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Although Ghana, an English-speaking country in West Africa, is not a typical area of focus
for Inter-réseaux, we decided to take an in-depth look at the country in this edition
of the magazine. This issue was put together in close collaboration with our members,
some of whom are directly active in Ghana.

Agronomes et Vétérinaires Sans Frontières (AVSF) is an NGO
that has been working in Ghana since 2016, particularly to
carry out sub-regional projects on the sustainability of supply
chains (Equité): www.avsf.org

Fondation pour l’Agriculture et la Ruralité dans le Monde (FARM)
seeks to inform decision-makers and actors working to promote
development in Ghana, particularly in the Tamale region, where it
pre-finances inputs needed to grow soy: www.fondation-farm.org

Réseau des Organisations Paysannes et de Producteurs
d’Afrique de l’Ouest (ROPPA)
, through Farmers Organisation
Network in Ghana (FONG), works with small-farmer
organisations in Ghana: http://www.roppa-afrique.org

SNV has been present in Ghana since 1992. With their national
partners, they contribute to economic, institutional, social and
environmental development and poverty reduction in line with
the policy priorities of the Government of Ghana and the sustainable
development goals (SDGs). www.snv.org

Focus on the HortiFresh programme supported by SNV
SNV supports the Hortifresh project which
mission is to establish “a sustainable and
internationally competitive fruit and vegetable
sector that contributes to inclusive
economic growth, food and nutrition security”
in Ghana and Ivory Coast. It aims to
reach 15,000 farmers, increase their productivity
by 20% until 2021 and contribute to
food and nutrition security.

A competitive and innovative
high-value fruit and vegetable
HortiFresh West Africa supports the fruits
and vegetables sector through activities
and funds (cluster funds, youth funds and
commercial loans) that contribute to increasing
the value of exports, both to the EU
and to regional markets. It improves quality
and value-added in the domestic market
through technical assistance in agronomy
and business management and is also aiming
at reducing imports.

A conducive business climate
The project aims at improving the business
climate for SMEs and international companies
active in these two sectors of West
Africa. It particularly focuses on the existing
platforms of the Export Taskforce in Ghana
and the activities of Ghana Green Label. It
also promotes high level public-private dialogue
in order to create a competitive enabling

Inclusive and sustainable growth.
of the fruit and vegetable sector
HortiFresh will create opportunities for women
and youth to engage in the horticulture

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