In Ghana, cotton is referred to as the “cocoa of the north”. And yet the cotton sector’s performance has been anything but successful. By examining the recent history of the sector in Ghana and comparing it with Burkina Faso, this article review aims to provide a few keys for understanding the country’s subpar performance.
This article review is based on two articles available online:
“The state of Cotton Production in Northern Ghana”, by Benjamin K. Asinyo, Charles Frimpong, Emmanuel Amankwah, Kwame Nkruma University of Science and Technology, International Journal of Fiber and Textile Research, 2015;
“Stakeholder perceptions of the impact of reforms on the performance and sustainibility of the cotton sector in Ghana and Burkina Faso: a tale of two countries” By Boafo Yaw Agyeman and al. Cogent Food & Agriculture, 2018.
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