CTA is hiring a Project Manager to coordinate the geoPuu Project

Duty station: Accra, Ghana Duties & responsibilities of the position The Project Manager will be based in Ghana and coordinate the project on behalf of CTA by working with consortium partners and other third party service providers. The position requires expertise and experience in project management technical and administrative and the ability to handle negotiations with key stakeholders in Ghana… Read more →

Benefits of Fruit and Nut Trees

Have you considered adding fruit and nut trees to your farm or home compound? There are a number of reasons why planting fruit and nut trees are beneficial. When you plant a fruit or nut tree, consider it a gift to your future self. If you grow an annual crop, you know that there are many risks involved in the… Read more →

Call for Sponsors: Information Dissemination on Fall Army Worms

Agricinghana Media is currently exploring mutually-beneficial partnerships with companies, institutions, and Agricultural Development interventions/projects in Ghana. This is aimed at spurring efforts to address the huge knowledge gap with regards the Fall Army Worm (FAW), a devastating crop pest in numerous farming regions in Ghana. Agricinghana Media has access to huge knowledge resources on Fall Army Worm and is open… Read more →

CTA Recruiting External Experts

Are you an independent expert in climate smart-agriculture, agribusiness, communication and knowledge management, or monitoring and evaluation? You might have the skills to help CTA implement its 2016-2020 strategic plan. The new strategy aims to support the development of inclusive agricultural value chains, advance enabling policies and legal frameworks for the transformation of agriculture and facilitate knowledge management, information and… Read more →

Surprise! Esoko’s Agricultural Market Prices Are Private Sector Failures

We’ve all heard of Esoko, the ICTforAg company specializing in market prices for farmers. Starting in Ghana in 2007, then expanding across West Africa and beyond, it quickly became a donor-darling by promising an African ICT success story with: ¬ Market prices that could alleviate smallholder farmer poverty. ¬ Technology that could bridge systematic transportation failures. ¬ A private-sector for-profit model that didn’t… Read more →

Formal Selection Interviews: Census of Agriculture in Ghana

This is to inform all shortlisted applicants who have been notified through phone calls that interviews to select field staff for the Census of Agriculture field data collection, have been re-scheduled to begin from  January 29 to February 3, 2018 in all the MMDAs. The final list of shortlisted applicants is expected to reach the various District/Municipal/Metropolitan Assemblies shortly. Applicants… Read more →

Press Release: Finance Factory (FIFACT)_Tradeline Consult

Tamale (N/R), January 8, 2018 – Tradeline Consult is launching a flagship project, Finance Factory, to link investors and financial institutions with Micro, Small and Medium Scale Enterprises (MSMEs). The project is designed, in the short and medium term, to train 500 Business Development Officers over three (3) years to help MSMEs in Ghana access practical and innovative solutions to… Read more →

Vacancy: Technical Director of Value Chain Development

Vacancy: Technical Director of Value Chain Development For over 50 years and in 145 countries, ACDI/VOCA has empowered people in developing and transition nations to succeed in the global economy. Based in Washington, D.C., ACDI/VOCA is a non-profit international development organisation that delivers technical and management assistance in agribusiness, financial services, enterprise development, community development, and food security in order… Read more →

Planting For Food and Jobs Campaign: Pre-Qualification of Seed Growers to Supply Certified Seeds

Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MoFA)   1.0 The Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MoFA) intends to apply part of its budgetary support from GoG to fund payments under the contract Procurement of Certified Seeds for distribution to farmers for the 2018 cropping season under the “Planting for Food and Jobs” campaign. The quantities to be delivered under each type… Read more →