Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Food And Drugs Authority Debunks Claims On Ban Of Palm Oil

The Ghana Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) has debunked the claim circulating in the media that the authority has placed a ban on the sale of palm oil across all markets in the country. Head...

Nzema Chamber Of Commerce To Revamp Coconut Industry

The Nzema Chamber of Commerce and Industry (NCCI) in Ghana said it was set to revamp the coconut industry, which was once the economic crop that provided means of livelihood to the Nzemas. The coconut...

Olam Ghana Expands Operations Of ADM

Olam Ghana Ltd said it has taken over operations of Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) Ghana Ltd, a cocoa paste manufacturing company in Kumasi. The $1.3 billion deal, which will be completed in October this year,...

Groups Sign Funding Deal To Increase Competitiveness For Small Holder Farmers In East Africa

The Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA) has entered into a partnership with KCB Group to facilitate the implementation of a platform that enables smallholder farmers across the East African region access...

Germany Invests €9m To Boost Malawi’s Agricultural ‎Sector

Germany has invested €9 million to two projects implemented by the Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources and Agriculture Research and Technology to strengthen innovations in agriculture. The two projects carried by GIZ, include...
Modisar

Modisar To Represent Botswana At Seedstars World Global Competition

Modisar, a livestock farming app has emerged  the winner of Botswana leg of Seedstars Worldstartup competition which took place at the Microsoft Innovation Centre located at Botswana. Modisar and nine other startups Farm Connecta; Hello...

Afgri Ghana, John Deere Debut New Agric Machines

AFGRI Ghana and John Deere, leading dealers in farming machinery in Africa, have debuted new agricultural machines onto the Ghanaian market to improve mechanisation of agriculture, particularly in low income areas in the country. The...

Agricultural Equipment Distributors Support AGCO Brands

AGCO, a worldwide manufacturer and distributor of agricultural equipment has disclosed that a new joint venture company formed between South Africa’s Barloworld and Germany’s Baywa has been appointed as its national distributor for Zambia. The...

First Wind Farm Slated for 2016 In Namibia

Construction of the first wind farm is expected to start in the second or third quarter of next year with the potential involvement of the Lüderitz Town Council according to Alexandre Matton, a project...

Coffee Consumption Needs Will Increase By 2030 – Official

At least 145 million bags of coffee are consumed annually worldwide and it is estimated that by 2030 there will be an increase in consumption of over two million bags. This was said by the...