Tag: agricinghana

Betway to make inroads in Ghana with impact support for Agribusinesses and Sports

Betway, the global online betting multinational, intends to expand its operations in Ghana by supporting social impact agribusinesses to boost operations. With more than 65 per cent of Ghana’s population operating in the agricultural value chain, support from companies like Betway will positively impact the sector by enriching the sector’s growth and create more jobs for numerous unemployed Ghanaian graduate… Read more →

Ghana’s Cropping Calendar Available at Agricinghana Media

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 a comprehensive Crop Calendar for Ghana localised to all districts. This crop calendar is used by medium to large scale commercial enterprises, insurance companies, financial institutions, and agribusiness… Read more →

Weather Forecast (March 19, 2018): Nkoranza

Monday, March 19, 2018– Weather forecast for Nkoranza (Brong Ahafo Region) of Ghana: Very hot during the day (33C) and warm at night (22C). It will rain (73% chance), wind is normal (4km). To subscribe for location-specific weather information for your farming community, email: Team@syecomp.com  or Call the Farmer Helpline: 0500000996 Read more →

Ghana Launches a 10-Year Cashew Development Plan

The vision of the Cashew Development Plan (2017-2027) is to aggressively expand, modernise and transform Ghana’s cashew sector into a significant foreign exchange earner, creating jobs and substantial wealth for Ghanaians while enhancing the environment to reduce global warming. The primary objectives include expanding production of raw cashew nuts from 70,000mt to 300,000mt by 2027, and as well increasing processing… Read more →

Satellite technology for farming in Ghana

Over the past half decade various forms of information and communication technologies (ICTs) have been deplored across farms in Ghana to boost production, monitor crop growth, optimise water use, and provide advanced detection of diseases and pests on crop fields. Technology needs of medium to large scale commercial farmers differ from that of smallholder food producers. However, innovations are helping… Read more →

Call for Sponsors: Information Dissemination on Fall Army Worms

Agricinghana Media is currently exploring mutually-beneficial partnerships with companies, institutions, and Agricultural Development interventions/projects in Ghana. This is aimed at spurring efforts to address the huge knowledge gap with regards the Fall Army Worm (FAW), a devastating crop pest in numerous farming regions in Ghana. Agricinghana Media has access to huge knowledge resources on Fall Army Worm and is open… Read more →

Press Release: Finance Factory (FIFACT)_Tradeline Consult

Tamale (N/R), January 8, 2018 – Tradeline Consult is launching a flagship project, Finance Factory, to link investors and financial institutions with Micro, Small and Medium Scale Enterprises (MSMEs). The project is designed, in the short and medium term, to train 500 Business Development Officers over three (3) years to help MSMEs in Ghana access practical and innovative solutions to… Read more →

Tax Incentives for Agro-Processing Businesses in Ghana

An agro processing business is the business of processing crops, fish or livestock produced, caught or raised in Ghana from their raw state into edible canned or packaged products. Ghana has an incentivised tax regime for agro-processing businesses. The applicable taxes and incentives for agro-processing businesses in Ghana are outlined below: Income Tax Act, 2015 (Act 896) (the “ITA”) Tax… Read more →

NASTAG Salutes Ghanaian Farmers

Accra, GHANA—On December 1, 2017, in celebration of Ghana’s 33rd National Farmer’s Day (NFD), the National Executive Council, on behalf of the National Seed Trade Association of Ghana (NASTAG) commends all hardworking Ghanaian farmers. Farmers Day, led by the Government of Ghana is a unique occasion to honor farmers who work tirelessly to feed their families and supply Ghana’s industries… Read more →

Morevim to Ghanaian Farmers!

The Editors and Journalists at Agricinghana Media remain very committed to growing with Ghanaian farmers, pastoralists, fishers, and other agribusinesses with useful information and highly targeted support. Through the Farmer Helpline channel: 0500000996, AgPress Newswire platform, and training initiatives, we encourage farmers, pastoralists, and fishers to avail themselves of these awesome services. Connect with us. Happy Farmers’ Day! Yours in… Read more →

Green Finance Conference in Ghana

Yesterday, November 21st, 2017, Ghana hosted the third Green Financing for Sustainable Development Conference to expand access to finance for green growth-focused small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Africa at the Mövenpick Ambassador Hotel.   The three organizing bodies of the event were; the International Trade Centre (ITC), the African Guarantee Fund (AGF) and the Nordic Development Fund (NDF) who… Read more →

Holland-Ghana Pavilion Host 7 Companies at 2017 Agrofood Fair

The Holland-Ghana Pavilion at the 2017 Agro Food Fair will host 7 companies from the Netherlands seeking to invest in the Ghanaian Agriculture and Food sectors. GhanaVeg in partnership with the Netherlands African Business Council (NABC) and the Ghana Netherlands Business and Culture Council (GNBCC) will organize Matchmaking meetings with the trade investors on Tuesday December 5, 2017 at the… Read more →

Nestlé supports cereal farmers in Northern Ghana

Nestlé has embarked on a project assessment visit with the USAID to Northern Ghana, where the company, in partnership with USAID, is supporting cereal farmers. This partnership forms part of Nestlé’s ambition to develop thriving, resilient communities along its value chain. From farm to fork, safe and high-quality agricultural commodities are instrumental in ensuring the supply of quality products within… Read more →

Press Release: West Africa’s Largest International Trade Show on Agriculture, Food & Beverage and Plastics

agrofood & plastprintpack West Africa 2017 featuring a record participation of 90+ exhibitors from 21 countries Largest food market in Africa still undersupplied Rising technology imports indicate massive investments and a revival of local production (Heidelberg / Accra) Organized by the German trade fair specialists fairtrade the 4th edition of agrofood & plastprintpack West Africa will take place on 05… Read more →