Trees of Southern Ghana and how they are used

In the early days of Blue Skies Ghana, Anthony had a great friend called Luis Gadzanaki with whom Anthony would often drive around the countryside in the course of business visiting farms and villages in southern Ghana.

Anthony of course has a great interest in all natural things, especially trees, and would often ask Luis the names of the various trees that they encountered in their travels.

Luis was no botanist, nor even an agronomist, nevertheless he would valiantly attempt to satisfy Anthony’s curiosity by answering in all seriousness what were the names of the trees according to his own logical system. Unfortunately Luis died about twelve years ago, but we can remember his humour and inventiveness here.

Thus we have the names of these trees in Ghana and the according explanations:

By Stephan Morris, Group Technical Manager

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