Author: Kofi Adu Domfeh

Edaif Expands Reach To Stimulate Business And Export Trade

Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Access to credit and low production capacities as well as market information, product development and packaging are among major challenges facing businesses in the country.The Ministry of Trade and Industry is hoping to address these through interventions of the Export Trade, Agricultural and In ...

Nib To Increase Branches From 28 To 50 In Three Years

Tuesday, September 30, 2014
In line with its strategic plan, the National Investment Bank NIB will increase its branch network from the present 28 to 50 within the next three years.The additional 22 branches is to get the banks products and services closer to its universal banking clientele.Chief Executive, Ernest M ...

Aging Agric Population In Ghana A Worry To Best Cocoa Farmer

Monday, September 29, 2014
Ghanas inability to engage more young people in agriculture production to replace the aging farming population is a worry to industry players.Best cocoa farmer, Opanyin Abraham Kweku Adusei says it is high time young graduates are empowered to venture the agricultural industry.He says viabl ...

Students Make Business Out Of Engineering Innovations

Monday, September 29, 2014
Students at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology KNUST are being exposed to the business of engineering through their involvement in the Makers Faire 2.0 competition.The initiative offers a platform for students to exhibit their engineering creativity and ingenuity in solvi ...

Venture Capital Trust Fund Expands Initiatives To Fund Agriculture

Friday, September 26, 2014
A Soya Value Chain Project is being established in Ghana with the objective of financing of seed germination and production of soya beans for the poultry industry.The initiative of the Venture Capital Trust Fund VCTF targets nucleus farmers, out-growers and farmer-based organizations to benefi ...

Newmont Ghana Confident Of Surviving Turbulence In Mining Industry

Thursday, September 25, 2014
Newmont Gold Ghana Limited has had to reorganize its production model to survive current challenges in the mining industry.Managers describe the present production period as turbulent which demands critical measures to sustain operations.Profitability in gold mining has dwindled in recent ...

Development Practitioner Whips Up Voluntary Communal Spirit

Wednesday, September 24, 2014
A development practitioner is entreating opinion leaders and other influential individuals in society to set the pace for community development initiatives.Vincent Frimpong Manu, a native of Kwadaso in the Ashanti region, says the spirit of voluntary service must be whipped up for sustainable de ...

Role Of Allied Health Professionals In Effective Service Delivery

Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Under no circumstance should the role of any professional in the health service delivery value chain be discounted, says Professor E. Tsiri Agbenyaga, Provost of the College of Health Sciences at the KNUST.He says every service provider in the sector especially those not in the frontlines like ...

Un Climate Summit Must Hear The Voice Of Africa

Monday, September 22, 2014
The World Bank Vice President for the Africa Region, Makhtar Diop wants the African voice to be heard, as more than 120 world leaders converge on New York this week for an unprecedented UN Climate Summit.In all the global discussions around rising sea levels, shrinking rain forests, imperiled sp ...

Empowering Mining Communities With Law On Mineral Revenue Use

Friday, September 19, 2014
Concerns of local communities in the use of mineral royalties would be addressed when the country enacts a Mineral Revenue Law, advocates the Ghana Chamber of Mines GCM.Mining communities directly bear the brunt of mineral exploitation, especially environmental pollution. People in these commu ...

Novel Plan For African Smallholder Farmers To Access Quality Seed

Thursday, September 18, 2014
Access to quality seed remains a great challenge for smallholder farmers across Africa. This affects their agricultural productivity, income and resilience. Addressing this challenge is a complex task and cannot be done at national levels alone.A new Africa-wide programme aims to support the ...

Kumasi Mayor Wants 2017 Afcon Staged In The Garden City

Tuesday, September 09, 2014
Chief Executive of the Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly, Kojo Bonsu, is not scared of thinking big for him, small minds think small.Since assuming office in May 2013, the mayor has outlined ambitious projects to transform the socio-economic development of Kumasi. These include the planned installa ...

Tourism Federation Targets Informal Sector With Quality Service Training

Tuesday, September 09, 2014
Poor service delivery in the tourism and hospitality industry remains a major drawback to the growth of the sector.Industry managers in both the public and private sectors are therefore committing to targeted training to improve the quality of service.Some 18 thousand members of the Ghana To ...
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