Tag Archives: Seeds

The Need for Seed: Smallholder Farmers and the Plant Breeders Bill

In recent weeks there has been a lot of discussion in Ghanaian media about the Plant Breeders Bill which was waiting to go through Parliament. Here at Trax we have also been thinking about the ways this Bill could impact … Continue reading

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Supporting Women with Seed for Food Security and as Start-Up Capital

Research shows that if women have equal access to land, livestock, new technologies, financial services, education and extension advice, agricultural production across Africa would increase by 20  to 30%. This could decrease the number of hungry people globally by 12 … Continue reading


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Sowing Seeds for Livestock Feed

On Monday the 14th of July 2014, Trax field officers visited the goat demonstration farm to broadcast and sow macuna seed and stylosanthes seed. The Trax goat demonstration farm is located in Zuarungu-Moshie in the Bolgatanga Municipality (Upper East Region, … Continue reading

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