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Request: Researched Articles on Climate Change and Rural Livelihood Diversification in Agriculture

Are you an Expert or a Professional in Climate Change and Rural Livelihoods? We intend to write short article(s) covering “Climate Resilience in Agriculture, Diversification of Rural Livelihoods, and Sustainable Agriculture“. Articles could be in a form of field project reports, policy brief, etc. Send us well written, non-plagiarised and unpublished short pieces for publication via email to: Kindly… Read more →

Reed Exhibitions SA Stages West Africa Value Added Agriculture/Aquaculture Expo in Ghana

Value Added Agriculture/Aquaculture Expo-West Africa, a unique conference and exhibition “promoting value added agriculture and the production thereof” is scheduled for the 2nd to 4th November, 2017 at the Accra International Conference Centre (AICC). During a Press and Client briefing today at La Palm Royal Beach Hotel, Adele Eloff, General Manager Africa of Reed Exhibitions, categorically stated that the Expo… Read more →

Press Release: 4th agrofood & plastprintpack West Africa on 05 – 07 December 2017 in Accra

Press Release 25 July 2017 4th agrofood & plastprintpack West Africa on 05 – 07 December 2017 in Accra Great chances for producers of process & packaging technology Official country pavilions from Algeria, Belarus, France and the Netherlands confirmed (Heidelberg / Accra) The German trade fair specialists fairtrade announce the 4th edition of agrofood & plastprintpack West Africa to take… Read more →

Croplife Ghana Trains Officers on Sub-Standard Agrochemical Products

The Plant Science Industry is committed to promoting practices that encourage responsible, safe and efficient use of agrochemical products but also at the same time, committed to sensitizing stakeholders on issues of counterfeiting and faking of agrochemicals which has plagued the industry and needs to be nipped through various strategies. One of which is to sensitize officers manning border posts… Read more →

Croplife Ghana to organise training for CEPS officers in Tamale

CropLife Ghana in collaboration with Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and PPRSD is organising a 7th in the series of training for CEPS officers manning the borders in the northern parts of Ghana on issues of agrochemical counterfeits across our borders. The training would be held at the University for Development Studies (UDS) international Centre, Dungu,Tamale on Friday, August 04, 2017.… Read more →

GH¢157m spent on ‘Planting for Food and Jobs’ campaign

Food and Agriculture Minister, Dr. Akoto Owusu Afriyie, has said government has so far expended GH¢157million on the ‘Planting for Food and Jobs’ campaign for the major season in the Southern sector and the three Northern regions. According to the Minister, inputs distribution for the minor cropping season in the Southern sector is on-going. “The Ministry is yet to receive… Read more →

EEAR Private Equity to manage $500 billion fund

EEAR Private Equity (EEAR P.E), an emerging private equity firm, announced it has secured rights to manage a US$500 billion fund for government developmental and infrastructural projects in Ghana and across the West African sub-region. The privately owned Ghanaian firm, EEAR Private Equity, has completed and signed all the needed agreements to represent African Communications Resources Ltd (ACR) and Genco… Read more →

Investment and Shareholding slot in an Agtech/Fintech Company in Ghana

In a quest to expand operations, an agribusiness company with a high percentile market positioning in Ghana wishes to raise investment and in return, provide shareholding and board positions to interested individuals and institutional investors. The company’s Growth Plan and Audited Accounting Statements are available for review. Interested individual and institutional investors should send us a mail at: or… Read more →

Africa Fertilizer Agribusiness conference 2017 ends in Accra

With food security leading most global discussions and more importantly in Africa, the need for agribusiness experts to discuss and find innovative ways to make the right fertilizer accessible to farmers is essential now more than ever. It is for this reason that over 250 participants and experts from different countries convened in Accra, Ghana this week to discuss how… Read more →