Ghana Tourism Authority Promotes Agri-Tourism through the Ghana Poultry Day

Ghana Tourism Authority Promotes Agri-Tourism through the Ghana Poultry Day

The Ghana Tourism Authority is this year partnering Agrihouse Foundation to organize the 4th Ghana Poultry Day, scheduled for Monday, July 1, 2024 at the forecourt of the state house.  This strategic partnership underscores a shared commitment to enhancing Agri-Tourism in Ghana, aligning with efforts to promote the nation’s agricultural sector.

Now in its fourth year, the Ghana Poultry Day, organized by Agrihouse Foundation stands as a beacon, celebrating Ghana’s poultry industry, with a focus on advocating for increased patronage and consumption of locally produced Poultry, while highlighting its nutritional and medicinal values.

Themed ‘‘Celebrating Diversity in Poultry: Roast, Taste, and Nourish the Nation,’’ the 4th Ghana Poultry Day aims to promote diversity within the poultry industry, highlighting the rich flavours, benefits, and breeds that contribute to nourishing the nation.

In a statement, the Chief Executive Officer of the Ghana Tourism Authority, Mr. Akwasi Agyeman expressed his excitement about this partnership, emphasizing its potential to drive growth and advancement across Ghana’s tourism and agricultural sectors.

‘‘Our collaboration with Agrihouse Foundation for the 4th Ghana Poultry Day underscores our dedication to promoting not only the entertainment sector but also recognizing agriculture as a pivotal force in advancing Ghana’s tourism sector,’’ remarked Mr. Agyeman.

‘‘This is a new era of celebration and we are happy that the conversation on Agri-Tourism has commenced with the Ghana Tourism Authority through the Ghana Poultry Day. The celebration of the Ghana poultry day perfectly aligns with our mission of promoting Ghana’s cultural heritage. Events like these attracts both local and international tourists, thereby boosting our tourism sector”, he added.

Expressing gratitude for the Ghana Tourism Authority’s support, Executive Director of Agrihouse Foundation, Alberta Nana Akyaa Akosa, highlighted the invaluable role of this partnership in realizing the vision of the Ghana Poultry Day.

 ‘‘With each passing year, the Ghana Poultry Day grows in significance, serving as a catalyst for positive change within the poultry industry and with this partnership we are proud to continue our mission of promoting growth, health, and sustainability in the poultry sector. This year, the event aims to further champion an advocacy drive, encouraging individuals to patronize, trade, and invest in Ghana’s poultry industry’’, said Miss Akosa.

The 4th Ghana Poultry Day will feature a dynamic program of activities headlined by a personality-advocate chef cooking competition. Participants including MPs, Footballers, Ambassadors, Queen mothers, media personalities, schools, and women farmers will utilize locally sourced poultry to prepare different recipes, which will be shared to the public for free. Additionally, the event will host insightful town hall discussions, bringing together industry leaders to explore opportunities in the poultry sector and discuss strategies for driving investment through Agri-Tourism. There will also be an Exhibition; where stakeholders across the agricultural value chain and other industries will come together to showcase their products and services, forging new partnerships and driving economic growth.

Other partners on board supporting to champion and advocate for the declaration of July 1st as the Ghana Poultry Day includes World Initiative for SOY in Human Health (WISHH), Ghana National Egg Secretariat, Ghana National Association of Poultry Farmers, Amass Farms, Labianca, September Spices, Maphlix Trust Ghana limited, Agrogenics and the Ministry of Food and Agriculture.

As preparations for the 4th Ghana Poultry Day gain momentum, stakeholders are urged to join the conversation on scaling up Agri-Tourism in Ghana. Poultry farmers, agribusiness professionals, policymakers, students, and all stakeholders within the poultry value chain are encouraged to participate actively.

For further information and registration, please contact Regina at 0241371179, Deborah at 0541555606, Alberta at 0244623012, or click the link to register:

Agrihouse Foundation to host  1st Ghana Agrochemical and Crop Protection Exhibitions and Awards (GACA)

Agrihouse Foundation to host  1st Ghana Agrochemical and Crop Protection Exhibitions and Awards (GACA)

Agrihouse foundation is set to host the first-ever Ghana Agrochemical and Crop Production Exhibition and Award from Thursday, April 18 to Saturday, April 20, 2024, in Techiman at the Bonokyem Hall Techiman.

The Ghana Agrochemical and Crop Protection Exhibitions and Awards is an initiative focused on creating a comprehensive platform for trade, connectivity, and cooperation in the agriculture sector, integrating pesticides, fertilizers, seeds, irrigation, plant protection equipment, and logistics.

Organized by Agrihouse Foundation, the Ghana Agrochemical and Crop Production Exhibition and Award aims to promote efficiency and innovation for sustainable bumper harvests.

To be held under the theme “Recognizing Efficiency and Innovation to Drive Sustainable Bumper Harvest: The Role of Agricultural Input Dealers.” the event  will provide a platform for networking among stakeholders, including organizations, seed companies, fertilizers, farmers, agribusinesses, and individuals, to discuss and promote proven agricultural innovations and technologies.

The maiden edition of the Ghana Agrochemical and Crop Protection Exhibitions and Awards promises insightful discussions, exhibitions, and networking opportunities among agricultural stakeholders, with strong support from the Ministry of Food and Agriculture. It seeks to promote sustainable crop production, educate farmers on good agricultural practices, ensure the availability of crucial resources throughout the agricultural value chain, and facilitate connections between input dealers or service providers and farmers.

Participating agrochemical companies will benefit from opportunities such as brand awareness building, product launches, increased sales, buyer education, and product demonstrations during the three-day event. Exceptional actors within the agro-input industry will also be recognized and awarded for their contributions to agricultural development.

Additionally, farmers and agripreneurs will have opportunities to exhibit their products, engage in business-to-business meetings, attend award ceremonies and presentations, and connect with input dealers or service providers. The event targets various stakeholders, including agrochemicals, seed companies, fertilizers, irrigation, equipment and machinery companies, farmers, aggregators, policymakers, finance, development partners, agribusinesses, IT professionals, and the general public.

The highlight of the three-day event will be the Awards Ceremony, where outstanding input dealers will be celebrated for their dedication to ensuring healthy yields and bumper harvests. The awards will be based on a monitoring and evaluation report, recognizing companies that excel in their contributions to Ghana’s input sector.Interested input companies will be honoured and awarded, and the event will provide a platform for learning, sharing ideas, building competitive agribusinesses, establishing marketing relationships, and planning for upcoming planting seasons. The forum will also offer opportunities for companies and service providers to showcase their products, market their brands, and gain extensive media coverage.

14th Agri-Woman Marketplace Set for February 23rd, 2024

14th Agri-Woman Marketplace Set for February 23rd, 2024

Agrihouse Foundation is excited to announce the upcoming 14th Agri-Woman Marketplace, scheduled for February 23rd, 2024. The event, to be held at the Tetteh Quashie interchange, adjacent to the Accra Mall, promises to be a powerful platform supporting women in agribusiness.

Now in its fourteenth year, the Agri-Woman Marketplace, an initiative spearheaded by Agrihouse Foundation, has rapidly become a beacon of support for women in the agricultural sector. Over the past year, this dynamic platform has played a pivotal role in aiding women to regain, expand, and market their agricultural produce, products, and services. By providing valuable exhibitions and marketing opportunities, the marketplace empowers women to not only sell and promote their offerings but also to expand their access to markets.

In a statement, the Executive Director of Agrihouse Foundation expressed excitement about the upcoming event, stating, “The Agri-Woman Marketplace is a testament to the resilience and ingenuity of women in agriculture. It provides a platform for them to showcase their products, connect, network, and empower each other. We believe that by supporting women in agribusiness, we contribute to the overall development of the agricultural sector and the nation as a whole.”

The Monthly Agri-Woman Marketplace is open to every woman in agribusiness, and Agrihouse Foundation actively encourages women to register and be a part of this transformative event. The foundation views this marketplace as a practical means for women to empower themselves, harness the power of networking, and build resilience in the agricultural sector, thereby significantly contributing to food nutrition and security.

Agri-women interested in participating as exhibitors can register through this link  or contact 0244656128, 0551623862, and 0244623012 for further assistance.

About Agrihouse Foundation:

Agrihouse Foundation is an agricultural development intervention project and capacity-building organization with a dedicated focus on reshaping the perception of agriculture and actively participating in conversations around it. The foundation’s passion lies in making a positive impact that contributes to the development of the national agricultural calendar.

Agrihouse Foundation achieves its mission through various intervention projects, including the Monthly Agri-Woman Marketplace, Agricultural Students Career Guidance and Mentorship Dialogues Bootcamp (AG-STUD), Livestock Poultry & Fisheries Trade Show (LiPF), International Farmers and Agribusiness Resilience and Sustainability Convention (INTAFAC), Women in Food and Agricultural Leadership Forum (WOFAGRIC), Gold in the Soil Awards, Annual Pre-Harvest Agribusiness Conference and Exhibitions, Agri-Watch News Portal, and the 1 Household, 1 Garden Initiative (1h,1g) ,Agri Female initiatives, 1st Ghana Agrochemicals and Crop Protection Exhibition Awards.

Agromonti fulfils pledge of opening input dealer shop for winner of Agrihouse Foundation’s AG-STUD Bootcamp

Agromonti fulfils pledge of opening input dealer shop for winner of Agrihouse Foundation’s AG-STUD Bootcamp

Agromonti, is set to inaugurate a cutting-edge input dealer shop for the winner of the Agromonti Ultimate Prize Pitch at Agrihouse Foundation’s 6th Agricultural Students Career Guidance and Mentorship Dialogue (AG-STUD) Bootcamp on Wednesday, January 31st, 2024, at Adidome in the Volta Region.

Charlotte Yawa Sodzedo, a 24-year-old agribusiness student from Adidome Farm Institute, emerged as the winner of the Agromonti Ultimate Prize Pitch during the 6th Agricultural Students Career Guidance and Mentorship Dialogue (AG-STUD) Bootcamp organised by Agrihouse Foundation.

Her exceptional performance not only showcased her dedication and proficiency but also secured her the prestigious prize, valued at Seventy-Five thousand Ghana cedis (75,000 GHC) both technical and financial support .

As part of the comprehensive prize package, Agromonti, in collaboration with Agrihouse Foundation, is set to inaugurate the fully packed agribusiness input dealer shop in Adidome.

This strategic award reflects the commitment of Agrihouse Foundation and Agromonti to nurture and support the aspirations of talented beginner agribusiness owners and students within the agricultural sector, providing them with a dedicated platform for growth and success. It serves as a beacon of hope and encouragement for young Agri-entrepreneurs across Ghana and beyond.

Ms. Alberta Nana Akyaa Akosa, the Executive Director of Agrihouse Foundation, expressed gratitude to Agromonti for fulfilling their commitment to open an input dealer shop for the winner of Agrihouse Foundation’s 2023 Agricultural Students Career Guidance and Mentorship Dialogue Bootcamp.

“This impact is a testament to our dedication to empowering the next generation of agribusiness leaders. Through the establishment of the specialized shop, our goal is to provide practical support to Charlotte.

To ensure the success of this venture, we are committed to supporting her in managing and running the shop effectively. We will provide assistance with the necessary systems and processes, offering technical direction over the next two years. Top of Form

This impact aligns with our mission of creating a vibrant and resilient agricultural sector in Ghana by actively contributing to the national agenda of the government in making agro chemical and inputs accessible to every district and region in the country.

As we prepare for this year’s 7th AG-STUD Bootcamp, scheduled for 8th ,11th and 12th April 2024, it is my wish that every beginner agribusiness owner and student will come prepared to learn, network and meet with industry experts to excel in the agricultural sector. ‘’she added

Mr. Benjamin Offei, the Managing Director of Agromonti, emphasizes Agromonti’s steadfast commitment to empowering young Ghanaians within the agricultural sector. He stated,

 “At Agromonti, we firmly believe in the untapped potential of the youth in agribusiness. Through strategic partnerships, such as our collaboration with Agrihouse Foundation, we aim to go beyond the establishment of the input dealer shop, we look forward to not just setting up the full furnished input dealer shop but also provide ongoing support for charlotte to succeed in this venture’’.

“We are dedicated to providing continuous support for the growth and development of students in the agricultural sector. Our vision extends beyond the immediate project; we are invested in nurturing an environment where young agri-entrepreneurs can thrive,” Mr. Offei emphasized.

This initiative Underscores the importance of not just providing resources but creating a nurturing environment for sustained growth. This collaborative effort aims to create lasting impact and foster a resilient foundation for the future of agriculture in Ghana. He added.

The Agricultural Students Career Guidance and Mentorship Dialogue (AG-STUD) Bootcamp, organised annually by Agrihouse Foundation, is a program that provides mentorship, guidance, and networking opportunities to students and young professionals interested in pursuing careers in the agricultural sector.

The AG-STUD Bootcamp have over the years impacted over 12,000 beginner agribusiness owners and student by helping develop their skills, build their networks, and create opportunities for themselves in the agriculture industry. It provides a platform for participants to engage with industry professionals, learn about the latest trends and innovations in the agriculture sector, and receive mentorship and guidance from experienced professionals. The initiative has also helped secure jobs and internship opportunity for students.

The initiative targets students and young professionals from various disciplines, including agriculture, agribusiness, environmental science, and related fields. The AG-STUD Bootcamp aims to inspire and empower the next generation of agricultural leaders, entrepreneurs and innovators.

Master the Art of Carrot Oil Production: Join the 6th Monthly Executive Agribusiness Masterclass

Master the Art of Carrot Oil Production: Join the 6th Monthly Executive Agribusiness Masterclass

Agribusiness enthusiasts and aspiring Agripreneurs  have a golden opportunity to delve into the intricacies of Carrot Oil Production  at Agrihouse Foundation’s  sixth Monthly Executive Beginner Agribusiness Masterclass, slated for  Friday, February 29th, 2024, from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM at the Agrihouse Training Centre in Dzorwulu.

The sixth Monthly Executive Agribusiness Masterclass aims to equip participants with comprehensive knowledge and practical skills in carrot oil production, for a fee of three hundred Ghana cedis (GHC 300.00), attendees will gain access to expert-led sessions covering topics such as, introduction to carrot oil production, raw material sourcing, equipment overview, carrot oil extraction techniques, quality control, and the filtration/purification of carrot oil.

Additionally, the class will delve into packaging, branding, and effective marketing strategies for carrot oil products.

As the agricultural landscape continues to evolve, Agrihouse Foundation remains committed to empowering individuals in the agribusiness sector.

The 6th Monthly Executive Agribusiness Masterclass presents a unique opportunity for individuals looking to diversify their skills in the agricultural sector. By attending, participants will gain valuable insights from industry experts, acquire practical experience, and be well-equipped to embark on successful ventures in carrot oil production.

Whether you’re a seasoned agribusiness professional or a novice looking to explore the world of agriculture, this masterclass promises to provide valuable insights and hands-on knowledge to drive success in the ever-evolving agribusiness landscape.

Don’t miss this chance to enhance your skills and become a proficient carrot oil producer. Secure your spot now for the 6th Monthly Executive Agribusiness Masterclass in Carrot Oil Production.

Click on the link:  to register for the 6th Monthly Executive Beginner Masterclass in Carrot Oil Making or contact Debbie on 0541555606, Josephine :0571898137 and Alberta on 0244623012

Agrihouse Foundation Welcomes You All To Our Year of Harvesting Hope, Empowering Farmers and Enriching Lives

Agrihouse Foundation Welcomes You All To Our Year of Harvesting Hope, Empowering Farmers and Enriching Lives

Agrihouse Foundation extends a warm welcome back to our esteemed Sponsors, Partners,agricultural community and   Ghanaians ,With renewed enthusiasm and a fresh surge of energy, we embark on a new chapter dedicated to fostering growth and innovation in the agricultural landscape.

The preceding years was a testament to our collective commitment to sustainable agriculture and rural development. Together, we’ve cultivated projects that left a lasting impact, disseminated agricultural knowledge, and sowed the seeds of positive change in communities nationwide.

In 2024, our excitement knows no bounds as we prepare to empower and improve the agricultural sector through our  various initiatives, including the 6th Gathering of the Royals, 7th Agricultural Students’ Career Guidance and Mentorship Dialogue Bootcamp (AG-STUD), 6th Women in Food and Agricultural Leadership Forum (WOFAGRIC), Gold in the Soil Award

also anticipate the 3RD Ghana Poultry Day , 14th Preharvest Agribusiness Conference and Exhibitions, 3rd “Is it Possible” Monthly Agribusiness Skills and Jobs for the Youth Roadshow with Dr. Zee, 5th Livestock, Poultry, and Fisheries Tradeshow (LiPF), 13th Agriwoman Marketplace, Monthly Beginner Agribusiness Masterclass, AgriFemale Monthly Beginner Masterclass Training, International Cassava Fair, Nebraska-Ghana Trade and Investment Program, and Husker Harvest Days in Nebraska, USA, among others.

This year, we will also unveil a lineup of new projects poised to elevate our impact and empower the agricultural sector even further. Among the initiatives in the pipeline are, the 1st Ghana Agrochemical & Crop Protection Exhibitions & Awards (GACA), Slovenia Agric Fair (Agra Fair), and the International Chocolate Fair in Slovenia, among others.

The Executive Director for Agrihouse Foundation, Alberta Nana Akyaa Akosa expresses great enthusiasm for the this  year, emphasizing our commitment to empowering farmers and transforming the agricultural landscape. The diverse range of initiatives reflects our dedication to addressing key challenges and fostering sustainable growth. We look forward to collaborating with stakeholders and partners to make a lasting impact on the agricultural community.”

‘’As our theme for the year is “Harvesting Hope,” we are not merely embracing a tagline but a profound commitment that resonates with our mission. We are dedicated to fostering a future where hope flourishes, farmers are empowered with knowledge and resources, and lives are enriched through sustainable agricultural practices.

This theme underscores our belief in the transformative power of agriculture as a catalyst for positive change. We envision a landscape where every harvest brings not only sustenance but also hope for a better future. By empowering farmers with the tools, they need and enriching their lives through holistic development, we aspire to create a ripple effect that extends to entire communities.

In 2024, this theme serves as our compass, directing our initiatives and projects towards outcomes that align with the ethos of “Harvesting Hope, Empowering Farmers, and Enriching Lives.” It is a rallying call for all stakeholders to join hands in cultivating a resilient and prosperous agricultural sector that uplifts not only the farmers but the entire nation.