Ghana Agricultural News Digest – October 5, 2016

  Below are some current developments on agriculture in Africa: Media Reports Government Increases Producer Price of Cocoa Government has reviewed upwards the producer price for cocoa at a ceremony to commemorate this year's national cocoa day in Tepa in the Ashanti Region. The new price will go for GHS 475.00 per bag, 50 cedis >> Read more

Ghana Agricultural News Digest – September 27, 2016

Below are some current developments on agriculture in Africa: Media Reports State Urged to Adopt Single Rice Seedlings It is estimated that Ghana imports between US$200 and US$400 million rice annually. The amount is said to be one of the major factors that swells the country’s import bill, while putting pressure on the local cedi >> Read more

Ghana Agricultural News Digest – September 19, 2016

Below are some current developments on agriculture in Africa: Media Reports USAID Donate Items worth GHC 900,000 to Boost Agriculture The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) presented tablets and other information and technology (I.T) equipment worth GHC 900,000 to the statistics, Research and Information Directorate (SRID) of the Ministry of Food and Agriculture >> Read more

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