DBG Partners GIRSAL to Train Staff of Financial Institutions on Agric-Financing

Lending to the Ghanaian agricultural sector has generally been low, compared to other sectors. This has been attributed to the high risk associated with the sector, among other reasons. Interventions such as Ghana Incentive-Based Risk Sharing System for Agricultural Lending (GIRSAL) ’s agricultural credit risk guarantee and technical assistance have been introduced to de-risk and […]

GIRSAL Advices Youth to Develop Good Business Proposals at JAK Foundation Youth in Agric Festival

The Deputy Chief Risk Officer, Mr. Ernest Tagbotor, joined the John Agyekum Kufuor Foundation (JAK) panel discussion on “Innovative Agri-Financing, Marketing, Investment, Food Safety and Quality Standards, Regulations, Exports and Digitalization” at the maiden Youth in Agribusiness Festival in Kumasi on Thursday 28th July 2022. Also on the panel were other industry experts from the […]

GIRSAL and NBC to begin 7th Cohort of Agriculture and Agribusiness Lending Training Course

GIRSAL Ltd, in collaboration with the National Banking College, will begin the 7th cohort of the Agriculture and Agribusiness Lending Course for Staff of Financial Institutions on 9th August 2022. Three cohorts of the training program have been planned this year with funding support from Development Bank, Ghana (DBG). The course is designed to enhance […]

GIRSAL Launches Stakeholder Platform to Champion Agricultural Development

The Chief Executive Officer of GIRSAL Ltd, Mr. Kwesi Korboe, is calling on private sector actors in the agricultural sector to take charge in deciding what is relevant to the sector and influence the direction of agricultural sector policy. Speaking to the media at the re-launch of the GIRSAL Scheme and the launch of the […]

Agriculture Stakeholder Convening Platform Launch

GIRSAL Ltd to launch Agriculture Stakeholder Convening Platform Launch through its Agribusiness Forum on 29th June 2022 at the Kempinski Hotel Accra.  Ghana’s agricultural sector is characterized by challenges limiting its potential, which requires continuous efforts to improve the sector.  GIRSAL has designed an Agriculture Stakeholder Convening Platform dubbed “Agribusiness Public-Private Partnership Platform.” It is […]

GIRSAL Partners ARB Apex Bank to De-Risk Agricultural Lending by Rural Banks

GIRSAL Ltd has signed a memorandum of understanding with ARB Apex Bank to de-risk Agricultural Financing for Rural and Community Banks (RCBs) in Ghana. The collaboration aims to optimize the expert resources of both parties to promote investment in the agricultural sector and provide institutional capacity for Rural and Community Banks in Ghana. Through this […]

GIRSAL and GCX Sign MOU to Advance Financing for Agric Value Chain Actors.

GIRSAL Ltd and Ghana Commodity Exchange (GCX) signed a memorandum of understanding to help de-risk agricultural financing and to support affordable financing for agricultural value chain actors in Ghana. The Chief Executive officer of GIRSAL, Mr. Kwesi Korboe, and Chief Operation Officer of GCX, Mr. Robert Dowuona Owoo signed the agreement on Friday, 25th February […]