Tag Archives: farming

Trust Relationships in Agricultural Extension

I spent the morning yesterday harvesting rice with some farmers in Kpandai. As I was cutting rice stalks with a kitchen knife in one hand and collecting bundles in the other, I was interested in learning how the farmers I … Continue reading

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The ‘Last Mile’ in Agricultural Development

Today is World Food Day. This year’s theme on food price volatility is an important one – more than 70 million people have fallen into extreme poverty over the last year due to rising food costs. Volatility in food prices … Continue reading

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Common constraints to extension work

Time seems to fly by in Ghana. It’s been more than a month since my last update – time I’ve spent travelling around different districts in the Northern Region.  I left Kpandai, went back to Tamale for a meeting with … Continue reading

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Understanding Technology Adoption

Or – What I’m trying to do at the moment It’s been a busy few weeks since my last post.  I went to Navrongo and Bolga in the Upper East Region of Ghana, first to shadow another volunteer on my … Continue reading

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Village Stay

My village stay experience started on a regular Ghanaian Wednesday afternoon – it was hot and I was sweaty. I left for Duuyin, a village about 15 km away from Tamale on the back of a moto.  Razak, an AEA … Continue reading

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