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UNDP, Vodafone Ghana train women in agribusiness on digital banking

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The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in partnership with the Vodafone Ghana Foundation has empowered rural women engaged in agribusiness in the Upper East...
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Advans Ghana Savings and Loans equips 100 farmers

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Advans Ghana Savings and Loans Limited has trained and honoured 100 smallholder farmers in the cocoa and rice value chains. The gesture...

Empower more women to thrive in Agribusiness

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Mr Danquah Addo Yobo, West Africa Regional Director, Yara International, has called for the empowerment of women to thrive in the business of agriculture. He...

Agriculture stakeholders urged to champion agribusiness

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Nii Lamptey Wilkson, the Ga West Municipal Chief Executive, has called on stakeholders in the agricultural value chain to champion agribusiness for the economic...
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MoFA reviews extension service curriculum to promote agribusiness

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The Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MoFA) has reviewed the curriculum of courses run by Colleges of Agriculture as part of a comprehensive strategy...
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Ghana’s youth unemployment needs short-medium term responses – World Bank

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The World Bank says any effort to address Ghana’s youth unemployment and underemployment challenge must focus on strategic short-medium and long-term responses. Ms Christabel E....
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Centre for Child Protection creating opportunities for women in agribusiness

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The Centre for Child Protection and Development Africa (CCPDA) has adopted a strategy to increase opportunities for women in the agricultural value chain to...
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NDC will establish agribusiness to Create Jobs-Prof Opoku-agyemang

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The next National Democratic Congress (NDC) government would deliberately and aggressively pursue agricultural business to significantly add value to the Country's agricultural produce. This, according...
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Kenya launches platform to boost agribusiness

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Kenya on Wednesday launched the first Agribusiness Partnership Platform Framework (CAP-F) to streamline engagement with the private sector. Peter Munya, cabinet secretary...
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Campaign to support 100 women in Agribusiness launched

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Guzakuza has launched crowdfunding platforms to raise capital to support 100 women in Agribusiness in Africa. The initiative which was outdoored yesterday on Zoom will...
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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...
Agribusiness

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...