Celebrating International Day of Rural Women in Ghana

Today is not just October 15th, it’s the International Day of Rural Women! It’s time we recognise rural women and girls in Ghana as focal points for resilience and sustainability. We appreciate the entrepreneurial attributes of rural  women smallholder farmers in Ghana and across Africa and encourage proactive policies that will really enrich their efforts. We are truly inspired by… Read more →

Pre-Register: Agrofood & Plastprintpack West Africa 2019

The visitor registration for agrofood & plastprintpack West Africa 2019 coming off in Ghana from December 10-12 has opened: Admission to the event is free of charge. The organizer recommends visitors to pre-register online in order to avoid queues and to secure themselves a free, fast track entry to the exhibition, a personal visitor badge and a complimentary copy of… Read more →

Happy Customer Service Week from Agricinghana Media

Happy Customer Service Week! As we celebrate you, our valued readers, we commit to serve you even better in bringing detailed and quality agricultural news in Ghana. In spreading the magic of our service, we offer you free access to Agricinghana Media News app from the Google Playstore this week. It’s absolutely free this week! Tap on the image below… Read more →

Macfrut 2020, registrations are now open

The promotional campaign of the 37th edition of Macfrut, the trade fair for the fresh produce industry to be held in May 2020 in Rimini (Italy), has begun. International missions are underway and early booking is now available Cesena, 8th October 2019 – Registrations are now open for the next edition of Macfrut, the international fruit and vegetable trade fair… Read more →

Responsible and Sustainable Sourcing of Cocoa Beans in Ghana: Truth or Fiction

By 2025, most commodity supply organisations and confectioneries intend completing the phased activity of responsibly and sustainably sourcing their raw commodities. Their intent is securing high commodity producer profitability, quality on-farm business, and concurrently addressing issues like gender inequality and poor social conditions. These commitments are ambitious and very exciting. It is interesting to observe how different institutions signed up… Read more →

Explore The Full Potential in Farming Through Circular Agriculture-Netherlands Ambassador Advised

According to a research conducted by Wageningen University and Research (WUR), global population is expected hit 9.5 billion people by the year 2050, and unless new environmentally-friendly patterns of agricultural production are adopted, the sector risks exhausting the planet’s natural resources in agricultural production by that year. This therefore implies, that future agriculture and it’s related activities across the continent… Read more →

Leverage on the Peace in Dagbon to Promote Agribusiness Growth: Minister tells Investors

The Northern Regional Minister Honourable Salifu Sa-eed has called on stakeholders and investors to invest in the huge potential in the agricultural sector in the region. He said the current peaceful atmosphere in Dagbon when leveraged on will promote business growth and development. The Minister made this call at the opening ceremony of the 9th Annual Pre-harvest Agribusiness Conference and… Read more →

9 Reasons for the Poor Performance of Ghana’s Agricultural Sector

Agriculture in Ghana has huge growth potential. Limited investments and policy-incoherence is unfortunately dwarfing its ability to expand. The current focus of Ghana’s government on agriculture does not outline a clear theory of change to build confidence and establish future continuation with a governance change. Presently, it is difficult to establish plausible association between Ghana’s broad development objectives and the policy reform… Read more →

The 9th Annual Pre-Harvest Conference and Exhibition opens today in Tamale

Wednesday, September 25, 2019, Tamale:  The 9th Annual Pre-Harvest Conference and Exhibition will open today targeting at least 3,000 participants visiting the Aliu Mahama Sports Stadium in Tamale. In a press release issued from the city of Tamale by the organizing company, Agri-house Foundation, preparations is complete for the annual agricultural event. “Everything is now in place for staging one of… Read more →

We will ensure smallholder farmers get paid well-Ghana Commodity Exchange (GCX)

The Assistant Manager, Membership and Business Development at the Ghana Commodities Exchange (GCX), Joseph Anum Nai, says his outfit is working hard to ensure that farmers are well paid for their farm produce. He said the provision of warehousing facilities, proper packaging of these farm products, and connecting them to the right market by his organization will enable farmers trade… Read more →

Enhancing Rural Farm Productivity in Ghana: Digital Solutions

SyeComp is spearheading efforts in satellite-derived geodata enabled precision agriculture services in Africa. As an Earth Observation Technology company, the company strives to support smallholder African farmers and agribusinesses with localised digital solutions to create sustainable and profitable agrifood systems and promote smart sourcing ( traceability) solutions. The company’s onerous objective is to help commodity producer clients reach a high… Read more →

Ecobank Supports Pre-Harvest Agribusiness Event in Tamale

Ecobank Ghana has linked its consistent support for the Annual Pre-Harvest Conference and Exhibition to its belief in the potential of Ghana’s agricultural sector to transform the economy. Head of Small and Medium Enterprises at Ecobank, Mr. Kingsley Adofo-Addo, made this statement at a recently held pre-event media briefing for the 9th Annual Pre-Harvest Conference and Exhibition coming up in… Read more →

Localised Weather Forecast: Lambussie ( Upper West Region)

Date: Monday, September 16, 2019 Location of Farming Community: Lambussie ( Upper West Region) GPS Coordinates: 10.83333, -0.27000 Weather Update: Hot during the day (32 degrees celcius) and warm at night (23 degrees celcius). It’s likely to rain (73% chance), wind is normal (3km). Subscribe* for local farming weather forecast update for your Farmer-Based Organisation (FBO) or Farmer-Based Cooperative (FBC)… Read more →

Job Position: Executive Secretary of the Consultative International Cashew Council (CICC)

International call for application for the position of the Executive Secretary of the Consultative Internal Cashew Council (CICC) Position: Executive Secretary of the Consultative international Cashew Council The international call for application is launched in view of filing the position of the Executive Secretary in the framework of the kick-off of the activities of the CICC. The current call for… Read more →

6th Commercial Farm Africa 30-31 Oct, 2019 – Nairobi, KENYA

Officials, Plantation Owners, Tech Companies and Funding Agencies to Attend 6th Commercial Farm Africa in Nairobi Financial accessibility, cost competitiveness in agribusiness transformation mainly in Kenya, Ethiopia, Tanzania, as well as use of precision farming, hydroponic systems are just some of the highlights at CMT’s 6th Commercial Farm Africa, in Nairobi on 30-31 October, 2019. The leading agribusiness conference in… Read more →