Despite the clear potential to boost rice production at the regional level in Africa, most countries on the Continent continue to rely heavily on imports for meeting their rice consumption needs, costing the Continent USD 5 billion annually. Rice is a …

Dr Ahmed Yakubu Alhassan, the Deputy Minister of Food and Agriculture in-charge of Crops, says agriculture remains the central instrument of government effort at reducing rural poverty and improve development. He said studies and empirical evidence att…

President John Dramani Mahama and his French counterpart, Francois Hollande, on Monday held bilateral talks in the A�lysee Palace, Paris.

The meeting discussed the security situation in West Africa, trade and investment, and other issues of mutual interest to both countries.

Relations between Ghana and France have been strengthened under President Mahama and President Hollande, with an increase in French investment in Ghana and the exchange of visits at the highest political levels.

President Mahama is in Paris at the invitation of UNESCO to take part in a series of activities to commemorate this year’s International Day for Universal Access to Information.

Answering questions from journalists after their closed door meeting, President Mahama announced a visit to Ghana by the Prime Minister of France, Manual Valls, next month.

Source: Government of Ghana.

The Symposium, ‘Approaches to Capacity Building for EIPM: VakaYiko Symposium 2016’ comprises eight sessions in which the speakers will share experiences, challenges and solutions to building capacity for evidence-informed policy making.Session topics i…

Ghana has successfully established an online database on indigenous knowledge on forest foods and medicinal plants.This is not only meant to help to prevent the appropriation of local knowledge for private gain but serve as the ‘first port of call” for…

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