Posts by: CIKOD GH

AGROECOLOGY IN UPPER EAST AND NORTHEAST REGION, GHANA

AGROECOLOGY IN UPPER EAST AND NORTHEAST REGION, GHANA

The ecological zones of the Upper East Region and Northeast Region are typically Sudan Savannah.  The area has warm temperature throughout the entire year. Its dispersed tree cover enables the growth of many grasses and shrubs, which are of benefit to life stock. This case study documents some of what is taking place in the …

AGROECOLOGY IN TECHIMAN, BONO EAST REGION OF GHANA

AGROECOLOGY IN TECHIMAN, BONO EAST REGION OF GHANA

  The capital of the Bono East Region in Ghana, Techiman is a major food hub in Ghana, agroecology as a science, practices and a movement is thriving in Techiman. This case study features four organizations advancing agroecology in the Bono East Region. They are center for ecological agriculture and sustainable livelihoods, the Abrono Organic …

INDIGENOUS SEED DEVELOPMENT FOR RURAL COMMUNITIES

INDIGENOUS SEED DEVELOPMENT FOR RURAL COMMUNITIES

Seeds are not just planting materials for propagation, for rural communities, they have an extended social and spiritual relationship with their seeds. Seed is also an aspect of power such that if you control seeds you will be subjugating farmers to your dictates. The purpose of the training is to provide knowledge and skills with …

ENDOGENOUS DEVELOPMENT AND THE NEW AFRICAN INITIATIVES

ENDOGENOUS DEVELOPMENT AND THE NEW AFRICAN INITIATIVES

THEME: Working with Indigenous Institutions for Sustainable Natural Resource Management and Poverty Reduction ORGANIZERS: Center for Indigenous Knowledge and Organizational Development (CIKOD) in collaboration with Care International, Konrad Adenauer Stiftung, Compas and Prolinnova VENUE: Institute of Local Government Studies, Medina, Accra DATE: 19th October 2007 Click here to download full presentation.