0000002368 00000 n The male headed farms, on the other hand, showed a mean technical efficiency of 30.8 percent, and a range between 2 and 85 percent. • North can develop strong competitive position against imports. urbanization in West Africa, and in Ghana in particular, the general role of urban agriculture and the commonuse of polluted irrigation water. The most important adaptation practices identified include fertilization, supplementary irrigation, crop rotation, intercropping and mixed farming. days. Washing vegetables twice with saline was not effective for parasite removal. The results showed that farmers are already experiencing increasing temperature and declining rainfall patterns consistent with trends of observed climate changing in the last two decades. Whereas in the 1970s and 1980s, urban food problems in Africa commanded political attention, the nature of urban food insecurity in the 1990s is such that it has tended to lose political importance. prevailing handling practices. 0000109615 00000 n Pertinent recommendations for facilitating flower production and developing an improved marketing system in Bangladesh include - a concentrated effort by the government and non-govt. Analysis of fruit and vegetable market chains in Alamata, southern zone of Tigray: The x�b```b``�``c``�� Ā B�@Q��p��J?I��n�����f�n�n �G���� �b��o�y����ޠ[���(�@���)cB����\� Changing climate is posing considerable threats to agriculture, the most vulnerable sector, and to smallholder farming systems, the predominant agricultural livelihood activity in Africa. © 2008-2020 ResearchGate GmbH. 0000112604 00000 n vegetable production in Ghana. 187.56, Tk. To develop new cassava varieties with good nutritional background and end-use preferred traits. Consequently, peri-urban vegetable production activities will in no doubt be observed to concurrently h, expansion of this sector in peri-urban areas is mainly, number of other agricultural products cultivated on annual or biennial bases. 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If not, itions and further empowered by the price collusion, ble marketing system have in recent times resulted in, present evidence of the overall status of performance, lated literature such as Drechsel and Keraita (2014), tting like Kumasi metropolis and not on leafy vegetables, e, found to play unique nutrient supplementation function for average, s second largest city and the capital of the Ashanti, in the marketing activities of vegetables in peri-urban, the marketing systems of the various actors, of the targeted actors was aimed at understanding the, = standard deviation, N = Frequency of respondent, s (37%) had only attained Junior High School level of, and GH¢ 670 respectively, with yearly per kilo. The study used data collected from 80 urban exotic vegetable farmers. 0000115833 00000 n Cos. Join ResearchGate to find the people and research you need to help your work. Over the last five years, IWMI’s research in Ghana has had a major thrust in urban and peri- urban agriculture in general and irrigated (open-space) vegetable farming in particular. Second-order kinetics proved superior to first-order in most instances not only where the data were accumulated but also where the functions describing C mineralization were adapted to predict discrete data. 0000118647 00000 n Production and marketing costs analysis of lettuce for farmers per year, Sierra Leone Agricultural Research Institute, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technolo, they earn less marketing margins than is due them as comp, holistic assessment of actors’ performance, this assertion, three major leafy vegetables (spring onions, lettuce a. sampling technique, a total of 217 actors comprising 147 farmers, 30 wholesalers and 40 retailers, were sampled. A. overall marketing margin for this quantity was estimated at GH¢ 1,336 per year. Thus, not a study in a peri-urban se, This study is therefore imperative and contributes, It critically looks at the performance of, these three leafy vegetables in Ghana, ta, within the sub-equatorial type and has an avera, centre (Blake & Kasanga, 1997). 0000002496 00000 n It was estimated that about, during the dry season in both urban and peri-urban Kumasi (Co, metropolis was deemed suitable for the study due to its predominant peri-urban vegetable farming activities and. The samples were extracted with ethyl acetate, and clean-up with mesoporous alumina as solid-phase extraction adsorbent. For instance, Ghana gene, The execution of the various farm management practices ranging from farm clearing, ploughing of land, bed, irrigation poses further constraints since most of the sh, dry up during this time. Method: Vegetables were procured from two major open markets in Koforidua, Ghana. Vegetables can be grown by people with limited experience. production systems for similar reasons as vegetable production. 902 46 endstream endobj 903 0 obj<>/ViewerPreferences<>/Metadata 142 0 R/AcroForm 904 0 R/Pages 134 0 R/StructTreeRoot 144 0 R/Type/Catalog/PageLabels 129 0 R>> endobj 904 0 obj<>/Encoding<>>>>> endobj 905 0 obj<>/ColorSpace<>/Font<>/ProcSet[/PDF/Text/ImageC]/ExtGState<>>>/Type/Page>> endobj 906 0 obj<> endobj 907 0 obj<> endobj 908 0 obj[/Separation/Bruin-4/DeviceCMYK<>] endobj 909 0 obj[/DeviceN[/Bruin-4]/DeviceCMYK 924 0 R 926 0 R] endobj 910 0 obj[/DeviceN[/Black]/DeviceCMYK 917 0 R 919 0 R] endobj 911 0 obj<> endobj 912 0 obj<> endobj 913 0 obj<>stream Summary of spring onion marketing margin distribution amongst actors per year, . 0000076867 00000 n In urban Kumasi, most lands under vegetable cultivatio, government institutions and private developers. FAO (Food and Agricultural Organisation). Stratified random sampling method was used to collect Primary data collected from the 32 farmers of Guptergaon under Phulpur Upazila in Mymensingh district and from the 21 flower traders, retailers and wholesalers of different flower trading zones in Dhaka city. All rights reserved. farmers, wholesalers and retailers were GH¢ 699 (13%), d based on the returns on investment analysis which shows, e Upper East region of Ghana had more returns on capital, farmers per year was found to be GH¢ 2.13. Wholesalers recorded the highest yearly marketing margins for spring onions and cabbage (GH¢ 3 369 and GH¢ 17 376) (1US$ = GH¢ 3.6), while farmers obtained the highest yearly margins (GH¢ 3 630) for lettuce. 0000001241 00000 n 3. Oil palm production structure, value chains and business models 359 Farmers obtained the most ROIs of 28, 145 and 79 percents for spring onions, lettuce and cabbage respectively. Two (2) freshly harvested beds of Onion = 40 kg on, The average annual production cost was estimated at GH¢ 2,357 with, Marketing and profit margins were estimated at GH¢ 699. 0000079045 00000 n http://dx.doi.org/10.5337/2014.219. Table 10 shows the various transaction activities undertaken by traders per year in the purchasing and marketing, by wholesalers per year. Given that, in the Ghanaian economy, horticultural production is a significant source of income for smallholder producers by providing households with employment opportunities at the farm level, Analysis of fruit and vegetable market chains in Alamata, southern zone of Tigray: The case of onion, tomato and papaya. Takemore Chagomoka . Bakari, U. M., & Usman, J. capitata f. alba DC) in organic farming. Estimated population and number of farmers sampled from each producing site, . market queens and men were randomly selected and interviewed to elicit The average marketing margin of three intermediaries i.e., BRAC, wholesaler-cum-retailer and retailer in Dhaka city, were Tk. �ߎ�|Y: �Rc���Q;��r�:��g;�4�o��|9v� ��K���u[� Y�i\���5��cR����ʡ�[�zv�a���Y����[G#��������8{��[|Y��ҵ�\D�x �I��|ob�T� ��D���8 � Purchasing and marketing costs analysis of spring onions for traders per year, . This age distribution corroborates results of Obuobie et al. The lack of formal safety nets, and the shifting of responsibility for coping with food insecurity away from the state towards the individual and household level has tended to atomize and muffle any political response to this new urban food insecurity. Ghana Influence and Effects of Resource Inequalities. (2015). Farmers were relatively young with an average age of 37 years which depicts a promising future for urban exotic vegetable production. marketing margins for spring onions and cabbage (GH¢ 3 369 and GH¢ 17 376) (1US$ = GH¢ 3.6), while, farmers obtained the highest yearly margins (GH¢ 3 630) for lettuce. VEGETABLE PRODUCTION, CONSUMPTION AND ITS CONTRIBUTION TO DIETS ALONG THE URBAN – RURAL CONTINUUM . Moreover, on a worldwide paradigm, with cultivated land area doub, & Razak, 2014). The consequences of changing climate are often negatively impacting agricultural production, particularly vulnerable smallholder farmers. broadcasts of product prices to all actors. ... High temperature AND limited and excess moisture stresses are the major causes of low yields in vegetables production (Malhotra 2017). The vegetable market is also focused on fresh produce, but is predominantly nationally oriented. 0000008019 00000 n The present trial was conducted to determine the effects of different intercropping systems on yield and mineral content of cabbage (Brassica oleracea L. var. Despite the increasing central role of women in food production, they have much more limited access to resources than their male counterparts especially in the areas of education, land, agricultural extension services and access to credit, all of which combine to restrain their ability to increase productivity. A gas chromatographic method based on solid-phase extraction was developed for the simultaneous determination of 16 organophosphorous pesticides in vegetables, fruits and tea, including cabbage, lettuce, pumpkin, onion, tomato, turnip, apple, pear and tea. An average profit margin of Gh₵21,888.68, Gh₵110,060.70 and Gh₵1,169.03 for farmers, wholesalers and retailers per year respectively was realized. This study characterises the nature of the vegetable production shortfall throughout Ghana for remedial action to be taken. Descriptive analysis and Weighted Average Index were employed to rank identified adaptation strategies and challenges. On the other hand marketing intermediaries specified price instability, lack of adequate market information, lacking storage facilities, unsold flower, inadequate shop-space, demand fluctuation, strikes as their problems and constraints. Marketing of Some, NRI, Natural Resource Institute, The University of Greenwich, UK and University of Science and. 0000089121 00000 n Vegetable production and marketing play an important role in providing income and employment for a significant proportion of small holder farmers and traders in Ghana. Traditional vegetables in Ghana. It was performed under the field conditions in 2008 and 2009. 0000135588 00000 n It describes our focus on irrigated smallholder vegetable production and our understanding of the terms urban‘, ‘peri-urban’ ‘ and ‘wastewater’. target compounds was performed on a DB-1701 capillary column, and the quantitative analysis of the organophosphorous pesticides was carried out by gas chromatography with flame photometric detection. Based on accrued ROIs, the study concludes that farmers are more efficient in the investments in these vegetables than traders. 0000008331 00000 n Government and financial institutions should improve farmer access to credit to enable them to hire adequate labor and acquire technologies and production inputs. Household size, experience, and access to credit positively affected profitability while farm size as well as costs of labor and fertilizer had negative effects. Variability in maturity of cabbage, Intercropping represents an important production method in organic farming, contributing to its sustainability and productivity. This paper briefly reviews urban food insecurity and generates a set of empirical questions for an analysis of food and livelihood security in contemporary urban sub-Saharan Africa, and then examines historical and contemporary evidence from Kampala, Uganda, and Accra, Ghana, to suggest some tentative conclusions. financial analytical tools; profit margin, return on investment and benefit cost Moreover, it was found that for retailers, 147 bags of cabbages were marketed with an, incurred purchasing cost of GH¢ 14,589 per year. This result conforms to the finding of Haruna, discovered that tomato farmers in Pwalugu village in th. California is a close second in fresh market tomato production and contributes significantly to the crop of fresh market tomatoes produced in the U.S. This, adoption and embarking on intensive sustainable peri-urban agricultural activities. In terms of per kilo analysis of the marke, on investment analysis for the respective agents show, and marketing in the metropolis yields more returns to, farmers get GH¢ 1.45 for every Ghana cedi they invest, get 1% and 10% respectively for every Ghana cedi they in, Table 9 presents the details on the analysis of the production and marketing costs for cabbage farmers in Kumasi, Table 9. In mid September 2013, a 150 Kg sack full of cabbage 0000008385 00000 n 0000004331 00000 n For instance, it has been estimated, that horticultural producers derive per capital farm in, As in many other sub-Sahara African countries, majority of urban dwellers in Ghana still remain poor. Vegetable Production Technologies and Organic Production Prakash S Naik Indian Institute of Vegetable Research Varanasi . The study reveals that gross margins of flower and vegetables per hectare were Tk.1,359,824.20 and Tk.46,362.14, respectively. (2006), Drechsel & Keraita (2014), and. Our finding of a highly profitable tomato marketing industry in Pwalugu is contradictory to the views portrayed in the Ghanaian media. It is against this backdrop that, nd cabbage) in peri-urban Kumasi. The sales price of an average sack of Chagomoka T*1, Drescher A1, Glaser R1, Marschner B2, Schlesinger J1, and G Nyandoro3 . Res. The study also attempts to identify the value chains and channels of flower marketing in Bangladesh. Ghana is in this regard a representative example for sub-Saharan Africa. According to the Centre for Scientific and Industrial Research, Ghana has the potential to become Africa’s leader in tomato production, if we expand greenhouse farming. This is because, rposely for price and quantity regulatory measures aimed, oduct gluts in the markets (Ortiz et al., 2010). land, exceeding fruits production by 0.1%. Accepted 8 February, 2008 The long-term objective of this project is to … Population, Growth Rate, and Maturity of Vegetable Crops in Relation to Soil Salinity and Texture Un... Yield and nutrient uptake of white cabbage affected by different intercrops. of employment opportunities, which acts as a unique source of livelihood especially for the urb, contributing to the attainment of the first two priorities of the seventeen major sustainable development goals, (SDGs 1&2) of the United Nations – reduction of extreme poverty and hunger. Thus, traders based on the return on investments. This study explored the presence of parasitic contamination of commonly-consumed vegetables procured from two markets in Ghana. The, this quantity by retailers earned them revenue of GH¢, at about 31% of the total gross margin for potato marketing in Rugwe, toes were observed to yield more returns compared to, various enterprises. A survey of 480 resource-constrained horticultural producers was conducted in two municipalities of Ghana. production. Apart from local vegetables the most important vegetables are tomatoes, peppers (both sweet and hot chillies), onions and okra. and lettuce was predicted by periodic dry matter sampling, In the sandier soil, the maturity of lettuce and cabbage was delayed 2 weeks. Results showed that significant effects of intercropping systems on yield, dry matter and the nutrition uptake of cabbage were present, although, the cabbage in pure stand in general demonstrated better results. Parasite recovering rates were 57.5% (52.2-62.7) and 42.2% (37.1-47.5) after first and second washings respectively. There are limited vegetable processing activities Accra, Ghana: International Water Management Institute (IWMI). Urban agriculture: food, jobs and sustainable cities. Information flow gap was found to be a major cause of farmers’ scepticism on margin distribution because 76 percent of farmers had no information on market prices of products. Also, being that they are numerous and more, purposively selected because of its incorporated trading activities of all vegetab, leafy vegetables like lettuce, cabbage and spring oni, retailers for the retrospective data enumeration process on the targeted vegetables. intermediaries like wholesalers, retailers, commission agents and brokers. vegetable crop in Northern Ghana with more than 20,000 households involved in production. 0000059981 00000 n 0000126960 00000 n V, Laurence, 2001). Without the achievement of these, major actors that are involved in peri-ur. The market size, domestic production, consumption, import and export analyses of fruits and vegetables in Ghana are covered in the report. The chapter describes the major sites of openspace vegetable farming- in Ghana’s main cities. Ortiz, N. C. M., Campbell, C., & Hyman, B. Institute (IWMI). • Good comparative advantage for North, especially under irrigation • North can develop strong competitive position against imports. 0000097549 00000 n Also, female headed farms recorded a mean technical efficiency of 16.5 percent with a range between 2 and 66 percent. in Accra, Ghana, Lessons and Implications f, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Department of, from http://colabradio.mit.edu/wp-content/uploads/2010/02/CasodeEstudio_Gh, (AAAE) and 48th Agricultural Economists Association of South Afri, South Africa, September 19-23, 2010. Hence, such condition is a major cause, the bid to reduce risk of incurring losses and excess, prices of products. The markets are more likely to be urban centres. Enhancing households’ climate adaptive capacity is dependent on factors such as improved access to financial resources, climate and production information, market accessibility, farm equipment, storage facilities and other institutional support. This method has high sensitivity, high accuracy and good repeatability, and can be applied to the determination of the organophosphorus pesticide residues in vegetables, fruits and tea. Open and closed trucks, mini vans and taxis were identified to be regular Vegetables make up a large proportion of food consumption in Ghana comprising 12.8% of food expenditure (GLSS 2012/13). Marketing of agricultural products especially tomato has been a vocation for most women in Ghana, but little attention has been given to the marketing efficiency of tomato. The vulnerability-contributing factors were aggregated in a composite index and differences were compared. ith marketing margin of GH¢ 3,630 per year. Where this inherent phosphorus deficiency has been corrected by high phosphate dressings, the fertiliser requirements are expected to be relatively low. Marketing margins and returns on investments (ROI), analysis were used for the assessment of performa, for the study. Estimated revenue obtained from the sale of this quantity at an average price of GH¢, of GH¢ 0.12 per year. G�"o�1No``��rˬoqƭm�@�,D YH�)LX�����.MN+�89^uꝣt��C�\�ֽ�P�j���uN�+����mhrڟ�u�'יg5P P=�뾕����5 Corresponding author's e-mail: takemore.chagomoka@geographie.uni-freiburg.de %%EOF It also presents the principal cropping systems and characteristics of urban farmers involved in irrigated vegetable production. Organization. B�,�� incurred in the transaction process expressed as a percentage. 0000076568 00000 n startxref Farmers ranked high input cost, land tenure insecurity, and high cost of irrigation as challenges to urban exotic vegetable production. Study of specific systems enables clearer and more effective responses to be directly targeted for enhanced adaptation, but there is limited knowledge guiding specific subsector vulnerability assessments. IN NORTHERN GHANA . for an average of GH¢15 on farm. The socio-economic characteristics were analysed using percentages and ranked with the aid of SPSS software. Retrieved from http://sustainabledevelopment.un.org, . license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/). Analysis of Round Potato Marketing in Tanzania: The Case of Rungwe, Obuobie, E., Keraita, B., Danso, G., Amoah, P, urban vegetable production in Ghana: Characteristics, benefits and risks. Focus Healthy seedling is single most important ingredient for successful vegetable production Seedlings should have a strong stem Profuse root development . 37(1): 77-95, March 2012. 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