Farmers in Ghana to benefit from $12.76m World Bank grant

Degraded farming land in Ghana’s Northern Savannah Zone is due to be improved by sustainable land and water management (SLWM) techniques, funded by a World Bank grant of $12.76m.

The grant enabled the techniques to be added to 9,000 more hectares of land, in addition to the original 6,000 hectares originally financed by the scheme. Land in the Northern Savanah area is characterized by vulnerability, low climate resilience and high poverty, but the Sustainable Land and Water Management project aims to help enhance food security and increase resilience to climate variation.

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