Tax Incentives for Agro-Processing Businesses in Ghana

An agro processing business is the business of processing crops, fish or livestock produced, caught or raised in Ghana from their raw state into edible canned or packaged products. Ghana has an incentivised tax regime for agro-processing businesses. The applicable taxes and incentives for agro-processing businesses in Ghana are outlined below: Income Tax Act, 2015 (Act 896) (the “ITA”) Tax… Read more →

USAID Celebrates Contributions of Women in Agribusiness

Accra, GHANA—On December 5, 2017, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and MEL Consulting Limited hosted a “Women in Agribusiness” Summit to highlight the contributions of women in Ghana’s agricultural sector. The event brought together women-led agribusinesses, farmers, processors, business service providers, financial institutions, the Government of Ghana and development partners. In attendance were the Minister of Gender, Children and… Read more →

Final Day of Trade Show: Visit and Connect!

West Africa’s 4th International Trade Show on Agriculture, Food Processing & Packaging Technology and Food & Hospitality is ongoing at the Accra International Conference Centre (AICC). The event features a record participation of 93 exhibitors from 21 countries! Today, December 07, is the last day of the exhibition and conference. Use the opportunity to visit, explore connections, and get agribusiness… Read more →

Agrofood & Plastprintpack West Africa 2017 Officially Open

Yesterday, Tuesday December 5th 2017 was the official kick-start of the fourth agrofood & plastprintpack West Africa 2017 International Trade Show under the motto “Adding Value to the Modernisation of the Ghanaian Agrofood & Plastprintpack Industry”. The opening session was held on 5th December with the participation of: Mr Papa Kow Bartels, Ministry of Trade and Industry Ghana H.E. Mr. Ron… Read more →

Planting For Food and Jobs Campaign: Pre-Qualification of Fertilizer Suppliers

Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MoFA) The Ministry of Food and Agriculture intends to purchase fertilizer for distribution to farmers for the 2018 cropping season under the “Planting for Food and Jobs” campaign. The fertilizers to be covered include Compound fertilizers (NPK) of all sort but which are suitable for our soil conditions (e.g 15-15-15, 23-10-05, 20-10-10 etc) and urea.The… Read more →

Syecomp: Happy Farmers’ Day

Happy Farmers’ Day! Proud to associate and work with Ghanaian farmers, fishers, and pastoralists. Email us: Team@syecomp.com Have an agricultural content and wants it published? Connect with us via our AgPress® Newswire Service! Email: Editor@agricinghana.com Farmer Helpline: 0500000996 Read more →

NASTAG Salutes Ghanaian Farmers

Accra, GHANA—On December 1, 2017, in celebration of Ghana’s 33rd National Farmer’s Day (NFD), the National Executive Council, on behalf of the National Seed Trade Association of Ghana (NASTAG) commends all hardworking Ghanaian farmers. Farmers Day, led by the Government of Ghana is a unique occasion to honor farmers who work tirelessly to feed their families and supply Ghana’s industries… Read more →

Morevim to Ghanaian Farmers!

The Editors and Journalists at Agricinghana Media remain very committed to growing with Ghanaian farmers, pastoralists, fishers, and other agribusinesses with useful information and highly targeted support. Through the Farmer Helpline channel: 0500000996, AgPress Newswire platform, and training initiatives, we encourage farmers, pastoralists, and fishers to avail themselves of these awesome services. Connect with us. Happy Farmers’ Day! Yours in… Read more →