Tag Archives: Trax

Best of Both and Trax Ghana on Belgian TV

Trax is proud to be a partner of Best of Both, Belgium. In June, a group of students and staff from the British School of Brussels came to visit the four schools they support. They taught computer skills and basic … Continue reading

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Setting Up Sheabutter and Honey Enterprises in Northern Region

A few weeks ago Trax, together with various other partners, launched the Village Tree Enterprise. Under this project, 450 Village Tree Enterprises will be set up in Mali, Burkina Faso and Ghana. These will benefit 6,750 disadvantaged rural households. Trax … 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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Farmer Testimony: Mr. Isaiah Improves Animal Well-Being

In Ghana, one agricultural extension officer serves 1,300 farmers (2012). Due to this woefully low number, a lot of farmers do not get the technical advice they need. In order to improve this, Trax Ghana, with support from Self Help … 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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Donation of Cameras

Last week Trax Ghana reported on its quarterly meeting (read the article here). The meeting was centered around the theme of communication. One thing that became evident is that for effective communication, there was an urgent need for additional cameras. … Continue reading

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Reducing Malnutrition with Orange-Fleshed Sweet Potatoes

The Problem: Malnutrition in Ghana Despite national-level poverty reduction in recent years, malnutrition remains high in Ghana. National poverty reduction has largely been in the south, meaning that the prevalence of malnutrition is primarily in Northern Ghana where almost 63% … Continue reading

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