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Trax Ghana participated in CAOF AGM

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Trax Ghana staff undergo training in Irrigation and Greenhouse Technology

Trax Ghana Gender officer, Miss Barikisu Iddrisu completed a 3-month practical training in Akomadan in the Ashanti region on the use of greenhouse technology for farming. One of the major challenges facing agriculture in Ghana is attracting young people to … Continue reading

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Trax Ghana donates start-up Kits to trained artisans

At least 22 artisans trained in various forms of vocational skills in the Talensi and Nabdam districts, received start-up kits and certificates after completing a one-year vocational training at a brief ceremony in Bolgatanga. The training was organized by a local … Continue reading

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Workshop to finalize draft proposals

Trax Ghana staff and Tools for Self Reliance (TFSR) UK team, Clare (Head of Africa Programme) and Shanna (Africa Programme intern) had a workshop to finalize Trax Ghana draft proposals for fundraising. A Theory of Change (ToC) following a thoughtful … Continue reading

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Trax-Kavli Scholarships Farm now runs on solar power

The mechanized borehole that supplies water to the farm runs on the national electricity grid, which is both expensive and unreliable due to intermittent power cuts. As a long term solution to the problem, the project explored installation of solarpanels … Continue reading

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Training farmers in the preparation of Bokashi fertilizer

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Happy International Day of Rural Women!

The United Nations’ (UN) International Day of Rural Women celebrates and honours the role of rural women on October 15 each year. It recognizes rural women’s importance in enhancing agricultural and rural development worldwide. Rural women and girls are leaders … Continue reading

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Promoting Organic Agriculture

The Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MOFA) is conducting trials at four (4) different sites (locations) in Ghana on ISO NPK Organic Fertilizer manufactured by CHEMICO for certification use by farmers.  The Coalition for the Advancement of Organic Farming (CAOF) … Continue reading

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Artisans receive training on entrepreneurship and business management

Entrepreneurship development training intended to enhance the capacity and willingness of 24 apprentices to develop, organize, and manage their business ventures under the Tools for Self Reliance (TFSR) and Trax Ghana partnership project has ended successfully. Over the course of … Continue reading

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Presentation on field work by UDS practicum students

The practicum period of the two UDS Students, Sarah and Joshua at Trax Ghana came to an end with a presentation on their field work. The delivery was so engaging, enlightening and stimulating. Congrats!

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