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Nigeria: Niger govt. purchases N2.2bn tractors for 2018 farming season

Gov. Abubakar Bello of Niger on Tuesday said that the state government had procured 130 tractors and accessories worth N2.2 billion, to boost agricultural...

Ghana Youth Empowerment: 50 Agric graduates to undergo training in Israel

Fifty Ghanaian agriculture graduates who have undergone a three-month training in Ghana on greenhouse technology will be among 1,600 students from Africa, Asia and...

Ghana: Planting for foods and jobs benefits 700 youth in Nsawam-Adoagyiri

Mr. Isaac Kwadjo Buabeng, the Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) of Nsawam-Adoagyiri, has advised the youth in the municipality to participate massively in the second...

Nigeria: NIRSAL, Development Bank Nigeria Sign MOU On Agric Value Chain...

The Nigeria Incentive-Based Risk Sharing System for Agricultural Lending (NIRSAL) of the Central Bank of Nigeria and the Development Bank of Nigeria (DBN) has...

Ghana: COCOBOD assures lenders it will repay $1.3bn loan despite setbacks

The Chief Executive Officer of Ghana Cocoa Board (Cocobod), Joseph Boahen Aidoo, has assured lenders that the company is on course to meet its...

Ghana: One Village One Dam intiatiive would create 570 dams in...

The Ghanian government is ready to construct a total of five hundred and seventy (570) dams are in the three northern regions this year...

Investments in Ghana’s agric sector declining – World Bank report

Based on the 3rd Ghana Economic Update report from the World Bank, the Agric sector has witnessed declining trends in contribution to GDP since...

Nigeria’s future looks brighter with IITA innovations, says Nigeria’s agriculture think...

Press Release: Research and innovations being developed at the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) hold promise, and could transform Nigeria’s agricultural narrative, says Nigeria’s...

West Africa: Turkey and ECOWAS spur development

Free trade agreement between Turkey and ECOWAS is key for reaching a $10B trade volume, says Turkish economy minister Turkish economy minister suggested Thursday a...

Nigeria: Ogun Acquires Agric Equipment To Aid Farmers In Land Clearing

The Ogun state government's efforts to boost agricultural production in the State prompted the acquisition of 22 bulldozers to aid land clearing to boost rice,...