Category: NEWS

Financing smallholder Ghanaian farmers

Most financial institutions in Ghana tend to rely on traditional forms of credit assessment.  This is the process flow for loan applications: 1/ Credit Risk officers screen a large pool of unbanked individuals  looking to access formal financing 2/ These customers, often referred to as “thin file”, are rejected due to the lack of information on how risk tolerant or… Read more →

Discounts and Pro bono Services: SyeComp@10

SyeComp Ghana Ltd is 10! We are very excited to reach this stage in our growth trajectory. What is SyeComp? 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 →

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 →

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 →

Agricinghana Media News Coverage in 2019

Happy new year our valued readers! What would you like to see us at Agricinghana Media cover (or write more about) this year? Email us your feedback: Editor@agricinghana.com Alternatively, you may WhatsApp your feedback to the Farmer Helpline: 0500000996 Click to download the Android package ( Apk) of Agricinghana Media News App. With a 7-year footprint deep into the agriculture… Read more →

Entering 2019? Delve into your agribusiness passion now!

2019 is almost here with us. 2018 might have been a disappointing one for agribusiness entrepreneurs and ventures in Ghana due to loss of crops, unsuccessful fundraising, et al. Here are top 8 suggestions compiled by our journalists and Editors to help you succeed in your agribusiness journey in 2019. It includes a mix of suggestions and upcoming events to… Read more →

AgNews Snippets -Week 51

Curated news items on the agricultural scene in Ghana by Editors and Journalists at Agricinghana Media for Week 51.   SyeComp is recruiting for Senior Software Engineers for the company for its Accra and Nairobi offices Interested? Check out the job requirements in the weblink below. Weblink    Ghana’s First lady, Mrs. Rebecca Akufo-Addo has been named as the Nutrition… Read more →

Electronic Trading on the Ghana Commodity Exchange

On November 6, 2018, Ghana recorded the first ever electronic trading of a commodity. The Ghana Commodity Exchange (GCX), a national multi commodity exchange commenced trading in spot contracts for maize – a move that would help farmers get the true value of their goods. The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo was present to deliver the keynote… Read more →

Senior Software Engineering Jobs at SyeComp (Ghana/Kenya)

Senior Software Engineering Jobs at SyeComp, 2019 Start (Fixed-Term/Renewable Employee). SyeComp is recruiting for key management positions in its software engineering department. About SyeComp 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… Read more →

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 →

World Food Program (WFP) encourages custom and contract farming

The World Food Programme (WFP) has admonished smallholder farmers in Ghana to pull their resources in the course of their practice so as to raise the quality of their expertise leading to an increase in demand for their services. Speaking at a session on Custom and Contract Farming during the 8th Pre-harvest Agribusiness Exhibition and Conference held in the Northern… Read more →

Why Ghana’s cocoa receive a premium

Fermentation is a unique transformation of food products. This is because it doesn’t involve any applied heat. This is food and drink made strictly through the action of bacteria and fungi. They perform all the transformations that normally we need heat to make it happen. A lot of fermented food is on the aisle of most supermarkets and shoppers barely… Read more →

7 years on the agricultural journey….. Agricinghana Media

We are excited with the month of October! 7 years ago we begun chronicling Ghana’s agricultural journey as a specialised media organisation. We are proud of where we are and excited for the future. We thank our Institutional Partners and encourage new organisations to join us for the coming year by sending a mail to: Editor@agricinghana.com For us at Agricinghana… Read more →