This web portal is designed to help disseminate information on Private Sector Extension Service Providers (PSESPs) in Ghana. The information is gathered and managed by the Private Sector Extension Service Providers Desk of the Directorate of Agricultural Extension Service under the Ministry of Food a...

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MoFA Launches FBO Database and Website

Wednesday the 10th of September, 2014 saw the official launching of the Farmer Based Organization (FBO) website (www.fbosecretariatghana.com) by MoFA. The launch by the Hon. Minister for Food and Agriculture, Fifi Fiavi Kwetey (MP) was attended by representatives from the Australian High Commission as well as members of the FBO National Steering Committee, national directors and senior staff of MoFA. Also present were members of FBO apex bodies, FBOs as well as farmers and the Media. The website is expected to augment the Ministry’s effort at FBO promotion and development as envisaged in the Food and

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The Questionable Quest To Improve Local Rice Production

It is a well known fact that Ghana has been dependent on importation of rice for 70% of local demand for a considerable time. The quest to make Ghana self-sufficient with regards to rice supply is however proving more difficult than expected.The blame for this situation is largely placed at the doors of the Bretton Woods Institutions, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank, and consecutive governments.