Tag: african agriculture

CTA: High-level Panel to Discuss Investment in African Agriculture

April 4th, Palais d’Egmont, Place du Petit Sablon 8, 1000 Brussels (09:00 – 13:00) High-level Panel to Discuss Investment in African Agriculture Tanzania’s President Kikwete and Commissioners of the European and African Unions will join a high-level panel in Brussels to discuss investment opportunities in African agriculture. The panel will meet against a background of increasing confidence about the prospects… Read more →

Agriculture in Ghana, Country Brief

From Ghana’s total land area of 23.9 million hectares, about 57% is suitable for agricultural purposes. Agriculture contribution to GDP over the years has shown a steady reduction from 35.4% in 2006 to 34.3 in 2007 and to 33.59% in 2008. The growth rate of the sector however doesn‘t show any clear trend. The growth rate reduced from 4.5% in… Read more →

The Yara Prize 2013-For A Green Revolution in Africa

As part of the company’s centennial celebration in 2005 – and in response to the call for an African Green Revolution – Yara launched its prize to recognize outstanding contributions to African agriculture. In 2013, the Yara Prize will have a specific focus on young women and men who are making a particular effort within agriculture paying particular attention to… Read more →