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National Farmers’ Day Celebration

National Farmers’ Day is a statutory public holiday in Ghana observed on the first Friday...

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Agricultural innovation
Youth in Agriculture

Agriculture is important to the development of any nation, Ghana being no exception. Development must...

Product Highlights

Cocoa is one of the most important agricultural products in Ghana and the country is one of Africa's largest cocoa producers.

Quality cocoa from Ghana is in demand all over the world and is used primarily for chocolate and cocoa powder.

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Cocoa plays an important role in the economy of Ghana. The cocoa industry employs approximately...
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Shea has become one of the leading non-traditional agricultural exports in Ghana, with most rural...

Institutional websites

Parliament of Ghana
https://www.parliament.gh/
Office of the President, Republic of Ghana
www.presidency.gov.gh
Ministry of Food & Agriculture
mofa.gov.gh/site/
Ministry of Trade and Industry
www.moti.gov.gh
Ministry of Finance
www.mofep.gov.gh
Parliamentary Select Committee on Agriculture and Cocoa affairs
https://www.parliament.gh/committees?com=25
Parliamentary Select Committee on Environment, Science, Technology
https://www.parliament.gh/committees?com=18
Ghana Cocoa Board
https://cocobod.gh/

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France has long been an active and generous resource partner, working closely with FAO in support of shared food security and agricultural development goals. French expertise and seconded personnel make a vital contribution to the achievement of the Organization’s mandate, and the country plays a major role in catalysing global and regional cooperation. France continues to support a wide range of programmes, with a recent focus on food security governance, climate change and resilience, agro‑ecology, family farming, animal health, and sustainable management of forests and lands.

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Fao projects in Ghana

SymbolTitleFromtoTotal Budget
TCP/GHA/3704/C1 Support to the Implementation of the Investment for Food and Jobs 2020 202050,000$
TCP/GHA/3701 Support to the promotion of conservation agriculture and integrated pest management for sustained soil fertility and productivity 2019 2021410,000$
TCP/GHA/3702 Support to the Strengthening of Food Control Systems in Ghana 2019 2021300,000$
TCP/GHA/3703 Support to malnutrition reduction in women and vulnerable populations through food-based approaches 2019 2021225,000$
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ADMA/GHA/014/IFA Account for Administrative Facility - FAO/IFAD Framework Agreement in Ghana 2018 20221$
UTF /GHA/034/GHA-F Profiling and Characterization of Conservation Agriculture Practices and Adoption in Guinea Savanna, 2019 2020187,425$
GCP /GHA/031/JPN Recovery of environment and livelihoods of smallholder framers affected by illegal mining and improvement of climate resilience and food security through sustainable cocoa production with successional and diversified agroforestry in Ghana 2019 2020800,000$

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