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DETERMINANTS OF SAVINGS HABIT AMONG CLIENTS OF BONZALI RURAL BANK IN THE TOLON-KUMBUNGU DISTRICT OF GHANA
The savings rate in a country is an important indicator of growth in the economy. However, savings remain very low in most developing countries where poverty, high unemployment rates and otherExpand
Consumer preferences for rice quality characteristics and the effects on price in the Tamale metropolis, northern region, Ghana.
Rice has become an important staple in Ghana where it serves as a convenience food for both urban and rural consumers. In Ghana rice has become the second most important staple food after maize andExpand
Factors influencing smallholder farmers access to agricultural microcredit in Northern Ghana
This paper explores access to agricultural microcredit in Ghana using household survey data collected for the 2013/2014 farming season. The study approaches the access to microcredit from two anglesExpand
Production Constraints and Measures to Enhance the Competitiveness of the Tomato Industry in Wenchi Municipal District of Ghana
Aims: To find ways of making the tomato industry in Wenchi competitive in the face of myriad constraints confronting production. Study Design: Cross-sectional. Place and Duration of Study: WenchiExpand
Farmers’ Assessment of the Government Spraying Program in Ghana
The study assessed the effectiveness of the Government spraying program which was introduced to eradicate cocoa pests and diseases in Ghana. One hundred and twenty (120) cocoa farmers were randomlyExpand
Agricultural microcredit and technical efficiency: The case of smallholder rice farmers in Northern Ghana
In the current study, we compared technical efficiency of smallholder rice farmers with and without credit in northern Ghana using data from a farm householdsurvey. We fitted a stochastic frontierExpand
Factors Influencing Pesticide Use in Smallholder Rice Production in Northern Ghana
Rice production is an important economic activity among smallholder farmers in northern Ghana serving as source of income and household food security. The production of rice is often associated withExpand
Market Structure and Competition in the Ghanaian Cocoa Sector after Partial Liberalization
The study looked at market structure and competition in Ghana's cocoa sector after the introduction of partial reforms in cocoa marketing. The study involved 80 randomly selected cocoa farmers fromExpand
PROFITABILITY OF BROILER AND LAYER PRODUCTION IN THE BRONG AHAFO REGION OF GHANA
The study sought to compare the profitability of broiler and layer production in the Brong Ahafo Region of Ghana. Six poultry farms, comprising three layer farms and three broiler farms, wereExpand
Production technology and technical efficiency: irrigated and rain-fed rice farms in northern Ghana
The current paper compared the productivity and efficiency of smallholder irrigated and rain-fed rice farms in Northern Ghana using farm household survey data for the 2013/2014 farming season. TheExpand
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