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Maintenance of Soil Cover

GASIP’s goal is to contribute to sustainable poverty reduction in rural areas of Ghana and its dev...

Maintenance of soil cover (using either a previous crop residue or specifically growing a cover crop for this purpose) is a possibility.

🌽 Covering the soil reduces the number of weed seeds and suppresses weed growth.
🌽 Covering the soil reduces erosion in the top layer of fertile soil.
🌽 Maintaining soil cover conserves soil moisture, especially in dry regions.
🌽 For smallholder farmers, it is recommended to use cover crops that can also act as sources of food.


Government Urged to Design Policies to Improve Agric

13 September 2019
Government Urged to Design Policies to Improve Agric

Government has been urged to design national strategies and formulate policies for farmers to enable them adopt conservative agricultural practices, which are climate resilient. Madam Jocelyn G. Brown Hall, the...

Smallholder Farmers in Amanchia Trained in Conservation Agriculture

13 September 2019
 Smallholder Farmers in Amanchia Trained in Conservation Agriculture

  The Ghana Agricultural Sector Investment Programme (GASIP) has held a five-day training programme for smallholder farmers on sustainable farming through the adoption of conservation agriculture at Amanchia in the...

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