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The Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana (PFAG) has elected new National leaders to steer the affairs of the association for the next four (4) years. The elections which took place during the association’s Annual General Meeting held at the TUC Conference Hall in Kumasi, Ashanti region last week under the theme: “Building Back Better, Consolidating

The Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana (PFAG), the Chamber of Agribusiness Ghana (CAG), the General Agricultural Workers Union (GAWU), the Rice Millers Association of Ghana (RMAG), and Food Sovereignty Ghana (FSG) are appalled and disappointed by comments and responses by the Minister of Food and Agriculture (MoFA), Dr. Owusu Afriyie Akoto, during an interview on

Globally, women play a critical role in ensuring food security. A working paper published by The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) indicate that, data shows that women comprise about 43 percent of the agricultural labour force globally and in developing countries. But this figure masks considerable variation across regions and within

THE THEME “PLANTING FOR FOOD AND JOBS: CONSOLIDATING FOOD SYSTEM IN GHANA”   Peasant Farmers Association Ghana ( PFAG ) congratulates all farmers especially, the smallholder women and the youth and all award winning farmers at both the districts and national levels for their continuous and tireless efforts in the provision of food and other produce for the

A policy dialogue on promotion of Agroecology concept as a Climate Change mitigation measure in Ghana, has been held in Accra to discuss a more sustainable way of responding to climate change impacts to boost agriculture production. Stakeholders, including farmers from all over the country and civil society organisations as well as officials of the

Total expenditure allocation for agriculture sector in the past four years, from 2017-2020, has stayed below one percent of government’s total spending in the economy. The total spending for the agriculture sector in 2017, which was GH¢384.6million, constituted just 0.71 percent of entire government expenditure. In 2018 total spending on the sector rose to GH¢502.7million,

Smuggling, hoarding and corruption continue to be the major challenges impeding the successful implementation of the government’s fertiliser subsidy programme (FSP) for smallholder farmers, a study by the Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana (PFAG) has revealed. In its report on the monitoring of the implementation of the FSP in 2020, the PFAG found out that

The prices of government subsidised fertilizers meant to support peasant farmers under the Planting for Food and Jobs [PFJ] Program have increased this year, much to the dissatisfaction of farmers in the Upper East Region. The prices of improved seeds under the program have also been increased. This came to light during a sensitization program

The Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana (PFAG) has dispelled speculations being made by some actors in the agricultural sector that agroecology farming practices being promoted by the association cannot feed the growing Africa population. According to the association, the current industrial farming practices coupled with mining activities and population growth contributed negatively to the changes

The Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana (PFAG) and Ghana Federation of Forest and Farm Producers (GhaFFaP) congratulates all smallholder farmers in Ghana, especially women who were most impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. As the country celebrates the 2020 National Farmers Day under the theme “Agribusiness Development under COVID-19 – Opportunities and Challenges”, it is imperative