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For the second time in two years, the research vessel Dr Fridtjof Nansen, docked in Tema, Ghana, for the country to benefit from the Nansen Programme which enables the fisheries research institutions and management agencies of participating countries to receive technical and scientific support and refocus the management of their...
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations and the Fisheries and Aquaculture Development Ministry of Ghana has signed a Memorandum of Understanding to sustainably enhance fisheries management to improve food and nutrition security. The MOU forms part of a larger programme, which has been implemented through several phases since...
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations FAO, the International Trade Centre (ITC) and I.M.A. S.p.A. have joined forces to address challenges of improving food packaging for small and medium agro-enterprises in sub-Saharan Africa.  In most countries in sub-Saharan Africa, poor packaging is one of the main reasons for...
A study conducted in 2016 by Ghana Institute of Horticulturalists (GhIH) and the Food and Agriculture Organization FAO of the United Nations has revealed a huge production and yield gap in both fruits and vegetables in Ghana. The study was conducted within the framework of  the Global Fruit and Vegetables for...
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has expressed his government’s resolve to make the agricultural sector attractive to encourage the youth to go into farming. In line with that objective, he said a national campaign, dubbed: “Planting for food and jobs”, would be launched to stimulate that activity. Delivering his maiden State of...