Farmers Perspectives of development aid programs, a case study among pineapple farmers in Nsawam Municipal Assembly of Ghana.

  • Daniel Ankrah University of Reading, School of Agriculture, Policy and Development.P.O.Box 237 RG6 6AR Berkshire, U.K
  • Peter Dorward University of Reading, School of Agriculture, Policy and Development.P.O.Box 237 RG6 6AR Berkshire, U.K.
Keywords: aid, farmers, Farmer Based Organizations, development program, Millennium Challenge Account


Development aid assistance to developing world economies come with mixed reactions from stakeholders. This study explores perspectives of key stakeholders that benefited from a grant from the United States of American government known as the Millennium Challenge Account (MCA) program. The study examined pineapple farmers in the Nsawam Municipal Assembly of Ghana belonging MCA assisted Farmer Based Organizations (FBOs) (MCA FBOs) and non-MCA assisted groups (non-MCA FBOs).


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