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Call for Investors (CfI) in an Agribusiness Venture_Ghana

A new agribusiness venture without a proven business case but having a HUGE market potential with relevant literature requires an investment of 4,500 Ghana Cedis (~$1000) repayable after 4 months with 37 per cent interest. An initial documented investment of 20,250 Ghana Cedis ($4500) has already been made in the venture. Interested in establishing a mutually-beneficial partnership with the venture?… Read more →

Three Leading Organizations In Africa And The Mastercard Foundation Partner To Improve Livelihoods For 1.1 Million African Smallholder Farmers

…The Foundation has committed a total of US$38.3 million to AgDevCo, ICCO Cooperation, and Root Capital for programs to improve productivity and market access for farmers in 11 African countries. DAKAR, Senegal, 6 March 2017,- Three of the leading organizations in Africa working with smallholder farmers today joined The MasterCard Foundation to reaffirm their commitment to provide farmers with more… Read more →

EU gives 6 SADA projects 160 million euros agriculture support

The EU is supporting government with 160 million euros to boost agriculture in the Savannah Accelerated Development Authority (SADA) Zone Six. Out of the 160 million euros, 105 million would go into “productive investment for sustainable agriculture development.”   Another 30 million euros would support “resilient agriculture against climate change (REACH)” while the remaining 25 million euros would be invested into… Read more →

Happy International Women’s Day-Agricinghana

Happy International Women’s Day to you all our awesome hardworking women in Agriculture in Ghana. On this day, we celebrate you. We also use this day to recognise the awesome works of the Women in Agriculture Directorate of Ghana’s Ministry of Food and Agriculture (WiAD-MoFA).   Connect with us: Email: Editor@agricinghana.com Call the Farmer Helpline: 0500 000 996 Read more →

Request for Expression of Interest: Consultancy Services for “Support to Ghana Agricultural Transformation Agenda”

Republic of Ghana Rural Enterprises Programme (REP) (Ministry of Trade and Industry) Request for Expression of Interest (Consultancy Services) Financing Agreement reference: Loan No.: 2100150028993 Project ID No. P-GH-A00-015   Consultancy Services for “Support to Ghana Agricultural Transformation Agenda-Integrated Livestock Development Programme in the Northern Savannah Ecological Zone” This Specific Procurement Notice (SPN) follows the General Procurement Notice (GPN) for… Read more →

Normalized Difference Vegetation Index-Syecomp’s expertise

Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (NDVI) is a dimensionless index that is indicative for vegetation density and is calculated by comparing the visible and near-infrared sunlight reflected by the surface (reflectance). NDVI indicates the presence of live vegetation. In agriculture, it is an indicator of crop vitality and vigour. In the agroforestry sector, it is used to determine biomass growth or… Read more →

USAID Agricultural Policy Support Project Trains Civil Society Organisations in Ghana on Gender Statistics

The USAID Ghana Agricultural Policy Support Project (USAID|APSP) has organised a 2-day intensive training workshop from March 1st to 2nd, 2017 in Dodowa.This was organised for close to thirty (30) selected Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) and Government of Ghana (GoG) staff from the Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MoFA). The training in, “Gender Statistics”  facilitated by specialists from USAID|APSP is… Read more →

REQUEST FOR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST: Development Of Improved Rainfed Agriculture-GCAP

REQUEST FOR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST: Development Of Improved Rainfed Agriculture Based On Bunding And Land Development For Rice Production In The Nasia-Nabogo Inland Valley Introduction The project identified 10,000ha of land best suited to the development of improved rainfed agriculture and is currently developing 3,000ha based on bunding and quality land development for rice production in the inland valleys. The… Read more →

Job Opportunity with IPA: Research Coordinator

JOB OPPORTUNITY with INNOVATIONS FOR POVERTY ACTION (IPA) RESEARCH COORDINATOR, AGRICULTURE AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA) seeks a Research Coordinator (RC) to oversee and provide technical support to two or three research projects, including, but not limited to, the Disseminating Innovative Resources and Technologies to Smallholders (DIRTS) projects. Lead principal investigators on these studies include Dean Karlan… Read more →