Ghana

Country Overview

Fertilizer Market

Fertilizer Prices

Market Comments

OCTOBER 2017

Market comments 

Farmers still have access to cheaper fertilizers under the planting for food and jobs program for the minor season and irrigation farming. Prices remained stable with a marginal drop in sales compared to the previous month. The presidency is threatening to crack the whip on any person or group of persons found to be engaged in smuggling of subsidized fertilizer. The peasant farmers’ association has inaugurated and tasked its watchdog committees to monitor the movement of subsidized fertilizers across neighboring countries, and report such perpetrators to the security agencies for arrest and prosecution.

 


Sales trend (Comparisons from September to October)

Towns

Fertilizer (commercial)

Sales trend 

Price trend 

Tamale NPK 23 10 5

NPK 15 15 15

Fumso NPK 15 15 15

Urea

Ho NPK 15 15 15

Urea

Mankessim NPK 23 10 5

NPK 15 15 15

Urea

Navrongo NPK 15 15 15

 NPK 23 10 5

 

Price trends over the past 3 months

NPK 15 15 15 NPK 23 10 5 Urea 46%
GHS/ 50 kg bag Type Aug-17 Sep-17 Oct-17 Aug-17 Sep-17 Oct-17 Aug-17 Sep-17 Oct-17
Dunkwa-On- Offin com
sub 57.5 57.5 57.5 57.5 57.5 57.5 47.5 47.5 47.5
Fumso com
sub 57.5 57.5 57.5 57.5 57.5 57.5 47.5 47.5 47.5
Gwollu com 110 110 110 105
sub 57.5 57.5 57.5 57.5 57.5 57.5 47.5 47.5 47.5
Ho com 100 100 100 100 70 70
sub 57.5 57.5 57.5 57.5 57.5 57.5 47.5 47.5 47.5
Kade com 100 100 100
sub 57.5 57.5 57.5 57.5 57.5 57.5 47.5 47.5 47.5
Kpando com
sub 57.5 57.5 57.5 57.5 57.5 57.5 47.5 47.5 47.5
Mankessim com 130 130 140 80 80 80 130 130 130
sub 57.5 57.5 57.5 57.5 57.5 57.5 47.5 47.5 47.5
Navrongo com 120 120 120 120 120 110
sub 57.5 57.5 57.5 57.5 57.5 57.5 47.5 47.5 47.5
Tamale com  130 130 90 90
sub 57.5 57.5 57.5 57.5 57.5 57.5 47.5 47.5 47.5

SEPTEMBER 2017

Market comments 

With the exception of urea, the sale of fertilizer products have been impressive. Sales for urea declined slightly compared to the previous month. Even though, the subsidy program for this year, is almost over, farmers can still get fertilizer at cheaper price under the planting for food and jobs program after registering.


Sales trend (Comparisons from August to September)

Towns

Fertilizer (commercial)

Sales trend 

Price trend 

Bogosso Ammonium Sulphate

NPK 15 15 15

Chiana Ammonium Sulphate

NPK 20 10 10

NPK 25 10 10

Ho Ammonium Sulphate

NPK 15 15 15

Urea

 Mankessim Ammonium Sulphate

NPK 23 10 5

 NPK 15 15 15

 Urea

Navrongo  Ammonium Sulphate

 NPK 15 15 15

 NPK 23 10  5

 

Price trends over the past 3 months

NPK 15 15 15 NPK 23 10 5 Urea 46%
GHS/ 50 kg bag Type July-17 Aug-17 Sept-17 July-17 Aug-17 Sept-17 July-17 Aug-17 Sep-17
Dunkwa-On- Offin com
sub 57.5 57.5 57.5 57.5 57.5 57.5 47.5 47.5 47.5
Fumso com
sub 57.5 57.5 57.5 57.5 57.5 57.5 47.5 47.5 47.5
Gwollu com 110 110 110
sub 57.5 57.5 57.5 57.5 57.5 57.5 47.5 47.5 47.5
Ho com 100 100 100 100 100 70
sub 57.5 57.5 57.5 57.5 57.5 57.5 47.5 47.5 47.5
Kade com 100 100
sub 57.5 57.5 57.5 57.5 57.5 57.5 47.5 47.5 47.5
Kpando com
sub 57.5 57.5 57.5 57.5 57.5 57.5 47.5 47.5 47.5
Mankessim com 130 130 80 80 130 130
sub 57.5 57.5 57.5 57.5 57.5 57.5 47.5 47.5 47.5
Navrongo com 120 120 120 120 120 120
sub 57.5 57.5 57.5 57.5 57.5 57.5 47.5 47.5 47.5
Tamale com 130 130 90 90
sub 57.5 57.5 57.5 57.5 57.5 57.5 47.5 47.5 47.5
Publications

Ghana Fertilizer Statistics Overview 2015  FUBC Ghana final report 2015     West Africa Fertilizer Report Ghana 2013         Ghana Fertilizer Assessment (IFDC for AFAP, June 2012)         2016 AFO CountrySTAT FTWG Workshop Ghana Nigeria (Nasarawa, May 2016)     West Africa Fertilizer Report Ghana 2013        An Action Plan For Developing Agricultural Input Markets in Ghana         World Bank Agribusiness Indicators Ghana