Desert Lion International (DLI) is a worldwide manufacturer of quality inputs for the agricultural sector with specialisation in cocoa and oil palm sectors in West Africa. The company has more than ten years’ experience working with cocoa farmers through the sale of required inputs and provision of micro-finance for agriculture. Desert Lion International has established sales outlets in all the cocoa growing areas in Ghana for the supply of COCOBOD approved insecticides, fungicides, spraying machines, pruners and personal protective equipment (PPE). The company has also established an excellent working relationship with farmers all over the West African sub-region where cocoa and oil palm are grown. Desert Lion International is in a unique collaboration with Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology in Ghana, a leading science institution in the world, to assemble spraying machines and transfer technology to many young Ghanaians venturing into agriculture in general and cocoa industry in particular. The objective is to contribute to reducing rural poverty through maximizing the output of cocoa farms by applying COCOBOD approved inputs to improve and sustain cocoa yields and also provide jobs for the youth to contribute to reducing unemployment.
Desert Lion International Ltd is a member of Desert lion International Group. The company in collaboration with KNUST has established an ultra-modern assembling plant with the capacity to assemble 10,000 spraying machines and other products per month. Currently, it has supplied over 7500 units of its sprayers and other products to the farmers in the major cocoa growing areas in Ghana and West Africa. The Company offers after-sales support and has sufficient spare parts to support its operations. Offers backstopping for private mass spraying of cocoa in Ghana.
Desert Lion products are certified by the Cocoa Research Institute (CRIG) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and cover a wide range of p r o d u c t s including the following;
• Insecticides • Fungicides
• Herbicide • Pruners (Motorized and Manual)
• Motorized and Manual Sprayers
• Protective Clothing • Solar products
• Accompanying parts for all our machines
DL Group of Companies
Desert Lion International
is the arm of the Desert Lion Group charged with the manufacturing and importation of quality farming inputs and equipment. On a mission to provide quality inputs to support the transformation of Agriculture in West Africa, and having the Vision of being the leading Agriculture input provider among the agric value chain actors in West Africa,
DLI is involved in the following;
Fabrication and assembling of farm inputs in Ghana.
Provision of spare parts to support farm equipment.
Export of agricultural inputs to West Africa.
Farm Input servicing.
Leading manufacturer and importer of quality agricultural inputs.
Offer World-class training in the manufacturing and assembling of quality agricultural inputs and equipment.
Desert Lion Farm management Services
To offer farm support services in all areas along the agricultural value chain. Improving the livelihood of farmers through the use of innovative farming solutions and technological advances. Attracting the youth into agriculture through the introduction, and application, of productivity-enhancing technologies.
Farm advisory services.
• Farm supervision.
• Labour management.
• Produce management, etc.
• Land preparation services.
• Seed planting services.
• Weeding and Spraying.
• Storage and warehousing.
• Product upgrading.
• Export services, etc.
Desert Lion Micro Credit Company Limited
• Provides diversified and affordable financial services to the active poor in a timely and competitive manner.
• Creates employment opportunities and increase the productivity of the active poor in farming communities in Ghana.
• Creates avenues for farmers to acquire quality input to support the transformation of agriculture in Ghana, using
environmentally friendly technology to create wealth for stakeholders and the underprivileged in society.
• Provide high-end fund management services to our investors, thereby ensuring high returns on investments.
• Manage funds for Corporate entities associated with the agric sector by ensuring disbursement, monitoring and
recovery at a minimal fee.
• Input financing.
• Agricultural Value-Chain Financing.
• Disbursement and Recovery Agency.
• Fund Management.