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Having pegged its nationally acceptable limit of aflatoxin in peanut at 10 parts per billion (ppb) as far back as 2018, Ghana could well be leading, and not just supporting the regional block’s preference of setting the MRL for aflatoxin in peanut at 10 ppb.
Attaché Report (GAIN)

Ethiopia: Grain and Feed Annual

Wheat production in Ethiopia for 2022/23 projected at a record level of 5.7 million MT while corn forecasted to 10.2 million MT. The Government of Ethiopia (GOE) has identified top priorities that can increase production and productivity of cereals through small and large-scale irrigation development, financing agricultural inputs, encouraging cluster farming, and reducing post-harvest loss.
On April 8, 2022, the Government of Ethiopia (GOE) passed a directive allowing franco-valuta imports of essential food commodities without foreign exchange permits.
Attaché Report (GAIN)

Ghana: Grain and Feed Annual

Forecasts of below average rainfall and extended dry spells in most parts of the country by the Ghana Meteorological Agency, looming shortage and soaring global prices of fertilizer, and a further cutback on fertilizer subsidy rate are set to erode the grain production gains of GOG’s Planting for Food and Jobs program.
Attaché Report (GAIN)

Ghana: Seafood Report

Ghana has one of the highest rates of dependence on fish for nutrition in Africa, with fish providing 60 percent of animal protein intake and estimated per capita fish consumption at 25 kg. Ghana’s seafood market presents an excellent opportunity for U.S. suppliers.
Attaché Report (GAIN)

Ghana: Ghana's Agricultural Subsidy Program

The Government of Ghana is pursuing an import substitution agenda regarding rice and chicken meat. Two key policies that will provide subsidies to farmers engaged in rice, corn, sorghum, soybean, and broiler production have been rolled out.
Ethiopia’s inflation rate remains persistently high, reaching 33.6 percent in February 2022. The headline inflation in February 2022 is lower than the 34.5 percent recorded in January 2022.
Attaché Report (GAIN)

Ghana: Poultry Voluntary Report

High feed costs continue to stifle attempts at reviving Ghana’s broiler industry. Domestic broiler production is estimated to meet only about two percent of total demand for chicken meat.
The Ethiopian Sugar Corporation (ESC) and the Ethiopian Industrial Input Development Enterprise (EIIDE) have separately issued international competitive tenders to purchase 200,000 metric tons (MT) of white cane sugar and 10,000 MT of lint cotton, respectively.
The 2020 FAIRS report provides up to date information on the regulations and procedures for the importation of food and agricultural products to Ghana. A link to access the specific labeling requirements for baby foods has been provided.
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.
Attaché Report (GAIN)

Ghana: Agricultural Biotechnology Annual

Though momentum towards environmental release of the Bt cowpea seems to have slowed down, approval remains inevitable. Dossier on Nitrogen Use Efficient (NUE) rice is ready for submission.