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Sustainable growth and inclusive rural transformation require provision of key public goods and services, all of which cost money.
This brief explores recent developments in Ghana that lend insight into the drivers of mechanization and the appropriate role of government policy in supporting this transition.
Past agricultural mechanization efforts in Ghana and Nigeria have focused more on the styles of machinery used in western countries or Latin America, where average farm sizes are much larger. While West African countries, particularly Ghana, are still…