THE CHALLENGE OF FAILED AGRICULTURAL POLICIES IN GHANA

  Agriculture and agribusiness remains the only sector of our economy that can generate massive wealth and jobs for Ghana. Why? The sector of agriculture has been under-developed and under tapped to the benefit of the state. Some few years ago for instance, Ghana’s vegetables were banned and as we speak Ghana’s fruit is also facing greater challenges that would soon lead to...

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THE AGONY OF GHANA’S AGRICULTURE

  Increase in food production in Africa has been achieved by extended cropland, but population pressure, competition between crops and livestock for space and declining soil fertility are forcing African countries to ramp up investment in fertilizers. Secondly, food security in Ghana is threatened by the over 90% of farmers practicing slash and burn, and subsistence farming with reduced...

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