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EMPOWERING WOMEN – A CASE STUDY OF SHEANUT PICKING AND PROCESSING

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Trax Ghana Seed Loan scheme

Trax Ghana seed system is based on a revolving seed supply with an inbuilt interest-generation mechanism on seed loan. The system provides farmers with a fallback mechanism and has enables them to be more seed secure and this has contributed … Continue reading

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Earning an Additional Annual Income through VSLA

Under a tree in Nwan, a farming community in the Upper East Region in Ghana, there is a group of women who come together every week to make savings. Their Village Savings and Loan Association (VSLA) was established in October … Continue reading

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Supporting Women with Seed for Food Security and as Start-Up Capital

Research shows that if women have equal access to land, livestock, new technologies, financial services, education and extension advice, agricultural production across Africa would increase by 20  to 30%. This could decrease the number of hungry people globally by 12 … 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 Ghana’s Take on Gender Equality

Trax Ghana is committed to creating equal rights and opportunities for men and women. It does so in a gender-sensitive way, relying and building on socially and culturally defined difference between the sexes. Some of the activities by which gender … Continue reading

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