Mechanisation in agriculture improves efficiency and productivity. The AMSEC will be responsible for offering timely and efficient mechanisation services within the assigned district/zone.

Mechanisation services rendered under the PFJ 2.0 include but not limited to the following:

  • Disease and pest control (spraying)
  • Land Development
  • Land preparation (Ploughing, harrowing, levelling etc.)
  • Fertilizer application
  • Weed control
  • Planting
  • Harvesting
  • Drying
  • Shelling and Threshing

Insurance – (Recommendation: Change to Risk Management)

There are several financial and risk management products available to value chain actors.
Insurance: The GhAAP links value chain actors to approved insurance service providers.
Risk sharing system: The GhAAP links value chain actors to approved risk sharing organizations such as the Ghana Incentive Risk Sharing System for Agricultural Lending (GIRSAL).


Financial products: The GhAAP links value chain actors to financial products from approved Financial Service providers.
Low interest facilities: It also links actors to low interest agricultural financing facilities.
Incentive-based facility projects: It also links actors to some incentive-based facility projects such as SADP, FSRP, GASIP etc.
Grants: The GhAAP also facilitates access to grant facilities for value chain actors.


The GhAAP links actors who require farm hands or labour services to farm-service labour organizations.

Plant Protection

The GhAAP links value chain actors to approved plant protection services for weed, pest and disease control.

Irrigation Services

The GhAAP links farmers to water management services including provision of irrigation services to ensure all-year-round crop production.

Veterinary Services

Actors in the livestock value chain are connected to veterinary service providers for vaccinations, disease surveillance, treatments, etc.

Weather Services

Obtain information about weather forecasts to inform production decisions.