Croplife Ghana

"CropLife Ghana is the association of agrochemical importers and distributors in Ghana. It is currently made up of 16 major agrochemical companies and counting. CropLife Ghana controls about 90% of the fertilizer market as well as about 75% of the crop protection product (CPP) market."

Tuesday, 18 December 2018

CropLife Ghana and GAIDA undergo Busac Advocacy Training

As part of the activities of the activities to ensure CropLife Ghana and GAIDA implement a successful advocacy in establishing the importers levy system through the review of the EPA 194, Act 490, Part 2, Busac Fund organized a 4-day advocacy training workshop for members of CropLife Ghana and GAIDA (Ghana Agri-Input Dealers Association) at the Noda Hotel, Fumesua in the Ashanti Region from the 9th-13th December 2018.

25 participants in total participated in the training from across the country. The training was crafted in a way to equip CropLife Ghana and GAIDA with the relevant tools and skills of advocacy to enable the successful implementation of the advocacy action.

Amongst the many topics include the following:

1.    Problem identification definition and statement;

2.    Planning an advocacy action

3.    The role of the private sector in improving an enabling environment

4.    Introduction to advocacy

5.    Identification and influencing of targets

6.    The role of the executive and members

7.    Gender issues in advocacy

8.    Association building, Leadership skills, communication & Team building

 The training was facilitated by BUSAC Fund Consultants, Abena Otoo and Bertha Gakor.