6TH World Bank Implementation Support Mission LaunchedThe 6TH World Bank Implementation Support Mission (ISM) for GCAP has been launched at the Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MoFA) Resource Centre in Accra with a call on stakeholders to work collaboratively to help the project to deliver on its mandate.
GCAP Resolves Land Disputes in Nasia -NabogoIng. Bloomfield Attipoe, GCAP SADA Zonal Co-ordinator, has revealed that GCAP has resolved three out of four land disputes that have arisen in the Nasia area and that the remaining one was being addressed.
Minister of Food and Agriculture visits GCAP projects in the Accra PlainsThe Minister for Food and Agriculture, Hon Alhaji Mohammed-Muniru Limuna, from September 2-3, paid a working visit to GCAP projects in the Accra Plains. The visit took him to seven farms namely, Vegpro Ghana Ltd, and Anyako Farms around Torgorme in the North Tongu District; Sugarland at Kortorko in Central Tongu, and Wienco/GADCO at Fievie in South Tongu, all in the…
Ghana Commercial Agriculture project!
The Ghana Commercial Agricultural Project (GCAP) was established in 2012 under the auspices of the Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MoFA) with a total investment support of US $145 million. Of this amount, US$100 million is a credit from the World Bank – International Development Association (IDA), with the remaining US$ 45 million being a USAID grant.
Project Development Objectives
GCAP aims to move farming from the present subsistence level to a commercial level that ensures wealth creation and food security in the country.
The objective of GCAP is increased access to reliable water, land, finance, agricultural inputs and output markets by smallholder and nucleus farmers in selected project intervention areas. In line with this objective, GCAP is embarking on the rehabilitation and modernization of existing public irrigation infrastructure, notably the Kpong Irrigation Scheme (KIS), the Kpong Left Bank Irrigation Project (KLBIP), all in the Eastern Region, and the Tono and Vea irrigation dams in the Upper East Region.Private sector players will be introduced to the management of the irrigation schemes and support given to the participation of farmers in the management of irrigation and drainage assets.