Agricinghana Media News Coverage in 2019

Happy new year our valued readers! What would you like to see us at Agricinghana Media cover (or write more about) this year? Email us your feedback: Editor@agricinghana.com Alternatively, you may WhatsApp your feedback to the Farmer Helpline: 0500000996 Click to download the Android package ( Apk) of Agricinghana Media News App. With a 7-year footprint deep into the agriculture… Read more →

The Role of Livestock Breeding Stations in the Implementation of Rearing for Food and Jobs (RFJ)

The Case of the Pong Tamale Breeding Station in Northern Region Ghana has basically five agro ecological zone (Rain Forest, Deciduous Forest, Transitional Zone, Coastal Savannah and Northern Savannah (Guinea and Sudan Savannah). The zones classification are based on climate, which determine the natural vegetation and influenced by the soils (Ghana Agriculture facts and figures, 2016). Hence each zone is… Read more →

Entering 2019? Delve into your agribusiness passion now!

2019 is almost here with us. 2018 might have been a disappointing one for agribusiness entrepreneurs and ventures in Ghana due to loss of crops, unsuccessful fundraising, et al. Here are top 8 suggestions compiled by our journalists and Editors to help you succeed in your agribusiness journey in 2019. It includes a mix of suggestions and upcoming events to… Read more →

Ghanaian Consultant with Knowledge in Fruit Processing Needed

HortiFresh ( a project of SNV and Consortium Partners) is seeking for the services of a Ghanaian Consultant with in-depth knowledge in the fruit sector and a background in the fruit processing industry in Ghana. Qualification ¬ Candidate should have 7 years experience and must understand the policies and processes involved in the fruit processing industry in Ghana ¬ Should… Read more →

Job Opportunity: Full-Stack Software Engineers

We are looking for full-stack software engineers; as comfortable working with a React frontend as they are with a Node.js backend. Requirement REST, GraphQL, React, Node, Solidity, Blockchain, Micorservices – these terms should mean something to you. We’d prefer Node.js. But we also use what makes sense – Python, Java, Scala. This is a role for a true polyglot engineer.… Read more →

AgNews Snippets -Week 51

Curated news items on the agricultural scene in Ghana by Editors and Journalists at Agricinghana Media for Week 51.   SyeComp is recruiting for Senior Software Engineers for the company for its Accra and Nairobi offices Interested? Check out the job requirements in the weblink below. Weblink    Ghana’s First lady, Mrs. Rebecca Akufo-Addo has been named as the Nutrition… Read more →

Apply Now! Funding Opportunity for Seed Companies

The Seeds for Impact Programme, a competitive initiative of AECF, is making financial and technical assistance ranging between US$250,000 and US $1.5 million available to eligible seed companies in twelve African countries namely Nigeria, Ghana, Mali, Senegal, Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, Tanzania, Malawi and Mozambique. All submissions must be entered by December 11, 2018 for the competition which… Read more →

Electronic Trading on the Ghana Commodity Exchange

On November 6, 2018, Ghana recorded the first ever electronic trading of a commodity. The Ghana Commodity Exchange (GCX), a national multi commodity exchange commenced trading in spot contracts for maize – a move that would help farmers get the true value of their goods. The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo was present to deliver the keynote… Read more →

Senior Software Engineering Jobs at SyeComp (Ghana/Kenya)

Senior Software Engineering Jobs at SyeComp, 2019 Start (Fixed-Term/Renewable Employee). SyeComp is recruiting for key management positions in its software engineering department. About SyeComp SyeComp is a Remote Sensing (RS) and GIS company for farmers and agribusinesses in Africa, pioneering innovative data-driven tools, credit solutions, and climate-smart technologies using space technology. SyeComp is spearheading efforts in satellite-derived geodata enabled precision… Read more →

Winners: Fall Armyworm Tech Innovation Prize

Congratulations to the 6 winners of the fall armyworm tech prize especially the top winners: Farm Ink and Akorion. Congrats to the Ghanaian tech companies for winning the other award components: Henson Geodata and Farmerline Ltd. Agricinghana Media is proud to assist in monitoring these tech solutions and how they evolve.   Winners The Fall Armyworm Tech Prize is pleased… Read more →

Job Opportunity at GASIP: Gender Specialist

Published by Agricinghana Media The Ghana Agricultural Sector Investment Programme (GASIP) is a Government of Ghana (GoG) programme designed to provide a framework for a long-term financing arrangement for private sector-led, pro-poor agricultural value chain development in Ghana. Financiers are International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and the Government of Ghana (GoG). The Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MoFA) is… Read more →

World Food Program (WFP) encourages custom and contract farming

The World Food Programme (WFP) has admonished smallholder farmers in Ghana to pull their resources in the course of their practice so as to raise the quality of their expertise leading to an increase in demand for their services. Speaking at a session on Custom and Contract Farming during the 8th Pre-harvest Agribusiness Exhibition and Conference held in the Northern… Read more →