• Kenya Trade Mission in Ghana to Explore the Agriculture Sector Visits Some Processing Companies and Research Institutes
    A Kenyan delegation on a trade mission in Ghana to find ways of implementing aspects of a bilateral Memorandum Of Understanding (MOU) signed between Ghana and Kenya in the area of Trade and Investment in Agriculture in December 2014, during a visit of the President of Ghana, His Excellency John Dramani Mahama....
  • Ghana Receives IFAD Financing to Help Smallholder Farmers Boost Agricultural Production and Transformation

    Rome, 20 April 2015 – Today the Government of the Republic of Ghana and the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) signed a US$36.6 million loan and $10 million grant agreement to finance the Ghana Agricultural Sector Investment Programme (GASIP)....



  • Minister for Food and Agriculture on a Two (2) Day Regional Tour to the Volta Region

    In his quest to acquaint himself with developments at the various Institutions/Agencies under his Ministry, the Minister for Food and Agriculture Hon. Fiifi Kwetey paid a 2-day official working visit to some agricultural farms in the Volta Region. The visit took him to the Brazilian Agro farms Limited near Dabala junction, Caltech Ventures Limited, Golden Exotic GH Limited and to Kpong Irrigation Scheme...

  • MOFA Takes Delivery of Farming Machinery and Equipment

    The Government of the Republic of Japan has presented a source farming machinery and equipment worth 330.00 million Yen (US$3.3 million) to Ghana.

    The items presented included seventy-seven (77) agricultural tractors with matching implements, forty-nine (49) power tillers, six (6) rice mills, twenty (20) rice threshers and eleven (11) rice reapers for sale to farmers on hire purchase...

  • Cotton Development Authority Board Inaugurated

    A nine (9) member board for the Cotton Development Authority has been inaugurated in Tamale charged with the responsibility to work closely with the Authority to revamp the cotton industry.

    Inaugurating the Board on Tuesday March 31, 2015, the Minister for Food and Agriculture Hon. Fiifi Kwetey said the re-constitution of the Board was a reflection of the government’s commitment...

  • FAO and IFAD Get New Country Office

    The Food and Agriculture Organisation and the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD); two International Organisations in Ghana can now boast of an office complex which will house the two organisations within the same premises.

    This follows the official opening of Country Ghana offices in North Ridge, Accra on Friday March 20th, 2015 by the Sector Minister for Ministry of Food and Agriculture, Hon. Fiifi Kwetey and the Vice President of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) H.E. Michel Mordasini...

  • IFAD Vice- President Pays Courtesy Call on Minister for Food and Agriculture

    The Vice-President of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), Michel Mordasini has commended Ghana for the country’s Agricultural programmes and policies aimed at enhancing the development of the sector...