Agriculture

Millets vs Wheat: Which is healthier ?

100  Unlike wheat, millets are naturally gluten free, making them suitable for those with gluten sensitivities. Gluten-Free Millets are packed with nutrients such as protein, fiber, vitamins and minerals Rich in Nutrients Millets have a lower glycemic index compared to wheat, which means they have a slower impact on blood sugar levels Low Glycemic Index […]

Agriculture

Afriyie Akoto addresses 70th anniversary of KNUST Agric Faculty

153  A former Minister of Food and Agriculture, Dr Owusu Afriyie Akoto, would be the ‘Guest Speaker’ at the 70th Anniversary celebration of the Faculty of Agriculture, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST). The week-long celebration, beginning on February 13, 2024 to February 17, 2024, would be a grand event, bringing together alumni, […]

Agriculture

European Union must relook at its policies on cash crop imports from the developing world

143  Last year, the European Union (EU) approved a new law that punishes commodity trading companies that import cocoa, coffee, rubber, timber, and other such commodities linked to deforestation and practices like child labour from the developing world. The law requires companies to produce a due diligence statement showing their supply chains are not contributing […]

Agriculture

CSIR -FORIG Commissions Wildlife Museum Solar Power System

408  The CSIR Forestry Research Institute of Ghana has commissioned Wildlife Museum and Solar Power System at Fumesua. Prof. Daniel A. Ofori ,Director of CSIR-FORIG at the event explained that, the initiative is in line with the lessons gained the advancement of industrializes that the attainment of Ghana to the middle income status requires a […]

Agriculture

GSA cosmetics laboratory first to receive accreditation in testing methods in Africa

170  In the framework of the EU-financed West Africa Competitiveness Programme (WACOMP), the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) provides technical support to the Ghana Standards Authority (GSA) Cosmetics Laboratory, to strengthen its competence to test and certify cosmetic products produced in Ghana. GSA cosmetic laboratory has been supported to increase its testing capabilities in […]