What do you know about Agricinghana Media?

Agricinghana Media, a specialised media company 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. We are scaling our services and building a hub for Agricultural Intelligence in Africa. Join us on this unique journey through our Annual Institutional… Read more →

Soils of Ghana for Farming

Ghana is divided into 6 major agro-ecological zones: the Rain Forest Zone, the Semi-deciduous Forest Zone, the Forest-Savannah Transition Zone, the Coastal Savannah, the Guinean Savannah and the Sudan Savannah Most of the soils of Ghana are developed on thoroughly weathered parent materials, characterised by inherent or human induced infertility. The soils in the Forest zone are porous, well drained… Read more →

Berry Fruits, Arrigoni Presented its “100% Green” Solutions at “Global Berry Congress 2019”

Innovative proposals developed for raspberries, blueberries & co. create undergrowth conditions and fully protect against harmful insects. (Como, April 10th, 2019) Arrigoni, a leading international player in the technical textile sector for agriculture, was among the key players of the 2019 edition of the Global Berry Congress, held from 25 to 27 March in Rotterdam. With a speech given by… Read more →

Digitising Small Farms in Sub-Saharan Africa

Digitisation of small farms involve building data footprint for smallholder farms and using technology to propel value-added services. One critical component of digitisation is farm survey and mapping; largely promoted by SyeComp for a decade in Ghana and other African countries. Farm mapping especially targeted at crop farmers serve as the start for all digitisation engagement. Farm mapping is essential… Read more →

Macfrut 2019: Italy looks abroad

More than 1,500 buyers invited from all over the world and an online platform to facilitate meeting opportunities between demand and supply: in Rimini, from 8 to 10 May, fresh produce industry becomes international Cesena, 10 April 2019 – A month before the 36th edition of Macfrut, the international trade fair for the fruit and vegetable industry scheduled in Rimini… Read more →

WOFAGRIC 2019: Rewarding Excellence; Partnering Women to Shape Agribusiness in Ghana

According to The United Nation’s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), if women worldwide had the same access to productive resources as men, they could boost agricultural production and help lift 100 to 150 million people out of hunger. This claim is not only interesting: it represents an apparent narrative that we have inexplicably managed to sidestep. In Ghana, majority of… Read more →

Ghana’s Seed Sector: A Brief

The major sources of seed in Ghana are from imports and domestic production. The actors are importers, producers, and distributors. Importers bring in exotic vegetable seeds mostly from Europe and America ( plus Asia) which  are sold through wholesalers and agro-input dealers. Seeds of various crops (legumes, cereals, root and tuber, and fibre crops) are produced and distributed locally as… Read more →

Transforming Ghana’s agrifood system at scale

There is urgent need to transform food systems so that they restore the ecosystem, provide healthy and nutritious food for all, provide a decent livelihood for actors and activities are climate smart! Climate variability affecting rainfall patterns and agricultural seasons, and climate extremes such as floods, are among the key drivers behind the rise in hunger, together with conflict and… Read more →

Arrigoni Green Solution against excessive rainfalls and insects in cherry growing

Through PROTECTA® and PROTECTA® SYSTEM the future of healthy fruits without pesticides. (Como, March 27, 2019) Cherry cultivation is one of the most complex and delicate crops. Like other fruits such as kiwi, peach or plum, it can suffer important negative effects from excessive rainfall, increasingly common in the season of fruit ripening (starting from the second decade of May).… Read more →

Nestlé lays out action plan to help end deforestation and restore forests in the cocoa supply chain

Nestlé today laid out an action plan to help end deforestation and restore forests in its cocoa supply chain in Côte d’Ivoire and Ghana. This plan is part of the company’s commitment to support the Cocoa & Forests Initiative, a new public-private partnership bringing together the governments of Côte d’Ivoire and Ghana and the cocoa and chocolate industry. Nestlé today… Read more →

Snail farming in Ghana: Aren’t you interested?

Snail farming is a very lucrative business which requires very little capital to start. I encourage all students, unemployed graduates, graduates serving their National Service, bored aged and everyone who yearns for a supplementary income to venture into snail farming. One can start snail farming in Ghana with as low as 500 Ghana Cedis initial capital. Averagely snails lay eggs… Read more →

Financing smallholder Ghanaian farmers

Most financial institutions in Ghana tend to rely on traditional forms of credit assessment.  This is the process flow for loan applications: 1/ Credit Risk officers screen a large pool of unbanked individuals  looking to access formal financing 2/ These customers, often referred to as “thin file”, are rejected due to the lack of information on how risk tolerant or… Read more →

Discounts and Pro bono Services: SyeComp@10

SyeComp Ghana Ltd is 10! We are very excited to reach this stage in our growth trajectory. What is SyeComp? SyeComp  is a Remote Sensing (RS) and GIS company for farmers and agribusinesses in Africa pioneering innovative data-driven tools, credit solutions, and climate-smart technologies using space technology. SyeComp is spearheading efforts in satellite-derived geodata enabled precision agriculture services in Africa.… Read more →

Expression of Interest: Cassava Processing Plant

Christian Aid in partnership with various organisations is implementing the Growing Economic Opportunities for Sustainable Development (GEOP) project. The project is implemented in the Ellembele district in Western Region and the Ayawaso East and Ablekuma and Ablekuma South sub metros. The partners on this project are Accra Metropolitan Assembly, United Civil Society Organisations for National Development ( UCSOND), Ellembele District… Read more →

Have you pre-registered for agrofood Nigeria?

Pre-register now and visit the show free of charge! Pre-registration takes just a few minutes and provides you not only with a free, fast track entry to the exhibition, but also with a complimentary copy of the Official Show Catalogue. All others pay an entrance fee of 1,000 Naira only. The proceeds will be donated to SOS Children’s Villages International.… Read more →