Monthly Archives: March 2017

The Value of Dry Season Gardening

Up to 80% of the population of Northern Ghana are farmers and they mostly depend on vulnerable rained agriculture. Due to strong seasonality of rainfall in the region, rainfed farming is limited to only five to six months of the … Continue reading

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Trax March 2017 Newsletter Now Available

Trax have launched a monthly newsletter with updates about our work and the farming communities we support in Northern Ghana. The first issue is available here: Trax Newsletter March 2017 (opens pdf).

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Why Water is Central to what Trax Do

Water is an essential part of everyday life. For farmers in dryland environments such as Northern Ghana, water also dictates their livelihoods. That’s why Trax Ghana support rural farming communities to increase availability of water for farming and household use. … Continue reading

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New Women’s Group taken through VSLA Constitution Development

Trax supports women to establish Village Savings and Loans Associations (VSLA) to take control of their own finances. Since we began this initiative some years ago, there has been high demand from women’s group to establish new VSLAs. Trax Ghana … Continue reading

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Trax Host Fundraising and Resource Management Intern

Trax has a history of hosting students, researchers, and interns from around the world. We believe this supports Trax’s development and learning opportunities as well as the personal development and growth of the individuals we host. In light of this, … Continue reading

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Celebrating the Contribution of Women Farmers in Northern Ghana

This International Women’s Day we are celebrating women farmers everywhere. Women farmers constitute more than half of the labour force on small farms in Sub-Saharan Africa. Despite this, they typically have little or no ownership of land, property, or income. … Continue reading

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