Source: GSSP Notes

Farmer Based Organizations

Investing in Farmer Based Organizations (FBOs) has become an important strategy for donor agencies and non-governmental organizations alike. In fact, it is often the most significant project activity, designed to achieve various objectives, such as improving credit recovery through peer pressure; managing irrigation schemes; empowering farmers to demand services; strengthening producer positions' with traders; reducingread more

Source: GSSP Notes

Manure Use in Northern Ghana: Observations From a Field Trip

Whether and how farmers incorporate the use of manure and other organic matter in their management of soils is an important aspect of technology adoption. Organic sources offer nutrients just as inorganic sources (such as chemical fertilizers) do and they are often available to farmers at lower costs than chemical fertilizers. The addition of organicread more