Source: GSSP Notes

Analyzing Profitability of Maize, Rice, and Soybean Production

GSSP recently released a working paper entitled Analyzing Profitability of Maize, Rice, and Soybean Production in Ghana that combines policy analysis matrix and data envelopment analysis techniques to evaluate the profitability and competitiveness of maize, rice, and soybean production. The results are different under observed average and profit maximizing conditions. One may argue that average >> Read more

Source: GSSP Notes

Book Release: Strategies and Priorities for African Agriculture

IFPRI recently released a book entitled “Strategies and Priorities for African Agriculture: Economy-wide Perspectives from Country Studies” that examines the potential of agriculture to contribute to national growth and poverty reduction in Africa and evaluates the costs of accelerating agricultural growth.  The chapter on Ghana reviews the structure of agriculture and notes that, like many >> Read more

Source: GSSP Notes

Economic Transformation in Ghana: Where Will the Path Lead?

The Ghana Strategy Support Program recently released a discussion paper entitled Economic Transformation in Ghana: Where Will the Path Lead?  The paper looks at patterns of growth, sectoral transformation, and agglomeration and provides a case study of Ghana’s transformation. It discusses how industry, which should be the first characteristic of economic growth, is the least >> Read more