Category: NEWS

Climate Smart Agri financing to Boost Growth for Farmers

Climate Smart Agriculture (CSA) is an approach aimed at increasing farm productivity sustainably, taking into consideration climate change concerns and impacts. More specifically, the World Bank defines Climate-Smart Agriculture as an approach to managing landscapes, cropland, livestock, forests and fisheries, that aims to achieve three wins: (1) Increased productivity to improve food security and boost farmers incomes; (2) Enhanced resilience… Read more →

2020 is International Year of Plant Health. Join Us

We welcome the International Year of Plant Health (IYPH2020) with periodic rounds of informative and educational news content from Editors and journalists of Agricinghana Media and unique insights from our Annual Institutional Partners. We will be sharing experiences, insights, feelings, as well as beautiful photos about the importance of plant health in Ghana and across Africa. Additionally, we will cover… Read more →

[Update] Ghana Agro Input Dealer Directory

Agro-input dealers in Ghana are typically owners of agro shops and agro vets across the length and breadth of the country. We are pleased to announce the availability of a spatial (location-based) directory ( data set) of agro-input shops in Ghana. This data set is localised per community, district, and region with assigned Global Positioning System (GPS) coordinates. You could… Read more →

Year 2020 Cost Card Review at Agricinghana Media

At Agricinghana Media we believe in letting our clients and partners know all relevant information about their relationship with us hence we keep you informed of all our price changes ( if any). We are pleased to inform you that all media services, including data access and agribusiness event coverage charges, remain the same in 2020. You can send us… Read more →

Happy Holidays from Agricinghana Media

With profound gratitude, we acknowledge your support and readership throughout 2019. We appreciate working for you and with all our distinguished Annual Institutional Partners and Clients. In the coming year, Agricinghana Media team promise you exciting and mutually beneficial products and services that will take your agribusinesses and projects a notch higher. Cheers to more successful innovations and greater publicity.… Read more →

Climate Change Effect on Ghana’s Food Security Position

Ghana’s agriculture and food systems are climate dependent and generally recognised as one of the most vulnerable sectors to climate change. Agricinghana Media desk research has recorded 4 breadbasket zones spanning Volta Region, Northern Region, Brong Ahafo Region, and Central Region currently experiencing seasonal variability of climate and rainfall. Active consultations with our Annual Institutional Partners ( AIPs) with domain… Read more →

Agricinghana Media Offers Free News App Download This Week

We are excited with individuals and corporate institutions using our news app and the invaluable feedback we’ve received. As a show of appreciation and for a limited time period, we are providing the opportunity for everyone to download this news app free from the Google Playstore. Agricinghana media quality news can be accessed with the news app even without data… Read more →

Celebrating the heroes that feed us!

Annually in Ghana, the first Friday of December is set aside to commemorate the contributions of farmers and fisherfolks. At Agricinghana Media, the welfare of the Ghanaian smallholder farmer is our utmost priority. On this special day we recognise their efforts and pledge our continuous support to making farming in Ghana and Africa more sustainable and profitable. Agricinghana Media will… Read more →

Ghana Weather Forecast [Dec 05, 2019]: Wa

Date: Thursday, December 05, 2019 Rural Location: Wa GPS Coordinates: 10.05, -2.48333 Weather Update: Very hot during the day (36 deg celsius) and warm at night (21 deg celsius). No rain (2% chance), wind is normal (3km) Weather forecast information can be sent to millions of rural farmers in Ghana. To subscribe for localised weather forecast for your farming or fishing community, send… Read more →

Ghana Weather Forecast [Dec 01, 2019]: Ahinase

Date: Monday, December 02, 2019 Rural Location: Ahinase GPS Coordinates: 6.73333, -0.66667 Weather Update: Hot during the day (31 deg celsius) and warm at night (22 deg celsius). It is likely to rain (53% chance), wind is normal (2km) Weather forecast information can be sent to millions of rural farmers in Ghana. To subscribe for localised weather forecast for your farming or fishing… Read more →

Ghana Weather Forecast [November 27, 2019]: Kyebi

Date: Wednesday, Nov 27, 2019 Rural Location: Kyebi ( Eastern Region) GPS Coordinates: 6.16667, -0.55000 Weather Update: Very hot during the day (34 deg celsius) and warm at night (24 deg celsius). No rain (10% chance), wind is normal (1km) Weather forecast information can be sent to millions of rural farmers in Ghana. To subscribe for localised weather forecast for your farming or… Read more →

Financial Institutions in Ghana Require Guarantee Fund to Finance Farmers

Financing is key to unlocking growth bottlenecks in Ghana’s agricultural sector. Financial institutions and agri-lenders have onerous responsibility ( and opportunity) to provide the much needed financing to help in the sector’s expansion. Current approaches to unlocking smallholder farmer financing in Ghana is weak. Associated Government subsidies in the agricultural sector is unsustainable with political changes and change in policies… Read more →

Ghana Weather Forecast [November 13, 2019]: Yakanebi

Date: Wednesday, Nov 13, 2019 Location: Yakanebi (Upper West Region) GPS Coordinates: 10.14999, -1.8833 Weather Update: Very hot during the day (37 deg celsius) and hot at night (25 deg celsius). No rain (4% chance), wind is normal (2km) To subscribe for localized weather forecast for your farming or fishing community, send a mail to: developers@syecomp.com Annual or semi-annual subscription… Read more →

Vegetable Farmer wins Miss Agriculture 2019

A vegetable farmer in Ahwerem, a farming community in the Ashanti Region, Margaret Afriyie also known as Midwife Farmer has been crowned the 2019 Miss Agriculture queen. The newly-crowned Agriculture queen, who is also a midwife, battled it out with thirteen other ladies to win a cash prize and the ultimate Crown. The finale of the Miss Agriculture project pageant… Read more →

Celebrating International Day of Rural Women in Ghana

Today is not just October 15th, it’s the International Day of Rural Women! It’s time we recognise rural women and girls in Ghana as focal points for resilience and sustainability. We appreciate the entrepreneurial attributes of rural  women smallholder farmers in Ghana and across Africa and encourage proactive policies that will really enrich their efforts. We are truly inspired by… Read more →