Tag Archives: Trax Ghana

Urgent Call: Use Organic Alternatives to Toxic Chemical Pesticides

Trax Ghana is raising the alarm about the great health risk at which Ghanaian farmers and consumers put themselves through the unsafe use of pesticides in agriculture. Trax encourages its farmers to refrain from the use of pesticides and to … 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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Poor Rainfall is Still Affecting Crop Yields in Northern Ghana

Poor rainfall in Northern Ghana is causing crops to die or produce low yields for the second year in a row. A late start to the wet season combined with inconsistent rainfall, a poor harvest last year, and increasing food … Continue reading

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Poverty Alleviation Requires Participation and Sustainability says Trax Ghana Director

Earlier today Trax Ghana’s director, Mr Vincent Subbey, released a statement about his vision for poverty reduction. Mr Subbey said: “Commitment to participatory local planning and sustainability should be the hallmark of contemporary poverty alleviation interventions.” Trax Ghana’s work is … Continue reading

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Implementing a New Baobab Initiative

Earlier this year Trax Ghana undertook the initial stages of a new baobab initiative as part of our sustainable livelihoods program under a Non-Timber Forest Product (NTFP) project supported by Tree Aid. Savannah Fruit Company, a Tamale-based company, were introduced … 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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