Category: ICT Apps in Agric

Winners: Fall Armyworm Tech Innovation Prize

Congratulations to the 6 winners of the fall armyworm tech prize especially the top winners: Farm Ink and Akorion. Congrats to the Ghanaian tech companies for winning the other award components: Henson Geodata and Farmerline Ltd. Agricinghana Media is proud to assist in monitoring these tech solutions and how they evolve.   Winners The Fall Armyworm Tech Prize is pleased… Read more →

SyeComp: Mapping Smallholder Farms in Ghana

Mapping Smallholder farms involves building sustainable supply chains through digitisation, expanding traceability of (exportable and non-export) crops, and strengthening smallholder producer networks and farmer cooperatives. SyeComp team has the technology, resources, and personnel to run and manage your agribusiness mapping project effectively and their service charge is very affordable. Why not connect with them and request a free quote? Email:… Read more →

SyeComp Farm Traceability: Strengthening Supply Chains in Africa

Traceability means knowing exactly where our raw materials are coming from. Traceability enables us answer the following: ¬ Which farm/plantation is the produce coming from? ¬ Who owns the farm/plantation? ¬ What is the precise location of the farm? Mapping enable smallholder farmers engage and help suppliers adopt more sustainable and responsible practices. Our mapping technology, SyeComp Farm Traceability (SFT),… Read more →

Weather Forecast: Gyakiti (Eastern Region)

Monday July 9, 2018: Weather forecast for Gyakiti [6.4, 0.06667],  a farming community in the Eastern Region: Warm during the day (28C) and cool at night (21C). It will rain (91% chance), wind is normal (3km). To request for context-specific weather forecast for your farming community, please email: Team@syecomp.com Read more →

Google AI in Ghana: What it means for Agriculture in Ghana

One word: Exciting! On June 13, 2018 Google announced  its intent to setup Google AI research center in Africa, to be opened in Accra later in the year. They intend bringing together top machine learning researchers and engineers in the new center dedicated to AI research and its applications. Google is aiming to collaborate with local universities and research centers, as well as… Read more →

Ghana Weather Forecast [May 09, 2018]: Sagadugu

Weather forecast in Sagadugu [10.3667, -0.64999] in the Northern Region: Very hot during the day (40C) and warm at night (28C). Minimal chance of rain (26% chance), wind is normal (4km). Wish to subscribe for location-specific weather forecast for your farming community delivered to your cellphone weekly? Contact the Weather Service Provider at: Email: Team@syecomp.com Farmer Helpline: 0500000996 Read more →

Ghana Weather Forecast [ May 1, 2018]: Ada Foah

Weather Forecast in Ada Foah [ 5.7833, 0.6333 ] in the Greater Accra Region: Hot during the day (31C) and warm at night (26C). Minimal chance of rain (28% chance), wind is strong (7km). Wish to subscribe for location-specific weather forecast for your farming community delivered to your cellphone weekly? Contact the Weather Service Provider at: Email: Team@syecomp.com Farmer Helpline:… Read more →

Ghana Weather Forecast [April 13, 2018]: Kete Krachi

Weather forecast, Kete Krachi (7.80, -0.0166), Volta Region : Hot during the day (32C) and warm at night (22C). It will rain (77% chance), wind is normal (2km). Wish to subscribe for location-specific weather forecast for your farming community? Contact the Weather Service Provider at Email: Team@syecomp.com Farmer Helpline: 0500000996 Read more →

Ghana Weather Forecast [April 10, 2018]: Jirapa

Today’s weather forecast for Jirapa (10.53, -2.70), Upper West Region: Very hot during the day (36C) and warm at night (25C). Little chance of rain (32% chance), wind is normal (4km). Wish to subscribe for location-specific weather forecast for your farming community? Contact the Weather Service Provider at Email: Team@syecomp.com Farmer Helpline: 0500000996 Read more →

Weather Forecast (March 19, 2018): Nkoranza

Monday, March 19, 2018– Weather forecast for Nkoranza (Brong Ahafo Region) of Ghana: Very hot during the day (33C) and warm at night (22C). It will rain (73% chance), wind is normal (4km). To subscribe for location-specific weather information for your farming community, email: Team@syecomp.com  or Call the Farmer Helpline: 0500000996 Read more →

Satellite technology for farming in Ghana

Over the past half decade various forms of information and communication technologies (ICTs) have been deplored across farms in Ghana to boost production, monitor crop growth, optimise water use, and provide advanced detection of diseases and pests on crop fields. Technology needs of medium to large scale commercial farmers differ from that of smallholder food producers. However, innovations are helping… Read more →

Climate Change, Innovations, and Syecomp

Agriculture is predominantly rainfed in Ghana where the climate is dominated by the inter tropical convergence zone and the hot, dry harmattan winds blowing from the Sahara. The south of the country experiences a bimodal rainfall regime, with a major and a minor rainfall season while the north of the country has a unimodal rainfall regime. Climate change scenarios show… Read more →

Syecomp: Happy Farmers’ Day

Happy Farmers’ Day! Proud to associate and work with Ghanaian farmers, fishers, and pastoralists. Email us: Team@syecomp.com Have an agricultural content and wants it published? Connect with us via our AgPress® Newswire Service! Email: Editor@agricinghana.com Farmer Helpline: 0500000996 Read more →

Spurring farming in Ghana with GPS-specific weather information

Localised weather forecast information is part of Syecomp’s  Shared Value initiative to provide real-time weather,early warning, and climate information and data for vulnerable actors in Ghana. In Ghana, there is a likelihood of climate change set to hit the agricultural sector adversely and cause considerable negative impacts particularly for farmers, pastoralists and fishers. Weather information is one of the requirements… Read more →