VAA Exhibitor Profile: AFGRI Ghana Ltd

AFGRI Ghana Ltd is part of AFGRI Limited, a South African based company with divisions in 17 countries in Africa and also in Western Australia. Since 1963, when Afgri entered into an agency agreement with John Deere, they have grown to be the single largest John Deere distributorship in Africa, meaning an association of more than 50 years. In Ghana,… Read more →

Rehabilitation and Modernisation of Kpong Irrigation Scheme Project

Disseminated by Agricinghana Media Employer: Ministry of Food & Agriculture Project: Ghana Commercial Agriculture Project (GCAP) Contract title: Rehabilitation and Modernisation of Kpong Irrigation Scheme Project Country: Ghana Credit No: GH 5077-0 RFB No: MoFA/GCAP/WK/ICB/2018/01 Issued on: 20th July, 2018 1. The Government of Ghana has received credit from the International Development Association (IDA) and grant from USAID in various… Read more →

Practical training to boost agricultural yields at Ghana’s first Value Added Agriculture Expo

Ghanaian farmers, agro-processors and aquaculture companies will get expert practical advice on improved farming methods for better yields at Ghana’s first Value Added Agriculture Expo in August. The Value Added Agriculture Expo West Africa, and SMARTFactories expo, will bring local and international experts to Accra to present the latest trends and techniques for improved farming and agro-processing. In the Farmers’… Read more →

Job Opportunity: iDE Ghana Internship

The Agriculture team at iDE Ghana is seeking an intern in the Tamale office. This internship is an opportunity for students and young professionals to gain meaningful hands-on experience in international development. The Strategy and Operations intern will work on a CSA model established by Korsung- iDE’s Agriculture social enterprise. CSA or Community Supported Agriculture is an alternative socioeconomic model… Read more →

Satellite Technology Program Launches to Support Ghana’s Smallholder Cocoa Farmers

  ACCRA-July 19, 2018: SAT4Farming, an initiative to reach thousands of small-scale cocoa producers with information and services to improve their productivity and sustainability, was announced today. It is designed to use digital technology and satellite imagery to create individual Farm Development Plans (FDPs) that guide farmers over a seven-year period. The digital FDPs provide a planning and monitoring tool,… Read more →

Miss Agriculture Ghana 2018-Apply Now!

Do you have a project? An idea that can solve a problem along Ghana’s agricultural value chain and create meaningful jobs for women? Then, fill this form to audition for Miss Agriculture Ghana! Miss Agriculture Ghana is spearheaded by Uniting  Women for Agricultural Development Foundation (UWAD).     Agricinghana Media is a media partner to UWAD. Editor@agricinghana.com Farmer Helpline: 0500000996 Read more →

SyeComp Farm Traceability: Strengthening Supply Chains in Africa

Traceability means knowing exactly where our raw materials are coming from. Traceability enables us answer the following: ¬ Which farm/plantation is the produce coming from? ¬ Who owns the farm/plantation? ¬ What is the precise location of the farm? Mapping enable smallholder farmers engage and help suppliers adopt more sustainable and responsible practices. Our mapping technology, SyeComp Farm Traceability (SFT),… Read more →

Weather Forecast: Gyakiti (Eastern Region)

Monday July 9, 2018: Weather forecast for Gyakiti [6.4, 0.06667],  a farming community in the Eastern Region: Warm during the day (28C) and cool at night (21C). It will rain (91% chance), wind is normal (3km). To request for context-specific weather forecast for your farming community, please email: Team@syecomp.com Read more →

Cocoa Platform to Propel Cocoa Production in Ghana

Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) in partnership with institutional actors in the cocoa value chain has created a novel platform, the Ghana Cocoa Platform, to incorporate the activities and views of all stakeholders in the production, processing and export of cocoa beans. The platform is also aimed at adding value to the beans before it is exported. The goal of the… Read more →

Job Vacancy: Project Coordinator for Sustainable Cocoa Programs, Ghana

Published by Agricinghana Media Local and international jobseekers invited to apply. General description Together with the local sustainability teams in West Africa and program partners, the project coordinator will supervise programs in the field, increase impact in our supply chains, and build a strong Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) structure to report outcomes. Cocoanect is a fast-growing company, with a broad… Read more →

Tilapia Lake Virus Scare: Ghana Bans Tilapia and Ornamental Imports

Press Release: Published by Agricinghana Media Tilapia Lake Virus is a newly emerging virus that is associated with significant mortalities in farmed tilapia. The attention of the Ministry of Fisheries and Aquaculture Development (MoFAD) has been drawn to the fact that, cases have been reported across Africa, Asia, and South America that the virus represents a huge risk to the… Read more →

Job Vacancy: Agronomist Consultant for World Cocoa Foundation

Background: The World Cocoa Foundation (WCF) invites applications for the nationally recruited engagement of Cocoa Systems Agronomist. The mission of WCF is to catalyze public-private action to accelerate cocoa sustainability. WCF champions multi-stakeholder partnerships, aligned public and private investment, policy dialogue, and joint learning and knowledge sharing to achieve transformative change in the cocoa supply chain. WCF’s members include cocoa… Read more →

Training of Agro-Input Dealers in the Northern Region of Ghana

Published by Agricinghana Media The African Fertilizer and Agribusiness Partnership (AFAP), through the Alliance for Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA), under the Africa’s Smallholder Inclusive Productivity and Market Access (SIPMA) Project, and in collaboration with the Ghana Agri-Input Dealers’ Association (GAIDA), International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), Croplife, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and the Plant Protection and Regulatory Services Directorate… Read more →