Tag: Agricinghana Media

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 →

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 →

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 →

Yara Ghana boosts farmers’ yield and profits

Yara Ghana Limited, the food nutrition solutions provider, continues to boost Ghana’s agricultural sector with its award-wining fertilizers. The company’s impact is especially felt by farmers in the cocoa, cereal and vegetable sectors, three key subsectors of Ghana’s agricultural sector. Ghana’s agricultural sector is dominated by smallholder farmers and many of whom would experience low yields without the application of… Read more →

Pre-Harvest Exhibition gets sponsorship from Interplast

Interplast Limited, the largest manufacturer of PVC and HDPE pipes in West Africa, has supported the annual Pre-Harvest conference and exhibition with sponsorship package. Presenting the cheque at a ceremony at the company’s office in Accra, Mr Haidar Malhas, Irrigation Services Manager of Interplast said the company was happy to support the Pre-harvest event because using its pipes, Interplast provides… Read more →

Two More Companies Lend Support to Pre-harvest Exhibition and Conference

Two companies, RMG and Motor King Limited have joined the list of companies providing financial and logistical supports to the 8th Annual Pre-harvest Exhibition and Conference. Enumerating its business activities, the Marketing Manager, Dela Nyarko, said RMG, imports agro inputs such as insecticides, fungicides, herbicides as well as high yielding hybrid seeds, mostly vegetables and maize. He noted that most… Read more →

Agricinghana Media Joins Annual Pre-Harvest Exhibitions as Media Partner

Agricinghana Media, your specialised media platform for agriculture in Ghana, formally partners with the 8th Annual Pre-Harvest Agribusiness Conference and Exhibitions event. The event which comes off from October 3-5 at the Aliu Mahama Stadium (formally Tamale Sports Stadium) is a 3-day exhibition-conference combo package and a strategic marketplace for Business-to-Business meetings. Now, in its 8th year, the Pre-harvest Agribusiness… Read more →

Strengthening Farmer-Based Organizations in Ghana

Most Farmer-Based Organisations (FBOs) and Farmer-Based Cooperatives (FBCs) lay comatose in breadbasket areas in Ghana for decades. Numerous International Development support projects have been implemented over the years to setup and grow smallholder farmer unions in Ghana but they have largely been unsustainable when the project funding ends and most become briefcase entities. Noteworthy examples includes US Government-MIDA funded Commercial… Read more →

Ghana Crop Calendar: Essential Dataset

Increasing variability in cropping patterns and climate impact requires having scientific knowledge of crop seasonality from a trusted source. Agricinghana Media, your strategic specialised media organisation for Ghana’s agricultural sector, has available the Ghana Crop Calendar, a localised and comprehensive resource . This crop calendar is used by medium to large scale commercial enterprises, insurance companies, financial institutions, and agribusiness… Read more →

Training Consultants for Ghana Green Label Scheme

Disseminated by Agricinghana Media Background and Rationale The Ghana Green Label is an initiative started by the Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MOFA), working with GIZ and Ghana Standards Authority, along with other partners (including GhanaVeg, Christian Aid, Agro-Eco, the Food and Drug Authority, and Quin Organics) into a registered Foundation with its own Board of Directors. There is great… Read more →

The Growing Business Together (GBT) Startup Investor Conference

PRESS RELEASE Join us for The Growing Business Together (GBT) Startup Investor Conference The Investor Conference marks its 2nd year milestone of investing in the prosperity of our young entrepreneurs through business support on this program Accra| Ghana, 9th July 2018 -The Growing Business Together (GBT) program in collaboration with The Royal Netherlands Embassy Ghana, Truvalu Startups and MBC Africa… Read more →

VAA Exhibitor Profile: Barclays Ghana

Barclays Ghana a leading financial services provider with over 100 years of banking operations in Ghana. They have been helping businesses and individuals achieve their ambitions, while transforming lives and supporting Ghana’s growth agenda. Barclays Bank Ghana Limited combines its expertise, rich knowledge and experience of the local environment, to bring the best of banking to its customers and clients.… Read more →

Practical training to boost agricultural yields at Ghana’s first Value Added Agriculture Expo

Ghanaian farmers, agro-processors and aquaculture companies will get expert practical advice on improved farming methods for better yields at Ghana’s first Value Added Agriculture Expo in August. The Value Added Agriculture Expo West Africa, and SMARTFactories expo, will bring local and international experts to Accra to present the latest trends and techniques for improved farming and agro-processing. In the Farmers’… Read more →

Satellite Technology Program Launches to Support Ghana’s Smallholder Cocoa Farmers

  ACCRA-July 19, 2018: SAT4Farming, an initiative to reach thousands of small-scale cocoa producers with information and services to improve their productivity and sustainability, was announced today. It is designed to use digital technology and satellite imagery to create individual Farm Development Plans (FDPs) that guide farmers over a seven-year period. The digital FDPs provide a planning and monitoring tool,… Read more →