Category: NEWS

Ghana Launches a 10-Year Cashew Development Plan

The vision of the Cashew Development Plan (2017-2027) is to aggressively expand, modernise and transform Ghana’s cashew sector into a significant foreign exchange earner, creating jobs and substantial wealth for Ghanaians while enhancing the environment to reduce global warming. The primary objectives include expanding production of raw cashew nuts from 70,000mt to 300,000mt by 2027, and as well increasing processing… Read more →

Pre-Registration for agrofood & plastprintpack Nigeria 2018

Featuring already 110 exhibitors from 18 countries and 10 official country pavilions Professional visitors having pre-registered online visit the trade show free of charge. Pre-registration takes less than 3 minutes and provides you with a printable pre-badge for fast track entry to the exhibition. You also receive a complimentary copy of the official show catalogue at the entrance. The exhibitors… Read more →

Satellite technology for farming in Ghana

Over the past half decade various forms of information and communication technologies (ICTs) have been deplored across farms in Ghana to boost production, monitor crop growth, optimise water use, and provide advanced detection of diseases and pests on crop fields. Technology needs of medium to large scale commercial farmers differ from that of smallholder food producers. However, innovations are helping… Read more →

Climate Change, Innovations, and Syecomp

Agriculture is predominantly rainfed in Ghana where the climate is dominated by the inter tropical convergence zone and the hot, dry harmattan winds blowing from the Sahara. The south of the country experiences a bimodal rainfall regime, with a major and a minor rainfall season while the north of the country has a unimodal rainfall regime. Climate change scenarios show… Read more →

A Pioneering Agri Input Company: RMG (Ghana) Limited

RMG Ghana Ltd formed in 2016 through a strategic partnership between Wienco and RMG Concepts is one of the major companies within the agricultural input industry in Ghana. All their products offered to farmers are expertly sourced from Research and Development (R&D) intensive manufacturers across the globe. RMG is one of the few companies in the West African region with… Read more →

Call for Sponsors: Information Dissemination on Fall Army Worms

Agricinghana Media is currently exploring mutually-beneficial partnerships with companies, institutions, and Agricultural Development interventions/projects in Ghana. This is aimed at spurring efforts to address the huge knowledge gap with regards the Fall Army Worm (FAW), a devastating crop pest in numerous farming regions in Ghana. Agricinghana Media has access to huge knowledge resources on Fall Army Worm and is open… Read more →

Surprise! Esoko’s Agricultural Market Prices Are Private Sector Failures

We’ve all heard of Esoko, the ICTforAg company specializing in market prices for farmers. Starting in Ghana in 2007, then expanding across West Africa and beyond, it quickly became a donor-darling by promising an African ICT success story with: ¬ Market prices that could alleviate smallholder farmer poverty. ¬ Technology that could bridge systematic transportation failures. ¬ A private-sector for-profit model that didn’t… Read more →

Press Release: Finance Factory (FIFACT)_Tradeline Consult

Tamale (N/R), January 8, 2018 – Tradeline Consult is launching a flagship project, Finance Factory, to link investors and financial institutions with Micro, Small and Medium Scale Enterprises (MSMEs). The project is designed, in the short and medium term, to train 500 Business Development Officers over three (3) years to help MSMEs in Ghana access practical and innovative solutions to… Read more →