Author: Kofi Adu Domfeh

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 ...

Exploiting Win-win Opportunities In Agricultural Biotechnology Application

Friday, September 05, 2014
The African Biosafety Network of Expertise ABNE says the continent would be disadvantaged in agricultural production if countries continue to lag behind in the adaptation and application of biotechnology.The network is set up by the AUs NEPAD New Economic Partnership for Africas Developmen ...

Multicredit Savings And Loans Sends Relief To Fire Victims At Kumasi Market

Thursday, September 04, 2014
Multicredit Savings and Loans Company is providing Gh?30,000 relief package to traders at the Kumasi Central Market affected by the recent fire outbreak.Fire gutted the second-hand clothing section of the market about a month, razing down several shops.Based on the strength of transactions w ...

Agriculture Is Now Under Sustained Threat From Climate Change

Thursday, September 04, 2014
Climate-Smart Agriculture is an efficient and effective intervention for achieving food productivity and security objectives and development goals at the same time, even as the world struggles to contain the effects of climate change, says former President John Kufuor. Agriculture is now unde ...

Ghanaian Trade Unions Challenged Invest For Job Creation

Wednesday, September 03, 2014
Trade Unions in Ghana have traditionally been engaged in seeking better wages and improved service conditions for workers.But General Secretary of the Ghana Mineworkers Union, Prince William Ankrah says there is the need to move beyond this world trade unionism to investments that enhance the fi ...

Plant Breeding Rights In Ghana To Enhance Farming And Seed Industry

Tuesday, September 02, 2014
The passage of the Plant Breeders Rights Bill is in the interest of farmers and the seed industry as it is for scientists, according to advocates for the bills passage.The Ghanaian scientific community is seeking to protect their intellectual property with the passage of the bill, which has bee ...

Africa Needs The Media To Make It Understand The Importance Of Agriculture

Monday, September 01, 2014
The African Union AU has being commemorating 2014 as the Year of Agriculture and Food Security. This is to give opportunities to communities, state and non-state actors to interact, express their voices on what works and chart the focus and targets for the next decade. These engagements are ...

Farming And Africa’s Employment Challenge

Monday, September 01, 2014
The African Green Revolution Forum AGRF 2014 is kicking off in Addis Ababa this week to present a major opportunity for interest groups to engage each other on the vision for agriculture and food security on the continent.Over 800 African Heads of States, Ministers and farmers will be discussi ...
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