Category Archives: Agro-forestry

Diverse Uses of the Borassus Tree in Northern Ghana

The enivronment in northern Ghana is diverse and can vary from community to community. Trax works in Upper East and Northern Regions but the local environmental conditions differ across the communities and districts we work. We know that understanding and … Continue reading

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The Value of Dry Season Gardening

Up to 80% of the population of Northern Ghana are farmers and they mostly depend on vulnerable rained agriculture. Due to strong seasonality of rainfall in the region, rainfed farming is limited to only five to six months of the … Continue reading

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Improved Mudstoves save more than just energy

There is currently a movement to increase the use of clean cooking stoves in Sub-Saharan Africa. Clean cooking stoves can take many forms, one of which is a variation of traditional mud-built stoves. Sometimes they are referred to as energy-saving mud stoves because … Continue reading

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Implementing a New Baobab Initiative

Earlier this year Trax Ghana undertook the initial stages of a new baobab initiative as part of our sustainable livelihoods program under a Non-Timber Forest Product (NTFP) project supported by Tree Aid. Savannah Fruit Company, a Tamale-based company, were introduced … Continue reading

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Launch of Village Tree Enterprise Project with Tree Aid

Tree Aid launched their Village Tree Enterprise Project with partner organizations, including Trax Ghana, on the 17th of July 2014. The launch took place in Bolgatanga in the Upper East Region. Guests of honor at the launch event were the … Continue reading

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