Côte d’Ivoire joins the growing list of ATI’s new member countries

Côte d’Ivoire’s membership in ATI is seen as an integral part of the government’s strategy to attract more investments and to diversify the economy through increased trade and investment opportunities The African Trade Insurance Agency (ATI) has announced  that Côte d’Ivoire has ... — Read More

Cashew generates US$244.5m in export revenue

The total export revenue realized from cashew in 2016 was US$244,500,000, making the commodity the leading non-traditional crop export revenue generator.The President of the Ghana Cashew Industry Association, Winfred Osei Owusu, disclosed this to the Business and Financial Times on the ... — Read More

‘Planting for food and jobs’ needs clarity—ISSER

The Institute of Statistical, Social and Economic Research (ISSER) of the University of Ghana says government’s proposed ‘planting for food and jobs campaign’ needs more clarity to draw stakeholder support.Under the ‘Planting for Food and Jobs campaign’ government is seeking to ... — Read More

National best maize farmer secures 5-year deal

The 2016 National Best Maize Farmer, Kofi Vinyo, has secured multimillion US dollar contracts with five international agro processing companies to supply them raw materials such as maize, ginger and tiger nuts.The five-year contract require the supply of 50,000 metric tonnes ... — Read More

Ghana Rubber to construct €50million factory

The Ghana Rubber Estate Limited (GREL) is to begin the construction of a €50million rubber factory at Agona in the Western Region.The project, when completed, will create additional 2,000 jobs and increase the production capacity of the rubber producer.The first phase ... — Read More

Agric Minister lobbies for more private sector support

The Minister for Food and Agriculture, Dr. Owusu Afriyie Akoto, has said Ghana's agricultural sector has lots of potentials untapped, particularly by development partners and individuals with the capacity to harness these resources.He thus called on development partners and private sector ... — Read More

Gov’t promises increased agric inv’t in first budget

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has hinted that the first budget, which is expected to be read next month, will spell-out increased investments in agriculture to improve the sector’s performance. “I look forward to an increase in public investment in agriculture, starting ... — Read More

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