RADIOGHAKA - Dissemination of information on shea prices in North Ghana through local radios

Start
December 2021
End
December 2024
Project cost
15 000 €
Role in the project
Shea market expertise

Countries

Ghana

Fields

Agriculture Market

Sectors

Shea

Main goals

Inform regularly shea collectors in Tamale area (12 communities) about shea kernel and butter market situation in order they get better incomes, through shea market messages that are broadcasted on local community radio in local language

Specific objectives

  • Analyze the shea market, from local information’s until international exchanges
  • Produce a weekly message on the shea market situation and focus on trends and commercial issues
  • Carry out one mission per year to better understand the constraints and opportunities of farmer organizations, local market conditions and train people (members of farmer organizations, project team, producers, radio hosts, etc.) on understanding the shea market and information sent so that they continue to disseminate market information even after the end of the project

Related people

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Project Officer / Agriculture & Market / Ghana

Rashad Kadiri

Holder of a Master’s Degree in Management Studies from the University for Development Studies, UDS in Ghana. Areas of expertise include project management, agriculture value chain development, design and implementation of community and rural development programs, agriculture market analysis and business advocacy. Since, he has worked in rural communities and with Farmer Based Organizations (FBOs) particularly in the Northern Sector of Ghana. He has contributed immensely in the establishment and administration of the Cereal Inter-professional Committee of Ghana (CIC-Ghana) as part of the West African Grain Network (WAGN)