About

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Achievements

Achievements KITA has witnessed modest achievements. In December 2010, KITA was again awarded Regional Best Institution by the Ministry of Agiculture MOFA on its 26th National Farmers Day celebration in the Ashanti region, in recognition of its immense contribution to the development of Agriculture in Ghana. Since 2008, KITA has been consulting for the Rural …

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Challenges

Current Challenges For the Institute 1. Promoting the transfer of modern food production and agricultural technologies to institutions, families and individuals, and rural economies, thereby reducing food insecurity. 2. Exploring the potentials of Permaculture in providing green appropriate affordable housing to reduce the rural homeless in Ghana The potential of Permaculture for solving these problems …

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Location

Location The Institute is located near Domeabra-Apromase in Ejisu Juabeng District. It is located about 5 km from the main Accra Road. It is located near the University of Science and Technology, near St. Louis Sec and World Vision International. It is surrounded by 10 rural communities whose development KITA is really steering. Map of Ghana showing …

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Management

Management Section of management board in an informal chat The institute is under the control of Board of Trustees. These are representatives from: Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MOFA) Ministry of Education (MOE) National Vocational Training Institute (NVTI) The Universities Soil Research Institute (SRI) Crops Research Institute (CRI) Department of Forestry (DOF) National Chief Farmers …

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Message

Message from the Director The nation needs the services of this department more than ever. Our focus is on the Ejisu Juaben district. We hope that in this particular year, the institute will make a positive change in the lives of the people of the district. We are glad to acknowledge the unrelenting sacrifices that …

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Mission

Mission Statement KITA is a non-profit premier tropical agricultural college in Ghana Networking with local and global institutions to better the lives of rural farmers, unemployed youth, hungry and homeless families, women, aids victims and orphans, needy street children, the aged, and the disabled Through training, seminars and workshops, technology transfer, on-farm research, environmental conservation, volunteer exchange, …

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Objectives

Objectives The specific objectives include: To enhance the transfer of modern agricultural technology to rural farmers through workshops, seminars short courses, correspondence courses, and overseas training To provide vocational technical agricultural training to the youth both literate and non literate To protect the environment for increased agricultural productivity To assist rural farmers to have links …

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Supporters

Support from Donor Agencies The college has received a lot of support from donor agencies and has been able to develop further including: Assistance to rural women Extra 50-acre College farmland 2 times National Best Institution Award by Ministry of food and Agriculture MOFA National Best Farmer Award in Tree-planting National Agroforestry and Tree planting …

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