Small-scale farming transformation: Microsoft 4Afrika and IFC partner to promote agri-food sector in Africa

An initiative that will avail digital tools and training resources to small-scale farmers and agriculture-linked small businesses in Africa has been launched. The programme is a partnership between Microsoft’s 4Afrika initiative and International Finance Corporation (IFC), and aims to support … Continue reading Small-scale farming transformation: Microsoft 4Afrika and IFC partner to promote agri-food sector in Africa

Newmont’s arrival is a threat to our socio-economic livelihoods – Fish farmers lament

The leadership of YASTA Fish Farmers Association in the Tono North Municipality, Ahafo Region, have expressed worry that the emergence of Newmont Ghana Gold Limited (NGGL) in that area is a great threat to their sustainable socio-economic livelihoods. According to … Continue reading Newmont’s arrival is a threat to our socio-economic livelihoods – Fish farmers lament

Ghana: Deputy Minister of Trade pledges government support for agribusinesses

According to the Ghana’s Deputy Minister of Trade and Industry, Mr Herbert Krapa, the government is committed to providing incentives and a conducive environment to enhance operations of agribusinesses and expand the country’s export capacity. Mr Herbert Krapa, who gave … Continue reading Ghana: Deputy Minister of Trade pledges government support for agribusinesses

Global table grape exports expected to hit record high in 2020/21 season

Like the rest of the global agricultural sector, the table grape industry has had to face a variety of challenges related to the COVID-19 pandemic this past year, including soaring freight costs, labour shortfalls, worldwide shipping delays and refrigerated container … Continue reading Global table grape exports expected to hit record high in 2020/21 season

Ghana: Entrepreneur capitalises on opportunity in honey and beekeeping industry

Sadik Ibn Abdulai is a firm believer that the competitive advantage for northern Ghana lies in agriculture. He runs Tilaa, a beekeeping and cashew nut business operating in the Mion District and headquartered in Tamale. The company, which he co-founded with … Continue reading Ghana: Entrepreneur capitalises on opportunity in honey and beekeeping industry