Economic Relevance of Farm Animals to Small Scale Farmers
Presented By: Dr. Anthony Nsoh Akunzule
Event: West Africa Anglophone Forum 2015 (2015-03-26)
Farm animals such as large and small ruminants, monogastric and non-conventional animals provide economic stream of family income as well as livelihoods in the social and cultural domain to majority of farmers in the country. Small scale farmers form about 80% of producers of livestock and livestock products for human consumption.
Dr. Nsoh Akunzule obtained his Masters of Professional Studies (Agriculture) at Cornell University, USA. He is a member of the World Poultry Science Association and member of the International Family Poultry Association. He is a Poultry consultant to the Micro Finance and Small Loans Centre in Ghana and Executive Director of Ghana Poultry Network.