Launch of the 2015 Fourth Cohort of Junior Professionals- FAO JUNIOR PROFESSIONAL PROGRAMME

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has the honor to inform Members that the recruitment campaign for the 2015 fourth cohort of Junior Professionals is being launched.  This fourth cohort comprises five new Junior Professionals to be recruited for the following duty stations: Cairo, Accra, Addis Ababa, Harare and Libreville. A sixth Junior Professional, who was shortlisted during the 2014 recruitment campaign and placed on the “recruitment roster”, will […]


In May 2015, an outbreak of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza  in parts of the country was announced by the Veterinary Services Directorate of the Ministry of Food and Agriculture. As part of the control measures, restrictions are being placed on the movement of live birds, especially cockerels and pullets. Any member of the public who […]

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). This new programme will link smallholder farmers to agribusinesses to enhance growth by helping them […]

Kenyan Trade Mission On Agriculture To Arrive In Ghana

The Ministry of Food and Agriculture in Ghana is pleased to inform you about a Trade Mission from Kenya from May 11th – 13th 2015. The trade mission will be focused on the Agricultural sector and is therefore open to all companies and stakeholders within this sector. Kenya offers a variety of business opportunities in […]

GCAP’s Nasia-Nabogo Call for Proposals End

The Project Implementation Unit of the Ghana Commercial Agriculture Project (GCAP) wishes to inform potential investors and general public that the “Expression of Interest” and “Call for Proposal for the Development Of Improved Rain-fed Agriculture Based On Water Harvesting Techniques For Rice Production In The Nasia-Nabogo Inland Valley” ended at 10.00HRS on Friday 27th March, […]

Activities Outlined For The 2014 National Farmers’ Day Celebrations

Sunday, 30th November, 2014 The 75 National Award Winners for the 2014 National Farmers’ Day celebration are expected to arrive at the Regional Coordination Council, Sekondi in the Western Region. Monday, 1st December, 2014 The awardees will take part in the Agricultural Development Bank sponsored 5th National Farmers Forum scheduled for Akroma Plaza at 8:30 […]

PRESS RELEASE -Africa Day for Food & Nutrition Security

Theme: “Accelerated Action for a Hunger Free Africa ” 30 October 2014 1. Background In July 2003 in Maputo, Mozambique, African Union Heads of State and Government endorsed the Declaration on the Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Programme (CAADP). CAADP’s principal goal is to pursue an agriculture-led development agenda for reducing poverty and eradicating food insecurity […]

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