We will ensure smallholder farmers get paid well-Ghana Commodity Exchange (GCX)

The Assistant Manager, Membership and Business Development at the Ghana Commodities Exchange (GCX), Joseph Anum Nai, says his outfit is working hard to ensure that farmers are well paid for their farm produce. He said the provision of warehousing facilities, proper packaging of these farm products, and connecting them to the right market by his organization will enable farmers trade… Read more →

Enhancing Rural Farm Productivity in Ghana: Digital Solutions

SyeComp is spearheading efforts in satellite-derived geodata enabled precision agriculture services in Africa. As an Earth Observation Technology company, the company strives to support smallholder African farmers and agribusinesses with localised digital solutions to create sustainable and profitable agrifood systems and promote smart sourcing ( traceability) solutions. The company’s onerous objective is to help commodity producer clients reach a high… Read more →

Ecobank Supports Pre-Harvest Agribusiness Event in Tamale

Ecobank Ghana has linked its consistent support for the Annual Pre-Harvest Conference and Exhibition to its belief in the potential of Ghana’s agricultural sector to transform the economy. Head of Small and Medium Enterprises at Ecobank, Mr. Kingsley Adofo-Addo, made this statement at a recently held pre-event media briefing for the 9th Annual Pre-Harvest Conference and Exhibition coming up in… Read more →

Localised Weather Forecast: Lambussie ( Upper West Region)

Date: Monday, September 16, 2019 Location of Farming Community: Lambussie ( Upper West Region) GPS Coordinates: 10.83333, -0.27000 Weather Update: Hot during the day (32 degrees celcius) and warm at night (23 degrees celcius). It’s likely to rain (73% chance), wind is normal (3km). Subscribe* for local farming weather forecast update for your Farmer-Based Organisation (FBO) or Farmer-Based Cooperative (FBC)… Read more →

Job Position: Executive Secretary of the Consultative International Cashew Council (CICC)

International call for application for the position of the Executive Secretary of the Consultative Internal Cashew Council (CICC) Position: Executive Secretary of the Consultative international Cashew Council The international call for application is launched in view of filing the position of the Executive Secretary in the framework of the kick-off of the activities of the CICC. The current call for… Read more →

6th Commercial Farm Africa 30-31 Oct, 2019 – Nairobi, KENYA

Officials, Plantation Owners, Tech Companies and Funding Agencies to Attend 6th Commercial Farm Africa in Nairobi Financial accessibility, cost competitiveness in agribusiness transformation mainly in Kenya, Ethiopia, Tanzania, as well as use of precision farming, hydroponic systems are just some of the highlights at CMT’s 6th Commercial Farm Africa, in Nairobi on 30-31 October, 2019. The leading agribusiness conference in… Read more →

3rd Edition of Miss Agriculture Ghana is Launched

The 3rd edition of Miss Agriculture Ghana was Saturday September 7 launched at the Empire State hotel bringing twenty (20) brilliant women with different agriculture backgrounds from the South to the North of the country together for this year’s contest. Madam Paulina Addy, Director at Women in Agricultural Development (WIAD) Department of the Ministry of Food and Agriculture commended the… Read more →

Kosmos Strives to Solve Ghana’s Agricultural Value Chain Challenges

The Pre-harvest event aligns with Kosmos’ vision of solvingchallenges in the agricultural sector.– George Sarpong, Director Corporate Affairs, Kosmos Kosmos Energy’s Corporate Affairs Director, George Sarpong, has said that the 9th Annual Pre-harvest Conference and Exhibition aligns with the global oil giant’s vision for Ghana’s agriculture sector. Mr. Sarpong made this revelation in a response to a set of questions… Read more →

Use modern technologies and drought resistant crops to minimize climate change impact: Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala

The Co-chair for Commission on New Climate Economy, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, says the use of modern technologies and drought resistant crop varieties are some of the surest ways to minimize the climate change menace facing Africa’s agricultural sector. This according to her will help reap the most out of the sector despite the challenges it is faced with. Mrs Okonjo-Iweala who… Read more →

Local Weather Forecast: Walewale

Date: Friday, September 06, 2019 Location of Farming Community: Walewale GPS Coordinates: 10.35000, -0.85000 Weather Update: Hot during the day (32 degrees celcius) and warm at night (23 degrees celcius). It will rain (73% chance), wind is normal (3km). Subscribe* for local farming weather forecast update for your Farmer-Based Organisation (FBO) or Farmer-Based Cooperative (FBC) by sending a mail to:… Read more →

Local Weather Forecast: Hohoe

Date: Monday September 02, 2019 Location of Farming Community: Hohoe GPS Location: 7.1500, 0.4666 Weather Update: Hot during the day (30 degrees celcius) and warm at night (22 degrees celcius). It will rain (91% chance), wind is normal (2km). Subscribe* for local farming weather forecast update for your Farmer-Based Organisation (FBO) or Farmer-Based Cooperative (FBC) by sending a mail to:… Read more →

Agrihouse Stages 9th Pre-Harvest Agribusiness Exhibition and Conference in Tamale: September 25-27

Theme: Market Accessibility: The Structured and Sustainable Pathway The 9th Pre-harvest Agribusiness Exhibition and Conference Event is scheduled to take place from September 25-27, 2019 at the Aliu Mahama Sports Stadium, Tamale. This event, adjudged the Agribusiness event of the Year, 2018, promotes business partnerships among the various value chain actors and policy-makers. Media Briefing At a press briefing for… Read more →

Job Opportunity: Farm Manager, Tradeline Farms

Tradeline Farms is an integrated agribusiness company into production and aggregation of food commodities across Ghana and Southern Africa. The company is securing 10,000 acres of farmlands in 200 acre- blocks and is seeking the services of farm managers to manage the various farms. This forms part of its Youth in Agribusiness Program (YAP) and graduate in- grower scheme. Location… Read more →

Aerial Spraying of Crop Farms in Ghana. Is it Safe?

There has been increasing attention towards the benefits and huge potential in adopting aerial spraying of crop farms in Ghana by medium to large scale commercial farm owners. It is also of huge interest to smallholder farmers undertaking block farming schemes as well. Agricinghana Media has also been one of the lead promoters of crop spray services in Ghana. Now… Read more →

EOI: Consultancy Services to Partner an International Research Organisation

SOLIDARIDAD WEST AFRICA EXPRESSION OF INTEREST Consultancy Services to Partner an International Research Organisation on Key National Performance Indicators and Monitoring Protocol for the National Initiatives for Sustainable and Climate Oil Palm Smallholders ( NISCOPS) Programme 1. Background Solidaridad West Africa (SWA) is a not-for- profit organization based in Accra, Ghana. Established in 2005, SWA is part of the Solidaridad… Read more →