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 – July 4, 2016

Below are some current developments on agriculture in Africa: Media Reports Rise of Sweet Potato Farming in Ghana This season, the majority of farmers in Nabdam, Ghana, have decided to take up large scale cultivation of orange flesh sweet potato. The farmers drawn from several communities declared their intention at a Stakeholders Platform Forum, organized >> 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 – January 18, 2016

Below are some current developments on agriculture in Africa: Agricultural Issues Cocoa Prices off to a Bad Start in 2016 ... Brokers Say Selling is Driven by Algorithmic Traders Cocoa, one of a few bright spots in the commodities world in 2015, is having a bad start to this year. The bean behind chocolate joined >> Read more

Ghana Agricultural News Digest – June 8, 2015

Below are some current developments on agriculture in Africa: Agricultural Issues COCOBOD to Replace 33% of Cocoa trees with Improved, Disease-resistant Ones The Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) is to replace about 33 per cent of the country’s cocoa trees with hybrid seedlings that have high yields and are resistant to diseases, pests and harsh weather >> Read more