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Forestry Research Institute of Ghana is one of the 13 institutes of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR). It is located at Fumesua near Kumasi in the Ashanti Region of Ghana.

Journal Article

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Village concept projects in Ghana: international students helping to improve rural living conditions.  [1998]

Andrian, G.;

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An account is given of the second Village Concept Project at Odupong-Ofaakor, near Accra, Ghana, undertaken by international students' organizations concerned with agriculture, medicine, forestry and pharmacy. The overall objectives of the project, specific objectives of the agriculture and forestry components of the project, and project evaluation are discussed. In addition to the medical and health aspects of the project, attention was placed on improving the nutritional balance of the villagers' diet, the introduction of new and improved farming methods, the establishment of a woodlot to supply fuelwood, and assistance with identifying marketing opportunities.

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Training for agriculture and rural development 1997-98. FAO-Economic and Social Development Series, No. 55, 153-162;