Entries by Patricia Asamoah

Holland-in-Ghana Growing Together

FAGRO 2016 GhanaVeg together with the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands and four other Dutch companies exhibited at the 7th National Food & Agricultural Show (FAGRO) 2016 held at the International Trade Fair Centre La, Accra.  The orange decorated booth housed the Embassy, Tikola Ghana, GhanaVeg, Iribov Tissue Culture Company and Celtic Cooling. […]



Increasing Local and Export Demand of Butternut Squash

Greetings from Kukobila Nasia Farms! Kukobila Nasia farms is collaborating with GhanaVeg to improve and increase the production of butternut squash in the Savelugu Nanton District of the Northern Region of Ghana. The project is to promote the consumption of butternut squash by Ghanaians within Northern Ghana and beyond. This activity is in connection with […]



GhanaVeg Trains Agronomists on Nursery Establishment and Crop Fertilization

Just as a good foundation is to a building in terms of withstanding disasters, so is a good start to your vegetable production very necessary for good results. Another session of GhanaVeg’s Agronomy training has started with focus on nursery raising and fertilization. These are the fundamentals of production. In previous section of our agronomy […]



Vegetable Fair 2016

Vegetable Fair 2016 GhanaVeg is pleased to invite interested stakeholders who would like to exhibit during the 2016 edition of the Vegetable Fair to contact sheila@ghanaveg.org or call 0263794715 This year’s fair and exhibition is bigger and better. There will be 2 full days for exhibition with seminars on both days. The theme for this […]



GhanaVeg Independent R&D Innovation Fund Trial (Harmful Organisms of Export Vegetables)

GhanaVeg Independent R&D Innovation Fund Trial (Harmful Organisms of Export Vegetables) GhanaVeg together with University of Ghana, GIZ, CABI and an international consultant are embarking on a research project to establish the road map for reduced incidence of harmful pests as part of efforts to get the export ban lifted.  This will result in on-farm […]



GhanaVeg Onion Trials in Three Regions

GhanaVeg will be commencing series of trials to help find lasting solutions to some prevailing challenges in the onion value chain. Starting with, will be trials of eight different varieties of onion. Two known varieties namely Bawku Red, Red Creole and six other hybrid varieties will be tested – Orient, BGS 329, Neptune, Sivan, Prema […]



Thirty Agronomists Undergone Training

Thirty Agronomists in the vegetable sector have undergone a Training of Trainers (ToT) in Agronomy to equip them with the requisite knowledge and practical exercise to further advance and professionalise the production of vegetables. These agronomists will transfer this knowledge to farmer groups in the vegetable sector. The training which is the first in a […]



Agronomy Training of Trainers

GhanaVeg motto; Healthy and quality vegetables from Ghana through new ways of doing business brings to you an on-field masters agronomy training of trainers (ToT) session from October 14 to 15. Objectives of this training includes To understand the factors of the agroecosystem that hamper the growth of chilli, tomato and cucumber plants To know […]



Research is Relevant in Promoting Food Security

GhanaVeg in collaboration with the Crop Research Institute of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research in Kumasi, organised a day’s forum to bring researchers and vegetable sector players together to touch base and share ongoing research interventions to ease prevalent situation that challenge the sector. The forum was used to address research gaps as […]



Netherlands Trade Mission Reaffirms Strong Ties With Ghana’s Horticultural Sector

Five Dutch leading vegetable sector companies visited Ghana to explore investments and trade. The mission included one of the world’s leading vegetable seed companies Bejo Seeds, a constructor of cold store facilities Unitherm, as well as two mechanization companies Kramer and Amatrex. The mission was led by Mr. Peter Verbaas the director of the Dutch […]