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 8, 2016

Below are some current developments on agriculture in Africa: Media Reports SEND-Ghana Launches Food Security Project Report SEND-Ghana was established in 1998 in the eastern corridor of the Northern Region with the ultimate goal of combating illiteracy, desertification, food insecurity and to ensure small holder farmers’ access to sustainable credit. The organization in partnership with >> Read more

Ghana Agricultural News Digest – July 27, 2016

Below are some current developments on agriculture in Africa: Media Reports Bridging the Gap between Forestry and Agriculture to Improve Food Security At the opening of the 23rd Session of the FAO Committee on Forestry (COFO), FAO presented its flagship publication The State of the World's Forests (SOFO) and called for better coordination between agriculture and forestry for sustainable >> Read more

Ghana Agricultural News Digest – February 22, 2016

Below are some current developments on agriculture in Africa: FAO Admits Bees are Capable of Ensuring Food Security The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) on Friday, for the first time, lauded bees for their role in helping increase crop yields.  The small insects, wild or honey ones, have been unknowingly fertilizing plants as they move >> Read more