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Community Empowerment Strategies – Facilitation of new farmers groups

Community empowerment is more than the involvement, participation or engagement of communities. It implies community ownership and action that explicitly aims at social and political change. The aim of Trax Ghana is to develop the capacity of smallholder farmers in … Continue reading

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EMPOWERING WOMEN – A CASE STUDY OF SHEANUT PICKING AND PROCESSING

Mrs Amina with other women during her Shea butter extraction processing Continue reading

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TRAX GHANA PLAYS HOST TO A BACHELOR DEGREE STUDENT FROM GERMANY

Trax Ghana has played a key role over the years in hosting both local and international students who carry out field data collection for Bachelor/Master’s thesis, doctoral dissertation or on internship in a win-win fashion. Sarah Horny is a final … Continue reading

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Orange Fleshed Sweet Potatoes Still Fresh 3 Months After Harvesting

During the annual Orange Fleshed Sweet Potato (OFSP) Conference Trax organized on 3 December 2014 farmers shared their experiences with this type of sweet potatoes. The farmers mentioned that the OFSP matures early and that they it therefore breaks the hunger … Continue reading

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Integrating Grassroots Expertise and Top-Level Scientific Research: Organizing a Live Conversation at the Brighton and Sussex Universities Food Network Symposium

More and more people have realized that indigenous agricultural knowledge is often absent from modern-day agricultural policy and academic research. It has been identified as an important factor hampering the effectiveness of the development of agricultural research, extension services and … Continue reading

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Farmer Testimony: Community Trainers Instigate Grassroots Scaling-Up

As we have mentioned elsewhere, Trax is concerned with the sustainability of our project interventions within environmental, social, and economic domains. Features of the Trax project which support the sustainability of our interventions socially include the formation of farmer groups, … Continue reading

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Top Performer: Duusi Primary School

In everything Trax does, sustainability is always a top priority. This is no different in our partnership with Best of Both, a charity set up by Belgian high school students. Best of Both supports five public primary schools in the … Continue reading

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