Tag Archives: Food security

TRAX GHANA INTRODUCES FARMERS TO THE USE OF WEIGHING SCALE FOR MARKETING OF OFSP PRODUCE

Given the high level of malnutrition in Ghana, the country needs a holistic approach of supplementation, food fortification and dietary diversification to combat malnutrition. Trax Ghana with donor and technical support of Self Help Africa (SHA) and International Potato Center … Continue reading

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Scientific Evidence: Trax’s Compost Works

Trax Ghana believes in composting. Many of the farmers we work with have witnessed that this organic fertilizer has greatly increased their harvests, but at the start of the International Year of Soils (2015) scientific evidence has confirmed what Trax … Continue reading

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Food Consumption Scores and High Food Insecurity in Upper East Region, Ghana

In July, Trax field staff began using the World Food Programme Food Consumption Score as a means to assess food security in the communities where we are working. The Food Consumption Score assesses the diversity of food stuffs eaten during … 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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