Understanding of marketing relations and bargaining power: farmer-trader interactions in agricultural development in Brong Ahafo, Ghana.

Abstract

This paper begins with a background to the vegetable production and marketing systems in the Brong Ahafo Region, a major vegetable growing area in Ghana, before looking at the factors that affect the bargaining power that farmers and traders can draw on. This includes a discussion of the organization of markets and the role of farmer and trader associations. The final section examines the policy implications and the role for external intervention.

Citation

Lyon, F.; Warburton, H. Understanding of marketing relations and bargaining power: farmer-trader interactions in agricultural development in Brong Ahafo, Ghana. In: Natural resource management in Ghana and its socio-economic context.. Overseas Development Institute (ODI), London, UK (1999) 162-177.

Understanding of marketing relations and bargaining power: farmer-trader interactions in agricultural development in Brong Ahafo, Ghana.

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