Ghana Poultry Project

BACKGROUND NARRATIVE For nearly a decade, the Ghana poultry sector has contracted as a result of intense competition from imported poultry meat and the decreasing profitability of egg production. According to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), domestically produced broiler meat has fallen from nearly 60 percent of all poultry consumed in Ghana in 2000 to… Read more →

Second Season of the Kosmos Innovation Center 2017 AgriTech Challenge Takes Off

Accra, GHANA – January 29, 2017 – Kosmos Energy announced today the enrolment of one hundred new entrepreneurs into the Kosmos Innovation Center (KIC) 2017 AgriTech Challenge, a formal competition that invites young entrepreneurs to use innovation and information communication technology (ICT) to develop commercial solutions to challenges within agriculture. This is the second season of the AgriTech Challenge run… Read more →

Expression of Interest: Recruitment of Short-term Consultants for GASIP

Ministry of Food and Agriculture Ghana Agricultural Sector Investment Programme (GASIP) Expression of Interest (EOI) The ENGAGEMENT OF CONSULTANTS TO PROVIDE BUSINESS SUPPORT SERVICES TO GASIP A. BACKGROUND The Ghana Agricultural Sector Investment Programme (GASIP) seeks to recruit short-term consultants to facilitate access to various forms of financial and non-financial technical services by carefully selected smallholder farmers and agribusiness enterprises.… Read more →

Call for Expression of Interest for Upgrading Agricultural Value Chains in Ghana

Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MoFA)/ International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) Ghana Agricultural Sector Investment Programme (GASIP) Call for Expression of Interest (EOI) for Upgrading Agricultural Value Chains in Ghana BACKGROUND INFORMATION 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,… Read more →

Launch of Youth in Organic Horticulture Production (YouHoP) Program

Gold Fields Ghana (GFG), in partnership with the Deutsche Gesellschaft fur Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, which is implementing the Employment for Sustainable Development (E4D) in Africa program on behalf of the Government of the Federal Republic of Germany, is today launching the Youth in Organic Horticulture Production (YouHop) Program. The initiative, being executed through the Gold Fields Ghana Foundation, is… Read more →

Call for Applications: Agribusiness Training Opportunity for Ghanaian Youth in Vegetable Production under GreenHouse

Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MoFA) Admission of Candidates to Three-month Intensive Training in Vegetable Production under GreenHouse and Irrigation Technology at Dawhenya Irrigation Scheme (GreenHouse and Capacity Building and Training Centre) The Government of Ghana through the Ministry of Food and Agriculture has secured funding for the training of the youth in the use of green (net) houses in… Read more →