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What African Governments Must Do Right!

Fortunately for Africa, its leaders are now taking the reality that required making sure key important paradigms of development were observed and followed on...
Dr. K.Y Amoako

Economic Growth Hinges On Agricultural Transforming – Dr. K.Y Amoako

The African Center for Economic Transformation (ACET) in collaboration with Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA) on Wednesday, May 30 2018,...

AGRA supports PFAG’s national discussion on Planting for Food and Jobs

With funding from Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA), Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana (PFAG) in collaboration with the Crop Directorate of...
Agriculture

Measuring Africa’s agricultural takeoff is set to make billionaires, from ‘poor men’s fields’

Asked where the next crop of African Billionaires will come from, the President of the African Development Bank, Nigerian Dr Akinwumi Adesina, without batting...
Planting for Food and Jobs

AGRA Hails Government Planting for Food Policy

The Alliance for Green Revolution Alliance (AGRA), has supported government initiative dubbed: “Planting for Food and Jobs,” saying the programme will create jobs opportunities...

10k farmers to be enrolled on the financial inclusion project

About 10,000 Smallholder Farmers are to benefit from a Financial Inclusion Project aims to promote a broader uptake and usage of mobile money payments...
maize

MoFA Introduce New Hybrid Maize Varieties

The National Varietal Release and Registration Committee (NVRRC) of the Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MoFA) has approved seven new hybrid maize varieties to...
Alliance for Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA)

Cashless transaction project for farmers launched in Tamale

A project to promote financial inclusion through a broader uptake and usage of mobile money payments and related financial services for farmers in the...
AGRA

AGRA Funds Financial Inclusion Project

A project to promote financial inclusion through a broader uptake and usage of mobile money payments and related financial services for farmers in the...
farmers

African Farmers Affected By Climate Change

She said Malawi was one of the few countries to have achieved a fair deal of agricultural success but was now facing the worst...

AGRA Project Seeks to Cut African Farmers Post-Harvest Losses

The project, implemented by the AGRA and funded by the International Development Research Centre (IDRC) at a cost of US$ 2.155 million will support...
African women farmers

AGRA to help improve the incomes of smallholder farmers

They include Ghana, Mali, Kenya, Rwanda, Nigeria and Mozambique. Dr. Fadel Ndiame, the Alliance Head...
Alliance for Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA)

AGRA intervenes to double income of small holder farmers

The plan will also double the incomes of another 21 million more farm households through grantees, partners to policies and partnerships that increase productivity...

Govt asked to do more to expand irrigation

Dr Kwesi Ampofo, Ghana’s Country Director for AGRA said the rainfall pattern in the country has significantly affected food production and security, which calls...
potato

Research center unveils new sweet potato varieties in Africa

"The varieties have been unveiled in nine countries and that," CIP East and Central Africa potato coordinator Dr. Robert Mwanga told Xinhua in the...
fertilizer

National Fertilizer workshop opens in Accra

Participants are also expected to come up with appropriate recommendations that would deal with fertilizer issues as well as inform policy. The Ministry of Food...
cassava

CRI introduce 6 new varieties of cassava

These are said not only to be disease, pest and drought-resistant but high-yielding than any of the existing varieties. Dr. Stella Ama Ennin, Director of...
Farmer

Project to raise income of rural folks launched in Volta region

The districts are Kadjebi, Jasikan, Hohoe, Kpando, North-Dayi, and Afadjato-South. The project, which was launched on Tuesday at Atonkor-Buem in the Jasikan district is dubbed,...

Seed producer call on govt. to institute policy

Ghana urgently needs a policy to promote the production of improved hybrid seeds for the agricultural sector to thrive, Mr Ben Kemetse, a farmer...
Deputy Finance Minister Fifi Kwetey

Mnister launches reforms for African Agribusiness project

Mr Fifi Kwetey, Minister of Food and Agriculture on Monday launched the Micro Reforms for African Agribusiness (MIRA) project, to support the development of...
AGRA

AGRA And MASTERCARD To Support African Farmers

The Nairobi-based Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA) and The MasterCard Foundation have announced a new US$15.5 million programme designed to improve...
African women farmers

Enhancing Soil Health in Northern Ghana

A project to improve the productivity, incomes and livelihoods of about 20,000 smallholder legume farmers in Northern, Upper East and Upper West Regions has...

AGRA Launch New Breeding Initiative For Grain Crops in Ethiopia

Today, the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA)?and the Ethiopian Institute for Agricultural Research (EIAR) are launching a new breeding program for...

Scaling Seeds and Technologies Partnership to Tackle Poverty

-The Partnership will work in four countries within the G8?s New Alliance for Food Security -- Ethiopia,Ghana, Mozambique, and Tanzania Today, USAID and the Alliance...

IFAD, AGRA call for continued investments in Africa?s smallholder farmers

Mr Kanayo .F. Nwanze, President of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and Mrs Jane Karuku, President of Alliance for a Green Revolution...

AGRA to support Ghana to implement project on climate change

<img class=main alt=AGRA src="http://www.spyghana.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/12/wpid-AGRA.jpg"/>A two-year project to improve food security and reduce income volatility for smallholder farmers in the breadbasket regions of Ghana has...

AGRA forum to assist farmer organisations scale-up food production

The Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa?s (AGRA) Farmer Organisation Support Centre in Africa (FOSCA) programme in collaboration with the Southern African Confederation...

Agriculture Is The Number One Choice of Voters…

Or at least, it ought to be... Feature Article, by Nana Akyea Mensah, The Odikro,?Ghanaweb,?Saturday, 27 October 2012,? If we take electoral manifestos as exams that...

Re: NDC, Free SHS Now, Not In 2032

Feature Article, by Nana Akyea Mensah, The Odikro     Agriculture Is The Number One Choice of Voters, Or at least, it ought to be...   a rejoinder to:...

Open Letter To Joyonline On The NPP Monsanto Manifesto

Dear Web-Administrator, We know your editorial line on this issue since your company was hailed at the AGRF in Arusha. We will be surprised if...

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