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DIIVA - Ghana / Maize

CGIAR’s DIIVA Project

A consolidated database of crop varietal releases, adoption, and research capacity in Africa south of the Sahara

Ghana/Maize overview

47%
53%
40.3%
59.7%

863,577 hectares of Maize in Ghana (DIIVA estimate)

59.7% of this area estimated to be grown with improved varieties in 2012

1998 figures: 550,000 hectares / 53% improved varieties

Ghana/Maize releases

Total number of released varieties: 27

Ghana/Maize adoption

863,577 ha of Maize in Ghana (DIIVA estimate)
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Ghana/Maize researchers

National Agricultural Researchers - Full time equivalents by discipline and education