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FOOD WASTE AND FOOD LOSS IN AN ERA OF FOOD SECURITY

One of the biggest disincentive to  food production in the agricultural industry pertains to post-harvest losses. Whilst considerable inputs are being invested by stakeholders to increase production and reduce food loss and food waste, report from the FAO-World Bank, 2010, suggests that one third of the food produced globally get lost or wasted. This represents a loss of 1.3 billion tons of food per ...

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Towards Ethical Excellence

Towards Ethical Excellence Prof. Hubert Rampersad, Ph.D. Why Corporate Governance Fails and Lacks Sustainability (1)   Poor ethical leadership, lack of personal integrity, mismanagement, fraud, corruption, and violation of corporate governance rules are the main contributors towards bankruptcy and financial failures in large organizations. Most of these  organizations have comprehensive corporate governance codes in place, implemented by the left brain ...

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MOFA TO MODERNISE GARI PROCESSING

The Ministry of Food and Agriculture says getting Gari processors in the Brong-Ahafo region to practice modern processing methods under hygienic conditions, remains a top most priority. As part of activities mapped out to champion this course, women in the Agric Development department under the auspices of MOFA, continues to interact with processors in parts of the region to keep them abreast ...

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DKM MICRO FINANCE COMPANY IS BACK

The CEO of DKM Micro Finance Company, Dr. Martin Delle, has announced that following the expiration of the about four month long Bank of Ghana moratorium on its operations, the firm will open for business at all its branches from the 22nd September.  He also asked Customers who are due to receive their investments to be patient as Agents of the ...

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11 RCN COMPANIES CLOSED DOWN

Eleven out of 12 Raw Cashew Nuts (RCN) companies in the country have been closed down due to severe shortage in RCN in Ghana. The situation has been worsened by closure of the Ivorian Border, especially to export of RCN to Ghana. The Managing Director of the only processing firm still in operation the (RCN), MIM Cashew and Agricultural Products ...

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TRADE MINISTER VISITS INDUSTRIES IN BRONG-AHAFO

The Minister of Trade and Industry, Dr. Ekow Spio Garbrah has paid a working visit to industries in Sunyani, Chiraa and Techiman in the Brong-Ahafo Region to familiarize himself with their operations and to assess how best government can support and promote them. Some of the Industries the Minster visited include Africa Global Pharma, EKA Food processing Company Limited, St ...

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TRADE MINISTER VISITS BRONG-AHAFO REGION

The Minister of Trade and Industry, Dr. Ekow Spio Garbrah, has encouraged Ghanaians to patronize made in Ghana products in order to help strengthen the national economy and expand local industries. He equally made a special appeal to the business men in the country to partner with one another in acquisitions and merges to help their businesses grow faster. Dr. ...

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CENSUS OF AGRICULTURE TO BE CARRIED OUT IN GHANA LATER THIS YEAR

The Ghana Statistical Service in collaboration with the Ministry of Food and Agriculture is to conduct a Census of Agriculture in the country.  It is aimed at gathering data covering agriculture in the whole country through the collection, processing, publishing and dissemination of information on its structure.  In line with this a District Management Team for the Census of Agriculture ...

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FARMERS URGED TO EMBRACE PIONEER HYBRID 30Y87 SEED

A Business Specialist at Ghana Advanced Maize Seed Adoption Program (GAMSAP), David Darkoh says GAMSAP has introduced a four-year partnership with Dupont-Pioneer and USAID aimed at increasing productivity and profitability as well as improving post-harvest handling practices of smallholder maize farmers in Ghana. He was speaking at a farmer’s field Day, featuring a learning processes offered within the project at ...

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GHANA EXPORT PROMOTION AUTHORITY (GEPA) TRAINED GROUNDNUT FARMERS TO HELP REDUCE AFLATOXIN

To reduce the level of aflatoxin contamination in groundnut, peanut butter and cereal products, the Ghana Export Promotion Authority (GEPA) with the support from the Trade Related Assistance and Quality Enabling Programme (TRAQUE) is organizing a series of training programmes for groundnut farmers in 20 districts covering four regions in the country. The General Manager of the Ghana Export Promotion ...

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