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The cocoa farmers of Southern Ghana

incentives, institutions, and change in rural West Africa

by Tsutomu Takane

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Published by Institute of Developing Economies, Japan External Trade Organization in Chiba-shi .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cacao growers -- Ghana -- Economic conditions,
  • Ghana -- Economic conditions -- 1979-,
  • Ghana -- Social conditions -- 20th century

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [111]-117) and index.

    Statementby Tsutomu Takane.
    SeriesI.D.E. occasional papers series -- no. 37.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination122 p. :
    Number of Pages122
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17605364M
    ISBN 104258520373
    OCLC/WorldCa49975650

    Cocoa Farmer [In her late fifties, Auntie Maggie has been a cocoa farmer for about fifty years. As a child she worked on her parents farm rather than attend school. She lives in a small town in the Brong-Ahafo Region of western Ghana. Although illiterate, Auntie Maggie is prosperous by local standards.   Ghana’s cocoa industry has achieved consistent growth, but low global market prices, a lack of management transparency, and a shortage of younger farmers loom as major challenges, according to The Cocoa Coast: The Board-Managed Cocoa Sector in Ghana, a new IFPRI book.. Panelists discussed the book—by IFPRI Senior Research Fellow Shashidhara Kolavalli and .

    Côte d’Ivoire and Ghana produce over 60% of global cocoa supply. Cocoa is a delicate and sensitive crop, and farmers must protect trees from wind, sun, pests, and disease. With proper care, cocoa trees begin to yield pods at peak production levels by the fifth year, and they can continue at . Good agricultural practices for sustainable cocoa production: a guide for farmer training. Manual no. 1: Planting, replanting and tree diver-sification in cocoa systems Authors Richard Asare and Sonii David Collaborating Partner Sustainable Tree Crops Program of the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture P.O. Box , Accra, GhanaFile Size: 1MB.

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The migrant cocoa-farmers of Southern Ghana: A study in rural capitalism (Classics in African anthropology) [Polly Hill] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Migrant Cocoa-farmers of Southern Ghana.: The economic and social organisation of Ghanaian cocoa-farming is very complex, reflecting differences in population density, land tenure, accessibility, soil fertility and other factors.

The Cocoa Farmers of Southern Ghana: Incentives, Institutions, and Change in Rural West Africa. Miss Hill's book is concerned with the oldest cocoa area of Southern Ghana, one that has, in recent years, been almost denuded by swollen shoot.

Indeed it was the farm maps prepared in the campaign to rehabili. SUBSCRIBE TODAY. Full access to this book and o more. Based on data derived from fieldwork in three cocoa-growing villages in southern Ghana inthis book clarifies how various non-price factors, such as indigenous land tenure systems and gender relations, influence the production incentives of individual farmers.

By focusing on the institutional aspects of farmer strategies, the study argues that the role of price incentive in Cited by: In Ghana, cocoa farmers face challenges such as aging trees, pests, and diseases.

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THE MIGRANT COCOA FARMERS OF SOUTHERN GHANAI POLLY HILL THE development of commercial cocoa growing in Ghana is always assumed to be something of a miracle.

It evokes the stereotype of the plodding subsistence farmer, eking out a. The migration of southern Ghanaian cocoa-farmers, which has been proceeding since the s, was not known to have occurred; and this study shows that it was the migrant, not the 'peasant', who was the real innovator.

This migrant has scarcely been mentioned in the : Polly Hill. Get this from a library. The cocoa farmers of southern Ghana: incentives, institutions, and change in rural West Africa.

[Tsutomu Takane; Ajia Keizai Kenkyūjo (Japan); Nihon Bōeki Shinkōkai.]. (). Migrant cocoa farmers of southern Ghana: a study in rural capitalism, by Polly Hill. The Journal of Peasant Studies: Vol. 45, No. 7, pp. Author: Sara Berry. OCLC Number: Description: xv, pages illustrations, maps (3 folded), portraits 24 cm: Contents: Introduction --The company --The family land --The operation of the customary rules of inheritance --Akim Abuakwa land sales in relation to customary law --The background economic conditions --Economic aspects of the migratory process, --An outline geography of the.

Hill, Polly ‘The Migration of Ghana Cocoa Farmers ’, Nigerian Institute of Social and Economic Research, Ibadan, Conference Proceedings, December Hill, Polly ‘ The Migration of Southern Ghanaian Cocoa Farmers ’, bulletin of the Ghana Geographical Association, vol.

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