Agribusiness Program with GIMPA and IIMB 2013

The Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA) and the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) partnered up to launch a four-week Agribusiness Entrepreneurship Programme, running from April 15th – May 10th, 2013 bringing together mid-level personnel engaged in managing the food, feed, and agriculture system in the private sector, especially from companies seeking to make new or upgrade investments as well as a few from the public sector. With help from The University of Ghana, The Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad (IIMA) and the Indian Institute of Management Bangalore (IIMB), the 4-week long programme using conventional learning techniques for principles of good business practice and case studies as problem-solving tool was successfully completed on May 10th,2013. Based on the demand from the participants an online forum will be developed to enable them to communicate among themselves and also assist them in accessing relevant knowledge systems. GIMPA has plans to expand this to a three month certificate program to offer participants from the countries in the region.