Ghanaian research centre partners Swedish University to transform agric sector

WEST AFRICA – The West Africa Centre for Crop Improvement (WACCI), has entered into a partnership with Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU) and other research institutions to bolster growth in the agriculture sector. The […]

Ghanaian varsity develops technology to detect substandard rice

GHANA – The school of Agriculture at the University of Cape Coast in Ghana in collaboration with Queen’s University of the UK has developed a technology that detects substandard rice. The technology seeks to among […]

Olam’s Nutrifoods debuts Milky Magic ‘Eggrich’ Biscuit in Ghana

GHANA – Nutrifoods Ghana Limited, a subsidiary of Olam Ghana and a market leader in the production of biscuits, has introduced the first egg and milk-based biscuit into the market. Made with fortified wheat flour, […]

Ghanaian varsity develops application to combat cocoa diseases and pests

GHANA – The University of Mines and Technology (UMaT) in Ghana has developed a new mobile application dubbed COCOANET that aims to help combat cocoa diseases and pests. Developed by a group of students from […]

Stock Exchange to suspend Ghana’s cocoa trading company PBC

GHANA – The Ghana Stock Exchange (GSE) is set to suspend the listing status of licensed cocoa buyer, Produce Buying Company (PBC) Limited, from the bourse. GSE said that the suspension of PBC from the […]

Ghana to increase cocoa farmgate price by 5.2% amid strong sales prospects

GHANA – Ghana is set to raise cocoa farmgate prices by 5.2% for the 2019/20 season, the first increase in four years, supported by strong sales of export contracts to chocolate makers and cocoa houses. […]

South Korea injects US$8m into Ghana’s rice sector to improve production

GHANA- The Government of South Korea will be injecting US$8 million in Ghana’s rice sector to improve production and activities along the value chains over the next four years. The two governments have also signed […]

Diageo to invest US$220M in sustainability projects in African breweries

AFRICA – Diageo, the world’s leading spirits maker has pledged to invest US$220million in green energy and water recovery solutions at 11 of its African breweries. The investment, which represents the company’s largest environmental investment […]

Ghana’s NAFCO secures US$9.21m to boost grain purchase under PFJ initiative

GHANA – Ghana’s National Food Buffer Stock Company (NAFCO) has secured US$9.21 million (GHS50 million) funding to boost purchase of grains from farmers in the country. The funding provided by the Agricultural Development Bank (ADB) […]