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Boost for commercial agriculture in Ghana

The World Bank has approved a US$100 million credit to support Ghana in scaling up the development of commercial agriculture in the country. USAID is also providing a grant of US$45 million to support the implementation of the project. The project seeks to facilitate access to land, strengthen Ghana’s investment promotion infrastructure for attracting agri-business … Continue reading Boost for commercial agriculture in Ghana

USAID, World Bank provide $145m for commercial agriculture in Ghana

Ghana has secured $145 million for the development and expansion of commercial agriculture. The United States Agency for International Development (USAID), is providing a grant component of $45 million, while the World Bank will provide $100 million as a loan for the project. The Minister of Food and Agriculture, Mr Clement Kofi Humado, said this … Continue reading USAID, World Bank provide $145m for commercial agriculture in Ghana

President Mahama promises food security

John Dramani Mahama says his administration is working to guarantee food security and create more jobs through the agricultural sector. “For every country, food security and agriculture is one of the most important factors that a government has to work on and so this government is determined to make sure that Ghana continues to sustain … Continue reading President Mahama promises food security

Mofa And PEF Organise Agribusiness Roundtable Forum

The Ministry of Food and Agriculture in collaboration with the Private Enterprise Foundation, (PEF), have organized a round table forum in Accra to discuss Agricultural Investment in Ghana, to introduce Ghana’s participation in the “Grow Africa Project”. A project that seeks to stimulate greater private sector investments through concrete plans (Investment Blueprints) in order to … Continue reading Mofa And PEF Organise Agribusiness Roundtable Forum

All set for GCAP launch

The National Steering Committee of The Ghana Commercial Agriculture Project (GCAP) has held its maiden meeting at Sogakope in the Volta Region. The two-day meeting was chaired by the Hon. Clement Kofi Humado, Minister of Food and Agriculture, who also chairs the GCAP Steering Committee. “GCAP is indeed an idea whose time has come. The … Continue reading All set for GCAP launch