Ghana Receives Landmark Approval from Carbon Fund

With Support From Winrock, Ghana Is Now Eligible To Receive Payments For Reducing Forest Emissions September 26, 2017 – Winrock International contributed significantly to the development of Ghana’s Emission Reduction Program which has become part of the portfolio of the Carbon Fund of the World Bank’s Forest Carbon Partnership Facility, making it eligible to receive performance-based payments for reducing emissions… Read more →

Chief of Party: USAID/West Africa ASSESS Project

USAID/West Africa Analytical Support Services and Evaluations for Sustainable Systems in Agriculture, Environment, and Trade (ASSESS) project is seeking candidates for Chief of Party (COP). The project is based in Accra, Ghana and covers West Africa countries receiving funding from United States Agency for International Development, West Africa Regional Economic Growth Office (USAID/WA/REGO). The ASSESS project provides programme evaluations and… Read more →

AgPress® Newswire-Agricultural News Broadcasting

Accra, Ghana: Introducing AgPress® Newswire, a strategic communication channel for press releases and newsworthy information from key value chain actors. These include Agricultural Development Projects, Input Companies, Financial Institutions, Agribusiness Investors, Agribusinesses, Farmer-Based Organisations (FBOs), Farmer-Based Co-operatives (FBCs), and Government Agencies. AgPress® Newswire is a unique service of Agricinghana Media to boost your project communication giving you a greater Return… Read more →

Vacancy: Consultant Agronomist for World Vegetable Centre

The World Vegetable Centre (WorldVeg) is a non-profit, autonomous international agricultural research centre with headquarters in Taiwan and regional offices around the globe. WorldVeg conducts research and development programmes that contribute to improved incomes and diets in the developing world through increased production and consumption of nutritious and health-promoting vegetables. WorldVeg’s Regional Office for West and Central Africa (WCA)-Coastal and… Read more →

GhanaVeg begins trials of eight varieties of onion cultivars

  GhanaVeg, an initiative of The Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, has commenced trials of eight varieties of onions. The trial is to ascertain the performance of onion cultivars in two different seasons in three zones of Ghana namely Northern, Middle and Southern Zones. The varieties included two known varieties namely Bawku Red, Red Creole and six hybrid… Read more →

6th West African Clean Energy & Environment Exhibition & Conference (WACEE)

Press release 23 September 2017 The 6th West African Clean Energy & Environment Exhibition & Conference (WACEE) from 07 – 09 November 2017 at the Accra International Conference Centre Top-Level 3-Day Conference Official German Pavilion featuring 13 exhibitors (Heidelberg / Accra) Organised by the Delegation of German Industry and Commerce in Ghana (AHK Ghana) and the German trade show specialists… Read more →

COCOBOD borrows $1.3bn for 2017/18 cocoa season

The Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) has signed an agreement with a number of banks to raise 1.3 billion dollars at an interest rate of 0.65% plus libor rate for the 2017/2018 purchase of cocoa beans. The syndicated loan which was signed in France on September 20, 2017 had 25 banks participating in the transaction. Speaking to journalists via a teleconference after… Read more →

Press Release: 4th agrofood & plastprintpack West Africa Exhibition

4th agrofood & plastprintpack West Africa on 05 to 07 December 2017 in Accra Strong upward trend: Exhibitors from 19 countries participate in addition to five official country pavilions (Heidelberg / Accra) The German trade fair specialists fairtrade realise a strong upward trend for the 4th edition of agrofood & plastprintpack West Africa. Exhibitors from 19 countries have confirmed and… Read more →