Tag: AGRA

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 →

New US $280 Million Partnership for Inclusive Agricultural Transformation in Africa Launched

Four prominent organizations supporting African agriculture join forces in an innovative strategic partnership to increase incomes and improve the food security of 30 million smallholder farm households in at least 11 African countries by 2021. Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire, 5 September 2017 – The multi-million dollar Partnership for Inclusive Agricultural Transformation in Africa (PIATA) was launched today at the 2017 African… Read more →

Expression of Interest: Design and Set-up of the Ghana Incentive-based Risk Sharing System for Agricultural Lending

The Republic of Ghana (Bank of Ghana) Expression of Interest (EOI) Request for Pre-qualification BACKGROUND The Bank of Ghana (BOG), the Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MoFA) with support of the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA) are collaborating in the design and set-up of the Ghana Incentive-based Risk Sharing System for Agricultural Lending (GIRSAL) as a vehicle… Read more →

New Agricultural Financing Mechanism: Government of Ghana, AGRA focus

In an effort to find a lasting solution to the perennial agricultural funding challenge that has stalled development of the sector, the Alliance for a Green Revolution Africa (AGRA) NGO in collaboration with the Ghana government is developing an all-inclusive agricultural financing mechanism to that effect. Ghana’s agricultural sector is seriously under-resourced, particularly smallholder farmers who are being starved of… Read more →