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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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TRAX GHANA FARMERS TRAINED ON ORANGE-FLESHED SWEETPOTATO PROCESSING AND UTILISATION

Trax Ghana in collaboration with its donor Self Help Africa (SHA) and technical support from International Potato Centre (CIP) and Savannah Agricultural Research Institute (SARI) is promoting the resilient nutritious Orange-Fleshed Sweetpotato (OFSP) rich in Vitamin A to improve household … Continue reading

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TRAX GHANA INTRODUCES FARMERS TO THE USE OF WEIGHING SCALE FOR MARKETING OF OFSP PRODUCE

Given the high level of malnutrition in Ghana, the country needs a holistic approach of supplementation, food fortification and dietary diversification to combat malnutrition. Trax Ghana with donor and technical support of Self Help Africa (SHA) and International Potato Center … Continue reading

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Formation of Non-Timber Forest Products Union

In order to promote enterprise development and build organizational and technical capacity at the grassroots, Trax Ghana always facilitates the formation of farmer groups. In Pelungu, Nabdam district in the Upper East Region, Trax works with shea (nuts and butter), … Continue reading

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Food Consumption Scores and High Food Insecurity in Upper East Region, Ghana

In July, Trax field staff began using the World Food Programme Food Consumption Score as a means to assess food security in the communities where we are working. The Food Consumption Score assesses the diversity of food stuffs eaten during … Continue reading

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