Integrated Food and Livestock Industries Ltd was established in June 2018 as a limited liability company, primarily to contribute our quota in the development, promotion and sustenance of food, poultry and livestock production in Ghana for food security, employment creation and income generation.
Ghana currently has a total of 305 758 ha of oil palm, more than 80 percent of which is cultivated by private small-scale farmers. It is estimated that 243 852 tonnes of palm oil is being produced and that Ghana currently has an unmet demand of 35 000 tonnes of palm oil.
Rubber was introduced in Ghana in 1898 as an ornamental tree in the botanical garden in Aburi, near Accra. In 1930 some trial plantations were established in the Western region and in the 1950s the first industrial plantation was set up there via a joint-venture with a Danish firm.
Ghana is endowed with the ideal climatic conditions for increased production of coconut for both the domestic and foreign markets. The crop thrives very well in the tropical rain forest zone and along the coastal belt. It is usually grown in smallholder plantations in the six out of the ten regions of the country.
The aim is to achieve a deep, loose seed-bed. Maize is a free-rooting plant so there needs to be no restriction on root development in the early stages. Crops that struggle with compaction then struggle to mature and achieve optimum yield. Farms with heavy soils often need to winter plough to achieve the correct seed-bed in the spring. But if there is a wet March, water can hold under the furrows and can take a long time to dry out.
In 2020, rice, paddy production for Ghana was 973,000 tonnes. Rice, paddy production of Ghana increased from 54,900 tonnes in 1971 to 973,000 tonnes in 2020 growing at an average annual rate of 8.88%.
The pineapple industry is considered the most developed horticultural sector in Ghana. Pineapple is a non-traditional export crop grown mainly in the Greater Accra, Central, Eastern, and Volta regions.
According to the Ghana National Tomato Producers' Federation, Ghana produces 510,000 metric tonnes of tomato each year, while it imports up to 7,000 tonnes per month from its neighbors, alongside 27,000 tonnes of processed tomato from Europe
Ghana is the world's second-largest cocoa-producing country (Côte d'Ivoire is the largest). Cocoa Life has been active in Ghana since 2008, when it began as the Cadbury Cocoa Partnership. At the end of 2020, there were 69,114 farmers participating in Cocoa Life, across 663 communities.
kro (or kaklo) is a delicious traditional Ghanaian snack made from very ripe plantain fritters. Plantains are a staple starch in the West African cuisine and Africa is the major producer of plantains in the world
The Petroleum Oil and Gas Corporation of Ghana and registered as a commercial entity under the Ghana law.
Integrated shareholder on behalf of the Government and reports to the Department of Mineral Resources and Energy.
Plot 15-17 Akpakpa Street, Achimota-Accra
A34 Fotobi Road, Nsawam, Ghana
Post Office Box N3125 Nsawam- Ghana