Category: NEWS

Coronavirus (COVID-19)-Safety Tips

SAFETY/PREVENTION MEASURES 1/ Continue to monitor the situation; 2/ To prevent respiratory illness, wash your hands frequently and carry hand sanitizer when soap and water are not readily available; 3/ Keep distance from people who are obviously sick. And avoid direct contact with them; 4/ Seek medical attention if you develop symptoms, especially fever or shortness of breath; 5/ Do… Read more →

Ghana Grains Council, BUSAC Fund collaborate to promote standards in the grain industry

Ghana Grains Council (GGC) in collaboration with the Business Sector Advocacy Challenge Fund (BUSAC Fund) ( an advocacy financing initiative of USAID and DANIDA) is embarking on a month-long advocacy campaign to sensitize members and other stakeholders in the agricultural commodity markets value chain, especially for grains and legumes in Ghana on the need to enforce standards in the industry.… Read more →

GIZ Organises Technical Workshop on Cashew Value Chain

GIZ| ComCashew project organizes a 5-day technical programme on cashew value chain in partnership with the Ghana Skills Development Initiative (GSDI/ATVET) and the Ministry of Food and Agriculture. The event which was organised in Sunyani trained 71 Training Providers from Ghana’s Agricultural Colleges with knowledge on Ghana’s inclusive cashew value chain processes. About ComCashew: Since 2009, the Competitive Cashew Initiative… Read more →

Hyperlocal Weather Forecast in Ghana: Abankrom

Date: Tuesday, February 04, 2020 Rural Location: Abankrom GPS Coordinates: -1.48333, 6.75 Weather Forecast: Very hot during the day (35 deg celsius) and warm at night (23 deg celsius). No rain (0% chance), wind is normal (2km) Request for bulk hyperlocal weather forecast information for your farmer organisation/cooperative to help them prioritise their farming activities. Email: developers@syecomp.com Kindly note, weather… Read more →

Farm Community Weather Forecast in Ghana: Aveyime

Date: January 29, 2020 Rural Location: Aveyime GPS Coordinates: 6.05, 0.36667 Weather Forecast: Very hot during the day (37 deg celsius) and warm at night (23 deg celsius). No rain (0% chance), wind is normal (2km). Request for hyperlocal weather forecast for your farmer organisation/cooperative to help them prioritise their farming activities. Email: developers@syecomp.com Kindly note, information delivery fee applies. Read more →

Approved Input Prices in 2020: Planting for Food and Jobs

The price list for the the sale of various improved seeds and fertilizers for the 2020 Planting for Food and Jobs (PfJ) program. These are the only approved prices to be paid by farmers. FERTILIZER PRICES NPK Formulation & Urea | Farmer Portion (GHS/25kg) 11-22-21+5S+0.7Zn+0.5B | 42.00 25-10-10+6S+3MgO+0.3Zn | 42.00 15-20-20+0.7Zn | 42.00 20-10-10+3S | 42.00 23-10-5+2MgO+3S+03Zn | 42.00 12-30-17+0.4Zn… Read more →

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 →