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 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 – August 22, 2016

Below are some current developments on agriculture in Africa: Media Reports Ghana to Host World Groundnut Researchers in Tamale The annual meeting for the Peanut & Mycotoxin Innovation Lab, which is made up of scientists and student researchers working through the U.S. Agency for International Development and the Feed the Future program to improve food >> 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