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Profitability of Rice Harvesting Methods on Kpong Irrigation Project in Ghana


The study investigated the profitability differences of rice farmers who used manual rice harvesting method and mechanised harvesting method on Kpong Irrigation Project in Ghana. Also, the factors that explained differences in these harvesting methods were investigated. A structured questionnaire was administered to 115 farmers who were randomly selected from the population of rice farmers cultivating the crop on the irrigation scheme, but only 100 farmers provided information relevant for profitability assessment.