Mofa to Develop a Database System for Agriculture Sector

[Ghana Govt.] The Ministry of Food and Agriculture, in collaboration with its development partners, African Development Bank (AfDB) and Food & Agriculture Organisation (FAO), is developing a database system for the agriculture sector in Ghana.

[Ghana Govt.] The Ministry of Food and Agriculture, in collaboration with its development partners, African Development Bank (AfDB) and Food & Agriculture Organisation (FAO), is developing a database system for the agriculture sector in Ghana.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

Ghana Cattle Ranching Project Launched in Accra

[Ghana Govt.] The Ghana Cattle Ranching Project committee, which was jointly set up in March this year by the Ministries of Food and Agriculture and the National Security, has been launched in Accra.

[Ghana Govt.] The Ghana Cattle Ranching Project committee, which was jointly set up in March this year by the Ministries of Food and Agriculture and the National Security, has been launched in Accra.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

Govt Presents Mid-Year Review Budget Monday

[Ghana Govt.] The Minister for finance, Mr Ken Ofori-Atta, will today, Monday, July 31, 2017 present the mid-year review of the Budget Statement and Economic Policy of the government for the 2017 financial year to Parliament.

[Ghana Govt.] The Minister for finance, Mr Ken Ofori-Atta, will today, Monday, July 31, 2017 present the mid-year review of the Budget Statement and Economic Policy of the government for the 2017 financial year to Parliament.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

Government to Increase Capacity of Storage Facilities – Dr Akoto

[Ghana Govt.] Under its flagship policy– ‘Planting for Food and Jobs’– government aims to increase the capacity of storage facilities throughout the country in readiness for a bumper harvest at the end of the farming season.

[Ghana Govt.] Under its flagship policy-- 'Planting for Food and Jobs'-- government aims to increase the capacity of storage facilities throughout the country in readiness for a bumper harvest at the end of the farming season.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

Donor Thumbs Down on Kroll Audit Tightens The Screws

[Mozambique News Reports And Clippings] Budget support donors, the World Bank and Japan have all said recently that the Kroll forensic audit of the $2 bn secret debt was insufficient to allow a resumption of direct funding to the government. This sugge…

[Mozambique News Reports And Clippings] Budget support donors, the World Bank and Japan have all said recently that the Kroll forensic audit of the $2 bn secret debt was insufficient to allow a resumption of direct funding to the government. This suggests the squeeze on government spending will continue for at least another year, which could have an impact on municipal elections in October 2018. The government is already surviving by not paying its bills and through domestic borrowing, and the World Bank in its Mozambique Economic Update issued

source: AllAfrica News: Mozambique

The Conflict in Kasai

[IRIN] Kinshasa -Militia attacks and army reprisals have uprooted 1.4 million people in a previously stable region of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The conflict has helped double the number of displaced people in the country in the year to Ju…

[IRIN] Kinshasa -Militia attacks and army reprisals have uprooted 1.4 million people in a previously stable region of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The conflict has helped double the number of displaced people in the country in the year to June. The Catholic Church reports killings of over 3,000, amidst UN reports of mass graves and widespread abuse of civilians.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Global Commodity Shock Undermined Growth in Liberia

[The Capitol Times] The Executive Governor of the Central Bank of Liberia (CBL), Mr. Milton Weeks says global commodity price shock and the impact of a devastating Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) are two major factors responsible for the dismal performance o…

[The Capitol Times] The Executive Governor of the Central Bank of Liberia (CBL), Mr. Milton Weeks says global commodity price shock and the impact of a devastating Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) are two major factors responsible for the dismal performance of the Liberian economy during 2016.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia