Author: Kofi Adu Domfeh

New Technologies Support Farmers Create Fodder Market In Ghana

Thursday, April 24, 2014
Agricultural researchers are introducing new technologies for local farmers to access fodder from their farms to feed their livestock and sell supplies to others.Fodder animal feed is any agricultural foodstuff mostly used to feed domesticated livestock such as cattle, goats, sheep, chicke ...

Iita Plans Higher Women Representation In Agricultural Research

Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Increasing the quota of women in research transcends the clamor for gender mainstreaming; it is all about improving productivity and efficiency, says IITA Director General, Dr Nteranya Sanginga.He says the need to increase the population of women in IITA is driven by the productivity of women st ...

Iita Boss Wants Governments To Tap Agriculture For Job Creation

Thursday, April 17, 2014
The Director General of the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture IITA, Dr Nteranya Sanginga, has called on Governments to make use of the potential in agriculture to create wealth and jobs.In his address delivered to stakeholders at the Oyo State Economic Summit, Dr Sanginga said th ...

Coalition On Mining Questions Dr. Aubynn’s Appointment As Head Of Minerals Commission

Thursday, April 17, 2014
The National Coalition on Mining NCOM has called on President John Mahama to reconsider his decision to appoint Dr. Tony Aubynn as Chief Executive of the Minerals Commission, a body mandated by law to regulate and manage the minerals sector in the national interest. The Coalition describes as ...

Sustainable Cattle Rearing In Ghana Under Threat

Thursday, April 17, 2014
The beef you may be enjoying today is probably from processed cattle from Burkina Faso, Mali and Niger.Only a small quantity of meat Ghanaians consume is from the Northern part of the country.Local breeders however fear Ghana will not be able to breed cattle locally in the next two decades i ...

Yaa Asantewaa Rural Bank To List On The Ghana Alternative Market

Wednesday, April 16, 2014
The Yaa Asantewaa Rural Bank could be one of the early birds in the Ashanti region to get listed on the Ghana Alternative Market.The Ghana Stock Exchange has lowered cost and introduced incentives to make the stock market attractive to SMEs.Investment advisors are particularly entreating rur ...

Three Firms Access Funds To List On The Ghana Alternative Market

Monday, April 14, 2014
Three Ghanaian companies have received approval to access the SME Listing Support Fund to facilitate their listing on the Ghana Alternative Market GAX. The GAX has been established by the Ghana Stock Exchange GSE to facilitate the mobilization of long term capital by SMEs and other indigen ...

Economic Justice Network Of Ghana Welcomes Ecowas Suspension Of Epa Decision

Thursday, April 10, 2014
The Economic Justice Network of Ghana EJN has welcomed the decision of the ECOWAS Heads of State and Government to postpone the final decision on the adoption of the Economic Partnership Agreement EPA between West Africa and the European Union.The West African economic bloc has suspended the ...

Fufu Processing Machine Among African Innovations For The Future

Thursday, April 10, 2014
Fufu is a traditional staple eaten all over Sub-Saharan Africa dishes are usually made from yams or cassava, sometimes combined with plantains. Preparing fufu involves pounding the boiled crops into a dough-like consistency, which involves vigorous stirring until the fufu is thick and smooth. ...

Upscale Of Clean Cookstoves Critical To Save Ghanaian Lives

Wednesday, April 09, 2014
Firewood and charcoal remain the dominant source of cooking and heating fuels in Ghana.The countrys shortfall and high cost of Liquefied Petroleum Gas LPG and other energy sources has increased demand for wood-fuel.However, conventional charcoal-fuelled stoves contribute to deforestation ...

Africa Vulnerable To Climate Change, Warns Pacja

Tuesday, April 08, 2014
The Pan African Climate Justice Alliance PACJA has warned African leaders of grave consequences of climate change if high rates of deforestation are not immediately stopped on the continent.Samson Ogallah, the Program Manager of PACJA, says climate change will further decrease the supply of av ...

Guaranteeing The Independence Of Ghana’s Audit Service

Monday, April 07, 2014
Ghanas supreme audit institution, the Audit Service, is charged with the responsibility of promoting good governance in the areas of transparency, accountability and probity in the public financial management system.The Service acts to protect the public purse by auditing the management of publ ...

G&j Technical Contributes 300megawats To Power Generation

Monday, April 07, 2014
GJ Technical Services Limited is entering into partnerships with tertiary educational institutions in the country to support the training of students in electrical and mechanical engineering.Students would also be offered internship opportunities, expected to empower them to contribute to power ...
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