Ghana Agricultural News Digest – September 15, 2016

Below are some current developments on agriculture in Africa: Media Reports Cocoa Industry Gets $1m Interest-free Loan Olam Ghana Limited has given over 1,000 cocoa farmer $1million interest-free loans in addition to the GHS4million premium it paid them for the 2015/2016 cocoa season. Head of Business at Olam Ghana Limited, Eric Botwe revealed this at >> Read more

Ghana Agricultural News Digest – September 5, 2016

Below are some current developments on agriculture in Africa: Media Reports ADB Wins Best Bank in Agric, Forestry and Fisheries Financing The Agricultural Development Bank has been adjudged the best bank in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing at the 15th Ghana Banking Awards held in Accra. The Ghana Banking Awards is recognized as the event which >> Read more

Ghana Agricultural News Digest – August 15, 2016

Below are some current developments on agriculture in Africa: Media Reports Ghana Announces GH¢4 Million as Premium for Cocoa Farmers Olam Ghana, a leading supply chain manager of agri-products and one of Ghana’s biggest cocoa buying agencies, has announced the payment of GH₡ 4 million in premiums to cocoa farmers for the 2015/2016 season at >> Read more

Ghana Agricultural News Digest – August 8, 2016

Below are some current developments on agriculture in Africa: Media Reports SEND-Ghana Launches Food Security Project Report SEND-Ghana was established in 1998 in the eastern corridor of the Northern Region with the ultimate goal of combating illiteracy, desertification, food insecurity and to ensure small holder farmers’ access to sustainable credit. The organization in partnership with >> Read more

Ghana Agricultural News Digest – August 2, 2016

Below are some current developments on agriculture in Africa: Media Reports EPA Distributes 100,000 Tree Seedlings As part of the “Greening Ghana Project” which is being implemented by the Ministry of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation (MESTI) and the EPA, the Upper East Regional Directorate of the Environmental Protection Agency, has begun the distribution of >> Read more