The Israeli Ambassador to Ghana and Liberia, Ami Mehl, has expressed shock over the quantity of rice importation into Ghana, calling it "crazy"
Interacting with journalists at the B-Bovid agriculture facility in the Mpohor-Wassa East District of the Western Region, the head of the Israeli delegation said Ghana must take serious measures aimed at improving agricultural practices to reverse the annual import of rice of up to a billion US dollars, coupled with the high importation of poultry products from the Americas.
Agricultural Development Bank (ADB) has been at the forefront of enhancing fish production in the country by providing support to players in the aquaculture sector and those engaged in the more traditional forms of marine and inland fishing.
he Komenda Sugar Factory is expected to resume full production in October, this year when the major harvesting period for sugarcane spanning October to March begins per government's announcement but information reaching this paper indicates that the factory is virtually on its knees.
information gathered by BUSINESS GUIDE indicates that Fidelity Bank, the largest privately owned indigenous bank in Ghana, is set to lay off 190 of its employees, including 110 permanent and 80 contract staff.
By Emmanuel Agyemfra Boateng
Ghana was part of the 189 countries that came together in the year 2000 to face the future and brig to end Famine, Draught, Poverty, Wars, and Plagues. Leaders from all the 189 countries with the help and support of UNDP came up with a plan that will see to them fighting these menaces by the year 2015; the plan was the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).
As the contention between some bankers and the Finance Minister continues over the issuance of local dollar denominated bond, Economist, Dr. Eric Osei-Assibey has warned that issuing such bonds must be measured.
Members of Parliament are waiting anxiously for a debate on the Finance Minister's proposed budget for the first quarter of 2017.
There was a huge expectation that the Finance Minister would today give a presentation of the 2017 first quarter estimates in Parliament.