FONG (ROPPA) - Farmers Conference: Science and innovation for addressing Agricultural Value Chain constraints for economic growth and poverty reduction

Farmers Organisation Network in Ghana organised a conference on the theme “science and innovation for addressing agricultural value chain constraint for economic growth and poverty reduction” from 16th -18thNovember, 2010 at the CSIR-STEPRI Auditorium, Accra. Participants were 40 farmers from the northern, southern and middle zones of Ghana registered with the network, invited guest and the media.

The objectives of the conference were to:

  • update delegates’ knowledge with respect to the theme;
  • communicate government policies on agriculture to delegates such as the Medium Term Development Plan, Comprehensive African Agricultural Development Programme (CAADP) and Food and Agricultural Sector Development Programme (FASDEP II);
  • identify farmers’ constraints and brainstorm on possible solutions


from 16/11/2010 to 18/11/2010
Thematic Areas: Markets and Value chains, Natural resources
Region: West Africa
Countries: Ghana