Skip to Content

Search Results

20 results

Search Form

Search Filters

Filter (0)




Search Results

Young Entrepreneur Brings Solution to Empower Manufacturers

By: Feed the Future

Read how Jeffrey Appiagyei is changing the face of agricultural machinery for artisans across Africa. Since winning an innovation contest back in 2014, Jeffrey Appiagyei has made it his goal to change agricultural mechanization education and training for manufacturers across Africa. He wants to make it possible for local entrepreneurs…

articleAgricultureEntrepreneurshipGhanaInternational Youth DayYouthGhana

Women in Ghana Make Magic with Moringa

Until recently, Nuhu Mariama of Dorimon, Ghana, had only used moringa leaves sparingly in her cooking. Like many people in rural communities, she didn’t know about the potential of this “magic tree.” That changed when Mariama learned about moringa’s medicinal, cosmetic and nutritional benefits from a Feed the Future training,…


Blacksmiths in Ghana Test New Skills in the Thresher Market

For blacksmiths in Ghana, the need for small-scale threshers is an opportunity to tap into a valuable local market. With skills gained from a Soybean Innovation Lab training, a group of blacksmiths is gaining the skills they need to not only grow their businesses, but fill an important need for farmers in their communities.


Champions for Change Help Women in Ghana Exercise Their Rights

In Ghana, where water pollution is a consequence of mining, it's up to citizens to exercise their rights to minimize the effects mining has on both water and soil. But many are unaware of these rights or how to exercise them. Local champions, trained by Feed the Future, are changing that by holding workshops on these rights for rural women and men.


Borlaug Fellow Tackles Post-Harvest Loss in Ghana


In the developing world, nearly 30 percent of crops are lost before reaching consumers. Working with the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Borlaug Fellow and researcher Issah Sugri is increasing his knowledge about effective, low-cost storage technologies and practices—knowledge he now shares with farmers and extension agents in Ghana