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Green Growth Project

BACKGROUND INFORMATION AND JUSTIFICATIONS

Efforts from within West African region to sustain agro-food production and processing have been limited by poor post-harvest which can be alleviated through development, pilot scale demonstration, adoption and dissemination of established innovative flash drying technology from Nigeria

OBJECTIVES: 

To document indigenous knowledge of edible and medicinal mushrooms in four regions of Ghana

To characterize by phenotypic methods mushrooms collected from four forests in these regions

To determine the biochemical composition of these mushrooms in order to ascertain their biochemical components

To ascertainthe quantity of antioxidants in the mushrooms

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