Ghana Agricultural News Digest – November 17, 2014

Below are some current developments on Agriculture in Africa: Agricultural Issues Initiative Boosts Cocoa Productivity More than 32,000 cocoa farmers in Ghana and other West African countries are now reducing the impact of pests and plant diseases on their cocoa crop. This has become possible through a joint programme by CropLife Africa Middle East and >> 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

Ghana Agricultural News Digest – August 11, 2014

Below are some current developments on Agriculture in Africa: Agricultural issues Farmers must Add Value to Products The Deputy General Secretary of General Agricultural Workers’ Union (GAWU), Edward Kareweh is calling on Ghanaian farmers to concentrate on adding value to their products for domestic use rather than exporting. His call comes on the back of >> Read more

Ghana Agricultural News Digest – March 3, 2014.

Below are some current developments on Agriculture in Africa: Agricultural Issues The State of Our Nation is One of Un-ending Impoverishment Across the length and breadth of our nation, from village to town , suburban to city communities, our citizens pause in contemplation each year at this time , looking for signs of hope, a >> Read more

Workshop: Economic Transformation in West Africa

 The Economic Transformation in West Africa: What It Means for Food Security and Poverty Reduction workshop was held on May 15, 2013, in Dakar, Senegal. The workshop was organized by the West and Central Africa Office of the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), and hosted by the Faculty of Economics and Management of Cheikh Anta Diop >> Read more