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October 6, 2017 3:01 PM Using indigenous knowledge for better agricultural policies

Wa, Oct. 5, GNA – Agriculture is the backbone of Ghana’s economy with about 80 per cent of total agricultural production attributed to smallholder farmers including women. These farmers are faced with issues of environmental degradation and poor soil fertility, due to climate change yet it is amazing how smallholder farmers are able to use their own knowledge 73

October 6, 2017 12:13 AM Farm Radio International honours Community Radio Presenter in Upper East

Farm Radio International has honoured Mrs Josephine Akariko, a Community Radio Presenter working with the “Gurune FM” in the Bolgatanga Municipality, for using the Community Radio as a platform to educate and sensitize farmers on good farming technologies. Mr Benjamin Fiafor, the Director of Farm Radio International, said his outfit over the years has been promoting 48

October 4, 2017 11:42 AM Spanish court opens sedition probe of Catalonia officials for indepdendence bid

BARCELONA — Spain’s High Court launched an investigation against top Catalan police and organizers on Wednesday on suspicion of inciting rebellion against the state, just hours after the Spanish king charged that the Barcelona separatists were acting “outside the law and outside democracy.” With each passing day, national authorities and the pro-independence 66

October 4, 2017 9:13 AM President Akufo-Addo inaugurates $55.5m Wa Water Supply Project

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Monday inaugurated a 3.3 million-gallon per day Water Treatment Plant to increase potable water supply to residents of the Wa Municipality and its environs. The inauguration of the project by President Nana Akufo-Addo therefore marked the beginning of 15,000 cubic metres of water per day to serve residents of Wa Municipal 27

October 2, 2017 7:32 PM Ghana marks World Architect Day

Accra, Oct 2, GNA - The Ghana Institute of Architects (GIA) in collaboration with its stakeholders, has marked this year’s World Architect Day with a call on all to be up-to-date with environmental challenges and design strategies to mitigate climate change. Mr Joseph Hayford, President of GIA, at a forum to mark the day, said human activities such as poor sanitation 20

October 2, 2017 4:53 AM Article of questions: Mr. President, may we know why you ‘discriminate’ against SDG13?

In a position of leadership, all actions/inactions have a meaning – even a wink does! Mr. President, notwithstanding your position as a Co-Chair of Eminent Advocates on ALL Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), you ‘discriminate’ against SDG 13. That cannot be unintentional. I think why, is a fair question to ask. Sustainable Development Goal 13 (SDG13) focuses 64

October 2, 2017 3:31 AM EU looks away as Catalan crisis unfolds

So where the cries of outrage? Where the statements of condemnation, the tweets of shock at the violence meted out on the voters of Catalonia at the hands of the Spanish police? In the chancelleries of Europe, there has been an echoing silence. Most heads of government - who feel quite able to respond to the slightest turn of the Brexit saga - appear 59

September 27, 2017 8:58 AM President courts Caribbean investors

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, Tuesday, assured the business community of the security of their investments in Ghana, and asked the private sector to harness the opportunities inherent in the business climate. He said with his Administration’s policies geared towards facilitating business and industrial growth, and positioning Ghana as the most business 61

September 24, 2017 8:38 PM Bad revenue likely to hit Sustainable Development Goals

India has made significant progress in achieving the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) adopted by UN member-states in 2015 but finances remain an issue, a study of the country's Voluntary National Review (VNR) submitted earlier this year indicates. India has said that despite its significant efforts toward mobilising domestic resources, it is unlikely 69

September 24, 2017 6:04 PM Highlights: Reactions to German national election

BERLIN (Reuters) - Chancellor Angela Merkel won a fourth term in office on Sunday but will have to build an uneasy coalition to form a German government after her conservatives haemorrhaged support in the face of a surge by the far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD). ANGELA MERKEL, CDU party leader, told supporters in Berlin: “Of course we had hoped 75