Assessment of Indigenous Knowledge usage Among Small Scale Farmers in Kpando Municipality, Ghana
Francis Yao Anyan 

Francis Yao Anyan, Lecturer, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Kumasi Technical University, Kumasi, Ghana. 
Manuscript received on 15 February 2017 | Revised Manuscript received on 22 February 2017 | Manuscript Published on 28 February 2017 | PP: 103-108 | Volume-6 Issue-3, February 2017 | Retrieval Number: C4843026317/17©BEIESP
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Abstract: The study assessed the indigenous knowledge (IK)usage among small scale farmers. The study was conducted in the Kpando Municipality with a sample size of 140 respondents. Simple random sampling technique was used to collect data from respondents. Data collected were analyzed using descriptive tools such as frequencies, percentages, mean and standard deviation. The study reveal that majority of small scale farmers in the municipality are female. Also farmers in the municipality frequently use indigenous knowledge such as Organic manure, Mulching, Bush fallowing, Harvesting with hand and Rain water harvesting.
Keywords: Mulching, Harvesting, Indigenous, Knowledge, Bush Fallowing,Standard Deviation.

Scope of the Article: Knowledge Discovery