Tag: Agricinghana Media

New IBM Weather System to Provide Vastly Improved Forecasting Around the World

New global weather forecasting system can crowdsource data from millions of previously untapped sources and will provide accurate, rapidly updated local forecasts worldwide IBM and its subsidiary The Weather Company today unveiled a powerful new global weather forecasting system that will provide the most accurate local weather forecasts ever seen worldwide. The new IBM Global High-Resolution Atmospheric Forecasting System (GRAF)… Read more →

Who are Annual Institutional Partners (AIPs) of Agricinghana Media?

With a 7-year footprint deep into the agriculture and media communities, Agricinghana Media has managed to build powerful and purposeful platforms to enable valuable connections. One of the key drivers of our work is the awesome support we receive from our Annual Institutional Partners (AIPs) in Ghana, US, and Europe. Annual Institutional Partners of Agricinghana Media are our proud institutional… Read more →

Entering 2019? Delve into your agribusiness passion now!

2019 is almost here with us. 2018 might have been a disappointing one for agribusiness entrepreneurs and ventures in Ghana due to loss of crops, unsuccessful fundraising, et al. Here are top 8 suggestions compiled by our journalists and Editors to help you succeed in your agribusiness journey in 2019. It includes a mix of suggestions and upcoming events to… Read more →

Ghanaian Consultant with Knowledge in Fruit Processing Needed

HortiFresh ( a project of SNV and Consortium Partners) is seeking for the services of a Ghanaian Consultant with in-depth knowledge in the fruit sector and a background in the fruit processing industry in Ghana. Qualification ¬ Candidate should have 7 years experience and must understand the policies and processes involved in the fruit processing industry in Ghana ¬ Should… Read more →

AgNews Snippets -Week 51

Curated news items on the agricultural scene in Ghana by Editors and Journalists at Agricinghana Media for Week 51.   SyeComp is recruiting for Senior Software Engineers for the company for its Accra and Nairobi offices Interested? Check out the job requirements in the weblink below. Weblink    Ghana’s First lady, Mrs. Rebecca Akufo-Addo has been named as the Nutrition… Read more →

Electronic Trading on the Ghana Commodity Exchange

On November 6, 2018, Ghana recorded the first ever electronic trading of a commodity. The Ghana Commodity Exchange (GCX), a national multi commodity exchange commenced trading in spot contracts for maize – a move that would help farmers get the true value of their goods. The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo was present to deliver the keynote… Read more →

World Food Program (WFP) encourages custom and contract farming

The World Food Programme (WFP) has admonished smallholder farmers in Ghana to pull their resources in the course of their practice so as to raise the quality of their expertise leading to an increase in demand for their services. Speaking at a session on Custom and Contract Farming during the 8th Pre-harvest Agribusiness Exhibition and Conference held in the Northern… Read more →

The 8th Annual Pre-Harvest Agribusiness Exhibition and Conference Successfully Ends

Background – The Call Various speakers at the 8th Pre-harvest Agribusiness Conference and Exhibition that took place at the Aliu Mahama Sports Stadium in Tamale, from October 3 to 5, 2018 have called on stakeholders in the agriculture value chain to support in the transformation of agriculture and agribusiness into a more inclusive, equitable, climate-smart sector, oriented towards the improvement… Read more →

Farming Tips: Propagation and Planting of Cocoa

Young trees need shade to reduce irradiance, to buffer the micro-environment and to achieve the right shape and habit of the trees. Once the canopy has closed, the need for shade is reduced. Only under most favourable conditions of soil and nutrient supply can cocoa be grown without shade. It is normally necessary to retain some shade to reduce moisture… Read more →

7 years on the agricultural journey….. Agricinghana Media

We are excited with the month of October! 7 years ago we begun chronicling Ghana’s agricultural journey as a specialised media organisation. We are proud of where we are and excited for the future. We thank our Institutional Partners and encourage new organisations to join us for the coming year by sending a mail to: Editor@agricinghana.com For us at Agricinghana… Read more →

Field Managers: Multiple IPA Projects

Organisation Profile Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA) is a United States-based non-profit organization dedicated to discovering, and promoting effective solutions to global poverty problems. IPA designs, rigorously evaluates, and refines these solutions and their applications together with decision-makers to ensure that the evidence created is used to improve opportunities for the world’s poor. Job Description Reports to: Research Associate or Research… Read more →

Research Associates: Digital Credit Scoring and Tractor Projects

Organisation Profile Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA) is a United States-based non-profit organization dedicated to discovering, and promoting effective solutions to global poverty problems. IPA designs, rigorously evaluates, and refines these solutions and their applications together with decision-makers to ensure that the evidence created is used to improve opportunities for the world’s poor. Job Description Reports to: Research Manager, Research… Read more →

October 15: International Day of Rural Women

Today, October 15, is a day set aside to recognise and appreciate rural women. Rural women form a significant segment of the rural farmer population globally. In Ghana the population of rural women involved in on-and-off farm activities is closed to 92%. For us at Agricinghana Media, we appreciate the hard work rural women play in their households and communities:… Read more →

Overview: Planting for Export and Rural Development (PERD) Programme

The Planting for Export and Rural Development (PERD) Programme is a decentralized National Tree Crop Programme to promote rural economic growth and improve household incomes of rural farmers through the provision of certified improved seedlings, extension services, business support and regulatory mechanisms. To create a legacy towards the realization of the Ghana Beyond Aid Agenda, the Government of Ghana through… Read more →