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Cocoa Platform to Propel Cocoa Production in Ghana

Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) in partnership with institutional actors in the cocoa value chain has created a novel platform, the Ghana Cocoa Platform, to incorporate the activities and views of all stakeholders in the production, processing and export of cocoa beans. The platform is also aimed at adding value to the beans before it is exported. The goal of the… Read more →

Tilapia Lake Virus Scare: Ghana Bans Tilapia and Ornamental Imports

Press Release: Published by Agricinghana Media Tilapia Lake Virus is a newly emerging virus that is associated with significant mortalities in farmed tilapia. The attention of the Ministry of Fisheries and Aquaculture Development (MoFAD) has been drawn to the fact that, cases have been reported across Africa, Asia, and South America that the virus represents a huge risk to the… Read more →

Job Vacancy: Agronomist Consultant for World Cocoa Foundation

Background: The World Cocoa Foundation (WCF) invites applications for the nationally recruited engagement of Cocoa Systems Agronomist. The mission of WCF is to catalyze public-private action to accelerate cocoa sustainability. WCF champions multi-stakeholder partnerships, aligned public and private investment, policy dialogue, and joint learning and knowledge sharing to achieve transformative change in the cocoa supply chain. WCF’s members include cocoa… Read more →

Training of Agro-Input Dealers in the Northern Region of Ghana

Published by Agricinghana Media The African Fertilizer and Agribusiness Partnership (AFAP), through the Alliance for Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA), under the Africa’s Smallholder Inclusive Productivity and Market Access (SIPMA) Project, and in collaboration with the Ghana Agri-Input Dealers’ Association (GAIDA), International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), Croplife, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and the Plant Protection and Regulatory Services Directorate… Read more →

Farming in Ghana: Land Tenure and Land Use

Land Tenure: Most of the agricultural land in Ghana is under communal ownership. Communal land is controlled by lineage or clan-based land-owning groups and allocated to individuals or households on a usufructuary basis. In most parts of the country, particularly in the northern regions, women generally have difficulties in accessing land except where there is a male guarantor, or where… Read more →

Job Vacancy: Agribusiness Expert at FARA

Job Vacancy Announcement Disseminated by Agricinghana Media Ref: FARA/ad/agribuz/2018 Organisation/Location: Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa (FARA) secretariat, Accra, Ghana Application deadline:  June 21, 2018 Details: Technologies for African Agricultural Transformation (TAAT) supports the Feed Africa by providing needed, proven agricultural and food processing technologies and implementation strategies for inclusion within the Bank’s loans to Regional Member Countries. TAAT’s approaches… Read more →

Exhibitor or Visitor at Agriculture Expo West Africa?

The Value Added Agriculture Expo West Africa and co-located Value Added Aquaculture Expo West Africa and SMARTFactories expo will be held at the Providence Events and Recreation Centre, Accra, Ghana, from 2 – 4 August 2018. To exhibit your products and services–> http://go.reedexpoafrica.co.za/l/486621/2018-02-22/247bg7 Free registration for potential visitors–>http://go.reedexpoafrica.co.za/l/486621/2018-02-27/24bxnk   To know more about this exciting upcoming exhibition event, visit here. Enquiries:… Read more →

Wish to Support Agricinghana Media Scale Operations?

Dear Readers, We will be glad to receive your cash donations to enable us expand our Agricultural Media services. You can donate via any preferred channel: Paypal, Credit card or Debit card with a minimum of US$9. We appreciate your support and will send personalised emails to all received donations. Thank you!   Editor@agricinghana.com Farmer Helpline: 0500000996 Join Ghana’s Farmer Helpline channel… Read more →

Connect with Ghana’s Farmer Helpline on WhatsApp

  Dear Ag Value Chain Actors, please be informed that the Farmer Helpline (FHL): 0500000996 will be offline from June 5-18th, 2018 for upgrade works. To access any information please utilise the Farmer Helpline WhatsApp platform. See the link below and add yourself to the channel. You can make enquiries,ask questions, request for agricultural technology services, funding information, et al,… Read more →