Tag Archives: Northern Ghana

ZUARUNGU MOSHIE SCHOOL BENEFITS FROM A SUMMER HAT

Rustic Pathways provides international community service programs for high school students. Their programs introduce students to a variety of service experiences that benefit the communities they visit, while showing students the impact they can have on the world. Additionally, these … Continue reading

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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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Farming Food Sovereignty through Cultural Traditions

The concept of Food Sovereignty recognises food as a human right and not a commodity. Access to sufficient nutritional food for a healthy life is a basic human right because for is essential for life to persist. For many, food … Continue reading

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SCHOLARSHIP BENEFICIARIES RECEIVE SMALL RUMINANTS (GOATS)

Trax Ghana and the British School of Brussels Charity, “The Best of Both” partnership project, presented 120 goats to 40 selected needy students at Dachio, Zuarungu-Moshie, Duusi and Gaare-Gbani basic schools in the Upper East Region of Ghana. The project … Continue reading

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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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FUNDING THREATENING THE SURVIVAL OF TRAX GHANA

Trax Ghana has been working with smallholder farmers in northern Ghana for the past 26 years. Trax supports smallholder farmers towards sustainable agriculture to enhance food security and environmental restoration. One person who worked with Trax for her PhD and … Continue reading

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PROMOTING ORANGE-FLESHED SWEETPOTATO (OFSP) IN NORTHERN GHANA – THE CONTRIBUTION OF TRAX GHANA AND ITS COLLABORATORS

A nutritious Orange-Fleshed Sweetpotato (OFSP) variety is growing in popularity and becoming an important strategy to improve vitamin A deficiency which remains a public health problem, especially in Northern Ghana. OFSP is being disseminated by Trax Ghana with donor and … 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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