Taxation of mobile phones: Implications for livestock and crop agriculture

Opinion piece written by: Osmond E. Datsomor (Bsc agriculture; Mphil Animal science) Taxation as a sole means of revenue generation for government funding expenditure must be critically reviewed. The government of Ghana (GoG) through the Ministry of Finance (MoF) is resorting to impose and subsequently implement a 17% VAT on import of mobile phones, a recent development which is unfortunate. The current… Read more →

Cassava: Production & Processing

Have you taken interest in the production and processing of Cassava? This can be an additional revenue source as selling refined products often earns greater revenue than raw products. If you are considering beginning production and processing of your raw cassava start by reading: Cassava production and processing a publication by Engineers Without Borders, Cameroon (ISF Cameroon) and The Technical… Read more →

Job Opportunity: Business Development Associate at MBC Africa

Position Title: Business Development Associate Reporting to: Project Team Lead Locations Upper West: Tumu. Upper East Volta: Weta, Kpando, Aveyime, Ho, Agbakope and Akpafo Greater Accra Brong Ahafo Ashanti: Ejura Duration: 8 months Vacancy slots: 35 About Us MBC Africa provides an enabling environment for agribusinesses in Africa by integrating the business services they need to grow onto one single… Read more →

Job Opportunity: IT Intern at MBC Africa

Position Title: IT Intern Reporting to: Communications Officer Location: Fourth Street, East Legon, Accra Start Date: 9th April 2018 Closing date for application: 25th March 2018 About Us MBC Africa provides an enabling environment for agribusinesses in Africa by integrating the business services they need to grow onto one single platform. MBC Africa’s role is to identify, nurture and develop… Read more →

Weather Forecast (March 19, 2018): Nkoranza

Monday, March 19, 2018– Weather forecast for Nkoranza (Brong Ahafo Region) of Ghana: Very hot during the day (33C) and warm at night (22C). It will rain (73% chance), wind is normal (4km). To subscribe for location-specific weather information for your farming community, email: Team@syecomp.com  or Call the Farmer Helpline: 0500000996 Read more →

Call for Expression of Interest – Rice Value Chain Short Concepts

The Competitive African Rice Initiative (CARI), a GIZ implemented project, wishes to announce its call for expression of interest and short concepts under the CARI Matching Fund (MF) in Nigeria, Ghana, Burkina Faso and Tanzania. Main target group of the MF are Private Sector Organizations. In reasonably justified exemptions, Public Sector Institutions or Non-Governmental Organizations heading a consortium of partners… Read more →

Advisor: Competitive African Rice Initiative (CARI) in Ghana

GIZ is looking for an advisor on value chain development for the Competitive African Rice Initiative (CARI) in Ghana ¬ Your responsibility is to support and supervise the design, implementation and monitoring of projects to support small scale farmers in cooperation with the private and the public sector and civil society organisations. You will support a professional team of value… Read more →

Job Opportunities: Ghana Commodity Exchange (GCX)

Vacancy Announcement: Ghana Commodity Exchange (GCX) Published by Agricinghana Media The Ghana Commodity Exchange (GCX) is a regulated market that links buyers and sellers of agricultural commodities and other commodities to trade under Rules , assuring the market quality, quantity and timely settlement of their trade. The GCX vision is to transform the economy of Ghana by using innovative and… Read more →