Agricultural Mechanization and South-South Cooperation – Workshop Synopsis

The Asian experience with agricultural mechanization has been market with major successes over the past four decades. Farm mechanization has recently emerged in Africa south of the Sahara (SSA) despite limited experiences in the past. Exchanging different regional experiences on how mechanization has evolved, especially in Asian countries, can help identify alternative approaches and design >> Read more

Ghana Agricultural News Digest – September 1, 2014

Below are some current developments on Agriculture in Africa: Agricultural Issues Can the Private Sector Lead Agricultural Mechanization in Ghana? *NEW GSSP POLICY NOTE* Increasing agricultural mechanization has long been of interest to many African countries. Constrained by the limited area that can be cultivated through the use of the hand hoe and its association >> Read more

Ghana Agricultural News Digest – June 16, 2014

Below are some current developments on Agriculture in Africa: Agricultural Issues Science and Technology Necessary for Development – Mahama President John Dramani Mahama on Monday observed that Science and Technology is a necessity that could accelerate Ghana's transition from lower Middle income level to a Middle income level. He said as a country that is >> Read more

Ghana Agricultural News Digest – March 31, 2014.

Below are some current developments on Agriculture in Africa: Policymakers to Meet in Kigali on Getting Nutritious Foods to People More than 275 high-level stakeholders from government, business and civil society will converge in Kigali, Rwanda, on Monday March 31, for a three-day consultation on Getting Nutritious Foods to People. Nearly one in three people >> Read more

GSSP’s Scholarship Program I: Datasets Available!

To strengthen capacities as well as better utilize research, GSSP initiated a program for supporting Master’s level thesis research in 2013. In addition to offering students resources and collaboration opportunities to build their research capabilities, the scholarship program aims to enhance the relevance of this body of research to improving the effectiveness of agricultural and >> Read more