Tag: Syecomp Ghana Ltd

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 →

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 →

Farmer Helpline Service in Ghana: Dial 0500000996

October 31, 2016 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Accra, Ghana – Delivering vital, actionable information to smallholder and commercial farmers in Ghana is essential to improving farm productivity, generating revenue and improving livelihoods especially in rural farming communities. Agriculture in Ghana is increasingly becoming more knowledge-intensive, thus having access to timely, accurate information that is tailored to specific locations and conditions is… Read more →

Expression of Interest: Development of an App Prototype-Ghana

Submit Bid->Develop-> Test-> Deploy a Prototype App Task Description: This assignment aims at developing an integrated and customisable mobile-targeted platform designed to help stakeholders across the agricultural value chain communicate with each other efficiently, establish and maintain business relationships and manage the flow of goods and services among them. It is intended to operate on a database-structured hierarchy to hold… Read more →

First UAV4Ag Demonstration Day at Groital Farms

In the context of the 2nd Pan African Agri-Business Incubators Conference and Expo, Youth Day and PAFO Continental Briefing, The Technical Centre for Agriculture and Rural Co-operation (CTA-ACP/EU) organised a series of field days to showcase how drones can be used in the context of farming activities. The demonstrations have been carried out at Groital farms in Nsawam, Ghana, by AIRINOV… Read more →

Industry-Relevant Technical and Vocational Education for Ghanaian Youth to Improve Agricultural Productivity

The promotion of education, training and decent work to address the increasing unemployment among Ghanaian youth is very much on the radar of development agencies, the Government of Ghana and educational institutions. Relevant training and employment needs and opportunities, which can improve on, and off-farm income generation for young women and men is essential to addressing the knowledge and skills… Read more →

Youth Exploring Warehouse Receipt Financing and Market Potentials in Ghana

Financing solutions tailored to specific parts of the value chain are vital to improve farmers’ access to finance. Warehouse receipt financing provides one such tool. It enables the post-harvest part of the chain to work more efficiently, while farmers who can access warehouse receipt finance have more flexibility in the timing of their sales. Farmers in Ghana face significant obstacles… Read more →

Technical Constraints in the National Youth Policy for Inclusive Participation of Youth in Agriculture

Government of Ghana in pursuance of its investment in the youth launched the National Youth Policy in August 2010 on the theme, “Towards an Empowered Youth, Impacting positively on national development.’’ A lot of significant milestones including the ratification of the African Youth Charter as well as the acceptance of the incorporation of a ‘’youth clause’’ into the national constitution… Read more →