Ghana Agricultural News Digest – April 27, 2015

Below are some current developments on agriculture in Africa: Agricultural Issues President Mahama Announces Incentive Package for Cocoa Farmers President John Dramani Mahama on Friday announced a number of incentives for cocoa farmers to inspire them to step up production in the coming years. He said: "Apart from the on-going free fertilizers and spraying exercises, >> Read more

Ghana Agricultural News Digest – March 23, 2015

Below are some current developments on agriculture in Africa: Agricultural Issues President Mahama Commended for Resolving Agricultural Challenges Mr. Bright Edward Kodzo Demordzi, the Member of Parliament for Bortianor Ngleshie Amanfrom, has commended President John Dramani Mahama, for his inspiring State of the Nation’s Address. He said the address had resolved all major challenges facing >> Read more

Ghana Agricultural News Digest – October 27, 2014

Below are some current developments on Agriculture in Africa: Agricultural Issues Vitamin A Cassava Becoming Popular The biofortified cassava, rich in vitamin A, is becoming widespread in Africa, driven by increasing awareness of its health and nutrition benefits. The variety is changing the description of cassava – a root crop often referred to as “Africa’s >> Read more

Ghana Agricultural News Digest – October 7, 2014

Below are some current developments on Agriculture in Africa: Agricultural Issues Government Increases Cocoa Producer Price by 62.74 per cent The Government of Ghana Thursday increased the producer price of cocoa by 62.74 per cent.  Cocoa farmers in the country will now receive GH₵5,520 per tonne for the 2014/2015 crop season, up from the GH₵3,392 >> Read more

Agricultural Mechanization and South-South Cooperation – Workshop Synopsis

The Asian experience with agricultural mechanization has been market with major successes over the past four decades. Farm mechanization has recently emerged in Africa south of the Sahara (SSA) despite limited experiences in the past. Exchanging different regional experiences on how mechanization has evolved, especially in Asian countries, can help identify alternative approaches and design >> Read more