To help improve the productivity of smallholder maize farmers in Ghana, recently the US Agency for International Development (USAID) and DuPont Pioneer launched the Ghana Advanced Maize Seed Adoption Program (GAMSAP). The program will encourage a network of farmer dealers to use agriculture best practice production techniques. The investment will total more than US $4 million over the next four years. The program is modeled on a similar one undertaken in Ethiopia by ACDI-VOCA, the organization that will implement the program in Ghana. GAMSAP aims to:
The program will seek partners with other input providers, farm machinery suppliers and local aggregators and processors of maize to provide markets for maize.
|Location||Ghana, West Africa|
|Value||USD 4 Million|