Category: Miscellaneous

Kosmos Strives to Solve Ghana’s Agricultural Value Chain Challenges

The Pre-harvest event aligns with Kosmos’ vision of solvingchallenges in the agricultural sector.– George Sarpong, Director Corporate Affairs, Kosmos Kosmos Energy’s Corporate Affairs Director, George Sarpong, has said that the 9th Annual Pre-harvest Conference and Exhibition aligns with the global oil giant’s vision for Ghana’s agriculture sector. Mr. Sarpong made this revelation in a response to a set of questions… Read more →

Aerial Spraying of Crop Farms in Ghana. Is it Safe?

There has been increasing attention towards the benefits and huge potential in adopting aerial spraying of crop farms in Ghana by medium to large scale commercial farm owners. It is also of huge interest to smallholder farmers undertaking block farming schemes as well. Agricinghana Media has also been one of the lead promoters of crop spray services in Ghana. Now… Read more →

Local Weather Forecast: Samreboi (WR)

Date: Thursday May 16, 2019 Location of Community: Samreboi GPS Location: 5.6, -2.56667 Weather Update: Hot during the day (31 degs) and warm at night (22 degs). It will rain (78% chance), wind is normal (2km) Subscribe for weather forecast update for your Farmer-Based Organisation (FBO) or Farmer-Based Cooperative (FBC) by sending a mail to: developers@syecomp.com 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 →

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 →

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 →

Intern at SyeComp

If you’re an ambitious undergrad or graduate student from any study background, an opportunity to intern at SyeComp presents itself. 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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →

The Role of Livestock Breeding Stations in the Implementation of Rearing for Food and Jobs (RFJ)

The Case of the Pong Tamale Breeding Station in Northern Region Ghana has basically five agro ecological zone (Rain Forest, Deciduous Forest, Transitional Zone, Coastal Savannah and Northern Savannah (Guinea and Sudan Savannah). The zones classification are based on climate, which determine the natural vegetation and influenced by the soils (Ghana Agriculture facts and figures, 2016). Hence each zone is… Read more →

Derrick Tuffour-Mills: Farming is Cool

Once I had a university lecturer from another department, who made it his mantra to castigate everything and anything about agriculture. His disdain for agriculture made me wonder sometimes whether he ate. It was obvious that he did not fully comprehend the implications of his statements. One day during a lecture, he mentioned that, “I would never allow any of… Read more →

MoFA: time and money spent appropriately?

Dr Owusu Afriyie Akoto, the Minister of Food and Agriculture has led a Ghanaian delegation to this year’s TECHAGRO fair in the Czech Republic to learn first hand, best practices and seek collaboration in various areas of the Agric sector to help improve food production and food security. The question to ask here is are the costs of flights and… Read more →