USAID to Fund $22 Million Ghana Agriculture Financing Program

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Written by Makula Dunbar

From Ghana Business News

The U.S. government is set to launch a $22 million financing programme to unlock investment for agriculture in northern Ghana. To be launched January 21, 2014, the USAID Financing Ghanaian Agriculture Project (USAID-FinGAP) aims to unlock significant investment for agribusinesses in rice, soy and maize value chains in northern Ghana.

According to a press invitation, the project will be launched in Accra by Ghana’s Agric Minister Clement Kofi Humado and the USAID Mission Director, Mr. Jim Bever.

The USAID-FinGAP is a five-year project with the goal of increasing access to finance and investment in the rice, maize and soy sectors in the northern part of the country.

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