Category: Projects in Ghana

President Akufo-Addo to Launch One District One Factory Policy

The President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, will on Friday 25th August, 2017 at 1pm launch his government’s flagship policy popularly termed ”One District One Factory” at Ekumfi in the Central Region. The program will be the formal launch of the implementation of the One District One Factory policy in fulfillment of a pledge by President Akufo-Addo to see the actualization… Read more →

Press Release: USAID Encourages Evidence-based Policy to Boost Agricultural Productivity

August 15, 2017 USAID Encourages Evidence-based Policy to Boost Agricultural Productivity Accra, GHANA– The United States Agency for International Development (USAID), through the U.S. Government’s Feed the Future Initiative hosted a summit on agriculture policy to share research on evidence-based policy recommendations with the Ministry of Food and Agriculture, other government agencies, development partners,research institutions, and the private sector on… Read more →

Establishment of Agricultural Mechanisation Training Centre (EAMTC) Project-Ghana

MINISTRY OF FOOD AND AGRICULTURE (MoFA) AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING SERVICES DIRECTORATE (AESD) “ESTABLISHMENT OF AGRICULTURAL MECHANISATION TRAINING CENTRE (EAMTC) PROJECT” The Ministry of Food and Agriculture, MoFA through the Agricultural Engineering Services Directorate (AESD), in collaboration with the Human Resource Development and Management Directorate (HRDMD), has established two Agricultural Mechanisation Training Centres at Adidome and Wenchi Farm Institutes with funding support… Read more →

Public Disclosure Notice: Ghana Commercial Agriculture Project (GCAP)

Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MoFA) Ghana Commercial Agriculture Project (GCAP) PUBLIC DISCLOSURE NOTICE The Government of Ghana (GoG) through the Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MoFA) is implementing the Ghana Commercial Agriculture Project (GCAP) with funding from the World Bank and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). The project’s Development Objective (DO) is to improve agricultural productivity… Read more →

Government to Launch ‘Planting for Jobs and Investments’ Policy

Government plans to launch a program dubbed “Planting for Jobs and Investments” a subsidiary of its flagship “Planting for Food and Jobs Policy” geared at creating jobs for the youth and also boosting revenue of local assemblies. The programme is targeting about three to five million farmers in the cultivation of seven identified cash crops within the next four to… Read more →

Impact Evaluation: Farmer Helpline Service-Ghana

There is a growing appreciation within the development community of the merits of conducting evaluations. Evaluation is a powerful tool for learning about what works, what does not, and the reasons why. Evaluation is also an important accountability tool (Source: World Bank). Agricinghana and partner companies are currently exploring collaboration with individual researchers (free mover academics) and research institutions interested… Read more →

Farmerline Ltd to commence satellite data irrigation project

Farmerline Ghana Limited, an IT firm focused on agri-business, has organised an inception workshop to explore the technical and business feasibilities of satellite data-based irrigation advisory services for Ghanaian farmers. The data-based irrigation advisory service relies on satellite imagery technology to help improve yield for farmers. The system works by providing information on crop yield, nutrient requirements, humidity as well… Read more →

Farmers’ Training Programme

FARMERS’ TRAINING PROGRAMME School of Agriculture  College of Basic & Applied Sciences Leventis Foundation/University of Ghana Invites prospective and practising small-scale farmers to apply for the 2018 10-month training programme in sustainable agriculture. The training is essentially experiential and hands-on designed to empower young and energetic Ghanaians to pursue farming as a business to enhance the growth of the food… Read more →

Market-Oriented Agriculture Programme (MOAP) new phase launched in Wa

The Market-Oriented Agriculture Programme (MOAP) has been launched in Wa, with the aim of creating an enabling environment for investment in agriculture infrastructure in the North Western part of Ghana. MOAP is a 160 million Euros project  co-financed by the European Union under the 11th European Development Fund (EDF) and the German Government. It is being implemented by the Ministry… Read more →