Tag: farmers

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 →

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 →

International Cocoa Initiative helps farmers eliminate child labour

  Cocoa farmers in the Assin Fosu hub of the International Cocoa Initiative (ICI) have said the international NGO’s support, aimed at improving their livelihoods, while eliminating child labour in their communities, are paying off. The representatives of the farmers told journalists, at a briefing event, that the awareness and educational programmes in their communities had resulted in keeping children… Read more →

MoFA and Aggregators Firm Up Arrangement

Arrangements for the offtake of produce expected to be realized from the Government’s flagship Planting for Food and Jobs(PFJ) are all but complete, the Minister for Food and Agriculture, Hon. Dr. Owusu Afriyie Akoto, has indicated. All the necessary processes towards the fulfilment of the pledge to support farmers through the purchasing of their produce from the farm gate have… Read more →

Impact Evaluation: Farmer Helpline Service-Ghana

There is a growing appreciation within the development community of the merits of conducting evaluations. Evaluation is a powerful tool for learning about what works, what does not, and the reasons why. Evaluation is also an important accountability tool (Source: World Bank). Agricinghana and partner companies are currently exploring collaboration with individual researchers (free mover academics) and research institutions interested… Read more →

Ghana launches first West African Farmer Helpline!

Feeding the nation and investing in our farmers is a key priority of Government and a critical driver for Ghana’s 2020 vision. Despite significant advances in technology, farmers remain vulnerable to climate change, drought, poor harvests, weed infestations and virulent pests. Farming techniques remain outdated, marketing costs too high, and incomes unacceptably low. There is a slow drift of young… Read more →