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Apply Now! Ghana Agribusiness Essay Contest 2017

  Theme: Inclusive participation of citizenry in agriculture value chain activities and enriching the policy environment. Summary Agricinghana and partner organisations invite professionals, entrepreneurs, students, journalists, and the general public to participate in an opportunity to improve the use of knowledge in Ghana’s agricultural sector. The Ghana Agribusiness Essay contest is an opportunity to help Ghanaians clearly understand the current… Read more →

Request for Expressions of Interest: Provision of ICT Consultancy Services for the Ghana Commodity Exchange (GCX) Project

Ghana Commodity Exchange (GCX) Project Request for Expressions of Interest Provision of ICT Consultancy Services for the Ghana Commodity Exchange (GCX) Project Background The Ghana Commodity Exchange (GCX) Project is an initiative which aims, when established, to guarantee buyers of agricultural commodities of the minimum quality, weight, and prompt delivery of their purchases through a Warehouse Receipts System (WRS) which… Read more →

Market-Oriented Agriculture Programme (MOAP) new phase launched in Wa

The Market-Oriented Agriculture Programme (MOAP) has been launched in Wa, with the aim of creating an enabling environment for investment in agriculture infrastructure in the North Western part of Ghana. MOAP is a 160 million Euros project  co-financed by the European Union under the 11th European Development Fund (EDF) and the German Government. It is being implemented by the Ministry… Read more →

NASTAG holds Sensitization on Seed Sector Reform Documents for Stakeholders

The National Seed Trade Association (NASTAG) in collaboration with the Central Regional Offices of the Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MoFA) and the Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana (PFAG) held a sensitization meeting on the seed sector reform documents (the National Seed Policy and its implementation strategy, the National Seed Plan) for 62 public and private sector seed stakeholders at… Read more →

Press Release: RMG Concept Ltd acquires Babator Farming Company Ltd

On April 28, 2017, RMG Concept Ltd (“RMG”), a leading West African agribusiness group, completed the purchase of 70% of the shares of the Babator Farming Company Ltd (“BFC”) for a total investment of $1.75m. BFC is a 356 ha (net) irrigated farming company established by AgDevCo Ghana Ltd (“AgDevCo”) as the first phase of the Babator Irrigated Farming Hub… Read more →

Job Opportunity: Field Liaison Officer, IITA Ghana Country Office

Organisation: International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) Position: Field Liaison Officer General: The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) is a not-for-profit institution that generates agricultural innovation to meet Africa’s most pressing challenges of hunger, malnutrition, poverty, and natural resource degradation. Working with various partners across sub-Saharan Africa, we improve livelihoods, enhance food and nutrition security, increase employment, and preserve… Read more →

Financing for Agribusinesses in Ghana: Explore Matching Grant from GASIP

The Ghana Agricultural Sector Investment Programme (GASIP) has a financing component accessible by qualified Ghanaian agribusinesses. It is a Matching Grant (MG), which is essentially a challenge mechanism. The grant, however, is governed by strict criteria and only for pre-determined physical assets (or types of assets). The grantee (agribusiness) avails at least 10% in cash toward the asset and then… Read more →

USAID Enriches MoFA Staff Capacities in Agricultural Projects and Policy Research

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) organized a 3-week capacity building workshop for staff from the Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MoFA) in project planning, policy cycle and policy planning, monitoring and evaluation (M&E) and policy analysis. The workshop was held at the Institute of Statistical, Social and Economic Research (ISSER)-University of Ghana from April 18-May 24 2017.… Read more →