2020 

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2nd AG-STUD Africa Boot Camp Slated for February 21, 2019

The second edition of the Agricultural Students Career Guidance and Mentorship Dialogue Boot Camp (AG-STUD Africa 2019) is scheduled to come off on Thursday February 21, 2019 – Saturday, February 23, 2019. Under the theme, “Growing Futures: Enabling the Agri Youth”,...

INDUSTRY PLAYERS IN THE AGRIC VALUE CHAIN TO GROOM STUDENTS AT AGSTUD 2020

The importance of agriculture cannot be underrated because agriculture employs as much as 60% of Africa’s labor force but the youth still see agriculture as a backbreaking occupation that rewards very little.  The consensus among experts is that for agriculture...

ADB, Serbian Embassy, OCP and Corporate organizations rally behind the AG-STUD 2020 agric programme for the youth

As government is expressing concern over the rising food import bill for rice, cooking oil, frozen chicken and meat, the private sector is rallying behind a youth targeted program, AG-STUD, to ensure that its third outing turns out more successful than it did two...

AGSTUD AFRICA RETURNS WITH RENEWED EMPHASIS ON AGRI-PRENEURSHIP

The Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations estimates we need to increase global food production by 60% by 2050. Under current production patterns, much of the increase would need to come from smallholder family farmers in developing countries,...

YARA FACILITATES TRAINING FOR FARMERS AT COMMEMORATIVE 10TH PRE-HARVEST

Despite government’s flirtations with other modern-day endeavors, agriculture has retained its role as the undisputed essence of the local economy. Indeed, agriculture is the pivot around which Ghana’s quest for economic transformation revolves-an assertion that many...

GOVERNMENT LAUDS 10-YEAR IMPACT OF PREHARVEST ON AGRIBUSINESS

The International Monetary Fund has projected a deep coronavirus-induced global recession, which threatens a nearly 4% drop in world GDP and could drag the GDP of African economies into a fall of about 1.4%, with smaller economies facing a contraction of up...

PREHARVEST 2020: ECOBANK TO TRAIN PARTICIPANTS ON AGRI FINANCING

The role of stakeholders in the agric sector is crucial to its development. Ecobank Ghana understands this and has made a commitment in this regard. The 10th edition of the annual Pre-Harvest Conference and Exhibitions Billed for the Northern Regional Capital, Tamale...

Commemorative 10TH Pre-Harvest Agribusiness Conference and Exhibition Ends in Tamale

The commemorative 10th edition of Ghana’s premier Pre-harvest platform, the Pre-Harvest Agribusiness Conference and Exhibition has ended in Tamale. The event which is arguably the most expansive agricultural showpiece in Ghana took place at the Aliu Mahama Sports...

The 2nd LiPF Training and Tradeshow opens September 25th in Accra

The 2020 edition of the Livestock, Poultry and Fisheries Training Tradeshow (LiPF) has been slated for September 25th and 26th, 2020. The event that will have the United States Department for Agriculture’s (USDA’s) Ghana Poultry Project (GPP) playing lead role in...

Pre-harvest 2020 to Equip Farmers for More Productivity post Covid-19

Since the first recorded case of COVID-19 in China in November 2019 and its consequent spread across the world in the first quarter of 2020, the pandemic has visited severe hardship on key industries. In Ghana, the local economy and key industries that support it...

LIVESTOCK, POULTRY AND FISHERIES, TRAINING & TRADE SHOW TO STEP UP GROWTH AND PRODUCTION PERFORMANCE

Last year 2019, The President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, launched the Rearing for Food and Jobs (RFJ) programme in Wa in the Upper West Region. The programme, which involves the distribution of livestock to selected farmers for rearing spans the period 2019-2023...

EU DEMOSTRATES AVID COMMITMENT TO AGRICULTURE WITH SUPPORT FOR THE 10TH ANNUAL PREHARVEST AGRIBUSINESS EXHIBITIONS AND CONFERENCE EVENT

Successive governments have often reiterated its desire to see more stakeholder support for key sectors that drive the local economy. The reason for this is not far-fetched – many agric enthusiasts share these sentiments with many of the view that Public, Private...

2ND EDITION OF WOFAGRIC AND GOLD IN THE SOIL AWARDS ENDS

“I am proud of this event because it explicitly recognizes the centrality of women to the sustainability of agriculture and communities. It is well known that in Ghana, about 80% of agricultural production comes from small-scale farmers, who are mostly rural women....

2nd Livestock, Poultry and Fisheries Training & Tradeshow ( LiPF 2020)

Click on this link to register(https://forms.gle/BntjrcufM5qdHTGw6) StepUp! Do something new! Learn something different! Setup a piggery, poultry, fisheries small ruminants farm! Earn additional income! Add value – process your livestock! Showcase your products at...