Rice marketing in Ghana

an analysis of government intervention in business.
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Get this from a library. Rice marketing in Ghana: an analysis of government intervention in business. [K Okosso Amaa]. RICE PRODUCTION AND LIVELIHOODS IN GHANA prepared by: c-Berisavljevic’, R.M. Blench and n Gordana Kranjac-Berisavljevic’: Department of Agricultural Mechanisation and Irrigation Technology, University for Development Studies, Tamale, Ghana.

Email: [email protected] the soil, coupled with over liberalization of rice trade in Ghana, locally cultivated rice is often unattractive to prospective buyers or consumers, and sometimes not available to them at all.

Table 2 below gives the average paddy rice production by region in Ghana for the period Book: Rice marketing in Ghana. An analysis of government intervention in business pp pp. ref. Abstract: This Rice marketing in Ghana book a report on research work aiming mainly at the following objectives: (1) identification identification Subject Category: Techniques, Methodologies and Author: K.

Okosso Amaa. RICE MARKETING IN EASTERN NIGERIA Information presented here is based on field surveys of each of the four stages as part of an overall study of the rice industry in Eastern Nigeria (16). The pro­ duction stage survey was limited to Abakaliki Division of Abakaliki Province.

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aromatic rice and repackage it for the local market Consumers are willing to pay a price premium of % for imported Thai rice over premium local rice Source: OLAM, Finatrade, Interviews 1) “Ghana Rice” marketing campaign led to increases in the reported purchase of Ghanaian rice Market price of high quality milled rice in Ghana, File Size: 1MB.

Rice Market in Ghana to - Market Size, Development, and Forecasts The industry report Rice Market in Ghana to - Market Size, Development, and Forecasts offers the most up-to-date market data on the actual market situation, and future outlook for rice in Ghana.

Rice imports remained stable in Benin, due to the purchasing power of Nigeria. The Nigerian Naira, whose value was buoyed by record high oil prices, appreciated against the US dollar, allowing the country to continue purchasing rice on the international market.

By contrast, rice import volumes in Senegal dropped by 16% in compared to File Size: KB. Covid is likely to cause shortages of labor in Ghana and the government must consider options in protecting the rice sector and the actors at this season so that they can produce the quality.

The Ghana National Rice Development Strategy (G-NRDS) which covers the period to Gender Dimensions of Rice Production, Processing and Marketing Although men dominate rice production in all the ecologies, at specific locations in Ghana, women dominate.

In the processing and marketing sectors, women are the major actors at the File Size: KB. Rice Marketing in Ghana An Analysis of Government Intervention in Business Scandinavian Institute of African Studies, Uppsala. In a speclfic area of agrobusiness, namely, the production and marketing of rice in Ghana.

My interest in this study was aroused a few years ago, when some newspaper. andGhana ranked among the top 50 rice producers worldwide, dropping out of the list only in (FAOSTAT, ).

The dependency on rice imports is File Size: 1MB. In every industry, whether the end-consumer is an individual or a business, the successful company is one which does its marketing well. Here at the Jones School, our marketing faculty group embraces the multi-disciplinary, quick changing, “part-quantitative analysis, part-creative art” nature of marketing.

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FNJ Investments has two major lines of business. It is a large importer of commodities into the market viz Rice and Sugar and distributes the products around the country. It is also a full service con VILACONIC has established since The project on Improving and Scaling up the System of Rice Intensification (SRI) in West Africa has had continued success promoting the introduction, adaptation and scaling up of SRI in -WAAPP has multiple partners in Ghana, which include: Ghana Rice Inter - professional Bodies (GRIB), the Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MoFA), Ghana Irrigation Development Authority (GIDA) of MoFA.

The effort aims to help boost rice production and quality, as well as reduce dependence on imports. Currently, Ghana’s rice import bill is about $, despite the fact that the country has the potential to produce to meet local and international demand. Besides maize, rice is the second most important cereal and major staple in Ghana.

Rice is a major staple crop in Ghana due to the changing preference of taste of consumers from households to social and official functions (Amanor, ). Analysis of price incentives for Rice in Ghana.

Technical notes series, by Modzakah, D. and Angelucci, F., Technical notes series, MAFAP, Rome. The designations employed and the presentation of material in this information product do not imply the expression of any opinion whatsoever on the part of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the File Size: 1MB.

Greenwealth Incorporated, is a dynamic firm mainly in the sector of general imports and exports with a clear mindset of cutting a niche in the rice and sugar market in.

Mr Emmanuel Asior, Rice Value Chain Advisor at Green Innovation Centre (GIC) has asked rice farmers in the country to consider the use of “bubble dryer” to improve the quality of local rice.

He said the technology, powered by solar energy prevents contamination, aflatoxin. The Rice price comparison chart shows that price for Rice (01 Kg) in Ghana is % lower than the same Rice price in, Greenland. Children and partners rather than government officials should be used in promoting the made in Ghana rice.

The study is limited to the extent that only one local product (local rice) was studied in Accra. Future researchers should therefore, consider the application of social marketing techniques to.

Rice has become the second most important food staple after maize in Ghana and its consumption keeps increasing as a result of population growth, urbanization and change in consumer : Ekow ESSABRA-MENSAH.

The CIA World Fact book estimates that Nigeria had a total import of $ billion in which is over 50% of its total exports of $ billion. Rice, which forms a part of the Nigerian staple meal, and is produced locally in different geographical parts of the country. An overview of global rice production, supply, trade, and consumption Sumithra Muthayya,1 Jonathan D.

Sugimoto,2,3 Scott Montgomery,4 and Glen F. Maberly5 1The Sax Institute, Ultimo, Australia. 2Department of Epidemiology, College of Public Health and Health Professions, and theCited by: Comparatively, rice farmers in Ghana sell milled rice at an equivalent of US$ per ton. Averagely, with other distribution costs, wholesale and/or retail price is about US$ Ghana is recorded to have comparative advantage in the production of paddy rice over other countries in the sub-region (Assuming-Brempong, ).

However, this. 1. There are rice relatives in other parts of the world, too. The genus Oryza is among the most ancient grasses and was able to spread to every continent before they drifted too far apart.

The result is that different Oryza species are strung out over the tropical regions of the globe, including South America and Australia. Only one species in Asia and one in Africa were domesticated, however.The global rice market is expected to grow with a healthy single digit CAGR from to The key driver of this market is the growing fast food industry and restaurants.

Rice is one of the favorite cereals for most of the consumers/5(12).On their part, the smartest marketing strategy our local rice-farming industry can adopt, is simply to convert to certified, traceable organic rice farming, as soon as practicable. In an era when most Ghanaians now see healthy lifestyles as vital for their overall well-being, producing certified organic rice, is an unbeatable market niche to.