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Edited Research Reports/Technical Reports

Edited Research Reports/Technical Reports

Recent Submissions

  • Partey, S. T.; Avornyo, F. K.; Ouédraogo, M.; Zougmoré, R. (CCAFC, 2018)
    Livestock production employs over 60% of rural house-holds in the three northern regions of Ghana, making in-vestment in this industry critical for alleviating poverty and enhancing food security. Among other factors, the ...
  • Sottie, E. T.; Acharya, S. N.; McAllister, T.; Thomas, J.; Wang, Y.; Iwaasa, A. (Agronomy Journal, 2014)
    Pasture bloat is a major deterrent to the grazing of alfalfa (Medicago sativa L.) pastures by ruminants, despite the high growth rates that are obtainable. Sainfoin (Onobrychis viciifolia Scop.), a condensed tannin-containing ...
  • Avornyo, F. K.; Lambon, J.; Nchor, J.; Alenyorege, B. (PROLINNOVA–North Ghana, 2012)
    Farmers are constantly experimenting and trying to improve upon their lot. They also learn from each other. The conventional approach to funding agricultural research to bring ultimate benefits to the farmer makes the ...
  • van Rheenen, T.; Obirth-Opareh, N.; Essegbey, G. O.; Kolavalli, S.; Ferguson, J.; Boadu, P.; Chiang, C. (International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)., 2012)
    Ghana’s agriculture sector accounts for 35 percent of the country’s gross domestic product (GDP) and nearly two thirds (60 percent) of the employment (Breisinger et al. 2011). Ghana is one of the top five performers in ...
  • Essegbey, G. O.; Nutsukpo, D.; Karbo, N.; Zougmoré, R. (CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS), 2015)
    The policy document – National Climate-Smart Agriculture and Food Security Action Plan of Ghana (2016-2020) – provides the implementation framework for an effective development of climate-smart agriculture in the ground. ...
  • van Rheenen, T.; Obirih-Opareh, N.; Essegbey, G. O.; Kolavalli, S.; Ferguson, J.; Boadu, P.; Chiang, C. (An IFPRI-STEPRI Report: Ghana Strategy Support Program Working Paper, 2012)
    Ghana’s agriculture sector accounts for 35 percent of the country’s gross domestic product (GDP) and nearly two thirds (60 percent) of the employment (Breisinger et al. 2011). Ghana is one of the top five performers in ...
  • Fu, X.; Zanello, G.; Essegbey, G. O.; Hou, J.; Mohnen, P. (2014)
    For countries at the bottom of the development pyramid, technological innovation is decisive for industrialisation and catch-up. Technological innovation has, however, been traditionally concentrated in a few developed ...
  • Ofosu-Asiedu, A.; Adam, A. R.; Foli, E. G.; Agyeman, V. K.; Nani-Nutakor, J. M.; Sraku-Lartey, M. (1995)
    The Forestry Research Institute of Ghana was contracted by the Centre for Internation Forestry Research (CIFOR) to review past technologies that have been applied in anglophone West Africa and incentives that should be put ...
  • Sam, J. (2011)
    Agricultural research and development are influenced by unimpeded flow of information among the sector’s stakeholders including lecturers, researchers, students, policy makers and farmers. In the past, however, provision ...
  • Sam, J.; Dapaah, H. (2009)
    During the past four decades, food production has failed to keep pace with population growth in many African countries. One group of commodities that holds much potential for reversing this trend is the roots and tubers. ...
  • Allotey, A. N.; Fog, B.; Kofie, R. Y.; Møller-Jensen, L. (University of Copenhagen, 2020)
    Urban flooding as a result of high-intensity rain events is common in many cities. This is also the case in the Accra Metropolitan Area where the rapid and extensive urban development of recent years has increased the ...
  • Bennett-Lartey, S. O.; Oteng-Yeboah, A. A. (2008-04)
    Ghana is situated in the centre of the countries along the Gulf of Guinea in West Africa. The country has an area of 238 530 square kilometers and lies between latitudes 4°44’ and 11°11’N and longitudes 01°12’ and 03°11’W. ...