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 – October 12, 2015

Below are some current developments on agriculture in Africa: Agricultural Issues John Deere, Yara Ghana Demonstrates Successful Farm Mechanisation John Deere and Yara Ghana Limited (YGL), have demonstrated to farmers and agribusiness students a successful results of using farm mechanisation and the right chemicals to plant and harvest crops. The demonstration exercise which was held >> Read more

Ghana Agricultural News Digest – October 5, 2015

Below are some current developments on agriculture in Africa: Agricultural Issues Government Bets on New Cocoa Price to Boost Output Government has increased the price at which it buys a bag of cocoa from farmers by 21.74 percent for the current crop season spanning 2015/2016. This, it hopes, will be enough to motivate farmers of >> Read more

Ghana Agricultural News Digest – August 3, 2015

Below are some current developments on agriculture in Africa: Agricultural Issues New Vegetable Lab Launched to Boost Food Security A new regional laboratory in Ghana is seeking to develop the vegetable industry through research, development and innovation to improve food and nutritional security in West Africa.   It will do this through increased use of indigenous >> Read more

Ghana Agricultural News Digest – April 7, 2015

Below are some current developments on agriculture in Africa: Agricultural Issues Local Farmers to Benefit from GH¢90 million Agric Subsidy Farmers are to benefit from a GH¢90 million subsidy on fertilizer and seeds this year, the Minister of Food and Agriculture (MoFA), Mr. Fifi Kwetey, has said. At the 2015 Fertilizer and Seed Subsidy Programme >> Read more