Tag: Ghana Poultry Project

“BAN” on Frozen Carcass Importation: An Illusion or Reality?

Opinion Piece written by: Osmond E. Datsomor and Louis-Opoku Mensah The Government of Ghana (GOG), according to Dr. Gyiele Nurah – Minister of State at the Presidency in charge of Food and Agriculture has instituted a “ban” on the importation of frozen carcass into the country. He said this at the 2nd Poultry Value Chain (POVAC) fair held in Sunyani. This… Read more →

Expression of Interest 2: Ghana Poultry Project

GHANA POULTRY PROJECT FUNDED BY USDA INTRODUCTION Ghana Poultry Program (GPP) is a five-year (2015-2020) project funded by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and implemented by ACDI/VOCA and Technoserve, to expand local production and processing of poultry meat and eggs in Ghana. GPP’s goal is to increase Ghana’s Poultry Value Chain’s commercial performance by establishing strong linkages between input suppliers,… Read more →

Meat Market Study_TOR

MARKET STUDY TERMS OF REFERENCE (TOR) DATE: 09/01/17 Project background/rationale The Ghana Poultry Project (GPP) is a five-year initiative funded by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food for Progress Program (FFPr) and implemented by ACDI/VOCA and TechnoServe with the goal to increase the competitiveness of the domestic production and processing of poultry meat and eggs. GPP works in… Read more →

RFP_Certification and Marketing of Day Old Chicks (DOCs)

SCOPE OF WORK (SOW) CONSULTANCY SERVICE ON CERTIFICATION OF HATCHERRIES BUSINESS IN GHANA TO ENSURE QUALITY DAY OLD CHICKS (DOCs) PRODUCTION DATE: 09/01/17 Project background/rationale The Ghana Poultry Project (GPP) is a five-year initiative funded by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food for Progress Program (FFPr) and implemented by ACDI/VOCA and TechnoServe with the goal to increase the… Read more →

Call for Concept Notes: Ghana Poultry Project funded by USDA

ANNUAL PROGRAM STATEMENT (APS) GHANA POULTRY PROJECT FUNDED BY USDA Ghana Poultry Project (GPP) is seeking concept notes to implement capacity building activities from agribusiness organizations working in the poultry sector to increase productivity for Ghanaian poultry farmers, add value and increase efficiency in the Ghanaian poultry value chain, and improve quality of Ghanaian poultry products. By supporting these activities… Read more →

Ghana Poultry Project

BACKGROUND NARRATIVE For nearly a decade, the Ghana poultry sector has contracted due to the decreasing profitability of egg and meat production. According to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), domestically produced broiler meat has fallen from nearly 60 percent of all poultry consumed in Ghana in 2000 to 20 percent in 2011. At the same… Read more →