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Women in Agriculture: Introducing Orange Flesh Sweet Potato (OFSP ) variety to women in Partnership with MoFA

Women in agriculture is a project that seeks to increase the nutritional deficiency in children and pregnant women in Western Region of Ghana. The project involves demonstration on how to cultivate the sweet potato, how to prepare different recipe from the plant and workshop on the nutritional benefit of the plant. TRACTOR’s demonstration farm serves as a demonstration centre for the cultivation of the crop as well as multiplication centre where the planting materials (vine cuttings) were multiplied and distributed to the participants.
The project was in partnership with Women in Development, Western Region Ministry of Food and Agriculture. The objectives of the project were to improve on the nutritional need of children and pregnant women as well as engage women in producing and selling the crop to increase their income. The beneficiaries were women between the ages of 18 and 40 in Ahanta West and Shama district. Seventy six (76) women from 27 communities from both district participated.

 

THIS PROJECT WAS PROUDLY CARRIED OUT WITH GHANA MINISTRY OF FOOD AND AGRICULTURE

 
 
 
 
 
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