Vice President Opens 8th Pre-Harvest Exhibitions and Conference

The 8th edition of the annual Pre-harvest Exhibition and Conference is set to bring the Northern Regional Capital, Tamale to a standstill from 3rd to 5th October. This year, the annual agricultural showpiece organized by Agri-house Foundation, in partnership with the World Food Programme, Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MOFA), Northern Regional Coordinating Council and the Northern Development Authority, is… Read more →

Visit our exhibition stands at Pre-Harvest 2018 in Tamale

Get to know us! You may connect with us on the WhatsApp Business channel of the #FarmerHelpline: 0500000996 Visit our stand at the 8th Pre-Harvest Agribusiness Exhibitions and Conference from tomorrow which is the largest gathering of agribusiness actors in Ghana happening at the Aliu Mahama Sports Stadium, Tamale ( Wednesday October 3 to Friday October 5, 2018). We encourage… Read more →

Inclusive Value Chain: what is it?

A value chain is a set of linked activities that work to add value to a product. It consists of actors and actions that improve a product while linking commodity producers to processors and markets. Value chains work best when their actors cooperate to produce higher-quality products and generate more income for all participants along the chain, as opposed to… Read more →

8th Annual Pre-Harvest Conference and Exhibition: Message from World Food Programme Country Director

MESSAGE FROM WFP REPRESENTATIVE AND COUNTRY DIRECTOR, MS RUKIA YACOUB FOR THE 8TH PRE-HARVEST AGRIBUSINESS EXHIBITIONS AND CONFERENCE The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is pleased to sponsor the 8th Annual Pre-Harvest Conference and Exhibition from Wednesday, October 3 – Friday to October 5, 2018, at the Aliu Mahama Sports Stadium, Tamale, ensuring that this event continues to link… Read more →

SyeComp: Mapping Smallholder Farms in Ghana

Mapping Smallholder farms involves building sustainable supply chains through digitisation, expanding traceability of (exportable and non-export) crops, and strengthening smallholder producer networks and farmer cooperatives. SyeComp team has the technology, resources, and personnel to run and manage your agribusiness mapping project effectively and their service charge is very affordable. Why not connect with them and request a free quote? Email:… Read more →

Ghana: Cocoa buying season is imminent

The World’s second-biggest cocoa producer after neighboring Ivory Coast, secured last week USD 1.3 billion syndicated facility from international banks to kick off the season. Ghana expects to produce about 900,000 MT of cocoa this year. Why should I care? Such fund injection will boost Ghana’s foreign exchange reserves and stabilise the wobbling country’s currency, the Cedi. Editor@agricinghana.com FarmerHelpline: 0500000996… Read more →

Interplast to host irrigation demo for smallholder farmers at Pre-Harvest Exhibitions

Interplast Limited, the largest manufacturer of PVC and HDPE pipes in West Africa will run an exciting irrigation technology demo and training targeting event participants and rural smallholder farmers at the upcoming agribusiness conference and exhibitions in Tamale from October 3-5th. Deploying smart solutions for agriculture through its Ingreen brand, Interplast is commited to providing at scale innovative technologies to… Read more →

Reducing Risks in Farming in Ghana- Ghana Crop Calendar

Farming can be a gamble. As an enterprise with several moving parts with various value chain actors, there are inherent risks associated with it. There are many variables that can determine success and some of them, like climate change , are outside a farmer’s control. Innovative data-driven approaches, however, have potential to tip the odds to benefit smallholders, medium to… Read more →

Access to Credit: Close the Gap for Ghanaian Farmers

Farmers have difficulty accessing credit in Ghana, and most do not even have the cash to pay for new seedlings, purchase critical farm inputs or even pay for farm labour services. The need for innovations, impact solutions, and focused policies to address these critical gap is long overdue. Scanning the recently released Africa Agriculture Transformation Dashboard 2018 released at the… Read more →

Launch Event: Miss Agriculture Ghana

Miss Agriculture Ghana, a flagship programme of UWAD Foundation, announces the event launching scheduled to come off at Airport View Hotel on September 8, 2018 at 8:30am. To sponsor Miss Agriculture Ghana, kindly send an email to: missuwad@gmail.com Talk to Esther at +233240042313 / +233541956735 Agricinghana Media is a media partner to Miss Agriculture Ghana event! Email: Editor@agricinghana.com Farmer Helpline: 0500000996 Read more →

Job Opportunity: Agriculture Technology Advisor-GIZ Ghana

Published and disseminated by Agricinghana Media The Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit GmbH (GIZ) draws on a wealth of regional and technical expertise, as well as tried and tested management know-how. As a federal enterprise, we support the German Government in achieving its objectives in the field of international cooperation for sustainable development. GIZ offers customized solutions to complex challenges.… Read more →

Planting for Food and Jobs, AgriTech to feature at Pre-Harvest Confab

Accra, Ghana, August 27, 2018- The 8th Pre-Harvest Exhibition and Conference, which is slated for the 3rd to 5th October, will feature workshops on ‘Planting for Food and Jobs’, the government’s flagship programme aimed at boosting agriculture; the role of the youth in agri-business; and using new technologies to improve agriculture output. The Pre-Harvest conference, an annual international event, brings… Read more →

Farmers of infested cocoa trees get cash compensation

The Government has begun cutting down diseased and moribund cocoa trees in Sefwi Wiaso in the Western Region. More that 11 million disease infested cocoa trees will go down in the country-wide exercise being spear-headed by the Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD). The affected cocoa farmers will earn GHC 552.00 per hectare of their cocoa farm as compensation package. Land owners… Read more →