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Mushroom farmers to get support

The Mushroom industry is facing a myriad of challenges which is hampering the growth of the sector.

The challenges which include poor infrastructure, limited input availability, lack of funds and technical know-how is slowing down the pace of harvesting and processing thereby shifting the attention of farmers into other ventures.

In a bid to improve on the situation, an NGO, ACDI/VOCA in collaboration with Mushroom for well-being foundation is offering free support to mushroom farmers in the country.http://ghanapoliticsonline.com

The support is 80 percent training based, with farmers receiving practical training from experts on best practices and value addition.

First to benefit from the initiative is a section of mushroom farmers based in the Brong Ahafo region.

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