The General Agricultural Workers’ Union (GAWU) is an affiliate of the Trades Union Congress-Ghana (TUC-Ghana) and the biggest trade union organizing farmers and agricultural workers both in the formal and informal sector in Ghana.

GAWU’s services to the non-wage earners who do not have established on-going relations with employers is primarily one of a mouth piece and the pursuit of public policies and programmes that are favourable for them. At the community level GAWU provides services such as:

  • Organisational support, training and skills development
  • Promotion of savings and credit schemes
  • Promotion of group and pre-cooperative activities
  • Rural extension activities
  • The promotion of community afforestation