International Journal of Business and Social Science

ISSN 2219-1933 (Print), 2219-6021 (Online) DOI: 10.30845/ijbss

Food Security: Peasant Farmers Role in the Sawla Tuna-Kalba District of Ghana
Chukwunyere “Chuks” Ugochukwu, Ph.D; Paul Baidoo

A country and its people are food secured when production markets and social systems work in such a way that food consumption needs are always met (Mayer, 2001) Further, food security only exists when “all people at all-times, have physical, social and economic access to sufficient, safe, and nutritious food that meets their dietary needs and food preferences for an active and healthy life” (Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO),2002).Concerns seek to address questions about: the role of farmers in ensuring food security in the district, the nature of food security in the district, the challenges encountered by farmers, and measures to forestall food insecurity in the district.

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