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The Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana (PFAG) has urged government to consider increasing budgetary allocation to Agriculture to help put the sector back into its development driving seat. According to the association, Agric still remains the key to economic development and this was evident by the sector’s resilience during the COVID-19 pandemic against other sectors of 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 Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana (PFAG) call for proposals has ended.

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

It has come to the attention of the Food Sovereignty Platform (FSP) that Parliament is currently discussing the passage of the Plant Variety Protection Bill, 2020, which is simply a renaming of the infamous Plant Breeders’ Bill without any changes in the contents. The Food Sovereignty Platform made up of the General Agricultural Workers Union

The Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana (PFAG), SEND GHANA, the International Budget Partnership (IBP), the Voice for Change Partnership Program, GROW partners and like-minded CSOs are proposing the reliance of Agriculture as the tool for reviving Ghana’s economy after COVID-19. Since the onset of the COVID-19, Ghana has not only been in a health crisis