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Opportunity: Guzakuza calls on women in the Agribusiness sector to apply for Ignite 2019

The call for application of the 2019 edition of Ignite, a business incubation programme that provides comprehensive support for African women in...
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Ghana – Tunisia Investment and Trade Economic Forum To Be Held In Accra

After more than three years of activities, the Tunisia Africa Business Council (TABC), an institution aimed at further strengthening economic cooperation between Tunisia and...

Tractor Services On Credit For Small Holder Farmers

As part of efforts to achieve the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) through agribusiness, Ms Catherine Akpaloo, Co-founder of Tractor Services on Credit...
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Team for Ghana’s Agribusiness Exhibition and Conference Inaugurated

A Planning Team for the eigth Annual Pre-harvest Agribusiness Exhibitions and Conference has been officially inaugurated at the World Food Program offices, in Accra. The...
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Ghana Stock Exchange shifts towards Agribusiness

Trading in the mid-week session on the Ghana Stock Exchange (GSE) saw investor interest skewed towards the agribusiness, banking, insurance and petroleum sectors. In spite...
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Private Capital earmarks US$ 158 for Agribusiness

Over US$158 million has been unlocked in private capital for 2,846 agribusinesses under the USAID Financing Ghanaian Agriculture Project (USAID FinGAP). Forty (40) per cent...

Agric students advised to take up agribusiness

Mr Samuel Azumah Yakubu, Builsa South District Director of Agriculture, has admonished agricultural students to acquire entrepreneurial skills in order to fit into the...
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Kenyans invest in farming as agribusiness becomes worthy venture

Some years ago, many Kenyan farmers used to invest little in their livestock and crops as a majority farmed for hobby or self-fulfillment. For those...
Minister of Gender, Children and Social Protection, Honorable Otiko Afisa Djaba (left) and USAID/Ghana Mission Director, Sharon L. Cromer (right) pose with Mabel-Ann Akoto-Kwudzo (center), who was awarded the first runner up—National Best Farmer for 2017 at a “Women in Agribusiness” Summit hosted by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and MEL Consulting Limited. Photo Credit: USAID Financing Ghana Agricultural Project

USAID And MEL Consulting Limited Empowering Women In Agribusiness

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and MEL Consulting Limited, held a ‘Women in Agribusiness’ Summit to highlight the contributions of women...
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ISSER backs Gov’ts Intention to establish national bank

The Institute of Statistical, Social and Economic Research (ISSER), of the University of Ghana, has backed government’s intention to establish a national bank purposely...

ISSER calls for revision of roles of agricultural development banks

The Institute of Statistical, Social and Economic Research (ISSER), of the University of Ghana, has said that given government’s desire to boost investments in...

Gov’t Assures Ghanaians Of Equal Opportunities

Mr Ken Ofori-Atta, the Minister of Finance, on Wednesday, presented the 2018 Budget and Economic Policy Statement of the Government to Parliament with the...

Finance Minister Moves Parliament To Approve Financial Policy

“Rt. Hon. Speaker, Honourable Members of Parliament, on the authority of the President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, I beg to move...

Expert urges Africa to make agribusiness more competitive

An international food policy expert on Thursday urged African countries to increase competitiveness in agribusinesses in a bid to sustain food security and increasing...
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Agribusiness Pushes Ghana’s Composite Index Up

Investor interest in the agribusiness and consumer sectors sent the Ghana Stock Exchange (GSE)-Composite Index benchmark up marginally by 0.01 per cent to close...

Africa Green Revolution Forum 2017 to be held in Abidjan

The 2017 Africa Green Revolution Forum will be held from September 4-8 in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire and aims to stress the capacity of agriculture...
President of the African Development Bank (AfDB) Akinwuni Adesina

Credit providers should increase lending opportunities – AfDB

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has called on financial markets to increase affordable loans and provide more diverse and innovative financing instruments to Africa’s...

AfDB launches US$100m project for Export Trading in sub-Saharan Africa

The African Development Bank has approved a US $100- million facility to finance Export Trading Group (ETG’s) soft commodity value chain operations in sub-Saharan...

Famous K. Atitsogbe Adjudged Best Financial And Economic Journalist

Famous Kwesi Atitsogbe, a journalist, formerly with the Multimedia Group was adjudged the Best Financial and Economic Journalist at the third IFEJ Flamingo Awards. Mr...

FAGRO to organise training on business plan writing for 2016 FAGRO exhibition

The training, dubbed "Agri-Business Boot Camp", will hold from September 28 to 30 at the Ghana International Trade fair Centre with facilitators drawn from...

GGBL Urge Investors To Look At Ghana’s Agribusiness

Guinness Ghana Breweries Limited (GGBL) has urged investors and technical experts to look to the agriculture sector for greater return on their investments...
MoFA establishes demonstration centres to educate farmers

SIF To Boost Agribusiness In Ghana With US$3.1 million

Mr. Joseph Acheampong, Executive Director of the Fund, said about 4,000 farmers, 40 per cent of them women, would benefit and that this was...

Students’ Capacities To Be Enhanced In Agribusiness

The programme, dubbed, “Enhancing the Capacity of Agricultural College and Farm Institute Graduates towards Participation in Youth in Agriculture Programme” would enhance their capacities...
Nigeria

Regional conference on industrialization kicks off in Nigeria

Over 1,000 global financial experts and researchers from the market's leading corporate, banking and financial services organizations were gathered at the conference to discuss...
PGA

Damang Golf Course to host 2nd edition of PGA

The event will take place on 2-5 December at the Damang Golf Course, Western Region. The four-day tournament is expected to witness the defending Champion...
YES Beneficiaries

GH₵ 1.2m disbursed to YES beneficiaries

This is part of the GH¢2.7 million allocated to support about 107 applicants who were adjudged by an expert panel to have met the...
Agriculture

Use Agribusiness to solve hunger problems

With the recent launch of the Sustainable Developmental Goals (SDGs), of which ?No Hunger? is the second among the 17 goals, there is...
Mr. Emmanuel Amprofi, Chief Executive of AYONET

Agriculturist set to provide employment through ?Farmers Apprentice? TV Show

The ?Farmers Apprentice? TV Show is a 13 week practical hands-on agricultural campaign which will be broadcasted on Cine Plus on Multi TV and...
World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim

World Bank President visits Ghana to climax poverty day

The president's visit to Accra will be part of several activities this week focusing on ending extreme poverty by 2030. The trip comes shortly after...
Youth Agric Programme

Youth to benefit from agribusiness programme

The AYAP is a technical and business skills development programme, focusing on youth operating businesses in the Agricultural Value Chains. ...