Tuesday where he will attend the 2nd edition of Dakar International Conference on Agriculture.

Farmers seek better policies, climate condition in 2023

Abuja, 19 Janvier (NAN) Il y a une année 4 mois 29 jours 21 heures 46 minutes

Dr Femi Oke, Chairman, All Farmers Association of Nigeria (AFAN), Lagos State Chapter and South-West Zone, has expressed optimism about friendly policies and climate conditions in 2023 to increase food production.

2023 Budget: Agriculture sector recording low

Accra, 10 Janvier (GNA) Il y a une année 5 mois 7 jours 14 heures 58 minutes

Ghana recorded low agriculture growth in the first half of 2022 compared to the same period in 2021.

Agriculture Minister Discusses Cooperation with Malawi’s Assembly Speaker

Rabat, 9 Janvier (MAP) Il y a une année 5 mois 8 jours 14 heures 8 minutes

The strengthening of agricultural cooperation was the focus of a meeting, Monday in Rabat, between the Minister of Agriculture, Maritime Fisheries, Rural Development and Water and Forestry, Mohammed Sadiki, and the President of the National Assembly of the Republic of Malawi, Catherine Gotani Hara, on an official visit to the Kingdom at the head of a large parliamentary delegation.

ERCC names Ms. Akwetey as overall best district agricultural director

Accra, 7 Janvier (GNA) Il y a une année 5 mois 10 jours 21 heures 26 minutes

Ms Tharzia Numako Akwetey, Director of Agriculture, New Juaben South Municipality (NJSM), has been named the Eastern Region's best district agriculture director.

Go into coconut farming -CEO of Sahmen Coconut Farms to the Youth

Accra, 6 Janvier (GNA) Il y a une année 5 mois 11 jours 17 heures une minute

Dr Samuel Hodor Mensah, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Sahmen Coconut Farm Resort Center, has called on the youth to venture into coconut plantation as a business to make them self-reliant.

Chief urges farmers to be thrifty with income

Accra, 3 Janvier (GNA) Il y a une année 5 mois 14 jours 20 heures 53 minutes

Nab Francis Akanbegme Asangalisa II, the Chief of Chuchuliga in the Builsa North Municipality of the Upper East Region, has cautioned farmers to be thrifty with income from the sale of farm produce and avoid using it on merry making.

ADB wins GIRSAL award

Accra, 31 Décembre (GNA) Il y a une année 5 mois 17 jours 19 heures 8 minutes

The Agricultural Development Bank PLC (ADB) has been adjudged the winner of the 2022 Highest Value of Guaranteed Agricultural Credit Award.

New Juaben South creates PFJ Farmers’ Market

Accra, 31 Décembre (GNA) Il y a une année 5 mois 17 jours 19 heures 21 minutes

The New Juaben South Municipal (NJSM) Department of Agriculture has established a Planting for Food and Jobs (PFJ) Farmers' Market to promote the selling of farm products at cheaper rates to consumers.

Youth urged to take serious interest in agriculture

Accra, 19 Décembre (GNA) Il y a une année 5 mois 30 jours 56 minutes

Elder Moses Abu-Longue, Mampong Municipal Overall Best Farmer for 2022, has advised Ghanaian youth to see agriculture as a lucrative venture and take keen interest in it.

Nine per cent of plastic waste generated in Ghana leak into the ocean – MESTI

Accra, 14 Décembre (GNA) Il y a une année 6 mois 3 jours 13 heures 6 minutes

Nine per cent of the 0.84 million metric tonnes of plastic waste generated in Ghana annually, leak into the ocean, Dr. Kwaku Afriyie, Minister of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation (MESTI), has revealed.

Cookclean Ghana introduces efficient cookstove to address health challenges

Accra, 14 Décembre (GNA) Il y a une année 6 mois 3 jours 13 heures 7 minutes

Cookclean Ghana, in partnership with climate change partners, has introduced efficient cookstoves to stakeholders in the industry to address the environmental and health challenges.

Livestock market in Ashaiman ready for Christmas

Ashaiman, 14 Décembre (GNA) Il y a une année 6 mois 3 jours 13 heures 37 minutes

The livestock pens at Tulaku in Ashaiman are loaded with cattle, sheep, pigs, and goats brought in from the northern parts of Ghana, Volta, and the Ashanti Regions and Burkina Faso ahead of yuletide.

USAID launches $35.9m grant to support agric market systems in Ghana

Accra, 12 Décembre (GNA) Il y a une année 6 mois 5 jours 14 heures 59 minutes

The United States Agency for International Development (USIAD), has launched a $35.9 million grant package to support Ghana’s agriculture systems to ensure food security and improve the livelihood of about 200,000 individuals.

Ghana’s Best Female Farmer, 19 others to embark on US Government sponsored Study tour

Accra, 11 Décembre (GNA) Il y a une année 6 mois 6 jours 14 heures 9 minutes

The National Best Female Farmer, Madam Yaa Adjeley, from Wassa in the Western Region, along with 19 other regional and district female award winners will embark on a training and study tour of the US.

Let’s invest in wild animal production-Centre for Biodiversity Conservation Research

Accra, 10 Décembre (GNA) Il y a une année 6 mois 7 jours 12 heures 59 minutes

Professor Yaa Ntiamoa-Baidu, Chairperson, Centre for Biodiversity Conservation Research (CBCR), University of Ghana, Legon, says it is imperative for the country to invest in game ranching.

Cocoa Accountability Map to track cocoa-driven deforestation in Ghana introduced

Accra, 10 Décembre (GNA) Il y a une année 6 mois 7 jours 23 heures 48 minutes

Mighty Earth, a global advocacy organisation, in collaboration with EcoCare, has introduced a new Cocoa Accountability Map for Ghana to track cocoa-driven deforestation.

Mango juice wins GOIL CIMG entrepreneurial marketing and innovation awards

Ho, 7 Décembre (GNA) Il y a une année 6 mois 10 jours 13 heures 4 minutes

A mango juice product by three students at the Ho Technical University (HTU) has been adjudged winner of the fourth edition of the HTU Chartered Institute of Marketers Ghana GOIL Pitch and Awards.

MLNR creates common platform for stakeholder dialogue on land sector transformation

Accra, 5 Décembre (GNA) Il y a une année 6 mois 12 jours 13 heures 53 minutes

The Ministry of Lands and Natural Resources (MLNR) is set to hold the National Land Conference 2022, to create a common platform for state and non-state actors to dialogue on effective ways of transforming the country’s land sector.

Ministry Lands and Natural Resources creates common platform for stakeholders

Accra, 5 Décembre (GNA) Il y a une année 6 mois 12 jours 13 heures 59 minutes

The Ministry of Lands and Natural Resources (MLNR) and its partners will hold a three-day National Land Conference 2022 to create a common platform for state and non-state actors to dialogue on effective ways of transforming the land sector.

Agricultural fair and exhibition highlight Ghana’s comparative advantage in agriculture

Koforidua, 5 Décembre (GNA) Il y a une année 6 mois 12 jours 14 heures 23 minutes

The Ministries of Food and Agriculture and Fisheries and Aquacultural Development have organised an agricultural fair and exhibition highlighting Ghana's strength in food production for both domestic and international markets.

Minister calls for end to exporting raw agricultural commodities 

Nandom, 4 Décembre (GNA) Il y a une année 6 mois 13 jours 13 heures 20 minutes

Mr Ambrose Dery, the Minister of the Interior, has stressed the need for actors in the agricultural value chain to stop siphoning raw food products to other countries, which is detrimental to attaining food security in the country.

Ghana needs national climate mitigation fund for smallholder farmers – NGO

Cape Coast, 4 Décembre (GNA) Il y a une année 6 mois 13 jours 13 heures 34 minutes

Ghana must institute a national climate mitigation fund for smallholder farmers to safeguard their livelihoods, Mr David K. Awusi, the Executive Director, Youth Rise International, a youth-led non-partisan NGO, has stated.

Nana Sarpong Siriboe adjudged 2022 Overall National Best Farmer

Koforidua, 3 Décembre (GNA) Il y a une année 6 mois 14 jours 13 heures 55 minutes

Nana Sarpong Siriboe adjudged 2022 Overall National Best Farmer

Rice cultivation records a steady increase of 5% in Akatsi South

Akatsi, 3 Décembre (GNA) Il y a une année 6 mois 14 jours 14 heures une minute

Mr Charles Grunitzky, the Akatsi South Municipal Director of the Department of Agriculture, has disclosed that rice cultivation in the area has seen a steady increase of five per cent between 2020 and 2021.

Nigeria to earn N18bn from concession of grain silos – Minister

Abuja, 29 Novembre (NAN) Il y a une année 6 mois 18 jours 16 heures 38 minutes

Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Dr Mohammad Abubakar says the Nigerian government will earn N18 billion from the concessions of its 19 silos to the private sector.

Nigeria yet to meet national demand of 2.44m metric tonnes onion

Birnin Kebbi, 25 Novembre (NAN) Il y a une année 6 mois 22 jours 21 heures 23 minutes

Nigeria is yet to meet her national demand of 2.44 million metric tonnes oion production and currently contribute little to the export market.

Food security: Sasakawa Africa, FG partner to strengthen regenerative agriculture

Abuja, 18 Novembre (NAN) Il y a une année 6 mois 29 jours 22 heures 16 minutes

The Sasakawa Africa Association (SAA) on Friday , renewed its commitment to support the Federal Government of Nigeria’s drive to enhance food and nutrition security, eradicate poverty and hunger through regenerative agriculture.

Egyptian investors partner Kebbi on rice production

Abuja, 17 Novembre (NAN) Il y a une année 7 mois 22 heures 11 minutes

A team of International Investors from Egypt, led by Gen. Walid Soliman-Morsy, is in Kebbi State to explore areas of partnership in the production of rice and other agricultural potentials.

Nigeria to begin rice export to Egypt, as RIFAN, Tiamin sign MoU

Abuja, 17 Novembre (NAN) Il y a une année 7 mois 22 heures 19 minutes

The Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria (RIFAN), has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Tiamin Rice company for processing and sale of rice locally and internationally.

Mobilizing Innovative Financing for Building Resilience and Sustainable Food System for Africa

Freetown, 15 Novembre (SLENA) Il y a une année 7 mois 3 jours 22 minutes

Overview- African women are faced with rising food prices making it extremely difficult to meet their food needs. The advent of COVID 19 made close to 24 million Africans face severe suffering. Coupled with Russia-Ukraine war, further exacerbated the problem threatening Africa food sufficiency. Dr. Adesanya, President of African Development Bank (ADB) announced that the ADB secured $1.5b to help Africa through the Africa Food Emergency.

Expert Blames High Stunting, Malnutrition On Lack Of Agro Produce

Monrovia, 1 Novembre (LINA) Il y a une année 7 mois 16 jours 23 heures 32 minutes

The Director of Nutrition, Dr. Annette Brima-Davies, has indicated that the rapid increase of malnutrition rate in Liberia is due to the lack of agricultural produce on the Liberian market.

WFP Calls For Action To Avert Global Food Insecurity

MONROVIA, 28 Octobre (LINA) Il y a une année 7 mois 20 jours 22 heures 40 minutes

The world is at risk of yet another year of record hunger as the global food crisis continues to drive yet more people into worsening levels of acute food insecurity, warns the U.N. World Food Program (WFP).

Pres. Weah Constitutes Rice Stabilization Taskforce

MONROVIA, 18 Octobre (LINA) Il y a une année 7 mois 30 jours 23 heures 34 minutes

President George Manneh Weah has constituted a “Rice Stabilization Taskforce” to ensure the availability of the nation’s staple food on the market.

NIRSAL, Morocco bank partner to promote sustainable agriculture

Abuja, 27 Mai (NAN) Il y a 2 années 21 jours 19 heures 24 minutes

The Nigeria Incentive-Based Risk Sharing System for Agricultural Lending (NIRSAL) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Credit Agricole Du Maroc (CAM), Morocco, toward the promotion of sustainable agriculture of both countries.

Divisional Chief appeals for Small Town Water System

Lipilime, 17 Mai (GNA) Il y a 2 années un mois 13 heures 14 minutes

Kuoro Mohammed Bein Dajan, newly enskinned Chief of Lipilime, has appealed to the government to help the community with reliable water supply.

A KAOLACK, PLUS DE LA MOITIÉ DU QUOTA D’ENGRAIS EST DISPONIBLE (DRDR)

DAKAR, 12 Août (APS) Il y a 2 années 10 mois 5 jours 13 heures 20 minutes

Le Directeur régional du développement rural (DRDR) de Kaolack, Souleymane Diop, a fait état jeudi d’une mise en place de plus de la moitié de la quantité d’engrais réservée à cette région du centre du pays.

Le Comité national pour la promotion de l’agriculture familiale préoccupé par l’avenir des agriculteurs familiaux en RDC

KINSHASA, 12 Août (ACP) Il y a 2 années 10 mois 5 jours 14 heures 2 minutes

Le Comité national pour la promotion de l'agriculture familiale en RDC (CNPAF RDC) est préoccupé par l'avenir de l'agriculture en RDC et des agriculteurs familiaux comme des acteurs d'un système alimentaire sain et durable.

Côte d’Ivoire-AIP/ Le ministre Donwahi lance une opération de distribution de graines d’acacia pour le reboisement

ABIDJAN, 25 Avril (AIP) Il y a 3 années un mois 23 jours une heure 3 minutes

Le ministre des Eaux et Forêts, Alain-Richard Donwahi, a procédé, samedi 24 avril 2021, à Abidjan, au lancement d’une opération de distribution de seedballs (graines), précisément l'espèce acacia, destinées au reboisement.

Associação de pescadores garante que “logo” mercado de peixe vai ser realidade no Porto Novo

Praia, 1 Octobre (Inforpress) Il y a 3 années 8 mois 16 jours 22 heures 42 minutes

A Associação dos Pescadores do Porto Novo assegurou quarta-feira que já foi mobilizado o financiamento para um mercado de peixe de raiz neste município e que “logo” os operadores terão um espaço para a “comercialização organizada” do pescado.

Ministro diz que ainda é cedo para conjecturar um mau ano agrícola

Cidade da Praia, 20 Août (INFOR) Il y a 3 années 9 mois 28 jours 19 heures 18 minutes

O ministro da Agricultura e Ambiente, Gilberto Silva, disse que ainda é cedo para se conjeturar um mau ano agrícola, mas assegurou que o Governo estará sempre preparado para enfrentar as dificuldades.

NGO appeals for organic farming practices for climate change mitigation

Accra, 20 Août (GNA) Il y a 3 années 9 mois 28 jours 19 heures 33 minutes

Mr. Bernard Guri, the Executive Director for Centre for Indigenous Knowledge and Organisational Development (CIKOD), has emphasised the need for a nationwide promotion of traditional, agro-ecological and organic farming for mitigation of the effects of climate change.

Santo Antão: MAA tem “aval” da Enapor para deslocalizar centro de expurgo para o porto

Porto Novo, 19 Août (INFOR) Il y a 3 années 9 mois 29 jours 22 heures 37 minutes

O Ministério da Agricultura e Ambiente (MAA) já recebeu o “aval” da Empresa Nacional da Administração dos Portos para deslocalizar o centro de expurgo de Santo Antão para as instalações do porto, do Porto Novo.

Liberia To Conduct First-Ever Nat’l Fisheries Stock Assessment – NaFAA

MONROVIA, 19 Août (LINA) Il y a 3 années 9 mois 29 jours 23 heures 27 minutes

The Director General of the National Fisheries and Aquaculture Authority (NaFAA) has disclosed that Liberia is to shortly conduct its first-ever comprehensive independent national fisheries stock assessment.

L’UNAPAD VEUT RÉVOLUTIONNER L’AGRICULTURE SÉNÉGALAISE (COORDONNATEUR)

, 3 Novembre (APS) Il y a 4 années 7 mois 14 jours 17 heures 51 minutes

L’UNAPAD VEUT RÉVOLUTIONNER L’AGRICULTURE SÉNÉGALAISE (COORDONNATEUR)

RDC: Les vaches touchées par une épidémie non identifiée (ministre)

, 2 Novembre (MAP) Il y a 4 années 7 mois 15 jours 21 heures 12 minutes

RDC: Les vaches touchées par une épidémie non identifiée (ministre)

Gabon : 45 200 hectares de terres accordés pour l’exploitation agricole à l’Estuaire et dans la Ngounié

, 1 Novembre (AGP) Il y a 4 années 7 mois 17 jours 3 heures 58 minutes

Gabon : 45 200 hectares de terres accordés pour l’exploitation agricole à l’Estuaire et dans la Ngounié

PADAER 2 : PRIORITÉ AUX FEMMES, JEUNES ET ORGANISATIONS DE PVVIH (MINISTRE)

, 31 Octobre (APS) Il y a 4 années 7 mois 17 jours 16 heures 13 minutes

PADAER 2 : PRIORITÉ AUX FEMMES, JEUNES ET ORGANISATIONS DE PVVIH (MINISTRE)

LES BUREAUX DES UNIONS REGIONALES DES ORGANISATIONS DES FILIERES AGRICOLES ET ANIMALES DES PLATEAUX CONSTITUES

, 31 Octobre (ATOP) Il y a 4 années 7 mois 17 jours 17 heures une minute

LES BUREAUX DES UNIONS REGIONALES DES ORGANISATIONS DES FILIERES AGRICOLES ET ANIMALES DES PLATEAUX CONSTITUES

ARACHIDE : LE DG DE SONACOS OPTIMISTE SUR LA CAMPAGNE DE COMMERCIALISATION

, 31 Octobre (APS) Il y a 4 années 7 mois 18 jours 2 heures 26 minutes

ARACHIDE : LE DG DE SONACOS OPTIMISTE SUR LA CAMPAGNE DE COMMERCIALISATION

Première réunion à Rabat du Réseau parlementaire pour la sécurité alimentaire en Afrique et dans le monde arabe

, 30 Octobre (MAP) Il y a 4 années 7 mois 18 jours 19 heures 34 minutes

Première réunion à Rabat du Réseau parlementaire pour la sécurité alimentaire en Afrique et dans le monde arabe

Siguiri/Économie : 105 hectares de riz cultivés par la mairie de Kintinian

, 30 Octobre (AGP) Il y a 4 années 7 mois 19 jours 3 heures 21 minutes

Siguiri/Économie : 105 hectares de riz cultivés par la mairie de Kintinian

East Gonja establishes 1,713-acre cashew plantation

, 30 Octobre (GNA) Il y a 4 années 7 mois 19 jours 4 heures 58 minutes

East Gonja establishes 1,713-acre cashew plantation

ABDOU KARIM SALL : « LA DÉLOCALISATION DE L’ÉMISSAIRE DES ICS DE KHONDIO N’EST PLUS QU’UNE QUESTION DE JOURS »

, 29 Octobre (APS) Il y a 4 années 7 mois 20 jours 2 heures 41 minutes

ABDOU KARIM SALL : "LA DÉLOCALISATION DE L’ÉMISSAIRE DES ICS DE KHONDIO N’EST PLUS QU’UNE QUESTION DE JOURS"

ABDOU KARIM SALL : « LA DÉLOCALISATION DE L’ÉMISSAIRE DES ICS DE KHONDIO N’EST PLUS QU’UNE QUESTION DE JOURS »

, 29 Octobre (APS) Il y a 4 années 7 mois 20 jours 2 heures 41 minutes

ABDOU KARIM SALL : "LA DÉLOCALISATION DE L’ÉMISSAIRE DES ICS DE KHONDIO N’EST PLUS QU’UNE QUESTION DE JOURS"

SAED : un plan directeur 2018-2027 pour améliorer la production rizicole

Dakar, 14 Décembre (APS) Il y a 5 années 6 mois 4 jours 3 heures 15 minutes

La Société nationale d’aménagement et d’exploitation des terres du delta du fleuve Sénégal et des vallées du fleuve Sénégal et de la Falémé (SAED) a élaboré un plan directeur de développement de la riziculture, qui vise notamment la rénovation des périmètres défectueux, a indiqué jeudi le chef de sa cellule de communication, El Hadji Ibrahima Guèye.

KOPIA Ghana Centre to increase local rice production

Accra , 9 Août (GNA) Il y a 5 années 10 mois 8 jours 20 heures 50 minutes

Ghana and South Korea on Tuesday opened a Korea Programme on International Agriculture (KOPIA) Centre in Accra to improve rice and tomato production in the country.

Les producteurs de noix de cajou de Ouangolodougou exhortés à vendre leurs produits en Côte d’ Ivoire

Abidjan , 9 Août (AIP) Il y a 5 années 10 mois 8 jours 22 heures 52 minutes

Le préfet par intérim du département de Ouangolodougou, Yao Kouacou, a exhorté les producteurs de noix de cajou du département à vendre leurs productions dans le pays afin d'aider au développement de la localité.

Maradi : La campagne agricole promet d’être bonne dans la région

Niamey, 26 Juillet (ANP) Il y a 5 années 10 mois 23 jours une heure 7 minutes

Le Ministre de la Défense Nationale, M. Kalla Moutari vient d’achever le 24 juillet sa mission de suivi de l’installation de la campagne Agro-sylvo-pastorale et hydraulique 2018 dans la région de Maradi.

Chenilles légionnaires : Le gouvernement burkinabè invite les agriculteurs à la vigilance permanente

Ouagadougou, 22 Juillet (AIB) Il y a 5 années 10 mois 26 jours 22 heures 39 minutes

Le gouvernement burkinabè a assuré vendredi, avoir mis en place une stratégie de lutte contre les chenilles légionnaires, apparues dans certaines régions du pays. Il a demandé également aux agriculteurs de veiller permanent sur leurs exploitations.

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