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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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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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Colonization of Trax’s Beehives

Trax Ghana, in collaboration with Self Help Africa has distributed 78 bee hives among farmer groups in the Upper East Region of Ghana. This week, William Adongo, Trax’s Sustainable Livelihoods Project Coordinator, has found that 51% of the hives are colonized. … Continue reading

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Trax Ghana’s Take on Gender Equality

Trax Ghana is committed to creating equal rights and opportunities for men and women. It does so in a gender-sensitive way, relying and building on socially and culturally defined difference between the sexes. Some of the activities by which gender … Continue reading

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