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P4P Ghana

P4P Ghana - Training 1

Farmers attending a training session organised by P4P for 13 farmers’ organisations in Ghana’s Ashanti region. By combining the expertise of WFP and partners, P4P supports farmers in all areas required in order to increase their production, raise the quality of their output and get better prices.

Copyright: WFP/Tobias Bauer.

P4P Ghana - Training 2

The training for 13 farmers’ organisations took place in Ejura, the capital of the Ejura-Sekyedumase District.  WFP Procurement Officer Thomas Yeboah explains how farmers can sell to WFP.

Copyright: WFP/Tobias Bauer.

P4P Ghana - Training 3

Some of the samples used during the training by one of the trainers showing the diversity and quality of crops.

Copyright: WFP/Tobias Bauer.

P4P Ghana - Training 4

Farmers discussing the samples.

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P4P Ghana - Training 5

Many women brought their infants in order to be able to attend the training, and not having to stay at home.

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P4P Ghana - Training 6

Hannah Nsiah, member of the farmers’ organisation "Hiawoanwu Maize and Cowpea Production Association", in front of her maize field. Her cooperative is one of 13 FOs taking part in P4P in the Ejura-Sekyedumase District.

Copyright: WFP/Tobias Bauer.

P4P Ghana - Training 7

Hannah supervises the shelling of her maize. She won a government award as the “District’s Best Farmer” last year for the high quality of her crops.

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P4P Ghana - Training 8

Hannah stores her maize in a shed next to her house – and hopes that more professional storage facilities will be available soon.

Copyright: WFP/Tobias Bauer.

In September, WFP brought together 13 farmers organisations from Ghana's Ashanti region to attend trainings provided by WFP and a host of different partners.