Yara Ghana has been recognized with the Outstanding Agribusiness of the year award at the recent Ghana Business Standards Awards held in Accra.
The awards ceremony, which was on the theme ‘Celebrating Organizations Committed to Remarkable Business Standards Geared toward Sustainable Growth,’ is organized annually to celebrate organizations committed to remarkable business standards in their sectors and industry leaders breaking barriers of excellence across the Ghanaian business region.
Commenting on the win, the West Africa Regional Director of Yara, Mr. Danquah Addo-Yobo said the award underscores Yara Ghana Limited’s commitment to quality and standards over the years.
“Yara has endeared itself to the Ghanaian farmer because they know Yara products has the highest standards in terms of quality and performance. They also know that the formula written on the bag is exactly what is inside and the results on their farms attests to this.’’
Yara’s commitment to keeping standards is not limited to our products alone. We also ensure a high standard of Health and Safety for our staff, suppliers and customers and along the production process. Yara also has a strong Ethics and Compliance culture underpinned by our commitment to keeping high standards in all we do, he further stated.
Yara Ghana has also been certified by the International Fertilizer Association (IFA) with a Product Stewardship Excellence Certificate. The IFA Product Stewardship Excellence Certificate is a confirmation that Yara Ghana has been found to confirm to the IFA Protect & Sustain program: Product Stewardship which has a broad scope covering areas such as Management Systems, Sourcing and Contractor Management, Manufacturing, Supply Chain to the Customer, Marketing, Sales and Application Services he added.
About Yara Ghana
Yara grows knowledge to responsibly feed the world and protect the planet, to fulfil our vision of a collaborative society, a world without hunger and a planet respected.
Our crop nutrition solutions and precision farming offerings allow farmers to increase yields improve product quality and increase their profitability while reducing environmental impact.
With a relevant market share in the local fertilizer market, Yara Ghana has helped contribute to increased yields and profitability of Ghanaian farmers.
With our farmer centric approach and through our nationwide network of agronomists, we conduct training programmes and Crop Clinics to enable smallholder farmers to achieve the best results with our solutions.
Yara Ghana also provides training and knowledge for dealers in agro-inputs. This training focuses on among others, the right application of fertilizers: right nutrients, right time and right place.
Through collaboration with research bodies such as the Crop Research Institute of Ghana and others, Yara Ghana has undertaken scientific trials aimed at evolving cost-effective crop nutrition protocols and programmes for Ghanaian farmers, which has contributed significantly to improved yields and profits for the farmer.