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How Climate Change is Affecting Crops in Northern Ghana

It’s mid-May so traditionally it is time for farmers in Northern Ghana to start planting. In Upper East Region it has been traditional practice to grow two crops of millet during the wet season, and to make sure this is … Continue reading

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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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