Tag: GASIP

Geodata for Agriculture and Water: Syecomp’s Satellite-Based Information Services

Water security is fundamental for building resilience in agroecologies and farming communities, and for contributing to food security, human well-being, and sustainable development in low- and middle-income countries. Under increasing pressure, agricultural systems have to produce more food and other products on less land, with less water and fertilizer, while also ensuring lower greenhouse gas emissions. Moreover, this needs to… Read more →

Recruitment of Programme Staff-MIS/M&E Officer-GASIP

Reports to: Senior Policy and M&E Manager Role: The MIS/M&E Officer will support the Senior Policy and M&E Manager in guiding the overall M&E strategy and implementation of related activities within the Programme and via partners, plus providing timely and relevant information to project stakeholders. This entails close communication with all involved in MIS design and coordination: core Programme and… Read more →

Recruitment of Programme Staff-Climate Change Adaptation Officer-GASIP

Reports to: Climate Change Adaptation Manager Directly Coordinates: Consultants Role: The Climate Change Adaptation Officer will support the mainstreaming and development of  environmental management and climate change adaptation best practices across selected agricultural value chains. This will include the design, evaluation and scaling up of frameworks, strategies, tools and awareness raising and capacity building. Specific Tasks: • Act as a… Read more →

Recruitment of Programme Staff-Finance officer-GASIP

Line Management: Reports to the Financial Manager (FM) Direct Report: Supervises the Finance Assistant Specific Tasks • Under the direct supervision of the Financial Manager; specific duties include: • Assist the Financial Manager in the implementation of a sound financial management system. • Prepare quarterly, half-yearly and annual consolidated statements of Programme accounts as an integral part of the Management… Read more →

Recruitment of Programme Staff-Value Chain Manager-GASIP

The Ghana Agricultural Sector Investment Programme (GASIP) which is planned for six years commenced in January 2015 under the responsibility of the Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MOFA). It builds on the achievement of some on-going and soon-to-complete projects such as Northern Rural Growth Programme (NRGP) and Root and Tuber Improvement and Marketing Programme (RTIMP). GASIP will have a National… Read more →

Expression of Interest: Recruitment of Short-term Consultants for GASIP

Ministry of Food and Agriculture Ghana Agricultural Sector Investment Programme (GASIP) Expression of Interest (EOI) The ENGAGEMENT OF CONSULTANTS TO PROVIDE BUSINESS SUPPORT SERVICES TO GASIP A. BACKGROUND The Ghana Agricultural Sector Investment Programme (GASIP) seeks to recruit short-term consultants to facilitate access to various forms of financial and non-financial technical services by carefully selected smallholder farmers and agribusiness enterprises.… Read more →

Call for Expression of Interest for Upgrading Agricultural Value Chains in Ghana

Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MoFA)/ International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) Ghana Agricultural Sector Investment Programme (GASIP) Call for Expression of Interest (EOI) for Upgrading Agricultural Value Chains in Ghana BACKGROUND INFORMATION The Ghana Agricultural Sector Investment Programme (GASIP) is a Government of Ghana (GoG) programme designed to provide a framework for a long-term financing arrangement for private sector-led,… Read more →

Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MoFA) to set up Farmers Service Centres in Ghana

The Ministry of Food and Agriculture, (MoFA) has initiated a programme to establish Service Centres for use by farmers nationwide. The multi-purpose centres when completed, will be a one-stop shop for the provision of services such, mechanization, fertilizer distribution, extension services, produce marketing and provision of credit facilities to farmers, among others. The sector minister, Mohammed Muniru Limuna, who disclosed… Read more →

US$113m Agricultural Development Project Launched

A US$113million Ghana Agricultural Sector Investment Programme (GASIP) to promote and scale-up agricultural value chains in the country has been launched in Tamale. The six-year project funded by the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) – a United Nations Specialised Agency – and implemented by the Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MOFA) is aimed at supporting infrastructure development, technology transfer,… Read more →

Rationale: Ghana Agricultural Sector Investment Programme (GASIP)

1. The Ghana Agricultural Sector Investment Programme (GASIP) aims at providing a framework and institutional basis for a long-term engagement and supplementary financing for scaling up investments in private sector-led pro-poor agricultural value chain development. GASIP will contribute to the realization of Ghana’s Medium Term Agriculture Sector Investment Programme (METASIP), which provides the road map for the CAADP compact in… Read more →