Table 2

Sources and status of water for farming activities

VariablePercentage of respondents under each category (%)
Type of farming 
 Rainfed 61.90 
 Rainfed and irrigation 38.10 
Source of water for irrigation 
 River 32.00 
 Borehole 6.40 
 Community well 0.60 
 Public tap 0.60 
Perceived cause of river pollution 
 Small-scale mining (galamsey33.70 
 Agriculture (buffer clearing and agrochemicals) 22.90 
 Municipal waste 10.70 
 Increased runoff (due to changes in season and climate) 8.40 
 Dam construction on river 4.10 
 Swimming in river 2.30 
 Sand winning and siltation 2.10 
VariablePercentage of respondents under each category (%)
Type of farming 
 Rainfed 61.90 
 Rainfed and irrigation 38.10 
Source of water for irrigation 
 River 32.00 
 Borehole 6.40 
 Community well 0.60 
 Public tap 0.60 
Perceived cause of river pollution 
 Small-scale mining (galamsey33.70 
 Agriculture (buffer clearing and agrochemicals) 22.90 
 Municipal waste 10.70 
 Increased runoff (due to changes in season and climate) 8.40 
 Dam construction on river 4.10 
 Swimming in river 2.30 
 Sand winning and siltation 2.10 
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