COCOBOD rolls out Cocoa Management System to capture information of farmers and lands

Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) has begun the Cocoa Management System (CMS) aimed at essentially capturing biometrically information of the household of the farmer and information about the land. The CMS will also capture land tenure arrangements between the farmers and … Continue reading COCOBOD rolls out Cocoa Management System to capture information of farmers and lands

ADB and other organizations commit financial and technical support towards the 4th AG-STUD Bootcamp

Several organizations, including the Agricultural Development Bank, have committed their financial and technical support towards the organization of the 4th annual Agricultural Students career Guidance and Mentorship Dialogue & Bootcamp (AG-STUD AFRICA) organized by Agrihouse Foundation, scheduled to hold from … Continue reading ADB and other organizations commit financial and technical support towards the 4th AG-STUD Bootcamp

A sustainable seed value chain must engage and involve all stakeholders – Seed Co.

The West and Central Africa Regional Manager of Seed Co, Dr. Takemore Chagomoka, had opined that seed is an important catalyst for the development of agriculture that needs all the stakeholders’ engagement for its sustainability. Agriculture is the backbone of … Continue reading A sustainable seed value chain must engage and involve all stakeholders – Seed Co.

Ghana: Poultry farmers to meet Prez over decision to replace eggs with Chinese mackerel for student

Poultry farmers are raged over the decision by the government to replace eggs with Chinese mackerel for the students in Ghana. Speaking to Angel FM this morning, Mr. Boris B, a poultry farmer described the report of the government’s decision … Continue reading Ghana: Poultry farmers to meet Prez over decision to replace eggs with Chinese mackerel for student

Inter-ministerial discussion will be held on poultry farmer’s challenges – Food Ministry

Ministry of Food and Agriculture says the “worrying” concerns about the lack of demand for eggs from local poultry farms will receive inter-ministerial attention. Speaking on the Citi Breakfast Show on Monday, the Ministry’s PRO, Bagbara Tanko, however, did not … Continue reading Inter-ministerial discussion will be held on poultry farmer’s challenges – Food Ministry

KNUST and University of Offenburg have won a grant to promote safe food production in Ghana

The Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) and its partner, the Offenburg University of Applied Sciences, Germany, through the Institute of Reliable Embedded Systems and Communication Electronics (ivESK), have won a project competition for Dipper project on Distributed … Continue reading KNUST and University of Offenburg have won a grant to promote safe food production in Ghana

College of agriculture and natural sciences of UCC hosts SustaInAfrica Project meeting

The College of Agriculture and Natural Sciences of the University of Cape Coast (UCC) has hosted a two-day meeting for the African Participants of the Sustainable Intensification of African farming in North and West Africa (SustInAFRICA) Project. The purpose of … Continue reading College of agriculture and natural sciences of UCC hosts SustaInAfrica Project meeting

Students admonished to take advantage of the business opportunities present in the seed sector

Agriculture is a major employability contributing to about 33 percent of the total working force in Ghana. In tackling food security and unemployment intricacies, seeds are the critical element to deal with in the agricultural sector. As a means of … Continue reading Students admonished to take advantage of the business opportunities present in the seed sector

History and future of women’s economic participation in Southern Africa

Solidaridad’s Precious Greehy and Mandla Nkomo reflect on the history and future of women’s economic participation in Southern Africa, and Solidaridad’s efforts to level the playing field. Smallholder women’s participation in economic advancement across most communities in the Southern Africa … Continue reading History and future of women’s economic participation in Southern Africa