Patrick Sakyi – Farming Life in Ghana


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Farming Life in Ghana and the Rural Experience – Patrick Sakyi 

Patrick Sakyi is a monitoring & evaluation associate with Farmerline, a social enterprise which builds innovative data collection platforms & mobile applications to improve information access for smallholder farmers in Ghana and other African countries. He is responsible for M&E system set-up, coordinating data collection, analysis and reporting. He is also responsible for organizing trainings and sensitization workshops for farmers and other users of Farmerline’s services. He has a strong background in agriculture and rural development. He has experience in applied statistics for program evaluation. Before joining Farmerline, Patrick (@sakyipatrick) worked as a research assistant on key agricultural field research projects with research institutes and NGOs in rural Ghana. Patrick holds BSc. in Agriculture Science from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana and MSc. in Nutrition and Rural Development with a specialization in Rural Economics and Management from Ghent University, Gent, Belgium. He is a bright young man with lots of vision and commitment to smallholder farmers in Ghana. He has written this article about his boyhood farming and rural experience in Ghana and looking to the future for smallholder farmers there. Patrick describes himself as global citizen and is enthusiastic about ICT4D & ICT4Ag (




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