Partnerships and investments in digital agriculture needed amid COVID-19 – Extension Director

The Director of Agriculture Extension Services at the Ministry of Food and Agriculture, Mr Paul Siameh, has called for more investments in digital agriculture products to address current and emerging challenges. He explained that the continuous collaboration between the government, … Continue reading Partnerships and investments in digital agriculture needed amid COVID-19 – Extension Director

Seed value chain actors sensitized on guidelines for implementing Seed Legislation in Ghana

The Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA) in collaboration with USAID has organized a two-day workshop on “Development of Operational Guidelines for Seed Legislation in Ghana” for over 30 seed value chain actors at Akosombo, Eastern Region from … Continue reading Seed value chain actors sensitized on guidelines for implementing Seed Legislation in Ghana

Advans Ghana Savings and Loans equips 100 smallholder farmers cocoa, rice value chains

Advans Ghana Savings and Loans Limited has trained and honoured 100 smallholder farmers in the cocoa and rice value chains. The gesture formed part of the company’s continued support to the agricultural sector and in commemoration of the 2020 Farmers’ … Continue reading Advans Ghana Savings and Loans equips 100 smallholder farmers cocoa, rice value chains

GIRSAL unveils knowledge portal to improve agric lending, investments

The Ghana Incentive-Based Risk-Sharing System for Agricultural Lending (GIRSAL) has partnered the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA) to launch a portal that provides information on agriculture to financial institutions to aid them in loan assessments relating to … Continue reading GIRSAL unveils knowledge portal to improve agric lending, investments

Ghana: Alliance for Green Revolution in Africa supports production of certified seeds

The Alliance for Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA) is supporting six local seed producers to breed 6,000 tonnes of certified seeds to support smallholder farmers in the northern part of the country. The seed breeding project is themed: “Strengthening Ghana’s … Continue reading Ghana: Alliance for Green Revolution in Africa supports production of certified seeds

Global Environment Facility: Repairing the broken food system for sustainable and resilient food security in Africa

As farmers and consumers grapple with disruptions in the global food supply chain, we are witnessing an exacerbation of threats to the natural environment. Since start of the pandemic, increases in deforestation and forest degradation, illegal wildlife exploitation, plastic pollution, … Continue reading Global Environment Facility: Repairing the broken food system for sustainable and resilient food security in Africa

Statement from Forster Boateng, AGRA Regional Head for West Africa in commemoration of World Food Day

The COVID-19 pandemic struck Ghana at a time when the country was grappling with youth unemployment, effects of climate change, and 2.5 million people (5% of the total population) who are food insecure. The measures aimed at tackling the health … Continue reading Statement from Forster Boateng, AGRA Regional Head for West Africa in commemoration of World Food Day