Tag Archives: Farmers

PBC Seeks Guarantee to Cut Finance Costs


PBC Ltd., the biggest buyer of cocoa beans from farmers in Ghana, is seeking to cut borrowing costs by arranging its first government loan guarantee in seven years. PBC is asking for a guarantee of as much as 400 million cedis ($91 million) from the government, acting Chief Executive Officer Nana Agyenim Boateng said in an interview. It’s also hired ...

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Access to credit and technology can increase crop yield – Study

Accesss to credit

A study has confirmed that access to credit and technology is deemed to increase crop yield among smallholder farmers in Africa. The study, which was supported by the United Nations University Institute for Natural Resources in Africa (UNU-INRA), was copied to the Ghana News Agency. The research findings, reported in the Institute’s working paper entitled: “Crop Yield Volatility among Smallholder ...

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Bambara beans farmers want support to increase production

Some Bambara beans farmers in the Upper West Region are calling on stakeholders in agriculture to identify strategies to improve on food security in the region. The farmers say bambara beans is one of the important food crops that helps in fighting hunger among rural folks but has over the years been seen as a crop for women. Traditionally, bambara ...

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