Ghana's farmers aren't all seeing the fruits of a Green Revolution
Ghana's farmers aren't all seeing the fruits of a Green Revolution

Global businesses, donors and governments have each pursued a Green Revolution agenda in Africa, Asia and South America since the 1960s. Its aim was, in theory, to produce more food, reducing food insecurity and poverty. This was done via improved seed varieties, chemical fertilisers and other agrochemicals.

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Ghana produces excess electricity but its management is inefficient. Wikimedia Commons
Ghana's electricity supply mix has improved, but reliability and cost is still a challenge

Ghana has made significant progress over the past 10 years in increasing electricity generation and access. This has supported higher levels of economic growth. However, beneath these improvements lies inefficiencies, including extraordinarily high distribution losses. Electricity is also quite expensive in Ghana. If not addressed, these issues could derail Ghana's development agenda.

By Theophilus Acheampong & Bridget O Menyeh 11 Jun 2021

A logo of the Exxon Mobil Corp is seen at the Rio Oil and Gas Expo and Conference in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil September 24, 2018. Reuters/Sergio Moraes/File Photo/File Photo
Exxon surrenders interest in Ghana's offshore oil block

Exxon Mobil has relinquished its 80% interest in Ghana's Deepwater Cape Three Points offshore block, a spokesman told Reuters on Thursday.

By Cooper Inveen 3 Jun 2021

Obuasi Mine. Image: AngloGold Ashanti
AngloGold Ashanti suspends Obuasi output, cost guidance after underground collapse

Gold miner AngloGold Ashanti said on Wednesday it would suspend its annual production and cost guidance for its Ghanaian Obuasi mine after operations were suspended when a miner went missing following an underground collapse, sending shares lower.

By Tanisha Heiberg 27 May 2021

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