Ghana: Crop Research Institute develops tomato jam to combat post-harvest losses

In an attempt to help address post-harvest losses in tomato production, Ghana’s Crop Research Institute of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR-CRI) has produced a tomato jam. The African country is the world’s second-largest tomato consumer, second only … Continue reading Ghana: Crop Research Institute develops tomato jam to combat post-harvest losses

Sustainable Cocoa Production: EU delegation and others hold maiden multi-stakeholder roundtable

The Delegation of the European Union (EU) to Ghana, Ghana’s Ministry of Employment and Labour Relations and COCOBOD, have held the first multi-stakeholder roundtable on sustainable cocoa in Accra. A statement issued by the three institutions, said social sustainability of … Continue reading Sustainable Cocoa Production: EU delegation and others hold maiden multi-stakeholder roundtable

Ghana signs agreement with Cocoa and Chocolate Companies to protect and restore forests

Ghana has signed an agreement with cocoa and chocolate companies to accelerate collaboration to protect and restore forests in cocoa-growing areas. With the agreement, the World Cocoa Foundation (WCF) and the Forestry Commission (FC) of Ghana are building a partnership … Continue reading Ghana signs agreement with Cocoa and Chocolate Companies to protect and restore forests

Solidaridad supports women entrepreneurs in Ghana’s mining communities, … finance is golden

Solidaridad, with the support of the global luxury group Kering, take Village Savings and Loans Associations to the next level through an innovative revolving fund that empowers women led enterprises. For women business leaders in the Tarkwa and Bibiani area … Continue reading Solidaridad supports women entrepreneurs in Ghana’s mining communities, … finance is golden

Partnership to promote improved cassava varieties cultivation and consumption of locally processed agro-products kicks off

A public-private sector initiative between the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) under the Building an Economically Sustainable, Integrated CassavaSeed System, Phase 2 (BASICS-II) and SANO Foods Limited is seeking to promote the cultivation of improved cassava varieties as well … Continue reading Partnership to promote improved cassava varieties cultivation and consumption of locally processed agro-products kicks off