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Ghana: Grain and Feed Annual

Imports of wheat and rice are forecast up in MY2024/25 mainly because of increased consumption. Corn and rice production is expected to increase due to favorable weather conditions, adoption of improved seed varieties, and the implementation of the second phase of the Government of Ghana’s (GOG) farmer support program.
Ghana continues to demonstrate its conviction that proven science-based advanced technologies remain viable options in the global efforts to achieve food security in the face of various production constraints like climate change.
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Ghana: Ghana Poultry Voluntary Update 2024

Post forecasts Ghana’s MY2024 chicken meat imports at 270,000 metric tons (MT), unchanged from the preceding year’s estimate.
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Ghana: Accra hosts USA food pairing event

U.S. wine, poultry, rice, and beef are gaining in popularity as the Ghanaian HRI industry looks to expand their offerings to attract more hi-end business.
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Ghana: Agricultural Biotechnology Annual

Ghana’s National Biosafety Authority (NBA) on Friday September 15, 2023, approved the Bt cowpea event 245F (Cry2Ab) for environmental release.
The push for the move toward biotechnology in Cote d'Ivoire began in June of 2015, when the government of Cote d'Ivoire (GOCI) adopted and ratified the Cartagena Protocol.
Planting for food and jobs phase two (PFJ 2.0): Government of Ghana (GOG) takes stock of its flagship agriculture program after six years of implementation, acknowledges challenges, and announces some changes to the original model in what has been branded as enhanced planting for food and jobs (EPFJ) or planting for food and jobs phase II (PFJ 2.0).
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Ghana: FAIRS Annual Country Report

The 2023 FAIRS Annual Country Report provides up to date information on the regulations and procedures for the importation of food and agricultural products to Ghana.
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Ghana: FAIRS Export Certificate Report Annual

This report provides information on the certificates required for the importation of food and agricultural products into Ghana, plus further information on food product registration, labeling, import permits and other relevant information to assist U.S. exporters.
Ghana’s Hotel and Restaurant Institutional sector is growing, with tourism being an important driver of economic growth. In 2019, the sector generated U.S. $1.9 billion for the economy. Local and international franchises operate in major cities across the country.
Seafood is an important staple in Ghanaian cuisine as it accounts for 60 percent of animal protein intake with an estimated per capita consumption rate of 26 kg. U.S. seafood sales to Ghana recently experienced a boost in sales, however, sustained seafood exports from the U.S. are at risk due to the Government of Ghana’s (GOG) recent announcement to increase the tax 1,573 percent per metric ton on frozen seafood.
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Ghana: Ghana Climate Change Report

The impacts of climate change are beginning to manifest on the entire globe and particularly on developing countries like Ghana. The country is vulnerable to rising sea levels, droughts, increasing temperatures and erratic rainfall which adversely impacts infrastructure, hydropower production, food security and coastal and agricultural livelihoods.