Female and male farmers plant seeds in a raised nursery bed.

Our Work in Ghana

At a Glance

  • We established our presence in Ghana in late 2022 and began working with farmers in November 2023.
  • We currently train smallholder farmers on sustainable vegetable production techniques in the Bono, Bono East, and Ahafo regions.
  • At our learning farm in Sunyani Abesim, we showcase effective cultivation methods, while also engaging in action research on green manure options.
A smiling woman farmer hands a cabbage to another woman in the field, as other farmers work nearby.
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Current Project

News & Stories

A joyous crowd around a pile of harvested cucumbers.

Simple Innovations for Successful Vegetable Production in Ghana

H.E. Jeroen Verheul (center), Ambassador of the Netherlands Embassy to Ghana, prepares to cut the ribbon for the opening of the Ghana learning farm as Jemima Djah, EWS-KT Knowledge Transfer Manager for Ghana and Ansu Kumi, Municipal Chief Executive for the Sunyani Municipal Assembly look on.

EWS-KT Opens First Learning Farm in Ghana

East-West Seed Knowledge Transfer Foundation Director Stuart Morris and East-West Seed CEO JC Filippi.

Ghana Welcomes Leaders from East-West Seed and EWS-KT

Francis Agyarko Asante interviews a farmer in his field.

Gearing Up in Ghana

EWS-KT Program Manager Femke de Jong receives the registration document from Abena Ntrakwah-Mensah and Courtney Heather Awotwi of Accra law firm Ntrakwah & Co.

EWS-KT Announces Expansion into Ghana and Reaffirms Commitment to Reaching 1 Million Farmers by 2025

A woman selling greens at a market in Ghana.

Ghana: EWS-KT’s Next Frontier

The Ghana Team in Action

TFO Francis Agyarko Asante introduces the new project to farmers in their community.

Introducing EWS-KT and the project to people in the community

EWS-KT Technical Field Officer Mark Nabre and a farmer measure for a new planting bed.

Measuring the land for a new bed

People sow seeds in a seed tray.

Guiding farmers on seedling production

EWS-KT staff checks on the progress of a ground nursery as farmers watch.

Checking on the progress of a ground nursery

Farmers apply fertilization to a mulched bed during a practical training on crop fertilization.

Holding a practical training on crop fertilization

TFO Umar Farouk Mohammed demonstrates trellising technique

Demonstrating tomato trellising techniques

A group of farmers watch as Technical Field Officer Simon Ossom demonstrates the use of a soil pH meter.

Explaining the use of a soil pH meter

A group of farmers attend a training on water management.

Training farmers on water management

Technical Field Officer models protective gear during a group training on safe use of pesticides

Providing training on responsible use of pesticides

EWS-KT Technical Field Officer teaches a group of government trainers.

Holding a training of trainers for government extension workers

Reports & Resources

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