Block Farming in Ghana and the Political Economy of Agricultural Extension

Author: Amanor, Kojo , 2012
Type: Case study, experience, example
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A Power Point Presentation explaining Ghanas Block Farming Programme at the Workshop on the Politics of Agricultural Extension Reform in Africa, Institute of Development Studies, UK from 6-7 December 2012.

The Block Farming Programme was introduced into the Ghana agricultural extension services as a special presidential initiative of the late President John Atta Mills. The Block Farming Programme has been hailed by the NDC government as a solution to rural unemployment and the raising of farm yields. Its detractors have argued that it is merely a political ploy.

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