This participatory video titled “We Can” was filmed, produced, and directed by a group of 11 farmers and community members from Damolgo and Sekoti, Ghana. With this video they want to communicate the message: ‘we can use our combined knowledge to address the land management challenges we face.’ The film features farmers describing the importance of trees, stone bunds, contour planting and vetiver grass strips, mulching and manuring and the negative effects of bush burning.
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Library ResourceMultimediaDecember, 2016Ghana, Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa, Western Africa
Library ResourceMultimediaMarch, 2019Morocco, Tunisia, Kenya, Malawi, Tanzania, Uganda, Benin, Ghana, Niger, Nigeria, Mexico, Bolivia, Colombia, Cambodia, Indonesia, Vietnam, Jordan, United Kingdom
Wave 2 country infographics in one document. Countries include: Benin, Bolivia, Cambodia, Colombia, Ghana, Indonesia, Jordan, Kenya, Malawi, Mexico, Morocco, Niger, Nigeria, Tanzania, Tunisia, Uganda, United Kingdom and Vietnam
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksJune, 2013Ghana
Representing 30 per cent of Ghana’s formal trade in maize, the Techiman market serves as the main cereals trade platform within the country and the sub-region. However, its role in the region’s economic development is threatened by several shortcomings. The Municipal Assembly and the Techiman traders have therefore launched an innovative public-private initiative to upgrade the maize market infrastructure.
Library ResourceConference Papers & ReportsNovember, 2011Burkina Faso, Ghana, Western Africa
Library ResourceManuals & GuidelinesDecember, 2016Africa, Eastern Africa, Kenya, Malawi, Tanzania, Ghana
This guide presents a step-by-step approach in using a participatory mapping method with community members to identify and map ecosystem services and changes in their supply across multiuse agricultural landscapes. Non-governmental organizations (NGOs), government agencies and researchers can use this approach to learn from communities about how they use and access natural resources.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchJanuary, 2010Ghana
With the beginning of the new millennium and the increasing concerns with regard to wild privatization reforms, African governments, international donors and development scholars have been showing renewed interest in collective action. As a result, farmer-based organization (FBOs) and agricultural cooperatives (agri-coops) are back on the policy agenda for Africa as a preferential means to achieve a more equitable, inclusive and community-driven development of rural areas.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2016Ghana, Kenya, Sub-Saharan Africa, Eastern Africa
Library ResourceJanuary, 2011Ghana
Agriculture is the backbone of the Ghanaian economy. It plays an important role in the socioeconomic development of Ghana as it contributes to ensuring food security, provides raw materials for local industries, generates foreign exchange, and provides employment and incomes for most of the population (especially those living in the rural areas), thereby contributing to economic development and poverty reduction.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2008Bangladesh, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Botswana, Brazil, Burkina Faso, Chad, Chile, China, Colombia, Ecuador, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Ghana, Honduras, India, Iran, Kenya, Laos, Mali, Mozambique, Nepal, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Peru, South Africa, Sudan, Thailand, Togo, Uganda, Vietnam, Zimbabwe, Western Africa, Middle Africa, Africa, Asia, Central America, South America, Western Asia, Southern Asia, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Africa
This reports summarizes and synthesizes activities and achievements of the CGIAR Challenge Program on Water and Food (CPWF) through the end of 2007. The CPWF is an intiative of the CGIAR designed to take on the global challenge of water scarcity and food security.
Library ResourceSeptember, 2013Burkina Faso, Ghana, Western Africa
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