Food and forests: understanding agriculture and conservation trade-offs in Ghana

Phil Franks, Barbara Adolph, Dora Neina
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In Ghana, as in many countries in Africa, policymakers need to better understand and manage the major trade-offs – existing and future – between two competing objectives: increasing agricultural production to meet growing domestic food demand and conserving nature. This briefing explores this issue within the national context in Ghana, and makes suggestions for the way forward.