Ghana’s agriculture sector: challenges and opportunities

Agriculture is a crucial component of Ghana’s economy which contributes around 20% to its Gross Domestic Product, provides employment for almost half its workforce, and supplies two-thirds of the raw materials used in its manufacturing sector (excluding oil). Cocoa, the country’s major cash crop and principle agricultural export, accounts for between 20-25% of Ghana’s total […]

Of Science and Sensors: TWIGA at AGU

Of Science and Sensors: TWIGA at AGU The Fall Meeting of the American Geophysical Union (AGU) is each year one of the highlights of many environmental scientists. The conference is probably the biggest gathering of earth and environmental sciences in the world, with around 25,000 attendees.  This year the event landed in the cavernous convention […]