Request for Quotation (RFQ): Baseline Study for Satellite-derived Geodata Project in Ghana

REQUEST FOR QUOTATION (RFQ) Baseline Study for Satellite-derived Geodata Project in Ghana A Consortium of Ghanaian and Dutch Institutions intend implementing a project that focuses on utilisation of remote sensing satellite imagery as data source to provide timely and resourceful information services to 120,000 smallholder farmers ( and their families) in Ghana via an expanded Farmer Helpline channel. The study… Read more →

Request for the Expression of Interest in the Construction of Civil Works of a Palm Oil Processing Plant

Plantations SOCFINAF Ghana Limited Request for the Expression of Interest in the Construction of Civil Works of a Palm Oil Processing Plant Plantations SOCFINAF Ghana Limited (PSG) is a Rubber and Oil Plantations in the Wassa East District of the Western Region. It plans to construct and install a state-of-the-art Oil Palm Processing Plant on its plantation at Daboase. It… 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 →

Fall Armyworm Response in Ghana: Stakeholder workshop

Directors and representatives from the various departments of the Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MOFA) linked up with participants from 5 universities and institutes, 6 civil society organisations, 5 information services, 6 key donors, as well as private sector producers and service providers to discuss a national response to the impending invasive fall armyworm (Spodoptera frugiperda). The workshop was organised… Read more →

Help Create Local Business Giants-Minister for Business Development

Mr Ibrahim Mohammed Awal, Minister for Business Development, has advocated the need for media and business nurturing and partnerships to boost local enterprises. He noted that the President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, had communicated the desire to make Ghana the most business-friendly nation in Africa and so the media should take that as a brand and promote Ghana as being… Read more →

Agricultural Policies in Ghana

Do you know for us at Agricinghana we believe in open data and open knowledge? Do you want to access and read available agricultural policies in Ghana (including Planting for Food and Jobs-PFJ)? We have been making them freely available at: http://agricinghana.com/policies/agricultural-policies/ We are constantly updating the resource list for you. If you do  have some knowledge materials and feel we should include it, contact… Read more →

Croplife Ghana to organise training for CEPS officers in Tamale

CropLife Ghana in collaboration with Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and PPRSD is organising a 7th in the series of training for CEPS officers manning the borders in the northern parts of Ghana on issues of agrochemical counterfeits across our borders. The training would be held at the University for Development Studies (UDS) international Centre, Dungu,Tamale on Friday, August 04, 2017.… 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 →