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…)
Archive for the ‘Agriculture/Poverty’ Category
Tags: DONGFENG, John Dramani Mahama, LESDEP, Local Enterprises and Skills Development Program, Multi-purpose trucks, Samuel Ofosu Ampofo, Vice President, Youth in Entrepreneurship
Tags: fibroglass, Fibroplast, Fisheries Commission, Ghana to adopt fibre glass boat, Harish Narula, Mike Akyeampong, Samuel Quaatey, wooden boats in Ghana, Zoil Service
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…)
Tags: Chris Lavy, Nsawam Medium Security Prisons, OIC Ben Lartey, Prisoners threaten hunger strike, Prisons Headquarters, Problems at Nsawam Prisons
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…)
Tags: Crocodiles, Kwesi Ahwoi, Paga, Tanoso, Tanoso Dam, Tanoso Irrigation Project
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…)
Tags: Newcastle Disease, Poultry production, VACNA project
Tags: Deputy Minister for Agriculture, Dr. Tia Sugri, Ministry of Agriculture, Newcastle Disease, Poultry and Livestock production, Poultry production in Ghana, Ruminants, VACNADA Project, Village chicken
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…)