North Gonja agricultural and livestock survey, Northern Ghana. by United States. Operations Mission to Ghana.

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  • Agriculture -- Ghana.,
  • Livestock -- Ghana.,
  • Livestock -- Breeding -- Ghana.

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StatementBy USOM/G Survey Team [with the] Ministry of Food and Agriculture, Ghana.
LC ClassificationsS471.G35 U6
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 79 p.
Number of Pages79
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5840672M
LC Control Number61060792

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The area could support twice its present human population. It is recommended that Ghana should adopt the U.S. Soil Conservation Service land capability classification, and 5 problem areas are defined.

Recommendations are made for: contour and strip-cropping, the use of fertilizers and f.y.m., the ratio of fallow to cropping period, " take half leave half" grazing and the control of burning. Agricultural Production Survey for the Northern Regions of Ghana: Results Introduction The Agricultural Production Survey is a complement to the Population-Based Survey conducted to develop baseline indicators for USAID Ghana Mission’ Economic Growth Office.

The sample of respondents in the Agricultural Production Survey was drawn. For instance, the Ghana Demographic and Health Survey (GDHS) estimated the level of under-five mortality for the Greater Accra Region, at around 62 deaths per live births (GDHS, ), while that for the Northern Region is close to three times this figure, deaths per live births).

AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT IN THE NORTHERN SAVANNAH OF GHANA by Tara Nicole Wood A Doctoral Document Presented to the Faculty of The College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources In Partial Fulfillment of Requirements For the Degree of Doctor of Plant Health Major: Doctor of Plant Health Under the Supervision of Professor Gary L.

Hein. The Peoples Of Northern Ghana 22/05/ By€PROF. A.K. AWEDOBA ABSTRACT € This is a detailed survey of the socio-demographic patterns of the peoples who inhabit the Northern half of Ghana.

€ The author gives an account of the indigenous language patterns of the different ethnic groups, their social customs and distinctive customs. Ghana Agricultural Production Survey (GAPS) PROJECT FACTSHEET | APRIL GHANA MINISTRY OF FOOD AND AGRICULTURE STRATEGIC OBJECTIVE The Ghana Agricultural Production Survey (GAPS), a pilot project taking place in 20 districts during –aims to improve the quality of data produced by the national agricultural statistics system.

May 09,  · Agricultural Production Survey for the Northern Regions of Ghana: Results Agricultural Production Survey for the Northern Regions of Ghana: Results. Back to USDA METSS Project. May 9, Department of Agricultural Economics. Gonja people: Ghana`s president John Dramani Mahama (middle) is a North Gonja agricultural and livestock survey Location in Country: Northern region, south; west central, upper branches of Volta Lake area; Black Volta River to White Volta area, both sides.(Source: Ethnologue ) North Gonja agricultural and livestock survey woman wearing head scarf Language The Gonja language is a Kwa language spoken by an estimatedpeople, almost all of whom are of the.

Systems Northern Ghana. book Northern Ghana Stephen NUTSUGAH CSIR-Savanna Agricultural Research Institute potatoes; Cotton; Vegetables SARI conducts research into food and fibre crop farming in North Ghana for the purpose of introducing improved technologies to enhance agricultural productivity Integrated and intensive crop-livestock systems.

Jun 23,  · The Gonja of North Ghana. The Gonja (population:people) live in the Northern Region of Ghana. It is said that Islam has been around since the early establishment of the Gonja kingdom in AD but only became relevant in the last decades.

Today, ‘to be a Gonja means to be a Muslim.’ However, the majority of Gonja still. The Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MoFA) in response to Ghana Government’s Growth and Poverty Reduction Strategy (GPRS II) and the Food and Agriculture Sector Development Policy (FASDEP), formulated the Agricultural Services Sub-Sector Investment Project (AgSSIP) as a means of facilitating agricultural growth and development.

AgSSIP is a nine-year program divided into three phases of. Mar 02,  · About 23% of the total area, or 5, ha (13, acres), was cultivated in About 85% of all agricultural land holders in Ghana are small scale operators who primarily farm with hand tools.

Cocoa beans were first introduced to Ghana in by Tettah Quarshie. The Market Development Programme for Northern Ghana, Tamale, Ghana. likes.

The Market Development (MADE) for Northern Ghana is driving improved livelihoods and incomes for Followers: GONJA Gonja history, culture, religion, economy; Salaga and Kafaba. Please click on the bulleted headings to toggle text.

Arhin, Kwame, West African Traders in Ghana in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries Longman (note). 3 At close of 19c Freeman wrote of Bonduku and Salaga that their inhabitants were mostly immigrants from a foreign district and that their level of civilization and.

FAO Food and Agricultural Organisation of the United Nations. GOG Government of Ghana. LPIU Livestock Planning and Information Unit. MOFA Ministry of Food and Agriculture.

MOLF Ministry of Lands and Forestry. NCWD National Council on Women and Development. The Ghana Agriculture Production Survey (GAPS) undertaken by the Statistics, Research and Information Directorate (SRID) of the Ministry of Food and Agriculture is designed to provide data on community amenities, characteristics of farm families, utilization of land, use.

This document, Agriculture in Ghana: Facts and Figures (), has been prepared by the Statistics Research and Information Directorate (SRID) of the Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MoFA). It is the 25th edition of an annual series that commenced in The nonfarm work participation decisions of married men and women in rural Northern Ghana were jointly and separately estimated for married couples through a bivariate probit, using recent survey.

Economic Growth in Northern Ghana Revised Report for DFID Ghana Prepared by 3 Changes in crop production in northern Ghana 59 4 Agricultural sub-sectors 65 and a number of medium sized companies have established operations in the north.

For what reasons might northern Ghana be attractive to investors, compared to other regions of the. A political ecology of high-input agriculture in northern Ghana. colonial revenue was spent in the north and the area remained, and still continues to for low-agricultural productivity.

Testing Agricultural Technology in Northern Ghana Federica Di Battista IPA, Research Coordinator. Testing Agricultural Technologies in Northern Ghana (TAT) RESEARCHERS: Christopher Udry (North Western University) Dean Karlan (North Western University) Shashidhara Kolavalli (IFPRI) PARTNERS: Savanna Agricultural Research Institute (SARI).

AAGDS Accelerated Agricultural Growth and Development Strategy. GLSS Ghana Living Standards Survey. GoG Government of Ghana. GPRS Ghana Poverty Reduction Strategy. GWCL Ghana Water Company of Ghana Table Ghana Livestock Census and Projections ( Heads). Farming in the north of Ghana is difficult.

At times it rains heavily, while much more often it is bone-dry. But on hectares, agriculture is taking off. With support from the public Sustainable Water Fund (FDW), the Ghanaian company IWAD and various partners, local farmers are successfully growing crops.

Through smart, modern agricultural methods, incomes are increasing for these small. Evaluation of existing and potential feed resources for ruminant production in northern Ghana Produced by: 1 1Solomon P. Konlan, Augustine A. Ayantunde2, Herbert.

Dei, and Franklyn K. Avornyo3 1 Department of Animal Science, University for Development Studies, Tamale. 2 International Livestock Research Institute. FORAGE SPECIES USED BY LİVESTOCK İN THE KUMBUNGU DİSTRICT OF THE NORTHERN REGİON, GHANA. Ziblim, A. I., Abdul-Rasheed, S & Aikins, T.

University for Development Studies, Faculty of Renewable Natural Resources, Department of Range and Wildlife Management, Nyankpala Campus, Tamale-Ghana.

a survey in 21 West and Central African countries collecting detailed staffing and financial information from a complete set of government, higher education, nonprofit, and private- OVERVIEW OF AGRICULTURAL R&D IN GHANA Agricultural research is fundamental to enhancing Ghana’s agricultural productivity.

Toward this end, the country has. Mar 04,  · With adequate rainfall, plentiful vegetation and a low pest population, Ghana’s Northern Savannah Ecological Zone is an optimal environment for cattle production. Despite this prime landscape, livestock production in Ghana has remained low.

Insufficient or otherwise absent livestock policies, uninformed ranching practices and lack of funding are among the many factors responsible for. May 14,  · From Ghana’s total land area of million hectares, about 57% is suitable for agricultural purposes.

Agriculture contribution to GDP over the years has shown a steady reduction from % in to in and to % in The growth rate of the sector however doesn‘t show any clear trend.

The growth rate reduced from % in. To tackle poverty in Northern Ghana, the country relies heavily on inclusive agricultural growth in the rural areas which contribute to equitable and sustainable poverty reduction and food security in the country. That was the objective of the Northern Rural Growth Programme (NRGP), jointly funded by the African Development Fund (ADF) the.

Summary of Household food security. About million people, representing 5 percent of Ghana’s population, are food insecure. Thirty four percent (34%) of the population are in Upper West region, followed by Upper East with 15% and Northern region with 10%, amounting to.

sustainable crop and livestock integration systems to address these issues. This paper takes a critical look at crop–livestock systems in the savanna zone of northern Ghana.

It gives an overview of the area, existing crop–livestock systems, constraints to the systems, and the management and pricing of crop residues and manure.

north, as is ownership of livestock such as cows, goats, pigs, and chickens. Overall, however, rural households in the three northern regions own fewer assets than those in the south: the wealth index calculated from the DHS data is between and for the three northern regions and. Emerging livestock feed markets in northern Ghana were surveyed to collect information on feeds sale, prices and buyers.

The survey covered three regional markets in northern Ghana namely Tamale, Bolgatanga and Wa markets in Northern, Upper East and Upper West Regions, respectively. Since declaring independence inthe Republic of Ghana has become a stable constitutional democracy.

Ghana’s economy has grown substantially over the past decade, yet remains primarily agrarian, accounting for 50% of the total employment and 25% of the country’s Gross Domestic Product.

Smallholder rain-fed farming using rudimentary technologies dominates the agricultural sector Cited by: 4. april report number gh agribusiness indicators: ghana economic and sector work 2 4/30/12 pm.

Abanga Farms promotes rice farming in Northern Ghana. Abanga Farms promotes rice farming in Northern Ghana has cultivated a 1,acre rice farm at Guo in the North Gonja District in the.

The Honourable Minister of Food and Agriculture meeting with Director General of the Food And Agriculture Organisation (FAO) Dr. Qu Dongyu. Flood recession agriculture for food security in Northern Ghana: Literature review on extent, challenges, and opportunities These activities will allow the hydrological characteristics of the river to be matched to crop-livestock systems of flood recession agriculture that are well suited to the study communities and their organizational.

Recent agricultural survey data from a relatively densely populated locality within the Guinea savannah zone of northern Ghana is analysed. This data suggests that, in spite of very low yield-levels obtained, most smallholders currently farm using little or no fertiliser, other purchased inputs and.

Oct 20,  · Cattle Rearing in Northern Ghana. Cattle Rearing in Northern Ghana. Skip navigation Sign in. Search. International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) 48, views. Jun 24,  · The Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MOFA), in collaboration with the Modernizing Extension and Advisory Services (MEAS) Project and the USAID/Ghana Feed the Future Agriculture Policy Support Project (APSP), has held a two day Agricultural Extension policy review forum in Accra.Sep 09,  · Statistical Service Inaugurates Teams For Agricultural Census (E/R) The Asante Akim South District Management Team (DMT), tasked to see to the implementation of the Ghana Census of Agriculture (GCA) project has been inaugurated at Juaso.This paper investigates the effect of smallholder livestock production on income among farm households in northern Ghana.

Questionnaires were administered to household heads and ordinary least squares estimation technique was applied to the Samuel Tawiah Baidoo, Hadrat Yusif, Umar Anwar.

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