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Africare/Ghana

Sustainable Food Security and Environmental Health Project
Donor: Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa
Implementing Partner: Ministry of Food and Agriculture
Location: Hohoe, Jasikan and Kadjebi districts
Purpose: Increase agricultural productivity in sustainable ways through increased use of improved Integrated Soil and Fertility Management technologies and significant reductions in slash and burn practice

FY13 Accomplishments:
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Organized farmer/stakeholders forum attended by 223 local participants
-Trained 38 students through farmer business school
-Guided 154 farmers to access credit worth $36,090 toward increasing crop production
-Engaged 85 Farmer-Based Organizations through establishment of 18 demonstration plots with maize and cowpea