Ghana (/ˈɡɑːnə/), officially the Republic of Ghana, is a sovereign unitary presidential constitutional democracy, located along the Gulf of Guinea and Atlantic Ocean, in the subregion of West Africa. Spanning a land mass of 238,535 km2, Ghana is bordered by the Ivory Coast in the west, Burkina Faso in the north, Togo in the east and the Gulf of Guinea and Atlantic Ocean in the south.(Source: DBpedia)


JIRCAS Publishes BFMgh and BFMbf, Support Programs for Farm Management Planning Targeting Ghana and Burkina Faso

The farm management planning support programs, Builder of Farming Model — BFMgh and BFMbf, have been developed and released to efficiently support decision making, including technology selection, by smallholder farmers in Ghana and Burkina Faso.

Manual for Development of Low Cost Water Facilities in Africa Published

In Africa, most drainage channels in paddy fields constructed by farmers are earth canals, which are easily eroded by strong rains and running water, and result in diminishment of canal functions. We have published a manual that introduces inexpensive reinforcement measures for irrigation canals (reinforcement using cover-plants, wooden fence, and soil bricks) that can be implemented by farmers.

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広報JIRCAS (9)

国立研究開発法人国際農林水産業研究センター, 広報JIRCAS. 9 ( )

jircas9-_-.pdf2.93 MB


国立研究開発法人国際農林水産業研究センター, JIRCAS News. 87 ( )

jircas_news-87_-.pdf2.98 MB

JIRCAS Newsletter(87)

Japan International Research Center for Agricultural Sciences, JIRCAS Newsletter. 87 ( )

jircas_newsletter-87_-.pdf2.38 MB

Soil Fertility Improvement with Indigenous Resources in Lowland Rice Ecologies in Ghana

Satoshi Tobita, Satoshi Nakamura, JIRCAS Working Report. 86 ( )

JIRCASWorkingReport86.pdf4.21 MB

Manual for Improving Rice Production in Africa - Development of Low Cost Irrigation Facility applicable to Africa -

Japan International Research Center for Agricultural Sciences, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Manual and Guideline. Manual_for_Improving_Rice_Production_in_Africa ( )

Manual_for_Improving_Rice_Production_in_Africa2.1 MB


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