Category: Miscellaneous

Job Opportunity at GIZ Ghana: Advisor, Market Oriented Agricultural Program (MOAP) Wa

Project: Market-Oriented Agricultural Program (MOAP) Reports to: Deputy Head of MOAP NW and Advisor M&E Assignment Period: Contract ends 31.12.2020 subject to renewal Location: Wa (Upper West Region) Project Profile The Market-Oriented Agriculture Program (MOAP) is implemented jointly with the Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MoFA) in thirty-four (34) districts distributed among 8 regions (Bono, Bono East, Central, Eastern, North… Read more →

IFB – Ghana – Supply, Delivery and Installation of Factory Equipment for five (5) Common User Facilities (CUFs) at different locations – REP

Government of the Republic of Ghana has received a Loan / Grant from the African Development Bank (AfDB) in various currencies towards the cost of the Rural Enterprises Programme (REP), and it intends to apply part of the proceeds of this loan to payments under the contract for the Procurement for the Supply, Delivery and Installation of Factory Equipment for… Read more →

Soybean Innovation Lab to host soybean kick-off event at Nyankpala

Accra, GHANA- On October 22, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Soybean Innovation Lab, in collaboration with the Savanna Agricultural Research Institute (SARI), will host the 5th Annual Soybean Kick-off Event in Nyankpala, Ghana. This annual event brings together researchers, development experts, private-sector partners including soybean seed companies, processors, aggregators, and input dealers that share the common goal… 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 →

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 →