Fifth Monthly Executive Beginner Agribusiness Masterclass to Focus on Yogurt Making and Dried Fruit Production

Fifth Monthly Executive Beginner Agribusiness Masterclass to Focus on Yogurt Making and Dried Fruit Production

Agrihouse Foundation is pleased to announce the fifth edition of its Monthly Executive Beginner Agribusiness Masterclass, offering a valuable opportunity for individuals interested in exploring the diverse world of agriculture and agribusiness. This month’s masterclass is scheduled for September 29, 2023, at the Agrihouse Foundation Training Centre in Dzorwulu, Accra, will spotlight two pivotal topics: Yogurt Making and Dried Fruit Production, each priced at 300 Ghana cedis.

The masterclass will provide a comprehensive exploration of yogurt making, covering various types of yogurts, their associated health benefits, and a step-by-step guide to crafting this nutritious dairy product. Additionally, participants will gain insights into effective yogurt preservation and packaging techniques. This session is ideal for newcomers to yogurt production and those seeking to enhance their skills in dairy processing.

A key highlight of this Masterclass ,is a dedicated session on Dried Fruit Production. Topics will include sourcing dried fruits, sustainable and eco-friendly packaging solutions, the nutritional advantages of dried fruits, and strategies for promoting a healthy lifestyle through dried fruit consumption. Participants will also delve into the essentials of managing, sustaining, and achieving profitability in the dried fruits industry.

In line with its commitment to sustainable agriculture, Agrihouse Foundation extends a special invitation to attendees for a free complimentary training session under the “1 Household, 1 Garden” initiative. This session will cover vital topics such as nursery establishment, seed nursing, transplanting, selecting appropriate planting mediums, mulching, effective water management, and the principles of irrigation. These skills are designed to empower participants to excel in gardening and plant cultivation.

The Executive Director of Agrihouse Foundation, Alberta Nana Akyaa Akosa, stated that in this age of heightened awareness about health and nutrition, the art of Yogurt Making takes on renewed significance. The masterclass will delve into the intricacies of crafting this nutritious dairy product, from understanding the diverse types of yogurts to harnessing its health benefits. We will also explore preservation and packaging techniques that ensure the goodness of yogurt reaches consumers in the best possible way.

“Equally captivating is our exploration of Dried Fruit Production. We will uncover the secrets behind sourcing high-quality dried fruits, sustainable packaging solutions, and the myriad nutritional advantages of these delicious treats. Our aim is to not only enlighten but also inspire participants to promote a healthier lifestyle through dried fruit consumption. Moreover, we will equip you with the knowledge and tools necessary to manage, sustain, and profit in the dynamic dried fruits industry,” she added.

“I encourage each of you to seize this opportunity for personal and professional growth. Our commitment to sustainable agriculture extends to all, and as part of our ‘1 Household, 1 Garden’ initiative, we offer a complimentary training session on essential gardening skills, nurturing the seeds of a greener future,” she concluded.

To secure your place at this enlightening masterclass, please visit to complete the registration process. For inquiries or further information, please do not hesitate to contact: Samuel: 0544714584, Sally: 0555765853, or Alberta: 0244623012.

Participation in these masterclasses presents a unique opportunity to enhance your agribusiness knowledge and skills while embracing sustainable practices within the agricultural sector. Agrihouse Foundation encourages all individuals interested in agribusiness to take full advantage of these informative sessions. Don’t miss this opportunity to expand your agricultural expertise and connect with industry professionals.


NRCC Pledges Collaboration with Agrihouse Foundation to Develop Its 10 Acre Bamvim Land into A Model Agricultural Site

NRCC Pledges Collaboration with Agrihouse Foundation to Develop Its 10 Acre Bamvim Land into A Model Agricultural Site

The Northern Regional Minister, Hon. Alhaji Shani Alhassan Shaibu, has reaffirmed the commitment of the Northern Regional Coordinating Council to collaborate with Agrihouse Foundation in developing the Agrihouse Agri-village Training and Demonstration Center in Bamvim into a model agricultural site. This collaboration aims to inspire and empower local farmers and agribusinesses in the region, fostering growth and innovation in the agricultural sector.

Speaking at the launch of the 13th Annual Pre-Harvest Agribusiness Exhibition and Conference, held at the Agrihouse Agri-village training and demonstration center in Bamvim, Tamale, Hon. Alhaji Shani Alhassan Shaibu expressed his gratitude to Agrihouse Foundation for creating a platform that unites stakeholders from various sectors of agriculture.

He underscored the Annual Pre-Harvest Agribusiness Exhibitions and Conference as a consistent avenue for the Northern Region to showcase its immense agricultural potential, glean wisdom from industry experts, and form invaluable connections.

Hon. Alhaji Shani Alhassan Shaibu praised the event’s remarkable growth and impact over the years. He emphasized its potential to serve as a catalyst for partnerships, technological advancements, and unlocking the untapped potential within the region’s agricultural landscape.

In a nod to gender equality in agriculture, the minister underscored the significance of empowering women in the sector, recognizing their invaluable contributions. He called for comprehensive training and mentorship programs to enhance their participation, leadership, and economic independence within the agricultural value chain.

Furthermore, Hon. Alhaji Shani Alhassan Shaibu highlighted the crucial role of engaging and empowering the youth, who represent the future of agriculture. He expressed his aspirations for the Pre-Harvest event to evolve into a premier agricultural gathering that attracts participants from across the country and beyond. This expansion aims to benefit a growing number of farmers, women, and youth, bringing them under the umbrella of agricultural development and growth.

The Head of Growth and Partnership for Agrihouse Foundation, Micheal Opuni-Frimpong speaking on behalf of the Executive Director, Alberta Nana Akyaa Akosa, shared a sneak peek into what attendees can anticipate at the 13th Annual Pre-Harvest Agribusiness Exhibition and Conference, set to occur from October 24th to 26th, 2023 at the Agrihouse Agri-village Training and Demonstration Center in Bamvim .Promising a dynamic platform for knowledge sharing, networking, field training, collaboration, business and exploration of the latest agricultural innovations.

“The 13th annual Pre-Harvest Agribusiness Exhibition and Conference under the theme’’ CONNECTING THE UNCONNECTED THE FARMER, THE INPUT DEALER AND THE PROCESSOR ‘’, will provide a vibrant platform for all stakeholders in the agricultural sector to converge and explore the latest advancements, trends, and opportunities. This year’s event promises to be an enriching experience for attendees, featuring insightful discussions, interactive workshops, field training networking and a diverse array of exhibitors. Our aim is to facilitate knowledge exchange, foster collaborations, and empower participants to harness the full potential of agriculture ,we encourage all participants to leverage this platform fully, gaining fresh knowledge, establishing vital contacts, and actively contributing to the growth and sustainability of the region’s agricultural landscape”.

We invite everyone to join us at Agrihouse Agri-village training and demonstration center in Bamvim, Tamale on the 24th to 26th October 2023, for the 13th Annual Pre-Harvest Agribusiness Exhibition and Conference.

Fiifi Kwetey to represent fmr President Mahama at the Nebraska-Ghana Trade and Investment forum

Fiifi Kwetey to represent fmr President Mahama at the Nebraska-Ghana Trade and Investment forum

The much talked about Nebraska-Ghana trade and investment conference and agriculture program, coming up 11th to 14th September 2023,  continues to assert its relevance through the quality of Ghanaians it is attracting to its forum. One of such dignitaries is no other than Ghana’s astute politician, Hon Fiifi Kwetey, who has been confirmed will be representing former President John Dramani Mahama. 

The Nebraska Trade and Investment program, and the Husker Harvest Day event, taking place simultaneously from September 11th to 14th, 2023, is a combination of events that attracts business people, investors and farmers annually to update, learn and exploit business, trade and investment opportunities in the State and build new partnerships, at governments, corporate, and individual levels.

Appreciating the immense value such a gathering holds for Ghana’s economic growth and diversification,   former President Mahama, at his invitation to the event, determined that his tight schedule in recent times would not be enough reason to deny Ghana such an opportunity to maximize the offerings of Ghana’s good relationship with the United States of America, decided to send Hon Fiifi Fiavi Kwetey in his stead.

A former two-term Member of Parliament for Ketu South, former Minister of State, Fiifi Fiavi Kwetey, who is the current General Secretary of his party, the National Democratic Congress (NDC), has also served the nation as both the Deputy Finance Minister and the Minister for Agriculture. He qualifies as best placed to represent Ghana at this auspicious trade and investment event.

According to Ghana’s Agrihouse Foundation, the local coordinator of the event being organized in collaboration with GhaNeb LLC, a Ghanaian-American partnership, the event brings leaders in the agricultural, trade and finance space together with Ghanaian participants to interact, exploit partnership opportunities, strengthen bilateral ties, update on new technologies and advancements developing in both American and the global  agriculture space.

The participants shall participate in top trade conversations with the Nebraska Department of Economic Development, interact with top industry players, engage in market linkage negotiations, matchmaking, and investment related activities.

Ultimately, it is envisaged that the program would develop and strengthen economic partnerships, provide access to valuable and sustainable market opportunities, enhance bilateral investments, and widen Ghana’s sources of boosting trade, investment and economic growth.