Press Release: West Africa’s Largest International Trade Show on Agriculture, Food & Beverage and Plastics

agrofood & plastprintpack West Africa 2017 featuring a record participation of 90+ exhibitors from 21 countries Largest food market in Africa still undersupplied Rising technology imports indicate massive investments and a revival of local production (Heidelberg / Accra) Organized by the German trade fair specialists fairtrade the 4th edition of agrofood & plastprintpack West Africa will take place on 05… Read more →

Queen of Denmark coming to Ghana

The Queen of Denmark, Margrethe II, will arrive in Ghana on Wednesday November 22nd 2017 at the invitation of President H.E. Nana Dankwa Akufo-Addo. The Queen’s arrival marks a crucial time when the relationship between Ghana and Denmark is changing, as Ghana has seen substantial economic growth moving them into the lower middle-income countries. The relationship is shifting from development… Read more →

Pre-Register: agrofood West Africa 2017

agrofood West Africa 2017 is getting closer and together with its partner event plastprintpack West Africa the event takes place from 05 to 07 December 2017 at the Accra International Conference Centre in Ghana. Pre-registration is free of charge, takes less than 3 minutes and provides you with a free, fast track entry to the exhibition, your personal visitor badge and a complimentary copy of the official show… Read more →

agrofood West Africa-Get your free visitor badge

agrofood West Africa 2017 is getting closer and together with its partner event plastprintpack West Africa the event takes place from 05 to 07 December 2017 at the Accra International Conference Centre in Ghana. A record number of 90+ exhibitors from 21 countries as well as country pavilions from Algeria, France, Netherlands, Poland and Sri Lanka have confirmed their participation.… Read more →

Job Vacancy with SNV: Fund Manager

SNV Netherlands Development is a not-for-profit international development organisation that has built a long-term local presence in 38 countries in Asia, Africa, and Latin-America. SNV Ghana implements projects to improve individual lives and contributes to solving global challenges in the areas of agriculture, energy, and water, sanitation & hygiene. West Africa HortiFresh/GhanaVeg is a 4-year sector programme (2018-2021) being implemented… Read more →

Job Vacancy with SNV: Business & Financial Specialist Advisor

  SNV Netherlands Development is a not-for-profit international development organisation that has built a long-term local presence in 38 countries in Asia, Africa, and Latin-America. SNV Ghana implements projects to improve individual lives and contributes to solving global challenges in the areas of agriculture, energy, and water, sanitation & hygiene. West Africa HortiFresh/GhanaVeg is a 4-year sector programme (2018-2021) being… Read more →

Job Vacancy with SNV: Vegetable Agronomist

SNV Netherlands Development is a not-for-profit international development organisation that has built a long-term local presence in 38 countries in Asia, Africa, and Latin-America. SNV Ghana implements projects to improve individual lives and contributes to solving global challenges in the areas of agriculture, energy, and water, sanitation & hygiene. West Africa HortiFresh/GhanaVeg is a 4-year sector programme (2018-2021) being implemented… Read more →

European Union lifts ban on Ghanaian vegetable exports

Beginning January 1, 2018, Ghanaian farmers will be able to resume exports of all plant commodities to the European Union (EU) market, a statement issued by the European Union Delegation to Ghana has assured. It follows the European Commission’s decision to lift the current ban on the exports of five plant commodities from Ghana to the European Union (EU) market… Read more →

Recruitment of Public and Private Extension Officers-Commission Basis

Objective: Creating meaningful impact for farmers, pastoralists, fishers, and agribusinesses  with weather forecast and agronomic information. Background: It is increasingly emerging that the provision of context-specific and user-friendly weather forecasting information at scale determines the resilience of farmers and pastoralists to variability and climate change. Additionally, information about crop, livestock, and poultry diseases and mitigation measures needed to be widely… Read more →

In Ghana’s cocoa industry, a strong push to make farms ‘climate-smart’

A consortium involving the International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT), the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), the Rainforest Alliance, Root Capital, and the Sustainable Food Lab is gaining ground to ensure Ghana’s most important crop — cacao — survives, thrives, and even contributes to reducing greenhouse gas emissions despite climate change. The organizations are working to promote climate-smart agricultural… Read more →