Utilization of shea fruit to enhance food security and reduce poverty in Ghana

Esther Gyedu-Akoto, Frederick Amon-Armah, Daniel Yabani
  • African Journal of Science Technology Innovation and Development, August 2017, Taylor & Francis
  • DOI: 10.1080/20421338.2017.1358915

Uses of the Shea pulp and nut

What is it about?

The Shea fruit is an important fruit in West Africa and is underutilized. We gave We have been able to show that both the pulp and the but can be used in a number of ways to maximize its profits.

Why is it important?

Most of the people living in the Shea growing areas are poor we have described processing, marketing of the products that can be made from the Shea fruit. We have also shown how profitable these products can be and how these products can be used to reduce poverty in these areas.,


Dr Esther Gyedu-Akoto
Ghana Cocoa Board

With this article I hope people will now understand the use of the diversification of products for poverty alleviation

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The following have contributed to this page: Dr Esther Gyedu-Akoto and Daniel Yabani