Job Opportunity: Agribusiness Manager

Akuafo Tech Farm Management Company has a job opening for Agribusiness Manager. POSITION: Agribusiness Manager Office Location: Kasoa KEY RESPONSIBILITIES 1. Preparing strategy and guidelines for improving quality of agri produce/products through devising appropriate POPs and other processes in identified agri-value chains 2. Demonstrated ability to collaborate with small-scale farmers, and other type of stakeholder groups across different levels 3.… Read more →

Job Opportunity: Field Liaison Officer, IITA Ghana Country Office

Organisation: International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) Position: Field Liaison Officer General: The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) is a not-for-profit institution that generates agricultural innovation to meet Africa’s most pressing challenges of hunger, malnutrition, poverty, and natural resource degradation. Working with various partners across sub-Saharan Africa, we improve livelihoods, enhance food and nutrition security, increase employment, and preserve… Read more →

Financing for Agribusinesses in Ghana: Explore Matching Grant from GASIP

The Ghana Agricultural Sector Investment Programme (GASIP) has a financing component accessible by qualified Ghanaian agribusinesses. It is a Matching Grant (MG), which is essentially a challenge mechanism. The grant, however, is governed by strict criteria and only for pre-determined physical assets (or types of assets). The grantee (agribusiness) avails at least 10% in cash toward the asset and then… Read more →

USAID Enriches MoFA Staff Capacities in Agricultural Projects and Policy Research

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) organized a 3-week capacity building workshop for staff from the Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MoFA) in project planning, policy cycle and policy planning, monitoring and evaluation (M&E) and policy analysis. The workshop was held at the Institute of Statistical, Social and Economic Research (ISSER)-University of Ghana from April 18-May 24 2017.… Read more →

Call for Mentors: MASO Business Academy

Project Brief Solidaridad West Africa (SWA) is a non- profit organization based in Accra, Ghana. Established in 2005, SWA is part of the Solidaridad Network. Solidaridad has over 45 years of global experience working in the development of profitable supply chains, creating sustainable businesses and livelihoods. Solidaridad is implementing the Next Generation Cocoa Youth Programme (herein referred to as “MASO”)… Read more →

JOB OPPORTUNITY: National Long-Term Expert-Maize

For the Green Innovation Center (GIC) Programme of the German Government IN COLLABORATION with the Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MoFA), Agriculture and Finance Consultants (AFC), and CDC Consult working to improve the livelihood of smallholder farmers in the rice and maize value chains in Ghana; Within the framework of the Green Innovation Centre (GIC) project, are looking for: National… Read more →

Resource List-Planting for Food and Jobs Campaign

Below are listed resources available on the Government of Ghana (GoG) Agricultural modernisation campaign dubbed: Planting for Food and Jobs (PFJ). We will continue to update the resource list when data/information is available to us: PFJ-Commencement of Fertilizer Subsidy Programme_Agricinghana PFJ-Draft WorkPlan_Agricinghana PFJ-Fertilizer Subsidy Programme_ Information for Stakeholders_Agricinghana     Further information? Email us: Editor@agricinghana.com Call the Farmer Helpline: 0500000996 Read more →

Government mitigates risks of agriculture-based lenders

The government is designing a new lending mechanism that will help increase finance to lending institutions for uplending to agricultural-based businesses, a Deputy Minister of Food and Agriculture, Mr George Oduro, has said. Known as the ‘Ghana Incentive Based Risk Sharing Agricultural Lending’ (GIBRSAL), the scheme will, among other things provide guaranteed financing and also provide advisory services to banks… Read more →