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  • Processing practices of small-scale palm oil producers in

    The Kwaebibirem District is located in the south-western corner of the Eastern Region of Ghana ().Agriculture employs 77% of the economically active labour force .The major cash crops are cocoa, oil palm and citrus and the major food crops are maize, plantain, cassava and cocoyam.

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  • (PDF) Analyses of gender roles in the oil palm industry in

    This study examined emerging gender roles in the oil palm industry in Kwaebibirem District, Ghana. Qualitative and quantitative methodologies were used to elicit information from actors in the oil

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  • (PDF) Palm Kernel Processing for Income and Employment

    Palm Kernel Processing for Income and Employment in the Kwaebibirem District, Ghana Article (PDF Available) · January 2017 with 1,295 Reads How we measure 'reads'

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  • Analyses of gender roles in the oil palm industry in

    This study examined emerging gender roles in the oil palm industry in Kwaebibirem District, Ghana. Qualitative and quantitative methodologies were used to elicit information from actors in the oil palm production chain. Results show that gender roles differ at various stages in the cultivation of the oil palm. Though processing of

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  • Contribution of Value Addition in Agriculture to

    This study examined the contribution of value addition in agriculture to socio-economic development with reference to the oil palm industry in Kwaebibirem District. The specific objectives addressed in this study were to: determine the character of the activities that generate value in the oil palm industry; find how the process of value

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  • Gender relations in cocoa and oil palm value chain

    ii GENDER RELATIONS IN COCOA AND OIL PALM VALUE CHAIN COLLABORATION IN THE AHAFO-ANO NORTH AND KWAEBIBIREM DISTRICTS OF GHANA by ASIEDU, SAMUEL, BA Integrated Development Studies (Environment and Resource Management) Tamale

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  • Processing practices of small-scale palm oil producers in

    We carried out a diagnostic study in the Kwaebibirem District using key informant interviews, focus group discussions and surveys based on a semi-structured questionnaire to assess the processing practices of small-scale oil palm fruit processors, and to analyse the rationale behind these practices and their effects on the quality of palm oil

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  • NJAS Wageningen Journal of Life Sciences

    Oil palm fruits Extractability Fermentation Labour fruits costs Free fatty acids Ghana a b s t r a c t Ghana produces about 2,000,000 metric tons of oil palm fruits annually, and small-scale processors con-tribute about 60% of crude palm oil production. The country is not self-sufficient in the fats and oils needed for industrial use and home

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  • The Influence of Adoption of Improved Oil Palm Production

    A number of improved oil palm production practices have been introduced to assist small-scale oil palm farmers increase yield and improve on their livelihoods. This study was conducted to examine the influence of adoption of improved oil palm production practices on the livelihood assets of oil palm farmers in Kwaebibirem District

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  • Analysis of palm fruit value addition for socio-economic

    (Kwaebibirem District Assembly, 2014).However, the oil palm is a dominant cash crop produce mainly by smallholder farmers. There are few medium scale oil palm plantations and processing mills in the district (Folds and Whitefield, 2012). Some smallholder farmers are part of the out-grower scheme operated by the Ghana Oil Palm Development

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  • Ghana’s oil palm sector, pointing a way towards inclusive

    of Amsterdam, the Netherlands. The Ghanaian palm oil sector The oil palm industry is high on the agenda of the Government of Ghana. The 2012 tree crop policy of the Ministry of Food and Agriculture recognizes the industry’s potential for growth, employ-ment and rural development. Palm oil is a versatile product, used as cooking oil, livestock feed and biofuel and in manufactured goods such

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  • Contract Farming and Technology Transfer in Ghana Paul

    The Kwaebibirem District of the Eastern Region of Ghana provided the focus for this research. Following a broad and extensive review, the research fieldwork focused on contract farming in the oil palm sector in Ghana. The interviewed outgrowers associated with the Ghana Oil Palm Development Corporation (GOPDC) are from the villages of Asuom,

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  • Development Company, Kwaebibirem District, Eastern Region

    the crop from all estates under GOPDC located in Kwaebibirem District, Eastern Region, Ghana ; Kwae estate and Okumaning estate are estates under GOPDC which is supply to the mill with the total area is 14026,5 Ha, total planted area 7023,81 Ha, and total production is 13,500 tons of CPO which is produced by the mill. GOPDC is a member of RSPO

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  • Processing practices of small-scale palm oil producers in

    Ghana produces about 2,000,000 metric tons of oil palm fruits annually, and small-scale processors contribute about 60% of crude palm oil production. The country is not self-sufficient in the fats and oils needed for industrial use and home consumption. A large percentage of the palm oil produced by small-scale processors cannot be utilized by the larger scale industries in Ghana or abroad...

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  • Palm Kernel Processing for Income and Employment in

    Palm Kernel Processing for Income and Employment in the Kwaebibirem District, Ghana Rebecca Sarku 1* 1 University of Ghana, P.O.Box. LG 59, Legon, Accra, Ghana.

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  • Technological and Financial Assessment of Small Scale Palm

    Technological and Financial Assessment of Small Scale Palm Oil Production in Kwaebibrem District, Ghana S. Adjei-Nsiah 1, A Major cash crops cultivated in the district are oil palm, citrus and cocoa while plantain, cassava, cocoyam and maize are the major food crops. The number of farmers in the district cultivating oil palm is estimated at 13,095 (Ametepe, District Director of Agriculture

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    Ghana Oil Palm Development Company Ltd Kwar near Kade, Kwaebibirem District, Eastern Region, Ghana, West Africa RSPO Member No. 1-0005-04-OOO-OO And its supply base according to the annex. GOPDC Palm Oil Production and Plantation Management System

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  • The influence of adoption of improved oil palm production

    2015-07-04· This study therefore attempts to assess the influence of the improved oil palm production practices on the livelihoods assets of oil palm farmers in the Kwaebibirem District. 2. Objectives The

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  • Farmers learn modern methods at Farmers Day

    Sakyikrom ER, Dec. 4, GNA Three Agricultural Research and Development Institutions in the Kwaebibi...

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  • Does Actor Perspective Matter? A Case Study of Designing

    We acknowledge the financial contribution made by the Netherlands Directorate General for International Cooperation (DGIS) toward the execution of this study. This study would not have been successful without the input of all the actors in the small‐scale palm oil enterprise in Kwaebibirem District, Ghana. We are also grateful to the

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  • Processing practices of small-scale palm oil CORE

    We carried out a diagnostic study in the Kwaebibirem District using key informant interviews, focus group discussions and surveys based on a semi-structured questionnaire to assess the processing practices of small-scale oil palm fruit processors, and to analyse the rationale behind these practices and their effects on the quality of palm oil

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  • Palm Oil To Feed SHS Programme Modern Ghana

    2017-09-18· Palm Oil To Feed SHS Programme. By Daily Guide LISTEN SEP 18, 2017 GOVERNMENT has contracted the Ghana Small Scale Palm Oil Producers Association at Asuom in the Kwaebibirem District of the Eastern Region to supply palm oil to the various senior high schools nationwide under the Free Senior High School programme. The decision is part of government's

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  • Loans that change lives Kiva

    He lives in Akim-Asuom in the Kwaebibirem District of the Eastern Region of Ghana, West Africa. He is 37 years old and single. Theophilius believes organic oil palm production is sustainable and helps to develop his community through job creation and fair trade infrastructure projects. He wants to secure a Kiva microloan, so he can expand and

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  • Improving the quality of crude palm oil WUR

    production surpassed oil palm production because it was less labour intensive (La-Anyane, 1966), this contributed to a decline in peasant oil palm production. Some farmers, however, continued with the small-scale cultivation of oil palm, and sold the harvested fruit

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  • THE IMPACT OF ORGANIC AND FAIR TRADE PALM OIL

    This study assesses the impact of organic and fair trade oil palm farming practices on the farmers involved in the Kwaebibirem District in Ghana. It contributes to the scanty literature on fair

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  • One District One Factory (1D1F)

    About 1D1F. The “One District One Factory” initiative is a key component of the industrial transformation agenda of the NPP Government. The concept was first introduced by the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Presidential Special Initiatives during the past NPP Administration, as part of an integrated programme for Accelerated Growth and Industrial Development.

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  • The Influence of Adoption of Improved Oil Palm

    A number of improved oil palm production practices have been introduced to assist small-scale oil palm farmers increase yield and improve on their livelihoods. This study was conducted to examine the influence of adoption of improved oil palm production practices on the livelihood assets of oil palm farmers in Kwaebibirem District of the

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  • Chapter 10 RESEARCH AND EXPERIMENTATION IN SUPPORT OF

    The Netherlands. Email: cdosei72@gmail Abstract Artisanal palm oil production is a major source of livelihood, especially for many rural women in Ghana who face challenges in meeting the quality standard for crude palm oil. High levels of free fatty acids prevent artisanal processors from accessing remunerative markets. This chapter highlights how joint experimentation and multi

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  • Does Actor Perspective Matter? A Case Study of Designing

    We acknowledge the financial contribution made by the Netherlands Directorate General for International Cooperation (DGIS) toward the execution of this study. This study would not have been successful without the input of all the actors in the small‐scale palm oil enterprise in Kwaebibirem District, Ghana. We are also grateful to the

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  • Assessing environmental and social impacts of the oil palm

    The oil palm industry has many positive benefits, particularly as a key source of livelihoods for rural dwellers, but it also has negative impacts on the society and environment. For instance, poorly planned oil palm cultivation can increase the rate of natural forest loss, and contribute to unfair labour conditions on plantations and processing mills.

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