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AGRA wins Ghana agribusiness excellence and leadership award 2019

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The Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA) has received an excellence award for promoting food security and transforming the agribusiness sector in...

Smallholder farmers in Sekyere-East receive training on agribusiness

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Forty-eight (48) smallholder farmers from 24 communities within the Sekyere-East District in the Ashanti Region, have taken part in a two-day trainer-of-trainees capacity...

EIB approves €3 billion of new investment across Africa in 2019

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The European Investment Bank (EIB) has provided €3 billion of new financing that will support €10.7 billion of transformational investment across Africa. “Africa is a...

Agribusiness is more than farming – Korboe

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Mr Kwesi Korboe, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Advisor to the Ministry of Food and Agriculture has said that agribusiness goes...

Ardhi Investment Group and Hortifresh hold greenhouse open day

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The Management of Ardhi Investment Group, an agribusiness start-up, has organized a greenhouse open day with a call on agribusiness entrepreneurs to explore...

GARDJA hails Ghana’s gallant farmers

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Another National Farmers’ Day celebration is here with us, and this year’s observance is focused on “Enhancing Small Scale Agriculture towards Agribusiness Development.” At...

Agribusiness is key to addressing youth unemployment

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Professor Eric Danquah, Founding Director of the West Africa Centre for Crop Improvement (WACCI), University of Ghana (UG) has reiterated that agribusiness is...

Guzakuza launches programme to empower young women in agribusiness

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Guzakuza, a social enterprise, Wednesday, launched in Accra “Ignite 2019”, a capacity building programme to equip young women from across the...
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Chinese technology boosts e-agribusiness in Togo

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For having passed his certification for agricultural drone pilot in China, a Togolese who is passionate about e-business and drone sees broadened horizons. ...

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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...
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Agric students advised to take up agribusiness

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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“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...
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Expert urges Africa to make agribusiness more competitive

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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

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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

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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...
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Credit providers should increase lending opportunities – AfDB

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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

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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

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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

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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

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