When companies meet communities: Is this what friendly commercial farming looks like?

Think Africa Press | 15 January 2014

Small-scale farmers in the Volta Region, Ghana, drying their paddy for processing. (Photo by ames Wan)

 Some say the agribusiness Gadco’s presence in eastern Ghana is the best thing that’s ever happened in the region. Others fear that there are accidents waiting to happen.

 Sogakope, Ghana:

In the shadow of a small warehouse in the verdant Volta Region of eastern Ghana, Zikpuitor Awuku Atakli, the chief of the local Fievie community, is leaning casually against the side of his Nissan sedan…

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