Category: Projects in Ghana

Reducing Risks in Farming in Ghana- Ghana Crop Calendar

Farming can be a gamble. As an enterprise with several moving parts with various value chain actors, there are inherent risks associated with it. There are many variables that can determine success and some of them, like climate change , are outside a farmer’s control. Innovative data-driven approaches, however, have potential to tip the odds to benefit smallholders, medium to… 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 →

Climate Change Impact on Ghana’s Agriculture

Climate change is set to hit the agricultural sector adversely and cause considerable negative impacts particularly for smallholder farmers in Ghana. Weather information is one of the requirements for effective climate change adaptation in Ghana where Agriculture is the back bone of the economy. Need localised weather forecast information? Send an enquiry mail to: Team@syecomp.com Let’s discuss how we can… 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 →

Agricinghana Media Joins Annual Pre-Harvest Exhibitions as Media Partner

Agricinghana Media, your specialised media platform for agriculture in Ghana, formally partners with the 8th Annual Pre-Harvest Agribusiness Conference and Exhibitions event. The event which comes off from October 3-5 at the Aliu Mahama Stadium (formally Tamale Sports Stadium) is a 3-day exhibition-conference combo package and a strategic marketplace for Business-to-Business meetings. Now, in its 8th year, the Pre-harvest Agribusiness… Read more →

Women in Entrepreneurship – International Seminar Participant

Published by Agricinghana Media Position: Women in Entrepreneurship – International Seminar Participant Partner(s): MBC Africa Country and Place of Assignment: Ghana, Accra Contract Duration: 2 weeks DESCRIPTION: Uniterra is a leading Canadian international volunteer cooperation and development program, jointly implemented by the Centre for International Studies and Cooperation (CECI) and World University Service of Canada (WUSC). Uniterra contributes to improving… 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 →

Ghana Crop Calendar: Essential Dataset

Increasing variability in cropping patterns and climate impact requires having scientific knowledge of crop seasonality from a trusted source. Agricinghana Media, your strategic specialised media organisation for Ghana’s agricultural sector, has available the Ghana Crop Calendar, a localised and comprehensive resource . This crop calendar is used by medium to large scale commercial enterprises, insurance companies, financial institutions, and agribusiness… 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 →

Cocoa Platform to Propel Cocoa Production in Ghana

Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) in partnership with institutional actors in the cocoa value chain has created a novel platform, the Ghana Cocoa Platform, to incorporate the activities and views of all stakeholders in the production, processing and export of cocoa beans. The platform is also aimed at adding value to the beans before it is exported. The goal of the… Read more →

Training of Agro-Input Dealers in the Northern Region of Ghana

Published by Agricinghana Media The African Fertilizer and Agribusiness Partnership (AFAP), through the Alliance for Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA), under the Africa’s Smallholder Inclusive Productivity and Market Access (SIPMA) Project, and in collaboration with the Ghana Agri-Input Dealers’ Association (GAIDA), International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), Croplife, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and the Plant Protection and Regulatory Services Directorate… Read more →

Google AI in Ghana: What it means for Agriculture in Ghana

One word: Exciting! On June 13, 2018 Google announced  its intent to setup Google AI research center in Africa, to be opened in Accra later in the year. They intend bringing together top machine learning researchers and engineers in the new center dedicated to AI research and its applications. Google is aiming to collaborate with local universities and research centers, as well as… Read more →

Farming in Ghana: Land Tenure and Land Use

Land Tenure: Most of the agricultural land in Ghana is under communal ownership. Communal land is controlled by lineage or clan-based land-owning groups and allocated to individuals or households on a usufructuary basis. In most parts of the country, particularly in the northern regions, women generally have difficulties in accessing land except where there is a male guarantor, or where… 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 →