Category: Press Release

Landmark Stakeholder Meeting Step Forward for Sustainable Cocoa Production in Ghana

Solidaridad West Africa recently facilitated a groundbreaking roundtable, bringing together the land committee of the Sefwi Wiawso Traditional Council, Ghana, and tenant cocoa farmers. They met to build consensus over provisions in a proposed lease agreement that has generated controversy between the two parties over the past decades. The lease agreement is an integral part of efforts to create sustainable… Read more →

Mastercard Foundation Fund for Rural Prosperity Awards $4.4m for Innovative Financial Services in Burundi, Ghana, Mali, Tanzania, Zambia

More than US$41.5 million committed overall as the Fund closes competitions Nairobi, Kenya, May 24, 2019 –The Mastercard Foundation Fund for Rural Prosperity (FRP) recently announced that five companies will receive a total of US$4,438,551 to support its financial inclusion agenda in Africa. The five companies, with projects in Burundi, Ghana, Mali, Tanzania, and Zambia, were selected from among 214… Read more →

Press Release: Gold in the Soil Awards Receive 50 Nominations!

The award component of the first ever Women in Food and Agriculture Leadership Forum and Expo, dubbed Gold in the soil awards has received fifty (50) applications since nominations opened . Billed under the theme: Women! Key Partners in Shaping Agribusiness, the two-day event is set to take place from June 12  to June 13, 2019 at Hotel Stevens located… Read more →

The 36th edition of Macfrut has officially begun

Rimini, 8 May 2019 – The 36th edition of Macfrut, the international trade fair for the fruit and vegetable sector, kicked off today at the Rimini Expo Centre, where it will be held until 10 May. Emanuela Del Re, Italy’s Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Simona Caselli, Councillor for Agriculture of the Emilia-Romagna Region, Roberto Luongo, Director… Read more →

Arrigoni Green Solution against excessive rainfalls and insects in cherry growing

Through PROTECTA® and PROTECTA® SYSTEM the future of healthy fruits without pesticides. (Como, March 27, 2019) Cherry cultivation is one of the most complex and delicate crops. Like other fruits such as kiwi, peach or plum, it can suffer important negative effects from excessive rainfall, increasingly common in the season of fruit ripening (starting from the second decade of May).… Read more →

Nestlé lays out action plan to help end deforestation and restore forests in the cocoa supply chain

Nestlé today laid out an action plan to help end deforestation and restore forests in its cocoa supply chain in Côte d’Ivoire and Ghana. This plan is part of the company’s commitment to support the Cocoa & Forests Initiative, a new public-private partnership bringing together the governments of Côte d’Ivoire and Ghana and the cocoa and chocolate industry. Nestlé today… Read more →

Discounts and Pro bono Services: SyeComp@10

SyeComp Ghana Ltd is 10! We are very excited to reach this stage in our growth trajectory. What is SyeComp? SyeComp  is a Remote Sensing (RS) and GIS company for farmers and agribusinesses in Africa pioneering innovative data-driven tools, credit solutions, and climate-smart technologies using space technology. SyeComp is spearheading efforts in satellite-derived geodata enabled precision agriculture services in Africa.… Read more →

Press Release: Agricinghana Media Partners Cesena Fiera for Macfrut 2019

Agricinghana Media, a specialised media organisation for agriculture, has signed a media partnership with Cesena Fiera for Macfrut 2019! Macfrut 2019 comes off  from May 8-9 Rimini Expo Centre, Italy.   Macfrut 2019 aims at establishing itself as an international platform and access point for the Italian and European market, boosting its internalization through the promotion of the exhibition in… Read more →

Macfrut 2019

Macfrut on tour, Africa in the spotlightand new missions planned About 10 official presentations have been given and many more will take place from the end of January Cesena, January 2019 – This year, once again, Macfrut promotes itself abroad. Following the success of the last editions of the trade fair, achieved by launching a dedicated global promotional campaign, this… Read more →

New IBM Weather System to Provide Vastly Improved Forecasting Around the World

New global weather forecasting system can crowdsource data from millions of previously untapped sources and will provide accurate, rapidly updated local forecasts worldwide IBM and its subsidiary The Weather Company today unveiled a powerful new global weather forecasting system that will provide the most accurate local weather forecasts ever seen worldwide. The new IBM Global High-Resolution Atmospheric Forecasting System (GRAF)… Read more →

Who are Annual Institutional Partners (AIPs) of Agricinghana Media?

With a 7-year footprint deep into the agriculture and media communities, Agricinghana Media has managed to build powerful and purposeful platforms to enable valuable connections. One of the key drivers of our work is the awesome support we receive from our Annual Institutional Partners (AIPs) in Ghana, US, and Europe. Annual Institutional Partners of Agricinghana Media are our proud institutional… Read more →

Planting for Food and Jobs, AgriTech to feature at Pre-Harvest Confab

Accra, Ghana, August 27, 2018- The 8th Pre-Harvest Exhibition and Conference, which is slated for the 3rd to 5th October, will feature workshops on ‘Planting for Food and Jobs’, the government’s flagship programme aimed at boosting agriculture; the role of the youth in agri-business; and using new technologies to improve agriculture output. The Pre-Harvest conference, an annual international event, brings… Read more →

8th Pre-Harvest Agribusiness Exhibition & Conference Set for October

Accra: August 13, 2018: The 8th edition of the annual Pre-Harvest Agribusiness Exhibition & Conference is scheduled to take place at the Aliu Mahama Sports Stadium in Tamale from October 3-5, 2018. The Pre-Harvest Agribusiness Exhibition & Conference is a business forum and an interventional platform that provides opportunities for various actors in the agricultural value chain meet, discuss business,… Read more →

Yara Ghana boosts farmers’ yield and profits

Yara Ghana Limited, the food nutrition solutions provider, continues to boost Ghana’s agricultural sector with its award-wining fertilizers. The company’s impact is especially felt by farmers in the cocoa, cereal and vegetable sectors, three key subsectors of Ghana’s agricultural sector. Ghana’s agricultural sector is dominated by smallholder farmers and many of whom would experience low yields without the application of… Read more →