Tuesday, May 14, 2013

Ministry urged to develop guideline for selection of project beneficiaries

Government has been urged to pay attention to women in agriculture, who constitute majority of smallholder farmers, and provide them with the needed support.

SEND Ghana, an agricultural-based NGO, urging the government, said the support could be given by constituting project committees in rural areas that would target women in agriculture to render the support.

The organization launched a report on Small Scale Farming in 24 farming communities in the Northern, Upper East, Upper West and the Greater Accra Regions on Monday.

The three northern regions were selected due to the high level of poverty among its rural dwellers while the Greater Accra Region was because of the high level of urban poverty.read more at http://dagbonweb.com/

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