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NHIS to re-energize trust of subscribers

The National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) is working towards resurrecting the trust of the subscriber. Mr. Mohammed Abdul-Salim, senior monitoring and evaluation manager at the NHIS regional office, gave the assurance Tuesday. He attributed minimal subscribers trust in the agency to huge premiums -- charges -- which had led to subscribers unwilling to re-activate their…
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GDCA to improve Agro-pastoral households

The Ghana Developing Communities Association (GDCA) through its sub-unit, the Community Life Improvement Programme (CLIP) has implemented an agro-pastoralism project known as Strengthening the Resilience of Agro-pastoral systems in West Africa (PASAO). The project is a product of a partnership GDCA signed with Acting for Life (AfL), a French NGO based in France to implement…
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Herders and crop farmers vow to end reprisal attacks

  As part of efforts to enhance food security and livelihoods, crop farmers, traditional authorities and herders in the Gushegu municipal Assembly have agreed to end hostilities. In Ghana, security forces are struggling to contain clashes between farmers and nomadic Fulani herdsmen. Complaints lodged against Ghana's Fulani nomadic herdsmen include accusations of rape, armed robbery…
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Agric. Extension Officers ask gov’t to come to their aid

At an Advocacy group discussion in Tamale on Thursday,  agricultural extension officers, seed producers, and processors in the Northern region called on the government to come to their aid. They re-emphasized the importance of agriculture as the bedrock of the country's economic growth, yet it has not been given the desired attention. The group seeks…
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