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economic study of rice production and marketing in Ghana

K. Prakah-Asante

economic study of rice production and marketing in Ghana

by K. Prakah-Asante

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Published by West Africa Rice Development Association in [Monrovia, Liberia?] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Ghana.
    • Subjects:
    • Rice trade -- Ghana.,
    • Rice trade -- Government policy -- Ghana.,
    • Rice -- Ghana.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby K. Prakah-Asante and V.K. Nyanteng.
      SeriesRice development strategies =, Stratégies de développement rizicole ;, WARDA/SD/79/13, Rice development strategies ;, WARDA/SD/79/13.
      ContributionsNyanteng, V. K.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD9066.G42 P72 1979
      The Physical Object
      Pagination21 leaves ;
      Number of Pages21
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3040009M
      LC Control Number82131813

      and , paddy rice production during the same period increased by %. About 84% of the rice-production growth has been attributed to modern farming technologies that have produced semi-dwarf, early-maturing rice varieties that can be planted up to three times per year and are re-sponsive to nitrogen fertilizers.9,10 These new rice. Book Detail: Principles of Agricultural Economics with MCQ Language: English Pages: Author: TNAU Price: Free Agriculture at a Glance Book Outlines of Principles of Agricultural Economics Economics – Definition and Nature & Scope of Economics – Divisions of Economics Economic systems – Definitions and characteristics – capital economy – socialist economy Mixed economy .

      Rice production in inland valley swamps is widely dispersed also, but the production of mangrove swamp rice, riverain grassland and boliland is restricted to fairly well define ecological areas of Sierra Leone.. Rice research in Sierra Leone began in the s and by the close of the s a considerable number of rice varieties mainly of the. Agriculture in Ghana consists of a variety of agricultural products and is an established economic sector, and provides employment on a formal and informal basis. Ghana produces a variety of crops in various climatic zones which range from dry savanna to wet forest and which run in east–west bands across Ghana. Agricultural crops, including yams, grains, cocoa, oil palms, kola nuts, and.

      Morvant-Roux, ; Adams & Bartholomew, ; Girabi & Mwakaje, ), no study of this kind has been done in the East Mamprusi District (EMD) of Ghana. Again, even though similar studies have been conducted elsewhere in Africa, no study has sought to investigate the magnitude of the impact microfinance has on crop production. sugar cane production, mechanized food crop farming, rice production and maize farming respectively. Farmers¡¯ socio-economic variables were found to be significant determinants of agricultural production and profitability. Imoudu[16] showed that farm size and labour were the significant determinants of maize output and.


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8 Executive Summary Agriculture is the predominant sector in Ghana’s economy. Inagricultural activities contributed to % of Gross Domestic Product (GDP), employed about 60% of the labour force, and accounted for 54% of foreign exchange earnings (Ghana Statistical Service, ).The sector itself is composed.

This book fills that gap by highlighting the diverse production and management practices as well as the various rice genotypes in the salient, rice-producing areas in Asia, Europe, Africa, the. identify source of production-related information to the rice farmers.

iii. analyze cost and returns in rice production in the study area. analyze the effect of socio-economic characteristics of rice farmers on their output in the study area. identify constraints to rice production in the study area. III.

Methodology Study Area. argued that only an integrated approach to rice production and rural development vis-à-vis a holistic community-based agricultural mechanization can create the path to a balanced economic development in Ghana through rice sufficiency.

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