Politically stable and with a fast growing economy, Ghana is often seen as a model for the region. However, poverty and malnutrition is still affecting a fair share of the population, especially in the Northern part of the country where many families rely on small-scale farming. Research focuses on better seeds, identifying the best-bet options to adapt to a changing climate, and inclusive and efficient food chains, so that agriculture plays its role in improving farmer livelihoods.
67 - Ghana's rank in the World Bank's Doing Business Index
9 - Out of 10 farmers in Ghana have less than 2 hectares of land
57% - Share of Ghana’s territory under the Guinea Savannah zone with one rainy season from late April to October