SyeComp Farm Traceability: Strengthening Supply Chains in Africa

Traceability means knowing exactly where our raw materials are coming from. Traceability enables us answer the following: ¬ Which farm/plantation is the produce coming from? ¬ Who owns the farm/plantation? ¬ What is the precise location of the farm? Mapping enable smallholder farmers engage and help suppliers adopt more sustainable and responsible practices. Our mapping technology, SyeComp Farm Traceability (SFT),… Read more →

Weather Forecast: Gyakiti (Eastern Region)

Monday July 9, 2018: Weather forecast for Gyakiti [6.4, 0.06667],  a farming community in the Eastern Region: Warm during the day (28C) and cool at night (21C). It will rain (91% chance), wind is normal (3km). To request for context-specific weather forecast for your farming community, please email: Team@syecomp.com Read more →

Cocoa Platform to Propel Cocoa Production in Ghana

Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) in partnership with institutional actors in the cocoa value chain has created a novel platform, the Ghana Cocoa Platform, to incorporate the activities and views of all stakeholders in the production, processing and export of cocoa beans. The platform is also aimed at adding value to the beans before it is exported. The goal of the… Read more →

Job Vacancy: Project Coordinator for Sustainable Cocoa Programs, Ghana

Published by Agricinghana Media Local and international jobseekers invited to apply. General description Together with the local sustainability teams in West Africa and program partners, the project coordinator will supervise programs in the field, increase impact in our supply chains, and build a strong Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) structure to report outcomes. Cocoanect is a fast-growing company, with a broad… Read more →

Tilapia Lake Virus Scare: Ghana Bans Tilapia and Ornamental Imports

Press Release: Published by Agricinghana Media Tilapia Lake Virus is a newly emerging virus that is associated with significant mortalities in farmed tilapia. The attention of the Ministry of Fisheries and Aquaculture Development (MoFAD) has been drawn to the fact that, cases have been reported across Africa, Asia, and South America that the virus represents a huge risk to the… Read more →

Job Vacancy: Agronomist Consultant for World Cocoa Foundation

Background: The World Cocoa Foundation (WCF) invites applications for the nationally recruited engagement of Cocoa Systems Agronomist. The mission of WCF is to catalyze public-private action to accelerate cocoa sustainability. WCF champions multi-stakeholder partnerships, aligned public and private investment, policy dialogue, and joint learning and knowledge sharing to achieve transformative change in the cocoa supply chain. WCF’s members include cocoa… Read more →

Training of Agro-Input Dealers in the Northern Region of Ghana

Published by Agricinghana Media The African Fertilizer and Agribusiness Partnership (AFAP), through the Alliance for Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA), under the Africa’s Smallholder Inclusive Productivity and Market Access (SIPMA) Project, and in collaboration with the Ghana Agri-Input Dealers’ Association (GAIDA), International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), Croplife, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and the Plant Protection and Regulatory Services Directorate… Read more →

Google AI in Ghana: What it means for Agriculture in Ghana

One word: Exciting! On June 13, 2018 Google announced  its intent to setup Google AI research center in Africa, to be opened in Accra later in the year. They intend bringing together top machine learning researchers and engineers in the new center dedicated to AI research and its applications. Google is aiming to collaborate with local universities and research centers, as well as… Read more →