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Dawhenya Farms

In the Greater Accra Region, off the Tema–Aflao road is located the Dawhenya Agriculture Project on the land of the Ghana Irrigation Development Authority. A total of 500 acres of land was leased to the NSS for the production of maize and vegetables in 2011.  The scheme is also undertaking fish farming on the Dawhenya Lake with four cages currently holding 20,000 fingerlings of tilapia.  

The farm has 5 Tractors and accessories, 2 Combined Harvesters, 2 six-row planters, 1 Grain Dryer, 1 Toyota Hilux Pick-up, 1 SML 5-Tonner Truck The farm has the potential to produce 6,000 bags of maize annually and 40,000 tilapia if the right management practices are taken and adequate resources provided at the right time.

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