Vacancy for Agronomist: Hortifresh Vegetable Cluster

HortiFresh is a Dutch-government funded project aiming to boost the fruit and vegetable sector in Ghana and Cote d’ voire. The project currently seeks to engage agronomists with in-depth knowledge in the vegetable sector able to work with stakeholders in commodity enclaves (specifically Keta-Denu Onion Cluster ; Akomadan-Afrancho Tomato Cluster). Duties ¬ Support HortiFresh to address agronomic challenges in cluster… Read more →

Job Opportunity at Solidaridad: Senior Programme Officer – Oil Palm

Solidaridad West Africa (SWA) is a not-for-profit organisation that supports the sustainable development of production systems in West Africa. We play a catalytic role by partnering with private sector companies and other stakeholders to foster the development of socially responsible, ecologically sound and profitable supply chains. Our activities in West Africa are focused on cocoa, gold, oil palm, cotton, soy… Read more →

Brief History of Cocoa in Ghana

Tetteh Quarshie’s travels to Fernando Po (now Bioko in today’s Equatorial Guinea), was to transform the economy of the Gold Coast (now Ghana) with his introduction of cocoa beans on his return. Hitherto, palm-oil and rubber were the main staple industries in Ghana. Tetteh Quarshie was born in 1842 to a farmer from Teshie known as Mlekuboi. His mother was… Read more →

2nd AG-STUD Africa Boot Camp Slated for Feb 21, 2019

The second edition of the Agricultural Students Career Guidance and Mentorship Dialogue Boot Camp (AG-STUD Africa 2019) is scheduled to come off on Thursday February 21, 2019 – Saturday, February 23, 2019. Under the theme, “Growing Futures: Enabling the Agri Youth”, the three (3) day event is aimed at developing the expertise of agric students and beginner agribusinesses by appraising… Read more →

mfarmPay: Market Differentiation

Maintaining differentiation, at a time when traditional financial institutions are significantly increasing their fintech investments, requires agility. Innovative organizations need the ability to iterate quickly. New product ideas and strategies for streamlining the smallholder farmer onboarding process need to be rapidly developed, tested and rolled into production before competitors have the chance to catch up. Technology that empowers business analysts… Read more →

Ghana Agro Input Dealer Directory

Agro-input dealers in Ghana are typically owners of agro shops and agro vets across the length and breadth of the country. We are pleased to announce the availability of a spatial (location-based) directory ( data set) of agro-input shops in Ghana. This data set is localised per community, district, and region with assigned Global Positioning System (GPS) coordinates. You could request… Read more →

Get all your agricultural news on your smartphone!

We, Journalists and Editors, at Agricinghana Media are very excited to announce that we now have our news app accessible via Google Play for a onetime fee of only $4.99. This minimal cost is to enable us expand our news reporting services and recruit highly knowledgeable journalists! Be smart! get agnews updates on the go! We welcome your feedback! Email us:… Read more →

Press Release: Agricinghana Media Partners Cesena Fiera for Macfrut 2019

Agricinghana Media, a specialised media organisation for agriculture, has signed a media partnership with Cesena Fiera for Macfrut 2019! Macfrut 2019 comes off  from May 8-9 Rimini Expo Centre, Italy.   Macfrut 2019 aims at establishing itself as an international platform and access point for the Italian and European market, boosting its internalization through the promotion of the exhibition in… Read more →

Senior Mobile App Engineer: mfarmPay Inc.

mfarmPay Inc. is a fintech startup with a novel loan origination app driving financing to millions of rural African farmers using AI. We deploy data from a string of multiple data sources including satellite imagery and farm parcel identifiers to build a robust risk mitigation solution for our partner financial institutions and as basis to advance credit to African farmers… Read more →

Macfrut 2019

Macfrut on tour, Africa in the spotlightand new missions planned About 10 official presentations have been given and many more will take place from the end of January Cesena, January 2019 – This year, once again, Macfrut promotes itself abroad. Following the success of the last editions of the trade fair, achieved by launching a dedicated global promotional campaign, this… Read more →

Pre-register: 5th International Trade Show (Nigeria agrofood 2019)

agrofood is Nigeria’s 5th international trade show on agriculture, food processing & packaging, ingredients, bakery & confectionery and food & hospitality. The March 26-28, 2019 event features country pavilions from Austria, Belarus, China, Germany, France, Italy, Netherlands, South Africa, Switzerland and Turkey. Eight official country pavilions will be present in 2019, namely from Belarus, China, France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Switzerland… Read more →

New IBM Weather System to Provide Vastly Improved Forecasting Around the World

New global weather forecasting system can crowdsource data from millions of previously untapped sources and will provide accurate, rapidly updated local forecasts worldwide IBM and its subsidiary The Weather Company today unveiled a powerful new global weather forecasting system that will provide the most accurate local weather forecasts ever seen worldwide. The new IBM Global High-Resolution Atmospheric Forecasting System (GRAF)… Read more →

Who are Annual Institutional Partners (AIPs) of Agricinghana Media?

With a 7-year footprint deep into the agriculture and media communities, Agricinghana Media has managed to build powerful and purposeful platforms to enable valuable connections. One of the key drivers of our work is the awesome support we receive from our Annual Institutional Partners (AIPs) in Ghana, US, and Europe. Annual Institutional Partners of Agricinghana Media are our proud institutional… Read more →

Job Opportunity: Business Development Associate at Redi Commodities Limited

Position Title: Business Development Associate (BDA) Reporting to: Project Team Lead Contract Duration: 12 months Vacancy Slots: Upper East Region: 16 Eastern Region: 10 Volta Region: 16 Greater Accra Region: 5 Brong Ahafo Region: 16 Ashanti Region: 16 REDI COMMODITIES LIMITED provides an enabling environment for agribusinesses in Africa by integrating the business services they need to grow onto one single… Read more →