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February 1, 2017Knowledge Portal
Shifts in the landscape: Increased pressure on rural land and livelihoods in Ghana

This briefing explores the increased pressure on rural land and livelihoods in Ghana due to competition for land an changes in land governance. In Ghana 70 per cent of the population are smallholder farmers who depend on the land for their basic needs. »

November 2, 2016Knowledge Portal
Farming for the Future: three ways to rethink youth livelihoods in the agriculture sector

In this blog, Grace Mwaura questions the nature of livelihood opportunities that young people are being encouraged to pursue and their implications for the future. She highlights three key issues around the narrative of enticing young people into agriculture: the ecological footprint, the markets, and the policy incentives. »