Category: NEWS

Announcement of Winners: Agribusiness Essay Contest

We are pleased to announce the winners of the Ghana Agribusiness Essay Contest, 2017! A total of 29 applications were received and the assessment process went through a 3-stage rigorous review. We are generally very impressed with the quality all the essay submissions from participants. We encourage you to keep writing and  sharing your thoughts even if you did not… Read more →

Purchase of Organic Soyabeans by FEGO Foods

FEGO Foods Processing Ltd is interested in procuring soya beans for export to USA. Quantity required for 2018: 200,000 metric tons or more To facilitate the organic certification process, they have secured 66,700 hectares of land in the Northern Region. The certifying authority, ECOCERT of France (Regional Office in Burkina Faso) has given authorization to farm on this land. Cultivation… Read more →

Ghana to Host the Value Added Agriculture Expo in August this year

Building ‘farm to fork’ agricultural capacity, showcasing sustainable and advanced farming solutions The Value Added Agriculture Expo West Africa will be West Africa’s largest exhibition promoting ‘farm to fork’ solutions in value added agriculture and aquaculture. To be held at the Providence Events and Recreation Centre from 2 – 4 August 2018, the Value Added Agriculture Expo West Africa and… Read more →

Introducing: Finance Factory (FIFACT)

Why worry about your financial records when you can have access to a reliable accountant at your won convenience? Opportunity for Growth with Finance Factory (FIFACT): ¬ Are you facing challenges in your business? ¬ Are your sales dropping or going down? ¬ Are you struggling to keep your financial records? ¬ Do you need investments to boost your business?… Read more →

Opinion piece: Fertilizers give life!

The world’s population keeps increasing by the day. Currently, the earth sustains close to 7 billion people and it is very much on course to balloon to 9 billion by 2050. Indeed, this population increase is an amalgamation of population increase and depopulation of nations. Whiles some countries have virtually stagnated in terms of population, several others are increasing by… Read more →

Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA): Spurring Rigorous Agricultural Research Projects in Africa

It is interesting the sort of unique insights generated from rigorous impact studies of agricultural development interventions especially in Africa. Recurrently, development interventions from Governments, Development Agencies and Private Sector actors focusing on deploying and scaling technology innovations and policies in agriculture tend to do so with unapprised data and in-depth assessment of expected (real) impact on project constituents. We… Read more →

Thinking about climate impact on farmers’ productivity in Ghana

Farmers are people on the front line of climate change impacts. The ecosystems on which they rely are increasingly degraded, their access to suitable agricultural land is declining, and their forest resources are increasingly restricted. Many are working on marginal rain fed land, with increased water scarcity. Farmers need accurate and consistent information to support strategic planning and to deliver… Read more →