Tag Archives: Ghana

The Need for Seed: Smallholder Farmers and the Plant Breeders Bill

In recent weeks there has been a lot of discussion in Ghanaian media about the Plant Breeders Bill which was waiting to go through Parliament. Here at Trax we have also been thinking about the ways this Bill could impact … Continue reading

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Farmer Testimony: How Three Goats changed Mrs Tabii‚Äôs Life

Mrs Tabii Tii (45) is a farmer in Pelungu, Upper East Region in Ghana and is the mother of six children. She is responsible for buying food and other provisions for her household, but she used to have to ask … Continue reading

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Best of Both and Trax Ghana on Belgian TV

Trax is proud to be a partner of Best of Both, Belgium. In June, a group of students and staff from the British School of Brussels came to visit the four schools they support. They taught computer skills and basic … Continue reading

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Transparency in the Jungle of Ghanaian NGOs: The Wishes Alliance NGO Index

The number of NGOs registered with the Social Welfare Department (the government institution responsible for NGOs in Ghana) was 4,463 in 2009*. But this is likely to be just the tip of the iceberg. How to keep any oversight of … 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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640 Primary School Students Have a Desk to Sit at!

Trax Ghana, in partnership with Best of Both, British School of Brussels has brought a massive improvement in the daily lives of 640 Primary School Students in the rural parts of the Upper East Region. From the 2014-2015 academic year, … Continue reading

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First Best of Both Desks Delivered to Primary Schools in Upper East Region

Earlier, we reported that the desks sponsored by Best of Both, British School of Brussels, were almost finished (read the article here). Trax Ghana is happy to announce that the first 130 desks have been delivered yesterday. Trax Ghana’s Schools … Continue reading

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