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Grantees Funded under BUSAC Fund Phase I
Name of Applicant : Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana
Title of Action : Advocacy for the Development of Peasant Agriculture through Increased financing and improved market Accessibility
Sector : Business
Geographical Area : Greater Accra
Action ID : # 4-043 PFAG
Action Score : 74%
Total cost of Action : ¢1,014,150,487
BUSAC's % of Total cost : 88%
Self Financed : 12%
Action Duration : 8 months
Support from Outreach Facility : ¢0
Summary of the proposed Action : Need for Action
Low financing of the agricultural sector which is still declining form 8.1% to 5.3% in 2005 indicating that the agriculture sector (farmers and fish mongers) continues to be marginlised. This outcome affect the farmers by limiting their inputs and engagement in modernized agriculture in order to increase production.

Low level of marketing of agricultural produce / products hindering the growth of the business activities of the peasant farmers.

Proposed Solution
Establishing policies, legal and regulatory framework, and access to commercial sources of funds that are conducive to rural and micro finance; to be percised farmers. And also the government promoting the consumption of agricultural products in the country.

Implementation Plan
1. Alternative Policy Documentation
2. Mobilizing and Sensititzation Workshops
3. Policy Dialogue and Development
4. Media and Communication Works
5. Petitioning of Change Targets and Follow Ups

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