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1710, 2017

An Interview with a Growing Agripreneur in Ghana

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Like delicate plants that need tender care so is growing and sustaining an agriculture enterprise. Saani Abdulai (28) is learning that lesson fast as an agripreneur. He talks about how persistence is a business virtue [...]

1909, 2017

Ghana targets annual cocoa production of 1.5 mln metric tonnes in 4 years

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ACCRA, July 11 (Xinhua) -- Ghana aims to achieve an annual cocoa production of 1.5 million metric tonnes within the next four years through reforms, the industry said Tuesday. Addressing the official opening of the [...]

1909, 2017

Farmers won’t be affected by global price drop – COCOBOD

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Hackman Owusu Agyeman, Board Chairman of COCOBOD The Chairman of the board of the Ghana COCOBOD, Hackman Owusu Agyeman has assured that producer prices of cocoa will be maintained for farmers for the [...]

1909, 2017

Experts blame food shortage in Africa on soil nutrient depletion

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Experts meeting here at the three-day West Africa Fertilizer and Agri-Business Conference which began here on Monday identified depletion of soil nutrients as one of the key challenges to food security on the African continent. [...]

1909, 2017

COCOBOD targets 1.5m tonnes of cocoa beans in 4-years

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Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) is hopeful of increasing the country's cocoa bean production Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) is hopeful of increasing the country's cocoa bean production to about 1.5million tonnes over the next [...]