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 – 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 – 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

Ghana Agricultural News Digest – June 13, 2016

Below are some current developments on agriculture in Africa: Media Reports Time for Agric Insurance - Minister The Deputy Minister of Agriculture, Dr Ahmed Yakubu Alhassan has admitted that an institutionalised insurance agriculture scheme will go a long way to improve the agric sector and make it attractive to investors. Dr. Alhassan said it was >> Read more

Ghana Agricultural News Digest – February 15, 2016

Below are some current developments on agriculture in Africa: Ghana, Iran Sign Agreement on Agric, International Cooperation Ghana and Iran deepened their ties Sunday when President John Dramani Mahama and his Iranian counterpart, Dr Hassan Rouhani, discussed  a wide range of issues of mutual interest at the start of the Ghanaian leader's state visit to >> Read more