Video: How bad roads contribute to post harvest losses in Ghana

Video: How bad roads contribute to post harvest losses in Ghana
Source: Ghana| Myjoyonline | Justice Baidoo in Amankwaakrom
Date: 05-09-2017 Time: 01:09:53:pm
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Almost half of food crops produced in the country does not make it to the final consumer according to a 2014 study.

This is against the backdrop of an estimated 2 million people in the country; mainly women and children who are at a risk of hunger and malnutrition.

This story takes the reporter deep into some of Ghana’s farming hinterlands to find out how bad road network is standing between food at the farm gates and the markets.

Set in the Brong Ahafo region, one of Ghana’s biggest food producing regions, it highlights the challenges that smallholder businesses suffer; a lack of raw materials to produce despite the potential of supply as food rots away.

Watch his report below:


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