Ghanaian tomato transporters threaten strike over persistent robberies

Members of the Ghana National Tomatoes Traders and Transporters Association (GNTTTA) are protesting against the persistent robberies the endure on the Kumasi-Bolgatanga-Burkina Faso route. Chairperson of the association, Eric Osei Tuffour, said some tomatoes traders are in critical condition at … Continue reading Ghanaian tomato transporters threaten strike over persistent robberies

Kenyan startup receives $6m funding to insure smallholder farmers across Africa

Kenyan agricultural and tech-based insurance startup, Pula, has secured a $6 million investment fund to scale up its model to insure smallholder farmers across Africa. According to media reports, the received Series A funding from Pan-African early-stage venture capital firm, … Continue reading Kenyan startup receives $6m funding to insure smallholder farmers across Africa

Agric insurance provider, PULA, to boost smallscale farming in Africa with $6m Series A funding

Information reaching myaimreport.com indicates that Ms. Rose Goslinga, Co-Founder and Co-Chief Executive Officer at PULA [an African Agricultural Insurance and Technology Service Provider] has revealed that Pula has closed a $6m Series A fundraiser to support the expansion of Pula … Continue reading Agric insurance provider, PULA, to boost smallscale farming in Africa with $6m Series A funding

Conservation Agriculture: Mechanisation good for Ghana’s future – experts

The Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MOFA) in collaboration with the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has called for an urgent adoption of Conservation Agriculture (CA) mechanisation in Ghana to help the country boost its food production whilst increasing the … Continue reading Conservation Agriculture: Mechanisation good for Ghana’s future – experts

Ghana: Ministry of Food and Agriculture sets to implement the “National Fertilizer Expansion Programme

The Government of Ghana through the Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MoFA) is set to implement the “National Fertilizer Expansion Programme. The aim of the Ghana Fertilizer Expansion Programme (GFEP) is to operationalize the existing National Fertilizer Policy and Regulations … Continue reading Ghana: Ministry of Food and Agriculture sets to implement the “National Fertilizer Expansion Programme

Northern Ghana: The importance of the shea tree in the livelihoods of people

Ghana is a developing country with a low-income economy where over 80% of the population lives in abject poverty. The natural resources, especially the mineral resources such as the gold, diamond, bauxite, manganese etc. of the country are concentrated in … Continue reading Northern Ghana: The importance of the shea tree in the livelihoods of people

Trades Union Congress calls for increased collaboration to stem destruction of Ghana’s forest

The Secretary-General of the Trades Union Congress (TUC), Dr Anthony Yaw Baah, has charged union members in the agricultural and forestry sectors to strengthen collaboration and fight against the destruction of Ghana’s forest. He said the basic resources which guaranteed … Continue reading Trades Union Congress calls for increased collaboration to stem destruction of Ghana’s forest