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Surprise! Esoko’s Agricultural Market Prices Are Private Sector Failures

We’ve all heard of Esoko, the ICTforAg company specializing in market prices for farmers. Starting in Ghana in 2007, then expanding across West Africa and beyond, it quickly became a donor-darling by promising an African ICT success story with: ¬ Market prices that could alleviate smallholder farmer poverty. ¬ Technology that could bridge systematic transportation failures. ¬ A private-sector for-profit model that didn’t… Read more →

Formal Selection Interviews: Census of Agriculture in Ghana

This is to inform all shortlisted applicants who have been notified through phone calls that interviews to select field staff for the Census of Agriculture field data collection, have been re-scheduled to begin from  January 29 to February 3, 2018 in all the MMDAs. The final list of shortlisted applicants is expected to reach the various District/Municipal/Metropolitan Assemblies shortly. Applicants… Read more →

USAID Celebrates Contributions of Women in Agribusiness

Accra, GHANA—On December 5, 2017, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and MEL Consulting Limited hosted a “Women in Agribusiness” Summit to highlight the contributions of women in Ghana’s agricultural sector. The event brought together women-led agribusinesses, farmers, processors, business service providers, financial institutions, the Government of Ghana and development partners. In attendance were the Minister of Gender, Children and… Read more →

Final Day of Trade Show: Visit and Connect!

West Africa’s 4th International Trade Show on Agriculture, Food Processing & Packaging Technology and Food & Hospitality is ongoing at the Accra International Conference Centre (AICC). The event features a record participation of 93 exhibitors from 21 countries! Today, December 07, is the last day of the exhibition and conference. Use the opportunity to visit, explore connections, and get agribusiness… Read more →

Call for Participation: Multi-Stakeholder Consultative Meeting on Boosting Private Sector Investment in Agribusinesses in Ghana

The GROW Africa Partnership works to increase private sector investment in agriculture, and accelerate the execution and impact of investment commitments. The aim is to enable countries to realize the potential of the agriculture sector for economic growth and job creation, particularly among farmers, women, and youth. Grow Africa works through national partnership platforms that it helps to establish and… Read more →

Call for Student Interns-Agricinghana

Agricinghana Media is offering internship to students of Journalism, Communications, and/(or) Public Relations. The internship offer, expected to span 6 months, is an intensive educational program emphasizing group activities, teamwork, research, and creativity. The engagement balances direct contact with science and engineering R & D, business development, with an awareness of the managerial, political, financial, social and human issues faced… Read more →