WHO WE ARE
National Food Buffer Stock Company Limited was incorporated under the Companies Code of Ghana, 1963, Act 179 on 11th March 2010.
It is a Limited Liability Company wholly owned by the government of Ghana. The company is governed by an eight-member Board of Directors. The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the company.
The CEO is assisted by other directors and managers. Among other functions, NAFCO purchases excess produce of maize, paddy rice and soya beans from farmers, and then preserves, sells and distributes these foodstuffs to state institutions.
It is also in charge of the government’s Emergency Food Programme.
The Mission of NAFCO is “to ensure the security of farmers and insulate them against losses resulting from anticipated increases in the production of cereals, including maize, rice, and soya bean, in order to stabilize prices on the local market as well as earn foreign exchange in support of government and private sector efforts, through sound commercial practices within the parameters of socially, legally and ethically acceptable norms of trade.”
The current Board of the company has the following persons:
The day-to-day administration of the company is handled by: