Category Archives: Local

Rice farming to be improved in northern ghana

  Rice has become a major staple food in Ghana following an increased in rice production and consumption over the years. A rise in demand for the staple has caused shortages and a corresponding rise in imports. In view of this, Shinkaafa Buni Rice Farmers Association, an Agri-business organization operating in the three regions of…
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Shinkaafa Buni to improve rice farming in the northern region

  Over the years, farmers in the northern region of Ghana and other parts of the country have suffered the agony of finding no ready markets for their agricultural produce. Their agony is now over, thanks in large part to Shinkaafa Buni Rice Farmers Association which is offering highly competitive prices for rice, maize and…
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GWCL warns of an imminent water crisis in the northern region

The Ghana Water Company Limited (GWCL) has issued a stern warning over a looming water crisis in the northern region following what the company described as the dwindling in size --- due largely to degradation and siltation --- of the Volta Lake in Nawuni where its intake plant is situated. The color of the water,…
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