Women in Agro-processing in Ghana: A case Study of the State of Women in Small-scale Fish Processing in the Central Region of Ghana.
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The role of women in food production, processing and marketing has become more relevant as a way of fighting poverty and ensuring food security in Africa. This study was undertaken to assess the state of women in small-scale fish smoking in the Central Region of Ghana. The study involved 150 women fish processors. Descriptive and correlational statistics were used to analyze the data. The findings revealed that the women fish processors were mainly full-time fish processors with a minimum of 10 years experience in fish processing. The women fish processors were generally poor income earners with great responsibility of catering for a large number of dependents. Inadequate capital was the most important constraint for the women fish processors....
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