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Govt affirms support for local rice production

Posted by Aaron Ampofo on November 16, 2015  /   no comment
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President John Dramani Mahama has affirmed the government’s resolve to support local rice farmers to produce sufficient rice to meet the country’s demands. He said the aim was to save the country from spending $500 million yearly on rice importation.  President Mahama made the pledge in a speech read on his behalf by the Chief […]

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Palm oil can be the next ‘gold’ for Ghana

Posted by Aaron Ampofo on July 24, 2015  /   3 comments
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The Head of Corporate Affairs, Unilever Ghana, Mr. Gabriel Opoku-Asare, has described the palm oil sub-sector as the next gold” sector for the country if all key stakeholders collaborate to grow the sub-sector to meet the increasing global demand for sustainable palm oil. Speaking at the Tropical Forest Alliance 2020 Palm Oil Initiative Ghana Country […]

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Injaro invests in Ghana’s poultry sector

Posted by Aaron Ampofo on July 15, 2015  /   no comment
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15th July 2015Source: Injaro Investments Accra, Ghana, 15th July 2015: Injaro Agricultural Capital Holdings Limited (“IACHL”), the impact investment fund managed by Injaro Investments, announces an investment in Ghana’s animal feed sector. IACHL, through its Ghanaian subsidiary Injaro Agricultural Venture Capital Limited (“IAVCL”), has signed an agreement to invest in Agricare Ltd. (“Agricare”), a Ghanaian-owned animal […]

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Banks urged to support oil palm sector

Posted by Aaron Ampofo on July 09, 2015  /   no comment
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Source: Ekow Essabra-Mensah | B&FT Online | Ghana July 8, 2015 Banks and other financial institutions have been challenged to take a strong stance in providing  financial incentives to support the oil palm sector, as the commodity’s value chain holds great potential to be the next economic driver and improve rural livelihoods. “From the government side, […]

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EU SUPPORTS GROUNDNUT VALUE CHAIN IN GHANA

Posted by Aaron Ampofo on July 08, 2015  /   1 comment
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– Corrigendum to two articles published in the Ghanaian Times and B&FT (20/05/2015) With reference to the article titled “EU considers ban on peanut imports … Over fears of Aflatoxin contamination” published on 19 May 2015 in the Business & Financial Times and the article titled “EU threatens ban… Over quality of Ghana’s cereals” published on […]

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