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FORMATION OF COMMUNITY LEVEL ARTISANS PROJECT IMPLEMENTATION COMMITTEE (PIC)

In northern Ghana where the majority of farmers rely on rain fed agriculture for a living, Climate change, with consequent droughts, floods and other natural disasters, further contributes to the vulnerability of people living in poverty. It is within this … Continue reading

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TRAX GHANA PLAYS HOST TO TWO (2) UDS STUDENTS ON INTERNSHIP

Trax Ghana works with smallholder farmers in deprived rural communities in northern Ghana to achieve food security. The organization uses Participatory Rural Appraisal (PRA) as a way of learning from, and with, members of target communities to investigate, and evaluate … Continue reading

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TRAX GHANA FARMERS TRAINED ON ORANGE-FLESHED SWEETPOTATO PROCESSING AND UTILISATION

Trax Ghana in collaboration with its donor Self Help Africa (SHA) and technical support from International Potato Centre (CIP) and Savannah Agricultural Research Institute (SARI) is promoting the resilient nutritious Orange-Fleshed Sweetpotato (OFSP) rich in Vitamin A to improve household … 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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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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Trax Values and Approach: Self-Reliance for Sustainability

Trax Ghana works with rural farming communities with the intention of supporting self-reliance within the communities for food and income production. There are a few ways that developing self-reliance is built into the Trax approach and our projects. Trax uses … Continue reading

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