Category: Projects in Ghana

Farm Community Weather Forecast in Ghana: Aketewia

Date: Thursday January 09, 2020 Rural Location: Aketewia GPS Coordinates: 6.53333, -0.20 Weather Forecast: Very hot during the day (33 deg celsius) and warm at night (21 deg celsius). Minimal chance of rain (28% chance), wind is normal (3km) Request for localised weather forecast for your farmer organisation/ cooperative to help them prioritise their farming activities. Email: developers@syecomp.com Kindly note,… Read more →

[Update] Ghana Agro Input Dealer Directory

Agro-input dealers in Ghana are typically owners of agro shops and agro vets across the length and breadth of the country. We are pleased to announce the availability of a spatial (location-based) directory ( data set) of agro-input shops in Ghana. This data set is localised per community, district, and region with assigned Global Positioning System (GPS) coordinates. You could… Read more →

Agricinghana Media Offers Free News App Download This Week

We are excited with individuals and corporate institutions using our news app and the invaluable feedback we’ve received. As a show of appreciation and for a limited time period, we are providing the opportunity for everyone to download this news app free from the Google Playstore. Agricinghana media quality news can be accessed with the news app even without data… Read more →

Consultancy Job-Ghana Fertiliser Platform

Background Over the past decade or so Ghana has embarked on an agenda to develop its fertilizer sector. Different initiatives have sought to improve fertilizer consumption and use through several subsidy programs for farmers and the formulation of a fertilizer policy to guide fertilizer production, marketing and quality control. The realization of a need to harmonize all these efforts has… Read more →

Celebrating the heroes that feed us!

Annually in Ghana, the first Friday of December is set aside to commemorate the contributions of farmers and fisherfolks. At Agricinghana Media, the welfare of the Ghanaian smallholder farmer is our utmost priority. On this special day we recognise their efforts and pledge our continuous support to making farming in Ghana and Africa more sustainable and profitable. Agricinghana Media will… Read more →

Ignite 2019 Launched in Ghana with Amazing African Women in Agribusiness

Sixteen (16) amazing women in agribusiness from nine countries are in Ghana for IGNITE 2019, a 3-week in-residence mentoring and strategic support programme organized by GuzaKuza, a dynamic women-led organization. At a press launch, the Team Leader, Nana Adjoa Sifa, shared how inspired she was with their presence in Ghana, joining a cohort of awesome Igniters. Implemented in partnership with… Read more →

Top 10 Questions on Aflatoxin

1/ What is Aflatoxin? Response: Aflatoxins are natural poisons produced when certain mold species ( Aspergillus flavus and Aspergillus parasiticus) grow in foods. 2/ What types of food are most likely to be contaminated? Response: Maize, peanuts, dried spices, and tree nuts are the most likely foods to contain aflatoxins, but contaminated feed can also lead livestock products containing aflatoxins… Read more →

Responsible and Sustainable Sourcing of Cocoa Beans in Ghana: Truth or Fiction

By 2025, most commodity supply organisations and confectioneries intend completing the phased activity of responsibly and sustainably sourcing their raw commodities. Their intent is securing high commodity producer profitability, quality on-farm business, and concurrently addressing issues like gender inequality and poor social conditions. These commitments are ambitious and very exciting. It is interesting to observe how different institutions signed up… Read more →

Enhancing Rural Farm Productivity in Ghana: Digital Solutions

SyeComp is spearheading efforts in satellite-derived geodata enabled precision agriculture services in Africa. As an Earth Observation Technology company, the company strives to support smallholder African farmers and agribusinesses with localised digital solutions to create sustainable and profitable agrifood systems and promote smart sourcing ( traceability) solutions. The company’s onerous objective is to help commodity producer clients reach a high… Read more →

Local Weather Forecast: Hohoe

Date: Monday September 02, 2019 Location of Farming Community: Hohoe GPS Location: 7.1500, 0.4666 Weather Update: Hot during the day (30 degrees celcius) and warm at night (22 degrees celcius). It will rain (91% 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 →

Call for Applications: Miss Agriculture Ghana 2019

Yes, Ready for the 3rd edition of the *Miss Agriculture Ghana* Agro pageant 2019? Join the audition train!🚋🚋🚋🚋 Are you a young lady between the ages of 18-35 years, student or worker with interest in Agriculture? Do you have an innovative project or idea that can boost the interest of women in Agriculture and create more jobs? Simple; this is… Read more →

Greenhouse Revolution: Back to the Basics!!

Greenhouse farming is gradually gaining grounds and has become very popular in Ghana due to the perceived profitability and ease of cultivation. This technology seems well calculated and sophisticated because the farmer has full control to provide optimum conditions for plant growth. It is apt for adapting against climate change. Other additional technologies even include monitoring and controlling the farm… Read more →

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 →