Agricultural Supply Chains, Growth and Poverty in Sub-Saharan Africa: Market Structure, Farm Constraints and Grass-root Institutions
Data set of social and economic networks collected in 9 rural communities in the Tolon-Kumbungu districts of Northern Ghana between August and September 2013. A mix of qualitative and quantitative information is used. Based on a Grassroot Institution (GRI) strength index done thanks to a database containing information on: (1) whether the GRI has a bank account, (2) if the GRI is registered in the Department of Cooperatives, Registrar General's Department or in the Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MOFA), (3) the level of their production (mt), their acreage (ha) and yields, (4) the source of their existence and (5) their main activity [Crop Production, Processing Enterprise, Marketing Enterprise, Livestock Production, Aquaculture], the district was chosen. Based on a list of GRI registered with the Ministry of Food and Agriculture, we have randomly selected 10 GRIs from 9 communities. A household survey was conducted (15% of the total HH of these communities). Additionally, a survey of the secretaries/chairmen of the GRI was carried out in order to capture potential institutional interactions. In total 150 households were interviewed (of which 75 are members of a GRI and 75 are not). Non-GRI members were selected for being neighbors of the GRI members with a rule of the fifth closest neighbor. To obtain a free account please register with the UKDA.
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- Agricultural Supply Chains, Growth and Poverty in Sub-Saharan Africa: Market Structure, Farm Constraints and Grass-root Institutions
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