On road to certification, Trade Hub organizes first-aid training for Ghanaian mango farmers

Four mango farmers’ associations in Ghana’s Brong Ahafo, Eastern and Volta regions trained in safety measures, including basic first aid and how to handle emergencies—a requirement for GlobalG.A.P. certification. The Trade Hub contracted the Ghana Red Cross Society, a GlobalG.A.P-accredited institution, to conduct 4 separate, two-day first aid trainings for 62 farmers from August 8-18.… Read More

Trade Hub-assisted farmer wins award at Farmers’ Day Celebration

This year’s Brong Ahafo Regional “Best Farmer” award goes to Ernest Amoansah, the managing director of Ohumpong Investment, a Trade Hub-assisted mango value chain enterprise in Ghana’s Brong Ahafo Region. Awarded before Farmers’ Day—an annual festival honoring the efforts of farmers and fishers to feed the Ghanaian population and contribute to exports—this marks a momentous… Read More

Successful mango farming: Lessons from Trade Hub-assisted association

A USAID team learned best practices in mango farming and harvesting during an October 19 visit to the Yilo-Krobo Mango Farmers’ Association (YKMFA), one of several West African mango producer organizations that have parlayed Trade Hub investments into more exportable mangoes and high-quality mangoes for processing. USAID and the Trade Hub accompanied Cecilia Paredes, communications… Read More

Mango season trainings target industry gaps, raise export prospects in four countries

To boost West Africa’s competitiveness in one of its tastiest products, the Trade Hub has organized best-practices training for hundreds of those working in the region’s mango value chain, including farmers, harvesters, packhouse technicians and traders. The three-month training campaign started in Burkina Faso in April, followed by Ghana and Côte d’Ivoire in May, and… Read More

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