CMT’s 4th Cassava & Starch Africa Conference

For all latest insights on how Africa can increase cassava yields and enhance cassava value added products production, attend CMT’s 4th Cassava & Starch Africa which will be held on 22-23 May, 2019 in Accra, GHANA. Themed “Driving Sustainable Development through Innovative Value Chains”, its key highlights include: • Market Focus on Nigeria, Ghana, Uganda, Tanzania, Mozambique • Latest on… Read more →

The 36th edition of Macfrut has officially begun

Rimini, 8 May 2019 – The 36th edition of Macfrut, the international trade fair for the fruit and vegetable sector, kicked off today at the Rimini Expo Centre, where it will be held until 10 May. Emanuela Del Re, Italy’s Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Simona Caselli, Councillor for Agriculture of the Emilia-Romagna Region, Roberto Luongo, Director… Read more →

Ethiopia’s 3rd International Trade Show – Agriculture – Food Processing, Packaging, Bakery & Confectionery Technology – Ingredients – Food & Hospitality

More than twice as large in 2019: The 3rd agrofood & plastprintpack Ethiopia featuring 142 global technology leaders from 18 countries Conferences on Financing for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs), Recycling, Reducing food losses and waste & Post-harvest losses – Focus on food safety ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, May 6, 2019/ — Due to the upbeat market development and an ever… Read more →

Macfrut to host the second edition of the Tropical Fruit Congress

Cesena, 2nd May 2019 – The second edition of the Tropical Fruit Congress, the international event covering topics involving exotic fruits, will be held at Macfrut from 8 to 10 May 2019. Over the course of three days, market, consumption and trade trends will be examined, as well as the scientific developments, technologies and sales strategies of exotic produce, which… Read more →

Agrihouse Foundation and MoFA Lead Delegation to Agrishow in Brazil

Agrihouse Foundation and the Ministry of Food and Agriculture are currently in Ribeirao, Brazil with a strong Ghanaian contingent to participate in the 26th edition of Agrishow. A 17-Member Delegation, led by the Deputy Minister for Food and Agriculture, Hon. Sagre Bambangi and Alberta Akyaa Akosa, the Executive Director of Agrihouse Foundation are in the South American country to represent… Read more →

Adjust Cocoa Price Downwards – IMF Advises Government

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has advised the government to adjust the producer price of cocoa to reflect changes in international cocoa prices. According to the IMF, the downward adjustment had become necessary because the Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) was grappling with a funding gap of GH¢1 billion due to the government’s inability to reduce producer prices paid to cocoa… Read more →

What do you know about Agricinghana Media?

Agricinghana Media, a specialised media company since 2011, has a strategic working philosophy not to ordinarily satiate the thirst for agriculture information but to expand the horizon for Ghana’s crops, livestocks, poultry, and aquaculture value chains. We are scaling our services and building a hub for Agricultural Intelligence in Africa. Join us on this unique journey through our Annual Institutional… Read more →

Soils of Ghana for Farming

Ghana is divided into 6 major agro-ecological zones: the Rain Forest Zone, the Semi-deciduous Forest Zone, the Forest-Savannah Transition Zone, the Coastal Savannah, the Guinean Savannah and the Sudan Savannah Most of the soils of Ghana are developed on thoroughly weathered parent materials, characterised by inherent or human induced infertility. The soils in the Forest zone are porous, well drained… Read more →

Berry Fruits, Arrigoni Presented its “100% Green” Solutions at “Global Berry Congress 2019”

Innovative proposals developed for raspberries, blueberries & co. create undergrowth conditions and fully protect against harmful insects. (Como, April 10th, 2019) Arrigoni, a leading international player in the technical textile sector for agriculture, was among the key players of the 2019 edition of the Global Berry Congress, held from 25 to 27 March in Rotterdam. With a speech given by… Read more →

Digitising Small Farms in Sub-Saharan Africa

Digitisation of small farms involve building data footprint for smallholder farms and using technology to propel value-added services. One critical component of digitisation is farm survey and mapping; largely promoted by SyeComp for a decade in Ghana and other African countries. Farm mapping especially targeted at crop farmers serve as the start for all digitisation engagement. Farm mapping is essential… Read more →

Macfrut 2019: Italy looks abroad

More than 1,500 buyers invited from all over the world and an online platform to facilitate meeting opportunities between demand and supply: in Rimini, from 8 to 10 May, fresh produce industry becomes international Cesena, 10 April 2019 – A month before the 36th edition of Macfrut, the international trade fair for the fruit and vegetable industry scheduled in Rimini… Read more →

WOFAGRIC 2019: Rewarding Excellence; Partnering Women to Shape Agribusiness in Ghana

According to The United Nation’s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), if women worldwide had the same access to productive resources as men, they could boost agricultural production and help lift 100 to 150 million people out of hunger. This claim is not only interesting: it represents an apparent narrative that we have inexplicably managed to sidestep. In Ghana, majority of… Read more →

Ghana’s Seed Sector: A Brief

The major sources of seed in Ghana are from imports and domestic production. The actors are importers, producers, and distributors. Importers bring in exotic vegetable seeds mostly from Europe and America ( plus Asia) which  are sold through wholesalers and agro-input dealers. Seeds of various crops (legumes, cereals, root and tuber, and fibre crops) are produced and distributed locally as… Read more →

Transforming Ghana’s agrifood system at scale

There is urgent need to transform food systems so that they restore the ecosystem, provide healthy and nutritious food for all, provide a decent livelihood for actors and activities are climate smart! Climate variability affecting rainfall patterns and agricultural seasons, and climate extremes such as floods, are among the key drivers behind the rise in hunger, together with conflict and… Read more →