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Ghana Civil Society-Cocoa Platform (GCCP) review EU deforestation regulations

The Ghana Civil Society-Cocoa Platform (GCCP) met to review the European Union’s (EU) drafted legislation on certain commodities and products associated with deforestation and forest degradation. The review was to ensure that smallholder cocoa farmers in the country are not affected by the EU legislation. Deforestation and forest degradation are occurring at an alarming rate, worsening climate change and the loss of biodiversity.

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Promoting climate change mitigation through smart agricultural practices

Ghana’s transition zone is gradually losing its tree cover. This has largely been attributed to deforestation and expansion of agricultural lands. The development has exposed smallholder farmers to the harsh climate conditions which threaten their livelihoods.

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Multi-stakeholder platform in Techiman urges government to set standardized prices for cereals and grains

The Research for Development and Innovation Agriculture and Learning (ReDIAL) multi-stakeholder dialogue platform in Techiman – Bono East region has appealed to the government to set standardized prices for cereals and grains trade. The call was made at the platform’s maiden quarterly meeting held at the Brongkyampem Hall.

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