Archive for the ‘Agriculture/Poverty’ Category

Vice President John Dramani Mahama assisting Nii Borketey Ansuade, Baatsona Mantse to cut the ribbon to signify the commissioning of the locally assembled DONGFENG multi-purpose trucks.

Vice President John Dramani Mahama, on Saturday, out-doored locally assembled DONGFENG multi-purpose vehicles in Accra, and called on Ghanaians to give a helping hand in encouraging the youth to set up and run their own business. (more…)

A fibre glass boat with storage facility on the shores of Goa, India

Ghana’s continued quest to  protect its forest cover has taken a new dimension, as authorities   in both fishing and forestry sectors have stepped up efforts towards finding alternative boats for the wooden boats currently being used on the various water bodies across the country. (more…)

Inmates at the Nsawam Medium Security Prisons want to be served with better food.

It appears all is not well with inmates of the Nsawam Medium Security Prisons, as the harsh economic condition in the country has reared its ugly head in the prison yard too. The inmates are threatening to go on hunger strike if the situation persists, and accused the authorities of the prisons of being insensitive to their plights.  (more…)

At Paga, the border town in the Upper East Region, crocodiles are a source of income.
Tourists visiting the northern part of that country make it a point of rendezvous, with the reptiles.
At Tanoso in the Ashanti Region however, the reptiles are rather costing the nation dearly. (more…)

Newcastle disease still a threat to poultry production- Tia Sugri.

A Deputy Minister for Agriculture in charge of Poultry and Livestock, Dr. Tia Sugri has called for concerted efforts at addressing the ‘Newcastle Disease’, which still remains a major challenge to poultry production in Ghana. (more…)

Stringent agricultural policies coupled with heavy investment in agriculture in Asian countries have lowered the number of the hungry in 2010 to 925 million people around the globe down from 1.023 billion in 2009. (more…)