A Deputy Minister at the Ministry of Food and Agriculture, George Oduro, has reiterated the commitment of government to improve the lives of farmers in the country through the modernization of the country’s agricultural sector.
The Ghana Grains Council (GGC) has hosted about 700 maize, rice and soybean value chain farmers and actors at a forum, enabling them to interact and establish market linkages to enhance overall efficiency in their industries.
Ms Sheena Lindahl, Partner at EMPACT, an entrepreneurial development agency in the United States, has advocated low interest rates in Ghana to encourage young entrepreneurs to implement their business plans.
Europe and Italy will have to focus more on Africa in order to achieve greater energy security, Mr Claudio Descalzi, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of energy giant Eni, has said.
AngloGold Ashanti Limited (AGA) says plans are under way to modernize the 117-year old Obuasi mines to make it more vibrant and productive.
The Sunyani Municipal Assembly has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with a Canadian developer and investors to convert all solid waste generated in the municipality into energy of not less than 25 megawatts.
Stanbic Bank Ghana in partnership with Ghana Real Estates Development Association (GREDA) at the weekend opened a housing and auto fair in Accra to provide quality, befitting, affordable housing and auto opportunity to customers.
Microsoft in partnership with Surfline Communications, a Ghana-based telecommunications network provider, recently opened the country’s first Windows Zone at Surfline’s flagship store at Osu in Accra.
Financial institutions are intensifying moves aimed at bringing on board the 85 percent of people in the informal sector who have not yet signed on to any pension scheme.
The Ebola outbreak in Sub-Saharan Africa is making its presence felt among Thai rice exporters, a report said Monday. Rice exporters in Thailand fear that the Ebola pandemic will negatively affect rice prices as ships refuse to sail to ports in the afflicted countries.