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Pig Industry News: Ghana

04 August 2017
Pig Industry News from Ghana ASF Kills 150 Pigs in Brong Ahafo Region
GHANA - About 150 pigs have been killed at Twoaho in the Tano North District of the Brong Ahafo Region following an outbreak of the African Swine Fever....
12 July 2017
Pig Industry News from Ghana ASF Hits Ashanti Region; 400 Pigs Killed
GHANA - An outbreak of African swine fever has hit the Ashanti region, the Veterinary Services Department has revealed....
12 January 2017
Pig Industry News from Ghana Union Urges Govt to Compel Banks to Allocate Funds to Agriculture
GHANA - The General Agriculture Workers Union (GAWU) has appealed to the Nana Akufo Addo administration to use policy tools to compel commercial banks in the country to cede a substantial portion of their...
02 September 2016
Pig Industry News from Ghana Pork Popularity Growing in Ghana
GHANA - Until the 1986 Pork Show, pork was not much desired by Ghanaians, although imported pig feet, interestingly, has always been a delicacy, writes Francis Ekow de Heer for The Pig Site....
12 November 2014
Pig Industry News from Ghana Sustainable Agriculture in Ghana with the NFU
GHANA - President of the National Farmers Union of the US, Roger Johnson, is in the Republic of Ghana to discuss the history of NFU and the development of cooperatives in the United States at the National...
25 August 2014
Pig Industry News from Ghana Pig Farmers in Ellembelle District Receive Assistance
GHANA - The livestock division of the Ministry of Food and Agriculture on Wednesday supplied some pig farmers affected by African Swine fever months ago within the Ellembelle District of the Western Region...
22 January 2014
Pig Industry News from Ghana African Swine Fever Kills 600 Pigs in Ghana
GHANA - An outbreak of African swine fever has hit the Ellembelle District and its environs in the Western Region, resulting in the death of 600 pigs. ...
31 October 2013
Pig Industry News from Ghana Cassava Has Potential as Pig Feed in Ghana
GHANA - Cassava has the potential to transform access to livestock feed for poor farmers according to an FAO study focused on Ghana, released by the Sub-regional Office for West Africa....
26 September 2013
Pig Industry News from Ghana Pig Farmers Urged to Adopt Proper Feeding Methods
GHANA - Pig farmers in the country have been advised to adhere to proper feeding methods and standards if the local pig farming industry is to achieve effective productive growth to compete in the international...
09 April 2013
Pig Industry News from Ghana Ghana's Pig Farmers Scale up Fly Control
GHANA - Smallholder pig farmers are using the livestock protective net fencing in Ghana. The biting of nuisance flies has been reduced nearly to zero and pig production and health has improved....
19 March 2012
Pig Industry News from Ghana Farmers Transfer Pigs Under Credit-in-Kind Scheme
GHANA - The Ministry of Food and Agriculture MOFA) on Thursday received pigs from some small-scale livestock farmers and transferred them to another set of farmers at a ceremony at the Nungua Livestock...
22 July 2011
Pig Industry News from Ghana Ghana's Farming Needs Investment, Says Official
GHANA - The deputy agriculture minister says that heavy investment is needed in the country's livestock and poultry industries....
14 December 2009
Pig Industry News from Ghana Pork Festival Ends with High Expectations
GHANA - A three-day pork festival aimed at boosting the fortunes of pork farmers and traders ended Saturday, 12 December 2009....
01 October 2009
Pig Industry News from Ghana Accra to Educate Public on Safety of Pork
ACCRA, GHANA - The first Accra Pork Festival and Sales Bonanza would be held in Accra from 11 to 13 December 2009 to educate the public that pigs reared in Ghana were safe for human consumption....
24 September 2009
Pig Industry News from Ghana Piggeries Shut as Demand Falls Due to H1N1 Scare
GHANA - Due to dwindling fortunes in the pig industry, many farmers in the Ashanti Region are being forced to either cease production or convert their farms to produce poultry. ...
12 May 2009
Pig Industry News from Ghana Pork Sellers Complain About Low Patronage
GHANA - Pork traders within the Sekondi-Takoradi and its environs have complained about low patronage of pork products due to the outbreak of H1N1 flu in some countries....

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