Category archives for: Agriculture

Daily Food Collaborates with Food  For All Africa to Help the Needy

Accra, Ghana, December 10, 2018//-In its quest to help feed over 1000 people on the streets of Accra and other parts of Ghana  with good food,  Daily Food producers of Boss Baker  has collaborated with Food For All Africa  to observe the maiden edition of National Pastry Day recently at Daily Food Industrial Bakery premises, […]

New Weather Analytics Sharpen Predictions for Farmers, Others

December 5, 2018ACRE ‘s analytics solution for agriculture, is growing!

Boosting Harvests Worldwide By Sharing U.S. Innovations

December 4, 2018//-Yuri Tarai returned to his berry farm in Moldova in September with new ideas for selling his blueberries — strategies he learned during a two-week horticulture training program at Ohio State University.

GHS217 Million Opuni Trial: Lithovit Fertiliser Good for Cocoa, Veggies – Agongo’s Lawyer Insists 

Accra, Ghana, December 3, 2018//-Benson Nutsukpui, the lead counsel for businessman Seidu Agongo in the GHS217 million Opuni-Agongo trial on Monday, 3 December 2018 demonstrated to the Accra High Court hearing the case that the chemical composition and scientific operation of Lithovit Foliar fertiliser, which is at the heart of the case, aided not only […]

Transforming the African Agribusiness Sector: Tech, Transparency Hold key to Inclusive Growth

Nairobi, Kenya, December 3, 2018//- According to experts, the African population is expected to double by 2050, which means that food demand on the continent is expected to at least double by then.

Ghana’s Seed Sector Looks Promising

Accra, Ghana, November 29, 2018//-Participants at the fourth 10K Seed Convening in Accra have observed that despite the challenges of the sector including inadequate seed breeders, Ghana’s seed sector looks promising.

Africa’s SMEs Key to Increasing Access to Improved Seed Varieties by Smallholder Farmers

Accra, Ghana, November 27, 2018// – For Africa to realize its dream of attaining food and nutrition security, and improved livelihoods of its populations, the private sector must play a key role in agriculture development especially in increasing access to seed of improved varieties, an on-going regional convention on seeds production has concluded.

Ghana to Host African Seed Companies That Produce 10,000 Metric Tonnes of Seeds Per Year  

Accra, Ghana, November 23, 2018//-Despite the huge potential for private sector engagement, there are still very few local private seed producing companies in Africa.

Kenya Receives Fresh €235 Million Loans from AfDB to Complete Thwake Dam

Abidjan, Ivory Coast, November 21, 2018// — The African Development Bank’s AfDB’s) Board of Directors has approved two loans worth €235.763 million for the completion of  construction work on Thwake dam on Thwake River in southern Kenya.

CSS Agric Desk: COCOBOD Starving Cocoa Farmers and LBCs of Cash

Accra, Ghana, November 20, 2018//-The Agric Desk of the Centre for Socioeconomic Studies (CSS) has expressed grave concern with some negative developments in Ghana’s cocoa sector for the 2018/2019 crop season.

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