Modernising Agriculture in Ghana (MAG) Project

The Modernization of Agriculture in Ghana (MAG) project is a five-year 125 million Canadian Dollars  initiative (2017-2021) by the Canadian Government intended to achieve 5 thematic objectives.

Component 1: Support to increase the efficiency of local farmers through value chain development. 
Component 2: Support to specialized agricultural services to build national market linkages and promote efficiencies in commodity development along value chains. 
Component 3: Support to agricultural research to strengthen agricultural extension services and improve agricultural productivity. 
Component 4: Support to improve Ghana's competitiveness in international agricultural markets. 
Component 5: Canada-managed Monitoring, Evaluation, Audit and Technical Advisory Services.

The areas of technical focus include:  

Agricultural Value Chain and Market Linkages; 

Agribusiness and Rural Development; 

Rural Development in Northern Ghana

Canada integrates Gender Equality considerations into policies and programs to support gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls across its’ work in different sectors. Investments are targeted at gender equality-specific projects within a sector when the particular nature of the gender inequalities requires a more focused approach to achieve results. Canada’s Feminist International Assistance Policy is integrated and championed.

Areas of focus include: Women’s Economic Empowerment (WEE); Women In Agricultural Development (WIAD); Gender Equality for the National Plastics Action Plan (GE-NPAP). 


Africa Project Profiles; Hosted by Agriculture in Africa Media. Email: