Category: Conference

Green Finance Conference in Ghana

Yesterday, November 21st, 2017, Ghana hosted the third Green Financing for Sustainable Development Conference to expand access to finance for green growth-focused small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Africa at the Mövenpick Ambassador Hotel.   The three organizing bodies of the event were; the International Trade Centre (ITC), the African Guarantee Fund (AGF) and the Nordic Development Fund (NDF) who… Read more →

Fall Armyworm Response in Ghana: Stakeholder workshop

Directors and representatives from the various departments of the Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MOFA) linked up with participants from 5 universities and institutes, 6 civil society organisations, 5 information services, 6 key donors, as well as private sector producers and service providers to discuss a national response to the impending invasive fall armyworm (Spodoptera frugiperda). The workshop was organised… Read more →

Help Create Local Business Giants-Minister for Business Development

Mr Ibrahim Mohammed Awal, Minister for Business Development, has advocated the need for media and business nurturing and partnerships to boost local enterprises. He noted that the President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, had communicated the desire to make Ghana the most business-friendly nation in Africa and so the media should take that as a brand and promote Ghana as being… Read more →

Agricinghana is an official media partner for Agrofood West Africa

Agrofood West Africa is back again this year! Scheduled for 5th – 7th December 2017 at the Accra International Conference Centre, agrofood West Africa 2017 is being organized by the German trade show specialists, fairtrade in collaboration with the Delegation of German Industry and Commerce in Ghana (AHK Ghana). The bi-annual event consists of three parts (for the respective market information, please click on the following links): agro… Read more →

Press Release: Improving Approaches to Mainstreaming Gender in Ghana’s Youth Policy and Youth in Agriculture Programme

Press Release August 16, 2016 Improving Approaches to Mainstreaming Gender in Ghana’s Youth Policy and Youth in Agriculture Programme Accra, Ghana—Syecomp Ghana Limited, a private agricultural research company and Federation of Young Farmers’ Ghana launched a position paper on mainstreaming youth in agriculture on Tuesday, August 16 at the Kempinski Hotel. At the launch, Deputy Minister of Food and Agriculture,… Read more →

USAID Ghana helps Improve Integration of Youth in Agriculture in Ghana

In a quest to effectively improve youth development in Ghana,USAID (Feed the Future), through the Agricultural Policy Support Programme (APSP) has provided support to a Ghanaian Agricultural Research and geospatial mapping company, Syecomp Ghana Ltd, to implement an advocacy initiative on youth in Agriculture. The research and advocacy activity is geared towards having a dialogue, discussing, debating and contextualising issues with… Read more →

USAID Financing Increasing Agricultural Sector Growth in Ghana

USAID-FinGAP is an agribusiness financial facilitation project that helps agribusinesses in the maize, rice and soy value chains in the north of Ghana to access the financing they need for their agribusinesses to grow. USAID-FinGAP works with three key actors to facilitate financing: (i) agribusiness Small, Medium, including Large Enterprises (SMiLEs) in the maize, rice and soy value chains, (ii)… Read more →