Category: NEWS

Exhibitor or Visitor at Agriculture Expo West Africa?

The Value Added Agriculture Expo West Africa and co-located Value Added Aquaculture Expo West Africa and SMARTFactories expo will be held at the Providence Events and Recreation Centre, Accra, Ghana, from 2 – 4 August 2018. To exhibit your products and services–> http://go.reedexpoafrica.co.za/l/486621/2018-02-22/247bg7 Free registration for potential visitors–>http://go.reedexpoafrica.co.za/l/486621/2018-02-27/24bxnk   To know more about this exciting upcoming exhibition event, visit here. Enquiries:… Read more →

Wish to Support Agricinghana Media Scale Operations?

Dear Readers, We will be glad to receive your cash donations to enable us expand our Agricultural Media services. You can donate via any preferred channel: Paypal, Credit card or Debit card with a minimum of US$9. We appreciate your support and will send personalised emails to all received donations. Thank you!   Editor@agricinghana.com Farmer Helpline: 0500000996 Join Ghana’s Farmer Helpline channel… Read more →

Connect with Ghana’s Farmer Helpline on WhatsApp

  Dear Ag Value Chain Actors, please be informed that the Farmer Helpline (FHL): 0500000996 will be offline from June 5-18th, 2018 for upgrade works. To access any information please utilise the Farmer Helpline WhatsApp platform. See the link below and add yourself to the channel. You can make enquiries,ask questions, request for agricultural technology services, funding information, et al,… Read more →

Online Forum for Women and Youth in Agriculture Launched in Accra

The UN Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has supported the setting up of a multi-stakeholder Online Forum for Women and Youth in Agriculture. Its objective is to encourage youth and women to act as catalysts for sustainable rural development and to provide an open channel to discuss ways to equitably include youth and other marginalized groups into agricultural value chains and… Read more →

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 →

MBC Africa steps-up value chain model with attractive packages for agribusinesses in Ghana

MBC Africa, an agribusiness value chain development organisation building sustainable and competitive Small and Growing Businesses (SGBs) has organised a stakeholder consultation workshop on a new extension service model to boost agriculture in Ghana. The Agribusiness Stakeholder Roundtable, held on Monday, April 30 at the Peduase Valley Resort near Aburi purposed to explore design-thinking approaches with key stakeholders from the… Read more →

8th Pre-harvest Agribusiness conference, exhibition launched in Accra

Agrihouse Foundation has launched this year’s Pre-harvest Agribusiness Conference and Exhibition at a short ceremony in Accra on April 24, 2018. The Pre-Harvest Agribusiness event provides a platform for conferencing, presentations, exhibitions, and marketplace for business-to-business meetings. Speeches are delivered by representatives from World Food Programme (WFP), USAID, Ministry of Food and Agriculture, ADVANCE, the Agriculture Technology Transfer project and… Read more →