Almost 10,000 small and medium holder farmers have increased their maize yield from an average of 1.8 metric tonnes per hectare to 4.5 metric tonnes under the Sustainable Maize Programme in the three regions of the North.

The Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) has stated that sheanut tree can be grown on commercial basis in the country’s savanna regions in much the same way as how cocoa, rubber and other cash crops are cultivated on plantations.

More than 250 businesses in the three northern regions have been provided with financial support under the Presidential Business Support Programme (PBSP).

The beneficiary businesses were competitively selected through the recommendations of the Private Incubation Hubs in a transparent, efficient and equitable manner.

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