Facilitating Sustainable Rice Value Chains

Projects

enhancing multi-stakeholder partnerships in Sustainable Rice Value Chains and Participatory Policy Advocacy initiatives with Smallholder Rice Producers in the Volta Region of Ghana. 

Through this we have provided business support services to seven rice agribusiness clusters in rain fed and irrigated rice production systes in Krachi, Nkwanta, Biakoye, Hohoe, Jasikan, Ho-Adaklu, Afife, Weta, Aveyime in the Volta region of Ghana.

The Main Goal

  • To contribute to enhancing capacity of private stakeholders in sustainable rice cultivation to amplify their voice in public policy process through institutional strengthening and policy advocacy initiatives in agriculture in Ghana.

Objectives

  • Strengthen multi-stakeholder partnerships with FBOs/CBO/NGOs in 15 rice producing Districts of within the Volta Region towards strategic partnerships for increased sustainable rice production.
  • Facilitate the development of a participatory people-centered advocacy campaign and action plan implementation strategy for rice cultivation in the 15 Districts.

Activities

  • Facilitating participatory planning workshops, technical discussions and seminars
  • Development of Sustainable Rice Value Chain Development Action Plans by stakeholders
  • Facilitating media advocacy initiatives by 15 rain fed rice producing districts.