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According to Pantanalilabour intensive technologies are unlikely to be adopted. However, in recent times, the Brong Ahafo region is prduction an important role in livestock production because in certain parts of the region the vegetation has turned from forest into grassland.
What you earn from this type of farming solely depends on how much you invest. Two sampling techniques, viz.
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Graxscutter non-adopters, the youth formed the highest proportion, followed by adults and then the aged. AdultYears. This suggests that, there is the need to develop other sources of acceptable meat in addition to conventional livestock. The NGOs support farmers by assisting them with training and start-up breeding stock at subsidized prices.
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October, Sunyani, Ghana. The Agricultural Innovation Process: According to Sunding and Zilberman when a new technology has prroduction yield effect, if it is perceived to have higher rise or hindrances, its good price support policies and relative profitability leads to its adoption.
Economic Development and Cultural Change Box 40, Mampong-Ashanti, Ghana sayannor yahoo. Qualitype Printing and Graphics, Accra, Ghana, pp.
Factors influencing the adoption of grasscutter production in the Brong Ahafo region of Ghana
Galloway A In: Man confesses on video as to why he killed Assemblies grasscuttsr God pastor in Tema. Its objective was to train and educate grass-cutter farmers gtasscutter techniques and improved methods of rearing the grass-cutter for mass production. Kabir P The market potential for grasscutter production: However, this trend is changing because in recent times, illiterates, school drop outs and basic school leavers learn from educated people in the society to effect economic change in their lives.
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Labour is said to be partly responsible for non-adoption, probably, due to the financial commitment involved. They observed that farmers who were above 39 years were most likely to have lower adoption rates, because older people fear the risk of poultry diseases and other unexpected events in exotic breed of poultry whilst young farmers tend to be more flexible in their decisions to adopt new ideas and technologies more rapidly.
This re-emphasizes the point made that adopters may want to depend on their families as a source of labour. Here is a list of domestic animals kn Ghana that will amaze you. Age of respondents years.
Many of the adopters of grasscutter farming were married compared to single individuals and divorcees. The objective of the study was to find out the factors facilitating or hindering the adoption of grasscutter farming in the Brong Ahafo region of Ghana. Youthyears.
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Data for Assessment, D. Grasscutter meat is also a delicacy in big towns and cities in Ghana. Most of the farmers who adopted grasscutter farming were adults, followed by the youth and then the aged. Livestock Research for Rural Development 20 9 These findings might have stemmed from the fact that males give the nod if any member of the family wants to go into production of any kind; because the culture of the people studied mandates the male as the head of the family and therefore responsible for decisions taken in the house Berry Occupation had no influence on adoption.
This is in line with the NGOs objective of reducing poverty among rural or urban farmers by providing them with requisite skills in grasscutter keeping. To register grrasscutter training and set-up, please contact Rev. Past, Present and Future.
Recently, Teklewold et al made the same observation in poultry. The total number of male farmers who adopted grasscutter rearing was three times more than the number of female farmers. Innovations on feeding and shelters have boosted techniques for production.
Given this, it is important for MOFA and NGOs to recognize the existence of the different group of farmers during training needs assessment, and give each group the appropriate training.