Agricinghana

Call for Expression of Interest for Upgrading Agricultural Value Chains in Ghana

Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MoFA)/ International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) Ghana Agricultural Sector Investment Programme (GASIP) Call for Expression of Interest (EOI) for Upgrading Agricultural Value Chains in Ghana BACKGROUND INFORMATION The Ghana Agricultural Sector Investment Programme (GASIP) is a Government of Ghana (GoG) programme designed to provide a framework for a long-term financing arrangement for private sector-led,… Read more →

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Launch of Youth in Organic Horticulture Production (YouHoP) Program

Gold Fields Ghana (GFG), in partnership with the Deutsche Gesellschaft fur Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, which is implementing the Employment for Sustainable Development (E4D) in Africa program on behalf of the Government of the Federal Republic of Germany, is today launching the Youth in Organic Horticulture Production (YouHop) Program. The initiative, being executed through the Gold Fields Ghana Foundation, is… Read more →

Agricinghana

Call for Applications: Agribusiness Training Opportunity for Ghanaian Youth in Vegetable Production under GreenHouse

Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MoFA) Admission of Candidates to Three-month Intensive Training in Vegetable Production under GreenHouse and Irrigation Technology at Dawhenya Irrigation Scheme (GreenHouse and Capacity Building and Training Centre) The Government of Ghana through the Ministry of Food and Agriculture has secured funding for the training of the youth in the use of green (net) houses in… Read more →

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MasterCard Foundation supporting Youth Initiatives in Ghana

Global Communities, Solidaridad, and Participatory Development Associates (PDA) announced their partnership today with The MasterCard Foundation on an innovative employment initiative called “Youth Forward” for Ghana. The program assists economically disadvantaged young people to overcome barriers such as lack of formal employment, low levels of education, skills mismatches, and lack of access to credit by improving their ability to find… Read more →

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Farmer Helpline Service in Ghana: Dial 0500000996

October 31, 2016 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Accra, Ghana – Delivering vital, actionable information to smallholder and commercial farmers in Ghana is essential to improving farm productivity, generating revenue and improving livelihoods especially in rural farming communities. Agriculture in Ghana is increasingly becoming more knowledge-intensive, thus having access to timely, accurate information that is tailored to specific locations and conditions is… Read more →

Agricinghana

Expression of Interest: Development of an App Prototype-Ghana

Submit Bid->Develop-> Test-> Deploy a Prototype App Task Description: This assignment aims at developing an integrated and customisable mobile-targeted platform designed to help stakeholders across the agricultural value chain communicate with each other efficiently, establish and maintain business relationships and manage the flow of goods and services among them. It is intended to operate on a database-structured hierarchy to hold… Read more →

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First UAV4Ag Demonstration Day at Groital Farms

In the context of the 2nd Pan African Agri-Business Incubators Conference and Expo, Youth Day and PAFO Continental Briefing, The Technical Centre for Agriculture and Rural Co-operation (CTA-ACP/EU) organised a series of field days to showcase how drones can be used in the context of farming activities. The demonstrations have been carried out at Groital farms in Nsawam, Ghana, by AIRINOV… Read more →

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Communique from the Second African Oil Governance Summit

We, participants at the second Africa Oil Governance Summit held in Accra from 26th to 27th September, 2016, having discussed issues relating to the effects of oil price shocks on the economies of African countries; Convinced that the failure to take appropriate actions and measures to address the negative effects of oil price shocks could have adverse implications for the… Read more →

Youth in Ghana

Industry-Relevant Technical and Vocational Education for Ghanaian Youth to Improve Agricultural Productivity

The promotion of education, training and decent work to address the increasing unemployment among Ghanaian youth is very much on the radar of development agencies, the Government of Ghana and educational institutions. Relevant training and employment needs and opportunities, which can improve on, and off-farm income generation for young women and men is essential to addressing the knowledge and skills… Read more →