Monthly Archives: March 2015

Ghana Green Label Certification: Food Safety and Environmental Sustainability Guaranteed

Earlier Trax drew the attention to the irresponsible use of pesticides and other agrochemicals by farmers in the North of Ghana. A report by the Northern Presbyterian Agricultural Services has established that farmers don’t always abide by the instructions for … Continue reading

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Scientific Evidence: Trax’s Compost Works

Trax Ghana believes in composting. Many of the farmers we work with have witnessed that this organic fertilizer has greatly increased their harvests, but at the start of the International Year of Soils (2015) scientific evidence has confirmed what Trax … Continue reading

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Happy Independence Day

Trax Ghana congratulates all our farmers, staff, partners and all other Ghanaians on the occasion of Independence Day. Today marks the independence gained from Great Britain in 1957 and is traditionally celebrated with parades  around the country.

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Rain-Fed Farming: What Happens in the Dry Season?

The large majority of the rural farmers in the North of Ghana depend on rain-fed agriculture as their primary source of income. Unlike the South of the country, Northern Ghana has only one rainy season that normally starts in April/May … Continue reading

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