Farming in Ghana has taken a dramatic turn to a better direction in recent years, creating jobs and opportunities for entrepreneurs who dare to go into farming business.
Millionaires are currently being made every year through farming in Ghana and there is certainly no end to the prospects of creating more wealth through farming in the coming years.
There are good reasons why farming in Ghana is doing very well.
Understanding these reasons will help you (no matter where you come from) to think seriously about setting up farm in Ghana.
1) There is no any other African country where Farming is as viable as it is in Ghana in terms of productivity and profitability.
2) There is no other country where farmers are more advantaged as they are in Ghana as regards demands for the produce. Take a look at my top five reasons why you must start Farming in Ghana now.
WHY FARMING IN Ghana
(1) Ghana has a huge population of over 29 million people, More
than 80 percent of Ghanaians buy their farm produce from
(2) Ghana has large expanses of fertile farmlands laying fallow across the nation.
(3) Ghanaian Government is seriously turning its attention to promoting farming in Ghana to help boost food productions in the country and minimize food importation.
The government is willing to assist any would be farming entrepreneur/investors with the necessary supports and logistics.
LIST OF LUCRATIVE FARMING BUSINESS IN Ghana
1. Maize Farming:
You will never know the profit in Maize Farming in Ghana until you try it. One thing we like about maize is that everything happens fast. It takes less than Four months between planting and harvesting.
2. Snail Farming:
Snail farming in Ghana is said to be one of the
most lucrative agricultural business you can start
with little capital. But still, it is one of the most
ignored animal rearing business in this country
Ghana and other African Countries. Snail farming
provides one of the profitable opportunity to
make money within a short period of time. But
why are Ghanaians & Africans not yet fully
engaged in this money making snail rearing
business? The reason is negligence.
3. Pig Farming:
Pig farming business is one of the lucrative
business in Ghana. This business is so profitable
that it can fetch you millions of money within a
year. Another name for pig farming is piggery.
Pig farming is becoming more lucrative and
expanding rapidly here in Ghana and around the
world. Do you know that pig meat is very high in
demand in Ghana and sells very fast anywhere
(markets, shops, restaurants etc).
READ ALSO: How To Start A Pig Farming In Ghana
4. Poultry Farming:
Poultry farming is one of the cheapest and most
profitable and lucrative farming business one can
start in Ghana. This is a business one can
venture into, which is generating thousands of
money weekly, monthly and on a daily basis.
There are many streams of income involves in
poultry farming. Income through Eggs production,
Income through their faeces (on manures),etc. On
this business, You can start earning within a year.
5. Catfish Farming:
If you dream to try yourself in agribusiness and
dream to succeed in this field, then you should
consider catfish farming. In this write-up, we will
provide you with catfish farming facts, give
necessary information concerning catfish farming
in Ghana, consider the rules of breeding and
growing fish in the subsidiary farm. Keep reading
because many interesting is ahead.
There are many kinds of fish growing in Ghana,
however, many people like catfish because its
meat is juicy, soft and tasty.
However, not everyone knows that this fish can
be grown quite easily even at a small fish farm,
you can even organize catfish farming at home.
The African catfish is delicious, easy to keep and
grows fast enough. The biology of catfish is such
that they can live without water for two days,
breathing the usual air. They have both gills and
lungs. This is a very strong and clever fish. From
the pits with water, where they fall, catfish can
jump up to 2 meters in height and crawl to look
Catfish farming is increasingly becoming an
attractive form of agriculture for many Ghanaians
especially young people.
6. Plantain Plantation:
Plantain farming in Ghana is one of the staple crops
business in the country. Plantain is as well a viable
source of income for small scale farmers who grow it
in their garden.
Plantains grow in clusters because
every matured plantain plant produces a number of
baby suckers which are not pruned out.
7. Rice Farming:
Rice is the world`s second most popular crop after
maize. Rice farming in Ghana provides a lot of
promises for a future businessman. The position
acquired by rice is attended by large demand on the
Ghana’s market. The agriculture sector is the best valuable business in the world. Technology and
Oil & Gas Industry can`t feed the population, while
crops can do that. Therefore, rice production in
Ghana, which is one of the most popular products
in country – is promised to be successful.
8. Cassava Farming:
Cassava production in Ghana is extremely simple. The
plant is to be placed in trays filled with soil. This is
where you stick the cuttings (stems) of the plant and
within six months they will grow and turn into pretty
big bushes. When the leaves on the bushes start to
turn yellow, this means that the harvest is ripe. You
can dig bulbs from the soil for eating or selling.
9. Cucumber Farming
Cucumber farming is one venture that can actually surprise
anyone who cares to go into it. While thousands of young
men and women are busy pursuing higher degrees in
education and hoping to get employed by one big firm or the
other, those who saw the goldmine in cucumber farming are
not giving any damn to that as their ventures are
adequately taking good cares of them financially.
10. Yam Business
Yam is another staple food that is in high demand in
Ghana. You can start a large scale yam farming
business or you can purchase the yams at a cheaper
Get involved in any of these farming business in Ghana
today and you will never regret it.