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A policy brief on “Unlocking Northern Ghana’s agricultural potential through targeted investment in small reservoirs” has been presented by the Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana (PFAG) to the Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MOFA) through the Ghana Irrigation Development Authority (GIDA). The Policy Brief highlights the key findings and recommendations from a research work carried

Sixty (60) women farmer leaders drawn from several districts in the Northern, Upper East, Upper West and North East regions were sensitized on the Planting for Food and Jobs Phase II (PFJ 2.0) and had their capacity built to influence opportunities under the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA). The sensitization on the PFJ 2.0

The Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana (PFAG) in partnership with the National AfCFTA Coordinating Office (NCO), under the Ministry of Trade and Industry (MOTI), organized a capacity building exercise on the “AfCFTA and Market Access Opportunities for Farmers and Aggregators in Ghana”.  The capacity building exercise, which took place in Tamale in the Northern Region

The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) is a trade arrangement that creates opportunity for free movement of goods and services within the continent. Farmers and aggregators are dominant trade agents in Ghana and other African countries and their participation in the AfCFTA framework is crucial.  This is because, some of them are currently mobilizing

The Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana commends government for conceptualizing the decision to restrict the importation of strategic products into the country and protect local industry. Based on the analysis and forecast of some of the selected communities, the Association welcomes the decision, but underlines the need for government to demonstrate commitment to fulfill these

The 2024 budget came at a time the economy is facing serious fiscal and macroeconomic difficulties leading to inequality and poverty among majority of Ghanaians, especially rural folk. While there was high expectation of the IMF programme to perform magic in transforming the economy and with the agricultural sector being important and bedrock of the

The Minister of Trade and Industry, on 20th November, 2023 presented to Parliament a Legislative Instrument (LI) to: 1. Establish a special import management mechanism to regulate and monitor the importation of strategic products for the economic development of the country 2. Streamline and rationalize the import bill of the country to improve the Balance

The Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana (PFAG), together with non-state actors (NSAs) in the agricultural sector, has called on the government to deepen investment and prioritize agricultural transformation in line with the commitments under the Comprehensive African Agricultural Development Programme (CAADP). This call was made during a workshop organized by the association in partnership with

Women play a significant role in agricultural development in Ghana, irrespective of the numerous challenges that prevent them from achieving their potential production. Some challenges, such as social and cultural norms that disadvantage them from achieving their potential, poor access to productive resources, and a low level of education, have negatively impacted their activities, leading

The Minister for Food and Agriculture, Hon. Bryan Acheampong, has assured farmers across the country of his resolve to work closely with them to increase yields and productivity and reduce the importation of food crops into the country. He gave the assurance that the Ministry was implementing strategic measures to guarantee that farmers around the