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Name:Food Staples in the Ghana School Feeding Programme Analysis of Markets Value Chains and Menus

This report represents the culmination of six months of research conducted in Berkeley and three weeks
of work in Ghana. The research issues that are addressed include:

  • An analysis of price trends and markets of key food staples used in Ghana School Feeding
    Program (GSFP) meals;
  • An optimization of regional GSFP menus, with a focus on developing meals that are both
    nutritionally significant and low cost;
  • A study of the value chains of several food staples, with an emphasis on constraints faced by
    smallholder farmers, and potential opportunities for gaining market power.
Author:Lopatka, J., Topel, J., de Vasconcellos, P.,
Publisher:UC Berkeley – Haas School of Business
Publication Year:2008