Source: naij.com - The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) estimated that Ghana has overtaken Nigeria in yam exportation as the quality of the produce from Nigeria has dropped due to high dependency on traditional planting system.
Nobert Maroya from Yam Improvement for Income and Food Security in West Africa announced this fact in Ibadan during a meeting of the organization’s experts with Nigerian seed production companies.
Ministry of Trade and Industry (MOTI) assuring Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) of government commitment
Source: GNA - The Ministry of Trade and Industry (MOTI) has assured Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) of government commitment to create the right platform to bolster their growth and support the national economy.
The Ministry said government has put in place several strategies in a bid to push vigorously its agenda of getting people to accept to grow and consume locally made products.
Source: Kofi Owusu Aduonum/Daily Guide - Founder of Ghanaian-owned beverage company Kasapreko Company Limited (KCL), Dr Kwabena Adjei has been adjudged West African Tourism Personality of the Year at the recently-organised Weizo Accra tourism conference held in Accra.
Source: GNA - Ghana’s annual revenue from exporting raw cashew nuts is estimated at 56 million dollars, Mr Joseph Yeung, Managing Director of the Mim Cashew Processing Company, has revealed.
Source: citifmonline.com - The price of fresh tomatoes continues to drop in some major markets across the country this week.
Checks by Esoko Ghana revealed that there has been a stable supply of the local tomatoes from the growing areas such as Tuabodom, Akumadan and Navrongo.
Source: GNA - Afrocentric Bamboo Bikes Limited, producers of bamboo bike frames for the international market, has through the assistance of the Skilled Development Funds (SDF), held a five-day skills development training for its staff.
Source: EFG - Nominations for the “Made in Ghana Hall of Fame Awards” have opened in Accra. As part of the fifth anniversary celebration of Entrepreneurs Foundation of Ghana (EFG), twenty five most outstanding products and services in Ghana will be inducted into the highest award presented by the organization.
Source: GNA - The Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Creative Arts has set up four craft centres in the Ashanti Region to save the creative arts industry, which stakeholders say may die soon if not resourced.
The move follows recent calls of the craft industry players who expressed worry about the downward trend of the otherwise booming business, as the result of the
As part of efforts to promote tourism development, the Ghana Tourist Development Company (GTDC) is organising a maiden national food festival dubbed: “FOODFEST 2015,” in Accra.
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Source: GNA - The GIHOC Footwear Division Limited, formerly Kumasi Shoe Factory, is to take delivery of additional machines to significantly expand the capacity of its production lines.
The machines would arrive in the country from the Czech Republic within the next two weeks, Mr. Eric Acheampong, the General Manager, has announced.
Source: B&FT - Ghana faces a possible ban on groundnuts exported to the EU following high recorded incidence of aflatoxin contamination of the crop yields.
Ghana is to face a ban from exporting commodities like groundnuts, peanuts butter and cereal products to the European market if it is unable to reduce the level of aflatoxin contamination in such commodities.
Aflatoxin is a toxin produced by a fungus growing on crops which cause liver disease...
Source: Daily Graphic Ghana - The Executive Director of the National Board for Small Scale Industries (NBSSI), Mr Lukman Abdul-Rahim, has asked Ghanaian entrepreneurs to invest heavily to improve the quality of their products to enable them access the global market.
Source: Daily Graphic Ghana - Firebook, a utility application from Ghana, is the newest addition to the menu of applications for smart mobile telephony users.
The application, downloadable from iTunes and Google play stores, helps mobile users to access all contacts on the go, across platforms and at any time.
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