Category: NEWS

Ghana Cocoa: Producer Price Unchanged

The Government of Ghana has maintained the producer price of cocoa for the 2018/2019 cocoa season at GH¢7,600 per tonne, translating into GH¢475 per bag of 64 kilogramme (kg) gross weight. The price takes effect with the new season expected to commence on Friday October 5, 2018. Cocoa price on the international market in recent times has reduced from US$3,300… Read more →

Vice President Opens 8th Pre-Harvest Exhibitions and Conference

The 8th edition of the annual Pre-harvest Exhibition and Conference is set to bring the Northern Regional Capital, Tamale to a standstill from 3rd to 5th October. This year, the annual agricultural showpiece organized by Agri-house Foundation, in partnership with the World Food Programme, Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MOFA), Northern Regional Coordinating Council and the Northern Development Authority, is… Read more →

Visit our exhibition stands at Pre-Harvest 2018 in Tamale

Get to know us! You may connect with us on the WhatsApp Business channel of the #FarmerHelpline: 0500000996 Visit our stand at the 8th Pre-Harvest Agribusiness Exhibitions and Conference from tomorrow which is the largest gathering of agribusiness actors in Ghana happening at the Aliu Mahama Sports Stadium, Tamale ( Wednesday October 3 to Friday October 5, 2018). We encourage… Read more →

Ghana: Cocoa buying season is imminent

The World’s second-biggest cocoa producer after neighboring Ivory Coast, secured last week USD 1.3 billion syndicated facility from international banks to kick off the season. Ghana expects to produce about 900,000 MT of cocoa this year. Why should I care? Such fund injection will boost Ghana’s foreign exchange reserves and stabilise the wobbling country’s currency, the Cedi. Editor@agricinghana.com FarmerHelpline: 0500000996… Read more →

Launch Event: Miss Agriculture Ghana

Miss Agriculture Ghana, a flagship programme of UWAD Foundation, announces the event launching scheduled to come off at Airport View Hotel on September 8, 2018 at 8:30am. To sponsor Miss Agriculture Ghana, kindly send an email to: missuwad@gmail.com Talk to Esther at +233240042313 / +233541956735 Agricinghana Media is a media partner to Miss Agriculture Ghana event! Email: Editor@agricinghana.com Farmer Helpline: 0500000996 Read more →

Job Opportunity: Agriculture Technology Advisor-GIZ Ghana

Published and disseminated by Agricinghana Media The Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit GmbH (GIZ) draws on a wealth of regional and technical expertise, as well as tried and tested management know-how. As a federal enterprise, we support the German Government in achieving its objectives in the field of international cooperation for sustainable development. GIZ offers customized solutions to complex challenges.… Read more →

Farmers of infested cocoa trees get cash compensation

The Government has begun cutting down diseased and moribund cocoa trees in Sefwi Wiaso in the Western Region. More that 11 million disease infested cocoa trees will go down in the country-wide exercise being spear-headed by the Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD). The affected cocoa farmers will earn GHC 552.00 per hectare of their cocoa farm as compensation package. Land owners… Read more →

Strengthening Farmer-Based Organizations in Ghana

Most Farmer-Based Organisations (FBOs) and Farmer-Based Cooperatives (FBCs) lay comatose in breadbasket areas in Ghana for decades. Numerous International Development support projects have been implemented over the years to setup and grow smallholder farmer unions in Ghana but they have largely been unsustainable when the project funding ends and most become briefcase entities. Noteworthy examples includes US Government-MIDA funded Commercial… Read more →

Reorienting Agriculture in Ghana: Miss Agriculture Ghana

Auditions for the first Agro beauty pageant in Ghana, Miss Agriculture Ghana is scheduled for Saturday, 11th of August 2018 at the Resource Center of the Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MoFA), Accra. Miss Agriculture Ghana is an initiative of the Uniting Women for Agricultural Development (UWAD) Foundation in collaboration with the Women in Agricultural Development (WIAD) Under the Ministry… Read more →

Satellite Technology Program Launches to Support Ghana’s Smallholder Cocoa Farmers

  ACCRA-July 19, 2018: SAT4Farming, an initiative to reach thousands of small-scale cocoa producers with information and services to improve their productivity and sustainability, was announced today. It is designed to use digital technology and satellite imagery to create individual Farm Development Plans (FDPs) that guide farmers over a seven-year period. The digital FDPs provide a planning and monitoring tool,… Read more →

Miss Agriculture Ghana 2018-Apply Now!

Do you have a project? An idea that can solve a problem along Ghana’s agricultural value chain and create meaningful jobs for women? Then, fill this form to audition for Miss Agriculture Ghana! Miss Agriculture Ghana is spearheaded by Uniting  Women for Agricultural Development Foundation (UWAD).     Agricinghana Media is a media partner to UWAD. Editor@agricinghana.com Farmer Helpline: 0500000996 Read more →