Ghana

Ghana

Ghana is located in West Africa, between Côte d’lvoire (Ivory Coast) and Togo. The climate is tropical: warm and relatively dry along the southeast coast; hot and humid in the southwest; hot and dry in the north.

 
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AGRICULTURE

The country’s economy continues to focus on agriculture, which accounts for 35 percent of GDP and employs 56 percent of the workforce (primarily smallholder farmers). Gold and cocoa are the country’s primary exports and are the largest contributors to GDP.

Ghana signed the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) Compact in 2006, which aims to assist in transforming Ghana’s agriculture sector.

CHALLENGES

Ghana faces several environmental issues including recurrent drought in the north, lack of potable water, deforestation, overgrazing, soil erosion and water pollution.

PRODUCTS

Banana . Cassava . Cocoa . Maize . Peanuts . Rice . Shea Nuts . Timber

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PROJECTS IN GHANA

IFDC is working to alleviate poverty in Ghana. Our key projects in the country are 2SCALE, CORIP-Ghana, Feed the Future Ghana Agriculture Technology Transfer Project, GhanaVeg, Ghana Wash and USAID WAFP.

CONTACT

IFDC Ghana
No. 113A Mbabane Avenue, East Legon Residential Area (map)
PMB 284 CT – Accra, Ghana
Tel: (+233) 560 027 917 / 560 027 918
ifdcghana@ifdc.org

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