Category: Projects in Ghana

The 8th Annual Pre-Harvest Agribusiness Exhibition and Conference Successfully Ends

Background – The Call Various speakers at the 8th Pre-harvest Agribusiness Conference and Exhibition that took place at the Aliu Mahama Sports Stadium in Tamale, from October 3 to 5, 2018 have called on stakeholders in the agriculture value chain to support in the transformation of agriculture and agribusiness into a more inclusive, equitable, climate-smart sector, oriented towards the improvement… Read more →

7 years on the agricultural journey….. Agricinghana Media

We are excited with the month of October! 7 years ago we begun chronicling Ghana’s agricultural journey as a specialised media organisation. We are proud of where we are and excited for the future. We thank our Institutional Partners and encourage new organisations to join us for the coming year by sending a mail to: Editor@agricinghana.com For us at Agricinghana… Read more →

Field Managers: Multiple IPA Projects

Organisation Profile Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA) is a United States-based non-profit organization dedicated to discovering, and promoting effective solutions to global poverty problems. IPA designs, rigorously evaluates, and refines these solutions and their applications together with decision-makers to ensure that the evidence created is used to improve opportunities for the world’s poor. Job Description Reports to: Research Associate or Research… Read more →

October 16: World Food Day at Agricinghana Media

Today, October 16, we are celebrating World Food Day by remembering a simple principle: everybody should have access to food. In addition to the FAO’s ZeroHunger by 2030 goal, Agricinghana Media is also working on a longer term objective: making contextual and relevant agriculture information available to diverse group of Ghanaians both at home and in the diaspora. Additionally, we… Read more →

Overview: Planting for Export and Rural Development (PERD) Programme

The Planting for Export and Rural Development (PERD) Programme is a decentralized National Tree Crop Programme to promote rural economic growth and improve household incomes of rural farmers through the provision of certified improved seedlings, extension services, business support and regulatory mechanisms. To create a legacy towards the realization of the Ghana Beyond Aid Agenda, the Government of Ghana through… Read more →

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 →