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 – December 29, 2015

Below are some current developments on agriculture in Africa: Agricultural Issues: 10,000 Cocoa Farmers Paid Through Mobile Banking One of the world’s leading chocolate and cocoa products manufacturer, Barry Callebaut, has succeeded in subscribing 10,000 cocoa farmers on its mobile banking programme, it has announced in a statement. The chocolate firm said a few days >> Read more

Ghana Agricultural News Digest – October 26, 2015

Below are some current developments on agriculture in Africa: Agricultural Issues Ecobank Commits US$7m to Rice, Maize Farming Ecobank Ghana has committed US$7,000,000 to the production of rice, maize and soya beans in the savannah ecological zones of northern Ghana. The initiative is expected to boost food production and improve the livelihood of farmers within >> Read more

Ghana Agricultural News Digest – July 27, 2015

Below are some current developments on agriculture in Africa: Agricultural Issues Palm Oil can be the Next ‘Gold’ for Ghana The Head of Corporate Affairs, Unilever Ghana, Mr. Gabriel Opoku-Asare, has described the palm oil sub-sector as the next “gold” sector for the country if all key stakeholders collaborate to grow the sub-sector to meet >> Read more