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 →

Job Vacancy: Advisor for People’s Green Energy Project-Capacity for Solar Pumping and Irrigation System Trainings

Project: People’s Green Energy Reports to: Team Leader Assignment Period: September 01, 2019-September 30, 2022 Location: Accra Project Description  The “People’s Green Energy” Project is a proposed country measure of a global project commissioned by the German Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) to improve access to modern energy services and to promote alternative and sustainable technologies using… 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 →

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 →

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 →

CMT’s 4th Cassava & Starch Africa Conference

For all latest insights on how Africa can increase cassava yields and enhance cassava value added products production, attend CMT’s 4th Cassava & Starch Africa which will be held on 22-23 May, 2019 in Accra, GHANA. Themed “Driving Sustainable Development through Innovative Value Chains”, its key highlights include: • Market Focus on Nigeria, Ghana, Uganda, Tanzania, Mozambique • Latest on… Read more →

The 36th edition of Macfrut has officially begun

Rimini, 8 May 2019 – The 36th edition of Macfrut, the international trade fair for the fruit and vegetable sector, kicked off today at the Rimini Expo Centre, where it will be held until 10 May. Emanuela Del Re, Italy’s Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Simona Caselli, Councillor for Agriculture of the Emilia-Romagna Region, Roberto Luongo, Director… Read more →

Ethiopia’s 3rd International Trade Show – Agriculture – Food Processing, Packaging, Bakery & Confectionery Technology – Ingredients – Food & Hospitality

More than twice as large in 2019: The 3rd agrofood & plastprintpack Ethiopia featuring 142 global technology leaders from 18 countries Conferences on Financing for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs), Recycling, Reducing food losses and waste & Post-harvest losses – Focus on food safety ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, May 6, 2019/ — Due to the upbeat market development and an ever… Read more →

Macfrut to host the second edition of the Tropical Fruit Congress

Cesena, 2nd May 2019 – The second edition of the Tropical Fruit Congress, the international event covering topics involving exotic fruits, will be held at Macfrut from 8 to 10 May 2019. Over the course of three days, market, consumption and trade trends will be examined, as well as the scientific developments, technologies and sales strategies of exotic produce, which… Read more →

Agrihouse Foundation and MoFA Lead Delegation to Agrishow in Brazil

Agrihouse Foundation and the Ministry of Food and Agriculture are currently in Ribeirao, Brazil with a strong Ghanaian contingent to participate in the 26th edition of Agrishow. A 17-Member Delegation, led by the Deputy Minister for Food and Agriculture, Hon. Sagre Bambangi and Alberta Akyaa Akosa, the Executive Director of Agrihouse Foundation are in the South American country to represent… Read more →