The Ghana Association of Agricultural Economists (GAAE) held its second annual national conference from 9-10 August 2018 on the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) campus in Kumasi. Hosted by the Department of Agricultural Economics, Agribusiness and Extension at KNUST, the conference brought together over sixty agricultural economists and agribusiness experts representing academia, […]
To mark the start of two new research initiatives in Ghana, a stakeholder event was held, "Unpacking the Complexity of Improved Nutrition", in Accra on July 3, 2018. The initiatives are the IFPRI-Ghana research study on ‘Leveraging Food Systems for Improved Nutrition in Ghana’, and ‘Stories of Change in Nutrition in Ghana’, jointly led by […]
IFPRI’s Ghana Strategy Support Program, and the School of Public Health, University of Ghana, will co-host a stakeholder meeting on July 3, 2018 in Accra to deliberate on the multisectoral contributions towards transforming nutrition outcomes in Ghana. This event will present initial findings from two new research initiatives in Ghana: Leveraging Food Systems for Nutrition and Stories of […]
On April 25-26, 2018, IFPRI hosted a workshop on Natural Resource Management, Extension Services and Sustainable Agriculture at the Alisa Hotel in Accra, Ghana. This event was supported by the International Initiative for Impact Evaluation (3ie); the Feed the Future Developing Local Extension Capacity (DLEC) project; the CGIAR Research Program on Policies, Institutions, and Markets […]
Ghana’s cocoa industry has achieved consistent growth, but low global market prices, a lack of management transparency, and a shortage of younger farmers loom as major challenges.