WOFAGRIC Event Opens Today at Chances Hotel, Ho

Close to 500 women have registered to participate in the maiden edition of the Women in Food and Agricultural Leadership Forum & Expo (WOFAGRIC) and Gold in the Soil Awards, scheduled to begin from June 12-13, at Chances Hotel, Ho, Volta Region. This event is the first of its kind in the agricultural sector for the recognition of women and… Read more →

Agricinghana Media News App: Install Now for Only $0.99

Agricinghana Media, since 2011, has a strategic working philosophy not to ordinarily satiate the thirst for agriculture information but to expand the horizon for Ghana’s crops, livestocks, poultry, and aquaculture value chains. With the news app, you have access to agricultural news on the go on your smart devices for only US$ 0.99 ( GHC 5) on the Google PlayStore!… Read more →

Accelerating Food Systems in Ghana Through Effective Farmer-Market Linkages

Strengthening productivity interlinkages in Ghana’s agrifood system will boost the economy and create multiplier jobs for women, men and youth. At SyeComp, one key aspect of our work is creating an efficient partnership with farmer clients and through human-centred design, come up with life-long digital solutions to fulfilling their core commercialised farming needs. Over the past five years, we’ve supported… Read more →

Job Opportunity: Advisor for People’s Green Energy Project-Investments and Framework Conditions for Decentralised RE Systems

Project: People’s Green Energy Reports to: Team Leader Assignment Period: September 01, 2019-September 30, 2022 Location: Accra Project Description The “People’s Green Energy” Project is a proposed country measure of a global project commissioned by the German Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) to improve access to modern energy services and to promote alternative and sustainable technologies using… Read more →

Why Ghanaian Commercial Banks Decline Smallholder Farmer Financing

Ghana’s Commercial Banks and even non-bank financial institutions have huge disinterest in providing smallholder farmer financing. Why is that? Ghana’s smallholder farmer market size is estimated at 5 million members and this is a segment with one of the highest recurring financing needs . It beats our imagination why financial institutions tend to run away from core lending to this… Read more →

Registration Opened: Agronomists Training of Trainers Batch 2

HortiFresh, a project by SNV and its consortium partners in Ghana and Cote d’ivoire, has opened registration for the 2nd batch of Training of Trainers (ToT) for Agronomists. The training will commence in September, 2019. If you’re an agronomist and interested in going through the ToT, register by sending a mail to: hortifresh@snv.org AgJob News Source: Agricinghana Media Email: Media@agricinghana.com… Read more →

Job Vacancy: Advisor for People’s Green Energy Project-Capacity for Solar Pumping and Irrigation System Trainings

Project: People’s Green Energy Reports to: Team Leader Assignment Period: September 01, 2019-September 30, 2022 Location: Accra Project Description  The “People’s Green Energy” Project is a proposed country measure of a global project commissioned by the German Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) to improve access to modern energy services and to promote alternative and sustainable technologies using… Read more →

Ghana Coffee

Coffee is an important global export commodity and is one of the most consumed beverages in the world. Ghana is noted  as the world’s second biggest exporter of premium cocoa beans. However, coffee has potential to do equally well with required investments and greater attention. The agroecological diversity of Ghana presents a potential for the production of high quality coffee… Read more →

Mastercard Foundation Fund for Rural Prosperity Awards $4.4m for Innovative Financial Services in Burundi, Ghana, Mali, Tanzania, Zambia

More than US$41.5 million committed overall as the Fund closes competitions Nairobi, Kenya, May 24, 2019 –The Mastercard Foundation Fund for Rural Prosperity (FRP) recently announced that five companies will receive a total of US$4,438,551 to support its financial inclusion agenda in Africa. The five companies, with projects in Burundi, Ghana, Mali, Tanzania, and Zambia, were selected from among 214… Read more →

SyeComp Data Collector (SDC) for Farm Digitalisation

SyeComp Data Collector (SDC) is a tool to help field staff, lead farmers, and agribusinesses (in outgrower commodity supply chains) collect both spatial and non-spatial data. SDC is a customized version of the Open Data Kit (ODK) and thus has all the functionalities. It is a powerful smartphone-, tablet-, PC-based replacement for paper forms, supports a wide range of question… Read more →

Local Weather Forecast: Old Atronso

Date: Monday  May 20, 2019 Location of Farming Community: Old Atronso GPS Location: 6.21667, -2.23 Weather Update: Very hot during the day (34 degs) and warm at night (24 degs). It will rain (87% chance), wind is normal (2km) Subscribe* for local farming weather forecast update for your Farmer-Based Organisation (FBO) or Farmer-Based Cooperative (FBC) by sending a mail to:… Read more →

Local Weather Forecast: Samreboi (WR)

Date: Thursday May 16, 2019 Location of Community: Samreboi GPS Location: 5.6, -2.56667 Weather Update: Hot during the day (31 degs) and warm at night (22 degs). It will rain (78% chance), wind is normal (2km) Subscribe for weather forecast update for your Farmer-Based Organisation (FBO) or Farmer-Based Cooperative (FBC) by sending a mail to: developers@syecomp.com Read more →

Press Release: Gold in the Soil Awards Receive 50 Nominations!

The award component of the first ever Women in Food and Agriculture Leadership Forum and Expo, dubbed Gold in the soil awards has received fifty (50) applications since nominations opened . Billed under the theme: Women! Key Partners in Shaping Agribusiness, the two-day event is set to take place from June 12  to June 13, 2019 at Hotel Stevens located… Read more →