The papaya farmers of Wad can be found at Kwayarko and Krodua in the Eastern region of Ghana.
There are three types of papaya trees. The female, male and hermaphrodite. Only the female and hermaphrodite can produce fruits.
In less than a year after planting the papaya tree begins to yield fruits. One can harvest between 15 to 30 fruits per tree per year. The variety cultivated is solo.