Request for Development of QR Code

INVITATION TO BID ON DEVELOPMENT OF QUICK RESPONSE (QR) CODE READER APPLICATION SOFTWARE THE USAID GHANA SUSTAINABLE FISHEIRES MANAGEMENT PROJECT REQUEST FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF QR CODE READER APPLICATION SOFTWARE IntroductionThe USAID-Ghana Sustainable Fisheries Management Project (SFMP) is a Government’s Global Feed the Future initiative funded by USAID, and implemented by the Coastal Resource Centre of the University of Rhode… Read more →

Job Opportunity: Aquaculture Advisor

Project: Employment and Skills for Development (E4D) [Implemented by GIZ] Reports to: Team Leader Assignment Period: April 2020 to December 2020 Job Description The E4D-Ghana programme is commissioned by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) and co-financed by the European Union (EU), Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA), Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (NORAD) and Quoniam to… Read more →

Ghana Federation of Forest and Farm Producers Launched

The Ghana Federation of Forest and Farm Producers (GhaFFaP) has been launched in Accra on Thursday, March 12, 2020 at Swiss Spirit Alisa Hotel, Accra. Under the theme: Building Inclusive Communities, Climate Resilience and Poverty Alleviation, the federation launch event seeks to promote the interest of forest and farm producers in the country. Membership of the federation is drawn from… Read more →

Localised Weather Forecast in Ghana: Jirapa

Date: March 11, 2020 Rural Location: Jirapa ( Upper West Region) GPS Coordinates: 10.5333, -2.7000 Weather Forecast: Very hot during the day (39 deg celsius) and warm at night (27 deg celsius). No rain (1% chance), wind is normal (4km) Request for weekly or daily hyperlocal weather forecasts for your farmer-based organization/cooperative to help them prioritize their farming activities. Information… Read more →

AG-STUD 2020 Bootcamp Starts Today

Mentors and Coaches express confidence as AG-STUD 2020 kicks off this week Accra, March 10, 2020: The intense preparation for the 2020 edition of the Agric Students Career Guidance and Mentorship Dialogue (AG-STUD) which started in the last quarter of 2019 is climaxing this week with the main event taking place at the Coconut Grove Hotel beginning from Tuesday, 10th to… Read more →

Second Edition of WOFAGRIC and Gold in the Soil Awards Launched

The second edition of the Women in Food and Agricultural Leadership Forum (WOFAGRIC) and Gold in the Soil Awards has been launched in Accra last week, with an active call on all stakeholders to recognise and support Women in Agriculture. The event themed: ‘’Transforming and Sustaining Women in Agriculture: The Role of Public, Private and Development Partners’’ aimed at recognising… Read more →

Coronavirus (COVID-19)-Safety Tips

SAFETY/PREVENTION MEASURES 1/ Continue to monitor the situation; 2/ To prevent respiratory illness, wash your hands frequently and carry hand sanitizer when soap and water are not readily available; 3/ Keep distance from people who are obviously sick. And avoid direct contact with them; 4/ Seek medical attention if you develop symptoms, especially fever or shortness of breath; 5/ Do… Read more →

Expression of Interest-GIZ ComCashew

CALL FOR EXRESSION OF INTEREST ON-SITE RECORDS, DOCUMENTATION AND BOOKKEEPING TRAINING BACKGROUND GIZ Comcashew organised an access to finance training which came off from the 12th to 14th of July, 2018 in Sunyani. The objective of the training was to build the capacity of cashew processors on access to finance, specifically business plan development and how to meet the bank… Read more →

Hyperlocal Weather Forecast in Ghana: Sabuli

Date: February 26, 2020 Rural Location: Sabuli ( Upper West Region) GPS Coordinates: 10.5667, -2.5167 Weather Forecast: Very hot during the day (40 deg celsius) and hot at night (24 deg celsius). No rain (0% chance), wind is normal (4km). Request for weekly or daily localised weather forecast for your farmer-based organisation/cooperative to help them prioritise their farming activities. Information… Read more →

2020 Brazil Agrishow Stakeholders’ Meeting

A stakeholders’ meeting on Brazil Agrishow which will be taking place from March 27 to May 1, 2020 in Brazil has been held in Accra. The meeting was organised by Agrihouse Foundation in collaboration with the Brazilian Embassy, with the purpose of creating awareness and briefing potential participants. The session brought together representatives from the Ghana Investment Promotion Centre (GIPC),… Read more →

Job Opportunity: Communications Advisor (Individual)

Frannan International, Managers of the Ghana Field Support Services Project (FSSP), seeks to engage the services of a Communications Advisor (CSIR/MAG) to provide professional, technical, strategic and advisory consulting services to the Canadian Development Assistance Program in Ghana. The duration of this consultancy is one (1) year, full time, and working up to 20 days/month. Scope of Work The Communications… Read more →

Ghana Grains Council, BUSAC Fund collaborate to promote standards in the grain industry

Ghana Grains Council (GGC) in collaboration with the Business Sector Advocacy Challenge Fund (BUSAC Fund) ( an advocacy financing initiative of USAID and DANIDA) is embarking on a month-long advocacy campaign to sensitize members and other stakeholders in the agricultural commodity markets value chain, especially for grains and legumes in Ghana on the need to enforce standards in the industry.… Read more →

Hyperlocal Weather Forecast in Ghana: Wenchi

Date: Friday, February 21, 2020 Rural Farm Location: Wenchi GPS Coordinates: 6.3667, -2.3167 Weather Forecast: Very hot during the day (38 deg celsius) and warm at night (27 deg celsius). Little chance of rain (40% chance), wind is normal (2km). Request for bulk hyperlocal weather forecast for your farmer organization/cooperative to help them prioritize their farming activities. Email: developers@syecomp.com Read more →

Hyperlocal Weather Forecast in Ghana: Atunsuso

Date: Monday, February 17, 2020 Rural Location: Atunsuso GPS Coordinates: 7.25, -1.4333 Weather Forecast: Very hot during the day (37 deg celsius) and hot at night (25 deg celsius). No rain (5% chance), wind is normal (2km). Request for bulk hyperlocal weather forecast information for your farmer organization/cooperative to help them prioritise their farming activities. Email: developers@syecomp.com Kindly note, weather… Read more →

GIZ Organises Technical Workshop on Cashew Value Chain

GIZ| ComCashew project organizes a 5-day technical programme on cashew value chain in partnership with the Ghana Skills Development Initiative (GSDI/ATVET) and the Ministry of Food and Agriculture. The event which was organised in Sunyani trained 71 Training Providers from Ghana’s Agricultural Colleges with knowledge on Ghana’s inclusive cashew value chain processes. About ComCashew: Since 2009, the Competitive Cashew Initiative… Read more →

2020 agrofood and plastprintpack Nigeria: Pre-register Today!

The 2020 agrofood and plastprintpack Nigeria has opened up pre-registration for trade visitors. The event comes off from March 24-26, 2020 at the Landmark Centre, Lagos. Event visitors having pre-registered online or presenting an invitation from an exhibitor visit the show free of charge. In case you’re so generous and wouldn’t register, you’d pay 1000 Naira as proceeds to be… Read more →