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Nigeria: FAO Issues Alert On Food Contamination in Lagos, Kano, Other...

The United Nations Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO), has raised alarm over what it described as worrisome levels contamination of foods in Lagos and...

Ghana: President Akufo-Addo to launch Rearing for Food and Jobs

President Akufo-Addo of Ghana is set to launch "Rearing for Food and Jobs". The Agribusiness landscape in West Africa is acquainted with the Planting...

Ghana: Seminar to Increase Rice Production Held in Kumasi

The Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MoFA) has initiated a programme aimed at assessing the logistical needs of selected districts in the Ashanti, and...

Ghana: Effective extension services to accelerate agricultural development

The Acting Director, Directorate of Agricultural Extension Services (DAES), Mr Theophilus Osei Owusu, has said an effective extension system is vital for an effective...

Ghana: CRI’s Agribusiness incubation programme to create jobs for youth

CRI is poised to empower Ghanian Youths through agribusiness and wealth creation Unemployed graduates and other youth who are interested in agriculture have the opportunity...

Ghana: Agric Minister inspects the SAPIP/TASI projects

The Minister of Food and Agriculture, Dr. Owusu Afriyie Akoto has toured a number of demonstration sites under the Savanna Zone Agricultural Productivity Improvement...

Ghana: CDA-Ghana demands audit into subsidised fertiliser policy

The Community Development Alliance (CDA-Ghana) has demanded government conduct thorough audit into the subsidized fertilizer programme introduced in 2017 because it is fraught with...

Ghana: Farmer Groups trained on soilless farming in Upper East Ghana

To attain Food Security, alternative forms of agricultural production needs to be introduced. Urban farmining such as soilless farming are great opportunities expored in...

The Gambia: $300 Million to boost Rice Value-Chain Project

The domestic demand for rice is increasing yearly as The Gambia spends an average of US $74 million on rice imports. The Islamic Development Bank...

Job: Management science researcher specialised in digital agriculture 

Job position is available for Management science researcher specialised in digital agriculture for the support of the agroecological transition (M/F) at CIRAD Deadline 31/05/2018 With its...