Tags : Agriculutre

Ghana to rake in $15 billion with six tree crops—Agric

Dr Owusu Afriyie Akoto, the Minster of Food and Agriculture (MoFA), says the Government is determined to diversify the agriculture sector to generate more revenue for national development through six tree-crops. He said though the country derived enormous benefit from cocoa, tree crops such as mango, rubber, cashew, oil palm, coconut, and shea, equally had […]Read More

Food and Agriculture Minister To Open Second Edition Of Agogo

The Minister for Food and Agriculture, Hon. Dr. Owusu Afriyie Akoto, will on Saturday, November 13, join the Chiefs and people of Asante Akyem Agogo to observe the second edition of the Agogo Golden Plantain Festival. The event, which is a collaboration between the Agogo Traditional Council and the Ministry of Food and Agriculture, is […]Read More

Scientists testing possible benefits of Wiamoase “wonder” tree

Source: Reuters Agona, Ashanti region Research Scientists from the Crop Research Institute (CRI) are conducting studies to determine if the high-yielded fig tree at Wiamoase, in the Sekyere South District, can be cultivated in commercial quantities to boost the national economy. This comes in the wake of the discovery of the fig species after residents […]Read More