Category: Projects in Ghana

Spurring farming in Ghana with GPS-specific weather information

Localised weather forecast information is part of Syecomp’s  Shared Value initiative to provide real-time weather,early warning, and climate information and data for vulnerable actors in Ghana. In Ghana, there is a likelihood of climate change set to hit the agricultural sector adversely and cause considerable negative impacts particularly for farmers, pastoralists and fishers. Weather information is one of the requirements… Read more →

Nestlé supports cereal farmers in Northern Ghana

Nestlé has embarked on a project assessment visit with the USAID to Northern Ghana, where the company, in partnership with USAID, is supporting cereal farmers. This partnership forms part of Nestlé’s ambition to develop thriving, resilient communities along its value chain. From farm to fork, safe and high-quality agricultural commodities are instrumental in ensuring the supply of quality products within… Read more →

agrofood West Africa-Get your free visitor badge

agrofood West Africa 2017 is getting closer and together with its partner event plastprintpack West Africa the event takes place from 05 to 07 December 2017 at the Accra International Conference Centre in Ghana. A record number of 90+ exhibitors from 21 countries as well as country pavilions from Algeria, France, Netherlands, Poland and Sri Lanka have confirmed their participation.… Read more →

Job Vacancy with SNV: Fund Manager

SNV Netherlands Development is a not-for-profit international development organisation that has built a long-term local presence in 38 countries in Asia, Africa, and Latin-America. SNV Ghana implements projects to improve individual lives and contributes to solving global challenges in the areas of agriculture, energy, and water, sanitation & hygiene. West Africa HortiFresh/GhanaVeg is a 4-year sector programme (2018-2021) being implemented… Read more →

Job Vacancy with SNV: Business & Financial Specialist Advisor

  SNV Netherlands Development is a not-for-profit international development organisation that has built a long-term local presence in 38 countries in Asia, Africa, and Latin-America. SNV Ghana implements projects to improve individual lives and contributes to solving global challenges in the areas of agriculture, energy, and water, sanitation & hygiene. West Africa HortiFresh/GhanaVeg is a 4-year sector programme (2018-2021) being… Read more →

In Ghana’s cocoa industry, a strong push to make farms ‘climate-smart’

A consortium involving the International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT), the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), the Rainforest Alliance, Root Capital, and the Sustainable Food Lab is gaining ground to ensure Ghana’s most important crop — cacao — survives, thrives, and even contributes to reducing greenhouse gas emissions despite climate change. The organizations are working to promote climate-smart agricultural… Read more →

Accra Brewery powers Tindongo farmers with irrigation system

Accra Brewery Limited’s (ABL) Eagle Farmer Project has provided farmers in Tindongo, Upper East Region, with a solar-powered irrigation system, delivering on the company’s commitment to invest in a Growing World where everyone has the opportunity to improve their livelihood. The GHC 80,000.00 facility which consists of a newly-constructed furrow irrigation system and a solar-powered mechanised borehole, is intended to… Read more →

1-District-1-Warehouse Launched

October 18, 2017: President Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo cut the sod to mark the beginning of the implementation of the warehouse component (1-District-1-Warehouse) of the government’s Infrastructure for Poverty Eradication Programme (IPEP). The president cut the sod for the commencement of the Project at Ejura, in the Ashanti Region The purpose of these warehouses would be to handle produce, as well… Read more →

Ghana Green Label Scheme

  Certification of produce for the domestic market is one of the requirements needed in the domestic fruits and vegetable market to realise the full potential of Ghana’s Horticulture Industry. The Green Label Scheme entails conformity, accepted and standard practices needed for exported products. This will lead to good agricultural practices needed to meet international standards The Ghana Green Label Scheme… Read more →

Incentives for Banks to Lend to Agribusinesses-GIRSAL

In the wake of global efforts to improve financing for agriculture, the Bank of Ghana in collaboration with the Ministry of Food and Agriculture, and the Alliance for Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA) is designing the Ghana Incentive-based Risk Sharing System for Agricultural Lending (GIRSAL) programme. The goal of this instrument is to reduce the perceived risk of agriculture financing and… Read more →