Ghana: Vegetable growers given pest management training

As part of efforts to improve the cultivation of vegetables for both domestic and international markets, some selected vegetable farmers in the Central, Greater Accra and Volta Regions in Ghana have received training in integrated pest management (IPM) to enable them to cultivate quality and healthy produce.

Held on the theme: “Integrated Pest Management for Quality Vegetable Production”, 10 nucleus farmers selected from various farmer associations in each of the three regions were taken through a three-day training of trainers (TOT) course on effective IPM.

The participants cultivate chilli pepper, tomatoes, okra, eggplants, cucumber and other vegetables.

At Baduatta in the Gomoa East District of the Central Region, the farmers were taken to a tomato greenhouse farm and an open field to put into practice what they learnt.

Read more at GhanaWeb

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