AGRI-IMPACT CONSULT IN GREENHOUSE SUPPLY, INSTALLATION AND TRAINING
COMPETENCE IN SUPPLY, INSTALLATION AND TRAINING IN GREENHOUSE
Agri-impact Consult has been in the industry of supply, installation and training in greenhouse for the past 5 years. AIC has grown in strength in this field through projects such as the Agri-Entrepreneurship and Innovation Development Project by the skills development fund of COTVET which trained 210 producers in greenhouse, open field and shadehouse production using intensive production technology. Also AIC under this project trained 102 vegetable aggregators as well as 125 technical officers of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Adidome farm institute, Kumasi institute of Tropical Agriculture, Asuansi farm institute and the Ministry of Food and Agriculture.
Similarly, under the Productivity Enhance for Vegetable Value Chain Actors project being run in collaboration with GhanaVeg, AIC have developed the skills and built the technical and business capacities of 100 vegetable SMEs, 1 Commercial Greenhouse Producer, 9 Young Graduates under Incubation and 5 Technical Officers, as well as 20 production Assistants in high value greenhouse production and intensive production technologies.
Agri-impact Consult has established a training institute called the Agri-Impact Entrepreneurship & Technology Institute (AETI) at Berekusu in the Eastern Region of Ghana whose main objective is to train agri-enterprises, farmer based organizations, youth, private firms, investors, development organizations, policy makers and public sector institutions in greenhouse, shadenet and open field production using intensive production technology. Since its establishment in 2014, it has trained, supplied and constructed greenhouse structures for people in all these categories.
AIC in collaboration with ASNAPP Ghana has constructed twelve (12) greenhouse structures in six coastal districts front-lining the jubilee field in the western Region funded by Tullow oil. This project trained 108 direct beneficiaries and over 100 indirect beneficiaries in the construction and production in greenhouse. Each household generated annual revenue of $3,481 in a year.