Category: Projects in Ghana

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 →

2 Ghanaian ICT Companies Selected to Operationalise Drone Technology in Agriculture in Ghana

Two well-known Ghanaian ICT for Agriculture companies, Syecomp Ghana Ltd and Farmerline Ltd, are set to fully deploy Unamanned Aerial Vehicles-UAVs ( popularly known as drones) to improve the agricultural sector in Ghana. This was made known to AgricInGhana.com via Twitter feed. The initiative is supported through financial and technical support from the Technical Centre for Agriculture and Rural Co-operation… Read more →

Call for Data Capture Assistants: Ghana Census of Agriculture (GCA)

Ghana Census of Agriculture (GCA) Ghana Statistical Service Ministry of Food and Agriculture Job Opportunity: Data Collection Assistants The Ghana Statistical Service (GSS) in collaboration with the Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MOFA) is in the process of conducting the Ghana Census of Agriculture (GCA) 2016-2019 The Census of Agriculture is a statistical operation that covers the country and allows… Read more →

Call for Concept Notes: Ghana Poultry Project funded by USDA

ANNUAL PROGRAM STATEMENT (APS) GHANA POULTRY PROJECT FUNDED BY USDA Ghana Poultry Project (GPP) is seeking concept notes to implement capacity building activities from agribusiness organizations working in the poultry sector to increase productivity for Ghanaian poultry farmers, add value and increase efficiency in the Ghanaian poultry value chain, and improve quality of Ghanaian poultry products. By supporting these activities… Read more →

Ghana Poultry Project

BACKGROUND NARRATIVE For nearly a decade, the Ghana poultry sector has contracted as a result of intense competition from imported poultry meat and the decreasing profitability of egg production. According to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), domestically produced broiler meat has fallen from nearly 60 percent of all poultry consumed in Ghana in 2000 to… Read more →

Launch of Youth in Organic Horticulture Production (YouHoP) Program

Gold Fields Ghana (GFG), in partnership with the Deutsche Gesellschaft fur Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, which is implementing the Employment for Sustainable Development (E4D) in Africa program on behalf of the Government of the Federal Republic of Germany, is today launching the Youth in Organic Horticulture Production (YouHop) Program. The initiative, being executed through the Gold Fields Ghana Foundation, is… Read more →