The prospect and context for agricultural growth in low income countries (LICs) have changed considerably over the last decade. An important question is how agricultural development, an important contributor to economic growth, employment and food security, can be best promoted.
The growing importance of global value chains has gained attention of policy makers, international organizations, as well as consumers. While policy makers have been challenged to enact and implement regulations that can ensure food safety and
The quest to improve agriculture and food value chains in developing economies has led to the creation of diverse business models to help reach such goals by governments and their development partners.
Ghana, like many other developing countries, has over the years been confronted with the challenge of unemployment. As a result, a number of initiatives have been taken to harness the potential of agriculture to absorb significant portions of the ever growing labour force. Indeed, the sector