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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...
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, FAO, asserts strategic application of ICT to the agricultural industry offers the opportunity for economic growth and poverty reduction. As global attention is focused on seeking solutions to reduce poverty, especially in developing countries such as Ghana, Information, Communication Technology (ICTs) has...
The FAO Assistant Director General (ADG) and Regional Representative for Africa Mr. Bukar Tijani,  and the FAO Representative to Ghana, Mr Abebe Haile Gabriel, have paid a working visit to an FAO supported project aimed at  restoring productive capacities of flood affected agricultural household in the Greater Accra Region. The visit...