Poison on the menu: Ghana’s food contamination crisis

Poison on the menu: Ghana’s food contamination crisis

Food… Everyone needs it. And no one survives without it. But what is the quality of food that you take in and how can you be sure that what you eat is keeping you healthy and not killing you softly? In this edition of Hotline Documentaries christened ‘Poison on the Menu’, we explore how the food you consume could be killing you slowly with or without your knowledge and approval.

Unlocking the Green Revolution: The Benefits of Hydroponics Products

Unlocking the Green Revolution: The Benefits of Hydroponics Products

In recent years, there has been a significant shift towards sustainable and innovative methods of food production. Among these methods, hydroponics stands out as a revolutionary approach that offers numerous benefits for both consumers and the environment. Hydroponics, the practice of growing plants without soil, has gained popularity due to its efficiency, versatility, and ability…

US$ 400m annually Tomato import

US$ 400m annually Tomato import

Trade data from the Ghana Vegetable Producers and Exporters Association (Ghana Vegetables) indicate that annual tomato import from neighboring Burkina Faso has hit a staggering US$ 400million from an estimated US$ 99.5million in 2018. Whereas the Ghana Incentive-Based Risk-Sharing System for Agricultural Lending (GIRSAL) has confirmed that the country currently imports 90 percent of its…

Farm Estates Ltd emerges winner

Farm Estates Ltd emerges winner

A non-profit organization, Kosmos Innovation Center (KIC), has awarded Farm Estates Ltd and other startups as winners of its Agritech Challenge Pro 2021.  The challenge ous aimed at developing the next generation of young entrepreneurs in Ghana’s Agritech sector. Out of over one hundred applicants, Farm Estates Ltd emerged as one of the winners. The company is a start-up…

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