The main goal of the study was to identify and document indigenous innovations and good practices by climate change vulnerable communities for improved food security in Ghana and The Gambia; to provide information on agricultural practices and activities of farmers towards food security and climate change adaptation in Ghana and Gambia;
to identify and document emerging innovations suitable for climate change
adaptation in Ghana and The Gambia; and to promote selected agricultural innovations through targeted training and field demonstrations with selected agriculture extension officers and farmers in Ghana and The Gambia. Lastly the study wanted to establish a collaborative network involving researchers, ministry of food and agriculture or its equivalent and farmers to enhance agricultural innovations for increased productivity in the face of climate change; and
provide baseline information to support agricultural innovation programmes and
the implementation of the NEPAD CAADEP programme in the West Africa region
through popularization and policy advocacy.