Category: Projects in Ghana

USAID Enriches MoFA Staff Capacities in Agricultural Projects and Policy Research

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) organized a 3-week capacity building workshop for staff from the Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MoFA) in project planning, policy cycle and policy planning, monitoring and evaluation (M&E) and policy analysis. The workshop was held at the Institute of Statistical, Social and Economic Research (ISSER)-University of Ghana from April 18-May 24 2017.… Read more →

AgriPolicy Brown Bag: An Interactive Policy Session on Planting for Food and Jobs in Ghana

USAID/Ghana Feed the Future Agriculture Policy Support Project (APSP), uniquely working with the Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MoFA), has organised an interactive workshop at Accra City Hotel (formerly Novotel) to discuss the Government’s Planting for Food and Jobs (PFJ) policy program. The workshop had a onerous objective to influence specific policy areas of MoFA and enhance one of the… Read more →

Ready to use Drones in Agriculture in Ghana?

One of our key partner institutions, Syecomp Ghana Ltd, is ready to deploy Unmanned Aerial Vehicles-UAV (Drone) Technology with multispectral sensors and 4K HDR for crop monitoring, field scouting, forest cover monitoring, and inventory works! More experimentation and precision agriculture in the offing! Interested in a project collaboration in Agriculture using drones? Send them a mail: Projects@syecomp.com Read more →

Call for Investors (CfI) in an Agribusiness Venture_Ghana

A new agribusiness venture without a proven business case but having a HUGE market potential with relevant literature requires an investment of 4,500 Ghana Cedis (~$1000) repayable after 4 months with 37 per cent interest. An initial documented investment of 20,250 Ghana Cedis ($4500) has already been made in the venture. Interested in establishing a mutually-beneficial partnership with the venture?… Read more →

EU gives 6 SADA projects 160 million euros agriculture support

The EU is supporting government with 160 million euros to boost agriculture in the Savannah Accelerated Development Authority (SADA) Zone Six. Out of the 160 million euros, 105 million would go into “productive investment for sustainable agriculture development.”   Another 30 million euros would support “resilient agriculture against climate change (REACH)” while the remaining 25 million euros would be invested into… Read more →

Normalized Difference Vegetation Index-Syecomp’s expertise

Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (NDVI) is a dimensionless index that is indicative for vegetation density and is calculated by comparing the visible and near-infrared sunlight reflected by the surface (reflectance). NDVI indicates the presence of live vegetation. In agriculture, it is an indicator of crop vitality and vigour. In the agroforestry sector, it is used to determine biomass growth or… Read more →

USAID Agricultural Policy Support Project Trains Civil Society Organisations in Ghana on Gender Statistics

The USAID Ghana Agricultural Policy Support Project (USAID|APSP) has organised a 2-day intensive training workshop from March 1st to 2nd, 2017 in Dodowa.This was organised for close to thirty (30) selected Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) and Government of Ghana (GoG) staff from the Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MoFA). The training in, “Gender Statistics”  facilitated by specialists from USAID|APSP is… Read more →

REQUEST FOR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST: Development Of Improved Rainfed Agriculture-GCAP

REQUEST FOR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST: Development Of Improved Rainfed Agriculture Based On Bunding And Land Development For Rice Production In The Nasia-Nabogo Inland Valley Introduction The project identified 10,000ha of land best suited to the development of improved rainfed agriculture and is currently developing 3,000ha based on bunding and quality land development for rice production in the inland valleys. The… Read more →