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 – March 2, 2015

Below are some current developments on agriculture in Africa: Agricultural Issues Government Secures $145million for Agric Sector The government has secured a $145-million credit facility from the World Bank and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) to help transform the agricultural sector into a vibrant commercial sector. The  facility is for the implementation >> Read more

Ghana Agricultural News Digest – September 15, 2014

Below are some current developments on Agriculture in Africa: Agricultural Issues Farmer Based Organisations’ (FBOs) Website Launched Hon. Fifi Fiavi Kwetey, the Minister of Food and Agriculture has launched a Farmer Based Organizations’ website in Accra. The launch of the website is part of the efforts at bringing together Farmer Based Organisations (FBOs), apex bodies, >> Read more

Ghana Agricultural News Digest – July 29, 2014

Below are some current developments on Agriculture in Africa: Agricultural Issues SEND-Ghana Supports Farmers SEND-Ghana, a social intervention non-governmental organization, has supported selected smallholder farmers in the Nanumba North, East Gonja and the Kpandai districts with more than GH₵48,000 to improve their livelihoods. Some credit unions in the beneficiary districts would disburse the funds to >> Read more

Ghana Agricultural News Digest – July 14, 2014.

Below are some current developments on Agriculture in Africa: Agricultural Issues Economic Prospects High as $3billion Eurobond, Cocoa Cash Expected - BOG The Governor of the Bank of Ghana (BoG), Dr Henry Kofi Wampah, says in spite of exchange rate pressures and a decline in major commodity prices, mid-term economic prospects are strong. He said >> Read more