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Public Information: Ghana Census of Agriculture

The Government of Ghana through the Ghana Statistical Service (GSS) and the Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MOFA) is conducting Ghana Census of Agriculture in all Communities in Ghana. 1/ All MPs/MMDCEs/Hon. Assembly Members/Ghanaians are to inform members in their various jurisdictions through the Community Information Centres on the program; 2/ The program captures information on all households and structures… Read more →

Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA): Spurring Rigorous Agricultural Research Projects in Africa

It is interesting the sort of unique insights generated from rigorous impact studies of agricultural development interventions especially in Africa. Recurrently, development interventions from Governments, Development Agencies and Private Sector actors focusing on deploying and scaling technology innovations and policies in agriculture tend to do so with unapprised data and in-depth assessment of expected (real) impact on project constituents. We… Read more →

Thinking about climate impact on farmers’ productivity in Ghana

Farmers are people on the front line of climate change impacts. The ecosystems on which they rely are increasingly degraded, their access to suitable agricultural land is declining, and their forest resources are increasingly restricted. Many are working on marginal rain fed land, with increased water scarcity. Farmers need accurate and consistent information to support strategic planning and to deliver… Read more →

Job Vacancy: Agronomist at GIZ Integrated Climate Risk Management Project

Job Vacancy-GIZ Technical Advisor: Agronomist Published by: Agricinghana Media Salary Band: 4- Professional: 4T Reports to: ICRM Programme Manager A/ Programme Description Climate change negatively impacts human livelihood and natural systems. Insurance-related approaches are increasingly gaining significance as the financial consequences of weather-related risks need to be reduced. The programme “Promoting Integrated Climate Risk Management and Transfer Approaches” (ICMR) is… Read more →

Ghana Commodity Exchange Pilots Trading Operations

The Ghana Commodity Exchange (GCX), a trading platform for physical commodities and futures contracts, under the auspices of the Ministry of Finance, piloted trading operations on the April 24, 2018. The Government of Ghana’s drive to support smallholder farmers, increase value along the agricultural value chain and provide export opportunities for Ghanaian commodities, has led to its investment in GCX,… Read more →

8th Pre-harvest Agribusiness conference, exhibition launched in Accra

Agrihouse Foundation has launched this year’s Pre-harvest Agribusiness Conference and Exhibition at a short ceremony in Accra on April 24, 2018. The Pre-Harvest Agribusiness event provides a platform for conferencing, presentations, exhibitions, and marketplace for business-to-business meetings. Speeches are delivered by representatives from World Food Programme (WFP), USAID, Ministry of Food and Agriculture, ADVANCE, the Agriculture Technology Transfer project and… Read more →

May 1: Workers’ Day

Today the world celebrates all workers but most importantly, we celebrate our gallant farmers and workers in the agricultural sector in Ghana and across Africa. Happy Labour Day! Happy Workers’ Day Agricinghana Media Have you thought of hiring a trusted Agricultural Media organisation to disseminate your products or services? Connect with us via our AgPress® Newswire channel! Email: Editor@agricinghana.com Farmer Helpline:… Read more →

MBC Africa Business Clinic Applications Open

     BUSINESS CLINIC Strengthening Capacities of Small and Medium-scale Enterprises   WHO ARE WE? Mobile Business Clinic Africa (MBC Africa) began in 2013 as a collaborative initiative between the Lundin Foundation, Engineers Without Borders (EWB) Canada and Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) through the West Africa Technical Assistance Facility (WATAF). We began our first training for small and medium-scale enterprises… Read more →

Ghana Cocoa Board project to empower 20,000 Ghanaian youth

The Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) says it intends to engage an estimated 20,000 Ghanaian youth this year to pollinate cocoa farms as part of measures to increase yield to meet the production target of one million tonnes. Emmanuel Opoku, Head of Cocoa Health and Extension Service Division of COCOBOD, who made the announcement, said the decline in pollinating insects in… Read more →