Agricultural Sustainability: How to find credit as a farmer


One of the things that contribute to greenhouse gas emission is food production. It contributes up a third of the total global greenhouse gas emissions. It is one of the greatest drivers of biodiversity loss in the world.

There are many solutions for decreasing the environmental damage caused by the food system. These solutions emphasize the role of farmers as food producers as well as providers of ecosystem services.

By this way of thinking, farmers have to promote sustainable and environmentally friendly production practices and technologies.

Notwithstanding, sustainable agriculture often requires a certain level of capital, and many of our farmers in low-income countries like Ghana do not have access to credit and financial information.

According to Nicole Bolomey, Director for Andreas Hermes Akademie International, both the young and older farmers struggle with understanding of basic accounting and terms like taxes, bank loans as well as other financial aspects of…

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