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 – 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 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

Ghana Agricultural News Digest – July 18, 2016

Below are some current developments on agriculture in Africa: Media Reports 5,000m/t of Raw Cashew Nuts Imported from Guinea Bissau USIBRAS Ghana Limited, the biggest cashew processing company in West Africa, has appealed to government for better support to the country’s cashew processors as it is importing 5,000 metric tonnes of raw cashew nuts from >> Read more

Ghana Agricultural News Digest – June 27, 2016

Below are some current developments on agriculture in Africa: Media Reports Agribusiness Financing Receives Boost Eximguaranty Ghana Limited and the USAID Financing Ghanaian Agriculture Project (USAID-FinGAP) are collaborating to provide credit guarantees which are expected to increase financing for agricultural development and innovation in Ghana. The collaboration, according to Felix Ntrakwah-Board Chairman of Eximguaranty, was >> Read more