Agricinghana Media Week long News App Giveaway!

Interested in accessing and installing the Agricinghana Media News app but the $0.99 ( ~5 Ghana Cedis) price tag seem out of your reach presently? No worries! From today Monday, July 15 to July 22, you can install it for FREE. Absolutely no charge! Share the Google Playstore link with other smart farmers and agriculture professionals. This is a very limited… Read more →

Landmark Stakeholder Meeting Step Forward for Sustainable Cocoa Production in Ghana

Solidaridad West Africa recently facilitated a groundbreaking roundtable, bringing together the land committee of the Sefwi Wiawso Traditional Council, Ghana, and tenant cocoa farmers. They met to build consensus over provisions in a proposed lease agreement that has generated controversy between the two parties over the past decades. The lease agreement is an integral part of efforts to create sustainable… Read more →

Press Briefing: 7th All Africa Conference on Animal Agriculture and the Livestock, Poultry and Fisheries Trade Show (LiPF 2019)

The Ghana Society of Animal Production (GSAP), Ghana Animal Science Association (GASA), Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa (FARA), Ministry of Food and Agriculture, USDA Amplifies and Agrihouse Foundation held a Press Briefing yesterday July, 10 th 2019, on the up-coming 7th All Africa Conference on Animal Agriculture (AACAA) and The Livestock, Poultry and Fisheries Trade Show (LiPF 2019) in… Read more →

9th Pre-Harvest Agribusiness Exhibitions and Conference:

This year’s Pre-Harvest to focus on sustainable and structured markets for the agricultural sector. The 9th Annual Pre-harvest Agribusiness Exhibitions and Conference builds on the success of the 2018 event, which is scheduled from September 25-27, 2019 at the Aliu Mahama Sports stadium. This event is expected to bring together about 3000 farmers, agribusinesses and value chain actors to share… Read more →

A Deep Dive into the Ghanaian Tech Start-up Ecosystem

Ghana puts forth one of the strongest startup ecosystem frontiers in Africa. The nation continues to follow the footsteps of major hubs of the continent–Egypt, Kenya, Nigeria, and South Africa. The emergence of the new generation of entrepreneurs impacts Ghana’s economic growth. You have new players like Betway coming up, for instance. Yes, Betway Ghana is more popular than ever.… Read more →

Day 2: Hortifresh Exhibitions at La Palm Royal Beach Hotel

Today, July 3,  is Day 2 of the Fruit and Vegetable Fair ongoing at the La Palm Royal Beach Hotel, Accra organised by Hortifresh, a Dutch-funded project in Ghana and Cote d’Ivoire. Attendance is free and no pre-registration required. Get to download the Agricinghana Media News app (android version) at the event venue and get some freebies. Email: Editor@agricinghana.com Farmer… Read more →

Press Release: Livestock, Poultry and Fisheries Trade Show (LiPF) 2019

The 2019 edition of The Livestock, Poultry and Fisheries Trade Show (LiPF), is scheduled to take place at the Accra International Conference Center (AICC), from the 29th–31st of July, 2019 in Accra, Ghana. The event, an initiative of Ministry Of Food and Agriculture and Agrihouse Foundation, would run alongside the 7th All Africa Conference on Animal Agriculture (AACAA), which is… Read more →

WOFAGRIC Event Opens Today at Chances Hotel, Ho

Close to 500 women have registered to participate in the maiden edition of the Women in Food and Agricultural Leadership Forum & Expo (WOFAGRIC) and Gold in the Soil Awards, scheduled to begin from June 12-13, at Chances Hotel, Ho, Volta Region. This event is the first of its kind in the agricultural sector for the recognition of women and… Read more →

Agricinghana Media News App: Install Now for Only $0.99

Agricinghana Media, since 2011, has a strategic working philosophy not to ordinarily satiate the thirst for agriculture information but to expand the horizon for Ghana’s crops, livestocks, poultry, and aquaculture value chains. With the news app, you have access to agricultural news on the go on your smart devices for only US$ 0.99 ( GHC 5) on the Google PlayStore!… Read more →

Accelerating Food Systems in Ghana Through Effective Farmer-Market Linkages

Strengthening productivity interlinkages in Ghana’s agrifood system will boost the economy and create multiplier jobs for women, men and youth. At SyeComp, one key aspect of our work is creating an efficient partnership with farmer clients and through human-centred design, come up with life-long digital solutions to fulfilling their core commercialised farming needs. Over the past five years, we’ve supported… Read more →

Job Opportunity: Advisor for People’s Green Energy Project-Investments and Framework Conditions for Decentralised RE Systems

Project: People’s Green Energy Reports to: Team Leader Assignment Period: September 01, 2019-September 30, 2022 Location: Accra Project Description The “People’s Green Energy” Project is a proposed country measure of a global project commissioned by the German Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) to improve access to modern energy services and to promote alternative and sustainable technologies using… Read more →

Why Ghanaian Commercial Banks Decline Smallholder Farmer Financing

Ghana’s Commercial Banks and even non-bank financial institutions have huge disinterest in providing smallholder farmer financing. Why is that? Ghana’s smallholder farmer market size is estimated at 5 million members and this is a segment with one of the highest recurring financing needs . It beats our imagination why financial institutions tend to run away from core lending to this… Read more →