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22
Feb

Peasant Farmers presents Policy Brief on One Village One Dam to MOFA

A policy brief on “Unlocking Northern Ghana’s agricultural potential through targeted investment in small reservoirs” has been presented ...

10
Jan

PFAG build capacity of Women Farmer Leaders to influence PFJ 2.0 and AFCFTA

Sixty (60) women farmer leaders drawn from several districts in the Northern, Upper East, Upper West and North ...

10
Jan

PFAG builds capacity of members on trade negotiation and market access under AfCFTA

The Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana (PFAG) in partnership with the National AfCFTA Coordinating Office (NCO), under the ...

10
Jan

Famers trained on Post-Harvest Management to compete under AfCFTA

The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) is a trade arrangement that creates opportunity for free movement of ...

11
Dec

PFAG’s position on the Export and Import restrictions of selected strategic Commodities

The Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana commends government for conceptualizing the decision to restrict the importation of strategic ...

11
Dec

PFAG’S Budget analysis of the 2024 Budget Statement

The 2024 budget came at a time the economy is facing serious fiscal and macroeconomic difficulties leading to ...

11
Dec

PFAG’s position on the export and import restrictions of selected strategic commodities

The Minister of Trade and Industry, on 20th November, 2023 presented to Parliament a Legislative Instrument (LI) to: ...

11
Dec

PFAG organizes workshop on the progress of the CAADP

The Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana (PFAG), together with non-state actors (NSAs) in the agricultural sector, has called ...

22
Aug

Participation of Women in the Planting for Food and Jobs

Women play a significant role in agricultural development in Ghana, irrespective of the numerous challenges that prevent them ...

22
Aug

We will work with you to attain food sufficiency, Agric. Minister assures PFAG

The Minister for Food and Agriculture, Hon. Bryan Acheampong, has assured farmers across the country of his resolve ...

30
May

PFAG calls for review and improvement of the Planting for food and Jobs Program.

The Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana (PFAG) has called on government to review and improve the Planting for ...

25
Jan

CSOS CALL FOR TAX EXEMPTION FOR AGRICULTURAL COMMODITIES

The PFAG, CropLife Ghana, Chamber of Agribusiness Ghana, National Seed Trade Association of Ghana (NASTAG) and Ghana Rice ...

01
Jan

PFAG is wishing a happy new year

Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana are wishing a Happy New Year to all Farmers. Thank you for feeding ...

23
Dec

PFAG wishes you all a Merry Christmas

Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana wishes all farmers a Merry Christmas full with Joy and Happiness.

13
Dec

PFAG MEETS FORMER PRESIDENT

On 13th December the Board and members of the Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana paid a visit to ...

12
Dec

PFAG MEETS VICE PRESIDENT

The Vice President, Dr Bawumis has given his firm assurance to secure funding to complete the construction of ...

02
Dec

To Our Loyal Members

Agriculture is our wisest pursuit, because it will contribute most to real wealth, good moral and happiness. Happy ...

01
Dec

Happy Farmers Day

Ayeekooo to our gallant Farmers. We Celebrate you for your resilience inspite of the overwhelming challenges you face. ...

29
Oct

National Caravan on Climate Change

As Ghana and other nations gear up for the 27th session of the United Nations Conference of Parties ...

26
Apr

Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana (PFAG) elects new National Leaders

The Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana (PFAG) has elected new National leaders to steer the affairs of the ...

19
Mar

MoFA Minister shouldn’t downplay the living experiences of Farmers and Ghanaians!

The Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana (PFAG), the Chamber of Agribusiness Ghana (CAG), the General Agricultural Workers Union ...

16
Mar

Equitable access to input for a sustainable food production

Globally, women play a critical role in ensuring food security. A working paper published by The Food and ...

03
Mar

PFAG call for proposals to invite technical and financial proposal has ended.

The Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana (PFAG) issues this call for proposals to invite technical and financial proposal ...

04
Feb

Congratulatory Message to Farmers on the 37th National Farmers Day Award

THE THEME “PLANTING FOR FOOD AND JOBS: CONSOLIDATING FOOD SYSTEM IN GHANA”   Peasant Farmers Association Ghana ( PFAG ) congratulates ...

16
Nov

Ahead of 2022 Budget: PFAG calls for at least 10 % allocation to Agric

The Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana (PFAG) has urged government to consider increasing budgetary allocation to Agriculture to help put ...

27
Jul

Climate Change Impact: Stakeholders dialogue on sustainable Agriculture

A policy dialogue on promotion of Agroecology concept as a Climate Change mitigation measure in Ghana, has been ...

01
Jul

Government allocation to agriculture stays below 1% in 4 years

Total expenditure allocation for agriculture sector in the past four years, from 2017-2020, has stayed below one percent ...

15
Jun

Smuggling, hoarding major challenges of fertiliser subsidy programme

Smuggling, hoarding and corruption continue to be the major challenges impeding the successful implementation of the government’s fertiliser ...

18
May

Upper East Farmers unhappy about increase in prices of government subsidised fertilizers

The prices of government subsidised fertilizers meant to support peasant farmers under the Planting for Food and Jobs ...

16
Mar

Peasant Farmers dispel claim ‘agroecology cannot feed Africa’s growing population’

The Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana (PFAG) has dispelled speculations being made by some actors in the agricultural ...

08
Nov

Award criteria for overall national best farmer don’t favour smallholder farmers and women

The Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana (PFAG) and Ghana Federation of Forest and Farm Producers (GhaFFaP) congratulates all ...

02
Nov

Statement from the Food Sovereignty Platform on The Plant Breeders Bill (PBB)

It has come to the attention of the Food Sovereignty Platform (FSP) that Parliament is currently discussing the ...

17
Jul

Anchor Ghana’s post-COVID recovery on agriculture: CSOs urge govt

The Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana (PFAG), SEND GHANA, the International Budget Partnership (IBP), the Voice for Change ...

29
May

Ghana Beyond Aid: Smallholder farmers, the game changers

Updated: Dec 20, 2018 –  The Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana (PFAG), wish to congratulate our indomitable farmers on ...

13
Apr

Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana (PFAG) to hold Annual General Meeting

The Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana, a farmer based Civil Society Organisation, will hold its 2019 Annual General ...

13
Apr

Farmers’ Day Celebration: Message of solidarity to smallholder farmers

The Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana (PFAG) on the occasion of the 35th Farmers’ Day Celebration wishes to ...

13
Apr

Minister joins farmers; vow to stop introduction of GMOs in Ghana

The efforts to impose Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO) on Ghanaian farmers and consumers came to an end on ...

04
Feb

Minister joins farmers; vow to stop introduction of GMOs in Ghana

The efforts to impose Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO) on Ghanaian farmers and consumers came to an end on ...

05
Dec

Farmers’ Day Celebration: Message of solidarity to smallholder farmers

Date Issued: December 05,2019 The Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana (PFAG) on the occasion of the 35th Farmers’ ...

17
Oct

PFAG Executive Director speaks at “The Fight for the Future of Food” event

Date Issued: October 17,2019 – The Executive Director of Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana, madam Victoria Adongo speaks ...

03
Sep

No post harvest management services in Kassena Nankana

Small holder farmers in several communities in the Kassena Nankana Municipal Assembly of the Upper East Region are ...

02
Sep

OSIWA team pays working visit to Peasant Famers Association Ghana office

Updated: Sep 2, 2019 A team from Open Society Initiative for West Africa (OSIWA) led by Mr. Ibrahim Ansu ...

20
Aug

Fertilizer smugglers must be punished to deter others

Issued on 20th August, 2019 The Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana (PFAG) has called on government to punish ...

12
Jul

Stop galamsey, start farming by Peasant Farmers Association Ghana

Updated: Jul 12, 2019 Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana (PFAG), has joined the ongoing campaign on galamsey and urges ...

12
Jul

Agric Minister misinform Parliament on the Plant Breeders Bill

Updated: Jul 12, 2019 The membership of the Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana (PFAG) being majority of small holder ...

12
Jul

Peasant Farmers Association Ghana congratulate President Elect

Updated: Jul 12, 2019 Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana (PFAG), has inaugurated fertilizer security watchdog committees in all border ...

12
Jul

Ghana’s subsidised fertilizer finds its way into neighbouring countries

Updated: Jul 12, 2019 – Reports reaching Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana (PFAG) indicate that, bags of subsidised fertilizer ...

12
Jul

PFAG Farmer Gets Recognition from Guinness Ghana Limited

Updated: Jul 12, 2019 Guinness Ghana Breweries Limited (GGBL) has rewarded deserving sorghum farmers and aggregators in the Upper ...

12
Jul

Ghana’s subsidised fertilizer finds its way into neighbouring countries

Updated: Jul 12, 2019 Reports reaching Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana (PFAG) indicate that, bags of subsidised fertilizer are ...

12
Jul

Capacity Built For PFAG Members in Selected Districts

Updated: Jul 12, 2019 Selected farmers of Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana (PFAG) in Asutuare (Osudoku District in the ...

11
Jul

Peasant farmers Association members to benefit from 2017 budget

Updated: Jul 11, 2019 Government says it is working towards providing direct support to the Peasant Farmers Association of ...

09
Jul

Peasant Farmers call for increased investment in Agro-ecology farming

Updated: Jul 9, 2019 The Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana (PFAG) has held two separate dialogue meetings with farmers ...

09
Jul

Investing in quality inputs foundation for increase crop yields

Updated: Jul 9, 2019 Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana (PFAG) members from all the ten regions of Ghana attending ...

09
Jul

Farmers unhappy with govt unilateral decision to reject in-kind repayment

Updated: Jul 9, 2019 The Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana (PFAG) on behalf of smallholder farmers in Ghana expresses ...

09
Jul

PFAG: Fall Army Worm Infestation discovered in Ghana

Updated: Jul 9, 2019 At the first bi-annual Board Meeting held on 10th-11th July 2017 at the National Head ...

09
Jul

Peasant Farmers Join Voice For Change Programme

Updated: Jul 9, 2019 Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana (PFAG) will join other partners in implementing “The Ghana Strategic ...

09
Jul

Peasant Farmers call for increased investment in Agro-ecology farming

Updated: Jul 9, 2019 The Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana (PFAG) has held two separate dialogue meetings with farmers ...

09
Jul

Peasant Farmers call for increased investment in Agro-ecology farming

Updated: July 9, 2019 –  The Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana (PFAG) has held two separate dialogue meetings with ...

09
Jul

PFAG first bi-annual Board Meeting “Fall Army Worm Infestation Let’s Curb It Now”

The Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana (PFAG) attended the first bi-annual Board Meeting held on 10th-11th July 2017 at ...

09
Jul

Policy dialogue on Post Harvest Loss and Food & Nutrition Security

Updated: Jul 9, 2019 The Peasant Farmers’ Association of Ghana (PFAG) has held a day’s policy dialogue on Post-Harvest ...

08
Jul

PFAG inaugurate watchdog committee to curb fertilizer smuggling

Updated: Jul 12, 2019 Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana (PFAG), has inaugurated fertilizer security watchdog committees in all border ...

22
May

Climate Week Farmer-based CSOs march to promote agroecology

Date Issued: May 22, 2019 Farmer-based Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) on Thursday embarked on a float to create ...

07
Feb

The Ghana Pastoral Policy, the Vehicle to drive Cattle Ranching Law

Date Issued: February 7, 2019 – The periodic farmer-herder conflict in Ghana over years has negatively impacted on ...

22
Jan

Women groups receive training on sustainable farming practices

Date Issued: January 22,2019 – The Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana (PFAG) has organized a sensitization and training ...

22
Jan

Peasant Farmers Association Ghana farmers trained on budgeting process

Date Issued: January 22, 2019 The Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana (PFAG) has organized a capacity building training ...

22
Jan

Peasant Farmers Association Ghana farmers trained on budgeting process

The Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana (PFAG) has organized a capacity building training on the budgeting process in ...

20
Dec

CAADP Non-State Actors CSOs communique on Ghana

Date Issued: December 20, 2018 – A COMMUNIQUE ISSUED BY CAADP NON-STATE ACTORS/CSOs ON GHANA’S PERFORMANCE IN THE ...

20
Dec

Ghana Beyond Aid Smallholder farmers, the game changers

Updated: Dec 20, 2018 –  The Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana (PFAG), wish to congratulate our indomitable farmers on ...

20
Dec

CAADP Non-State Actors CSOs communique on Ghana

A COMMUNIQUE ISSUED BY CAADP NON – STATE ACTORS/CSOs ON GHANA’S PERFORMANCE IN THE INAUGURAL BIENNIAL REVIEW PROCESS ...

11
Nov

PFAG calls for increased investment in seed production

Date Issued: November 11,2018 – The Peasant Farmers Association Ghana (PFAG) is calling for increased public investment in ...

02
Nov

Peasant Farmers hold inception workshop for stakeholders

Updated: Nov 2, 2018 The leadership of Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana (PFAG), on Wednesday commenced a two-day inception ...

02
Nov

Peasant Farmers holds policy dialogue on Post Harvest Loss and Food

Date Issued: November 2, 2018 The Peasant Farmers’ Association of Ghana (PFAG) has held a day’s policy dialogue ...

02
Nov

Government to create policy space for agroecology farming concept

Updated: Nov 2, 2018 Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana (PFAG) and Center for Indigenous Knowledge and Organizational Development (CIKOD) ...

02
Nov

Investing in quality inputs, foundation for increase crop yields

Updated: Nov 2, 2018 Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana (PFAG) members from all the ten regions of Ghana attending ...

09
Oct

National Biosafety Authority betray Ghanaian farmers

Date Issued: October 9,2018 The Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana is highly disappointed with the posture of the ...

14
Sep

Expedite action on threat of herdsmen in Ghana

Date Issued: September 14,2018 Smallholder farmers across the country have urged government to, as a matter of urgency, ...

13
Sep

The Perennial Flooding and Food Security Implications in Ghana

Date Issued: September 13,2018 The Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana (PFAG), the Chamber of Agribusiness Ghana (CAG) and ...

27
Aug

PFAG push for local seed production allocations in annual budget

Date Issued: August 27, 2018 The Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana (PFAG) is calling on the government to ...

21
Aug

Influential foreign companies pushing ‘dirty seeds’ in Africa, CSOs claim

Date Issued: Aug 21,2018 The Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana (PFAG), General Agricultural Workers Union (GAWU), Centre for ...

17
Aug

PFAG set to monitor government flagship policies

Updated: Aug 17, 2018 The Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana is beginning the implementation of a programme to monitor ...

07
Aug

PFAG hold sensitization workshop on draft Pastoral Policy Proposal

Date Issued: Aug 7,2018 Ghana has over the last few years been battling with conflicts between herdsmen and ...

07
Aug

Ghanaian farmers call for (brown) soil revolution

Updated: Aug 7, 2018 Dr. Kofi Boa of Centre for No-Till Agriculture (CNTA) has called for a new innovation ...

01
Aug

PFAG Farmer Gets Recognition from Guinness Ghana Limited

Date issued: August 1, 2018 Guinness Ghana Breweries Limited (GGBL) has rewarded deserving sorghum farmers and aggregators in ...

30
Jul

Peasant Farmers 2018 Agricultural Sector Budget Analysis

Updated: Jul 30, 2018 Governments’ commitment in the 2018 Budget Statement and Economic Policy to structurally transform the economy ...

30
Jul

The 2018 budget statement and its implication to farmers

Updated: Jul 30, 2018 The state of Ghana seed and fertilizer industry.  Access and utilization of high-quality inputs (seeds ...

27
Jul

Current Plant Breeders Bill bad for farmers – PFAG

Updated: Jul 27, 2018 Peasant farmers have called on Parliament to undertake proper consultation before passing the Plant Breeders ...

27
Jul

Peasant Farmers unhappy with Government

Updated: Jul 27, 2018 Peasant Farmers unhappy with govt unilateral decision to reject in-kind repayment of PFJ input support. ...