agrofood and Plastprintpack WestAfrica 2019 Event Kicks Off Today

The 6th agrofood and Plastprintpack West Africa 2019 begins today at the Accra International Conference Centre ( AICC) with a mix of exciting exhibitions and conference sessions. It’s FREE entry and participation! The conference component will offer topical discourse on food processing value chain, finance and agrofood packaging. Farmer Helpline: 0500 000 996 Email: media@agricinghana.com Interested in our Annual Institutional… Read more →

Celebrating the heroes that feed us!

Annually in Ghana, the first Friday of December is set aside to commemorate the contributions of farmers and fisherfolks. At Agricinghana Media, the welfare of the Ghanaian smallholder farmer is our utmost priority. On this special day we recognise their efforts and pledge our continuous support to making farming in Ghana and Africa more sustainable and profitable. Agricinghana Media will… Read more →

Ghana Weather Forecast [Dec 05, 2019]: Wa

Date: Thursday, December 05, 2019 Rural Location: Wa GPS Coordinates: 10.05, -2.48333 Weather Update: Very hot during the day (36 deg celsius) and warm at night (21 deg celsius). No rain (2% chance), wind is normal (3km) Weather forecast information can be sent to millions of rural farmers in Ghana. To subscribe for localised weather forecast for your farming or fishing community, send… Read more →

6th Agrofood & Plastprintpack West Africa: Dec 10-12, ACCRA

Record-setting seven national pavilions and a top level conference program on Food processing value chain, Finance and Packaging Only a few weeks to go until the 6th edition of agrofood & plastprintpack West Africa. The exhibition takes place from 10-12 December at the Accra International Conference Centre (AICC). Pre-registration as visitor recommended for a fast-track FREE entry! Exciting Market Prospects… Read more →

Ghana Weather Forecast [Dec 01, 2019]: Ahinase

Date: Monday, December 02, 2019 Rural Location: Ahinase GPS Coordinates: 6.73333, -0.66667 Weather Update: Hot during the day (31 deg celsius) and warm at night (22 deg celsius). It is likely to rain (53% chance), wind is normal (2km) Weather forecast information can be sent to millions of rural farmers in Ghana. To subscribe for localised weather forecast for your farming or fishing… Read more →

Ghana Weather Forecast [November 27, 2019]: Kyebi

Date: Wednesday, Nov 27, 2019 Rural Location: Kyebi ( Eastern Region) GPS Coordinates: 6.16667, -0.55000 Weather Update: Very hot during the day (34 deg celsius) and warm at night (24 deg celsius). No rain (10% chance), wind is normal (1km) Weather forecast information can be sent to millions of rural farmers in Ghana. To subscribe for localised weather forecast for your farming or… Read more →

CEO of SyeComp Invited as Distinguished Speaker at AfDB’s Conference on Land Policy in Africa

The Co-founder/CEO of SyeComp has been invited by the African Development Bank (AfDB) as Distinguished Speaker at the Land Policy Conference in Africa from 25th to 29th November in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire. The Land Policy Conference in Africa is one of the continent’s most critical knowledge-sharing event. The inaugural edition was held in 2014, followed by a second conference in… Read more →

Financial Institutions in Ghana Require Guarantee Fund to Finance Farmers

Financing is key to unlocking growth bottlenecks in Ghana’s agricultural sector. Financial institutions and agri-lenders have onerous responsibility ( and opportunity) to provide the much needed financing to help in the sector’s expansion. Current approaches to unlocking smallholder farmer financing in Ghana is weak. Associated Government subsidies in the agricultural sector is unsustainable with political changes and change in policies… Read more →

Ignite 2019 Launched in Ghana with Amazing African Women in Agribusiness

Sixteen (16) amazing women in agribusiness from nine countries are in Ghana for IGNITE 2019, a 3-week in-residence mentoring and strategic support programme organized by GuzaKuza, a dynamic women-led organization. At a press launch, the Team Leader, Nana Adjoa Sifa, shared how inspired she was with their presence in Ghana, joining a cohort of awesome Igniters. Implemented in partnership with… Read more →

Top 10 Questions on Aflatoxin

1/ What is Aflatoxin? Response: Aflatoxins are natural poisons produced when certain mold species ( Aspergillus flavus and Aspergillus parasiticus) grow in foods. 2/ What types of food are most likely to be contaminated? Response: Maize, peanuts, dried spices, and tree nuts are the most likely foods to contain aflatoxins, but contaminated feed can also lead livestock products containing aflatoxins… Read more →

Ghana Weather Forecast [ Nov 18, 2019]: Dodi Papase

Date: Monday, Nov 18, 2019 Location: Dodi Papase (Oti Region) GPS Coordinates: 7.69999, 0.48333 Weather Update: Very hot during the day (33 deg celsius) and warm at night (21 deg celcius). Little chance of rain (45% chance), wind is normal (2km). To subscribe for localised weather forecast for your farming or fishing community, send a mail to: developers@syecomp.com Annual or… Read more →

Ghana Weather Forecast [November 13, 2019]: Yakanebi

Date: Wednesday, Nov 13, 2019 Location: Yakanebi (Upper West Region) GPS Coordinates: 10.14999, -1.8833 Weather Update: Very hot during the day (37 deg celsius) and hot at night (25 deg celsius). No rain (4% chance), wind is normal (2km) To subscribe for localized weather forecast for your farming or fishing community, send a mail to: developers@syecomp.com Annual or semi-annual subscription… Read more →

Vegetable Farmer wins Miss Agriculture 2019

A vegetable farmer in Ahwerem, a farming community in the Ashanti Region, Margaret Afriyie also known as Midwife Farmer has been crowned the 2019 Miss Agriculture queen. The newly-crowned Agriculture queen, who is also a midwife, battled it out with thirteen other ladies to win a cash prize and the ultimate Crown. The finale of the Miss Agriculture project pageant… Read more →