FERARI Quarterly Newsletter-July 2020
This research focuses on analyzing the various components contributing to fertilizer pricing in Ghana, including financial, transport, handling, and storage costs. The study encompasses major agrological regions and fertilizer trade routes, investigating the entire value chain to identify costs within each stratum. Odionye aims to provide policy recommendations to enhance fertilizer availability, accessibility, and affordability. Additionally, the research examines fertilizer price transmission in seven domestic markets, evaluating the relationship between commercial and subsidized fertilizers to offer empirical evidence for policymaking. Stakeholders' perspectives on the Ghana Fertilizer Platform are highlighted, emphasizing the positive endorsement and anticipated benefits. The newsletter also outlines ongoing field trials, data collection, and analyses conducted by UM6P interns, contributing to the FERARI program's comprehensive approach to fertilizer research and responsible implementation.
Fertilizers, Field trials