Category: Projects in Ghana

Agricinghana Media Week long News App Giveaway!

Interested in accessing and installing the Agricinghana Media News app but the $0.99 ( ~5 Ghana Cedis) price tag seem out of your reach presently? No worries! From today Monday, July 15 to July 22, you can install it for FREE. Absolutely no charge! Share the Google Playstore link with other smart farmers and agriculture professionals. This is a very limited… Read more →

Landmark Stakeholder Meeting Step Forward for Sustainable Cocoa Production in Ghana

Solidaridad West Africa recently facilitated a groundbreaking roundtable, bringing together the land committee of the Sefwi Wiawso Traditional Council, Ghana, and tenant cocoa farmers. They met to build consensus over provisions in a proposed lease agreement that has generated controversy between the two parties over the past decades. The lease agreement is an integral part of efforts to create sustainable… Read more →

9th Pre-Harvest Agribusiness Exhibitions and Conference:

This year’s Pre-Harvest to focus on sustainable and structured markets for the agricultural sector. The 9th Annual Pre-harvest Agribusiness Exhibitions and Conference builds on the success of the 2018 event, which is scheduled from September 25-27, 2019 at the Aliu Mahama Sports stadium. This event is expected to bring together about 3000 farmers, agribusinesses and value chain actors to share… Read more →

A Deep Dive into the Ghanaian Tech Start-up Ecosystem

Ghana puts forth one of the strongest startup ecosystem frontiers in Africa. The nation continues to follow the footsteps of major hubs of the continent–Egypt, Kenya, Nigeria, and South Africa. The emergence of the new generation of entrepreneurs impacts Ghana’s economic growth. You have new players like Betway coming up, for instance. Yes, Betway Ghana is more popular than ever.… Read more →

Day 2: Hortifresh Exhibitions at La Palm Royal Beach Hotel

Today, July 3,  is Day 2 of the Fruit and Vegetable Fair ongoing at the La Palm Royal Beach Hotel, Accra organised by Hortifresh, a Dutch-funded project in Ghana and Cote d’Ivoire. Attendance is free and no pre-registration required. Get to download the Agricinghana Media News app (android version) at the event venue and get some freebies. Email: Editor@agricinghana.com Farmer… Read more →

Registration Opened: Agronomists Training of Trainers Batch 2

HortiFresh, a project by SNV and its consortium partners in Ghana and Cote d’ivoire, has opened registration for the 2nd batch of Training of Trainers (ToT) for Agronomists. The training will commence in September, 2019. If you’re an agronomist and interested in going through the ToT, register by sending a mail to: hortifresh@snv.org AgJob News Source: Agricinghana Media Email: Media@agricinghana.com… Read more →

Ghana Coffee

Coffee is an important global export commodity and is one of the most consumed beverages in the world. Ghana is noted  as the world’s second biggest exporter of premium cocoa beans. However, coffee has potential to do equally well with required investments and greater attention. The agroecological diversity of Ghana presents a potential for the production of high quality coffee… Read more →

Mastercard Foundation Fund for Rural Prosperity Awards $4.4m for Innovative Financial Services in Burundi, Ghana, Mali, Tanzania, Zambia

More than US$41.5 million committed overall as the Fund closes competitions Nairobi, Kenya, May 24, 2019 –The Mastercard Foundation Fund for Rural Prosperity (FRP) recently announced that five companies will receive a total of US$4,438,551 to support its financial inclusion agenda in Africa. The five companies, with projects in Burundi, Ghana, Mali, Tanzania, and Zambia, were selected from among 214… Read more →

SyeComp Data Collector (SDC) for Farm Digitalisation

SyeComp Data Collector (SDC) is a tool to help field staff, lead farmers, and agribusinesses (in outgrower commodity supply chains) collect both spatial and non-spatial data. SDC is a customized version of the Open Data Kit (ODK) and thus has all the functionalities. It is a powerful smartphone-, tablet-, PC-based replacement for paper forms, supports a wide range of question… Read more →

Local Weather Forecast: Old Atronso

Date: Monday  May 20, 2019 Location of Farming Community: Old Atronso GPS Location: 6.21667, -2.23 Weather Update: Very hot during the day (34 degs) and warm at night (24 degs). It will rain (87% chance), wind is normal (2km) Subscribe* for local farming weather forecast update for your Farmer-Based Organisation (FBO) or Farmer-Based Cooperative (FBC) by sending a mail to:… Read more →

Press Release: Gold in the Soil Awards Receive 50 Nominations!

The award component of the first ever Women in Food and Agriculture Leadership Forum and Expo, dubbed Gold in the soil awards has received fifty (50) applications since nominations opened . Billed under the theme: Women! Key Partners in Shaping Agribusiness, the two-day event is set to take place from June 12  to June 13, 2019 at Hotel Stevens located… Read more →

What do you know about Agricinghana Media?

Agricinghana Media, a specialised media company since 2011, has a strategic working philosophy not to ordinarily satiate the thirst for agriculture information but to expand the horizon for Ghana’s crops, livestocks, poultry, and aquaculture value chains. We are scaling our services and building a hub for Agricultural Intelligence in Africa. Join us on this unique journey through our Annual Institutional… Read more →

Digitising Small Farms in Sub-Saharan Africa

Digitisation of small farms involve building data footprint for smallholder farms and using technology to propel value-added services. One critical component of digitisation is farm survey and mapping; largely promoted by SyeComp for a decade in Ghana and other African countries. Farm mapping especially targeted at crop farmers serve as the start for all digitisation engagement. Farm mapping is essential… Read more →

WOFAGRIC 2019: Rewarding Excellence; Partnering Women to Shape Agribusiness in Ghana

According to The United Nation’s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), if women worldwide had the same access to productive resources as men, they could boost agricultural production and help lift 100 to 150 million people out of hunger. This claim is not only interesting: it represents an apparent narrative that we have inexplicably managed to sidestep. In Ghana, majority of… Read more →