Author: Kofi Adu Domfeh

Ghana To Activate Ebola Helpline To Stay Alert On The Disease

Saturday, October 25, 2014
Leading IT firm, IPMC Ghana is supporting the Ministry of Health to activate an Ebola Helpline to aid information dissemination on the deadly virus to the general public. Chief Executive Officer, Amar Deep Singh Hari, who disclosed this to Luv News, says a unique telephone number has been allo ...

Avros Limited Sponsors Forum For Business Startup In Kumasi

Friday, October 24, 2014
A business forum is holding in Kumasi at the KNUST, Saturday, to expose students and other interested individuals to knowledge and skills in establishing and running successful enterprises.The conference dubbed Own Your Own Business Forum 2014 is to empower the youth, especially young graduate ...

Forum Strengthens Capacity To Tackle Post-harvest Losses In Africa

Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Post-harvest losses constituent the most critical constraint for food security in sub-Saharan Africa.It has been a perennial problem facing the Ghanaian food and agriculture economy inadequate storage facilities, poor road infrastructure and lack of ready market for most agricultural produce a ...

Ghanaian Farmers Introduced To New Weather Forecast Service

Tuesday, October 21, 2014
Ghanaian farmers are being introduced to the worlds first highly accurate tropical weather forecast. Known as ISKA Weather, the forecast enables farmers to make informed decisions on when to carry out weather dependent activities, such as planting, fertilizing, chemical spraying, and harvesting ...

Family Farming Is Farming God’s Way To Feed People

Thursday, October 16, 2014
Advancing family farming is the solution to combating hunger and poverty in developing economies, says the Fellowship of Christian Councils and Churches in West Africa FECCIWA.Chief Executive, Dr. Tolbert Thomas Jallah, describes family farming as Gods way of farming that benefits the devel ...

Ghana Boosts Agricultural Financing For Higher Productivity

Tuesday, October 14, 2014
Smallholder farmer, George Amankwaah highlights access to agricultural financing as constituting a critical factor in enhancing productivity of Ghanaian farmers and promoting agribusinesses.Commercial banks regard the sector as high risk and are often slow in responding to the financial needs of ...

Odotobiri Rural Bank Denies Involvement In Nss Scandal

Tuesday, October 14, 2014
The Board of Directors and the Management of Odotobiri Rural Bank in the Ashanti region are exonerating the bank from the scandal that has hit the National Service Scheme NSS. Some financial institutions have been implicated in the recent NSS alleged fraud which involves payments into ghost an ...

Seeking Climate Justice – From Marrakech To Lima And Paris

Friday, October 10, 2014
The Fourth Conference on Climate Change and Development in Africa CCDA-IV has been an opportunity to reflect activities on the continent that ensure that agriculture is embedded into a solution space, in which climate change has become a risk amplifier.But Africa would need to have a united vo ...

Afdb Launches €33million Climdev Africa Special Fund

Thursday, October 09, 2014
The African Development Bank AfDB has launched a 33million Fund on the sidelines of the Fourth Conference on Climate Change and Development in Africa CCDA-IV in Marrakesh, Morocco.The ClimDev Africa Special Fund is aimed at building regional capacities in climate information gathering and d ...

Africa Must Do More Than Increase Agriculture Productivity

Wednesday, October 08, 2014
Africas capacity to feed itself now and in the future remains a major challenge, despite its enormous agricultural potentials to produce enough food for the continent and sell surplus produce.According to Dr. Abdalla Hamdok, Deputy Executive Secretary, UN Economic Commission for Africa UNECA, ...

African Csos To Interrogate Climate Smart Agriculture At Ccda-iv

Wednesday, October 08, 2014
African civil society groups attending the Fourth Conference on Climate Change and Development in Africa CCDA-IV will be interrogating climate smart agriculture as a subject that has evoked significant interest.This years conference focuses on agriculture with the theme: Africa can feed Afri ...

Storm In Ghana’s Microfinance Industry Not Over But Settling

Friday, October 03, 2014
Ghanas microfinance industry has within the past two years experienced a storm that left over 60 companies collapsing and others going into financial distress.The burst of the once bubbling industry left most clients losing their savings and investments as some workers also lost their jobs. ...

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 ...
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