Study of cultural heritage of Asanteman

The Asanteman kingdom has been built over a period of 300years. In 2003, 17 paramountcies were studied. Which included Tepa; Kokofu; Mampon; Nsuta; Kwaman; Kumawu; Bekwae; Asumenya and Agona. A paramountcy is a major division of the kingdom and the aggregate of these constitute the kingdom. At the head of all the paramountcies is the…

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Baseline Survey Report Ghana on cassava growing communities

This baseline study was carried out in June 2010 in partnership with University of Greenwich Natural Resource Institute, Uk.  Similar studies were carried out in Nigeria, Uganda, Tanzania and Malawi under Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. The study was conducted in two regions: Volta and Brong Ahafo Regions.   A total of 540 households in 36 communities…

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Sustainable study of BUSAC Fund in Ghana

BUSAC Fund is a pooled fund from DPs led by DANIDA. The Phase I of the Fund which was operated for 6yrs was launched in 2004 and Phase II is to last between 2010 and 2015. The overarching objective of the Fund is to ‘improve conditions for business operation including enhanced local and foreign confidence’…

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Research on Non-Motorized transport

Cycling is one of the major means of transport in Tema and Ashaiman. The research targeted riders, sellers, repairers and those who hire out the bicycles. The study was conducted within five communities in Tema, namely C13, C4, C7, C22 and C2; similar target groups were interviewed in selected locations in Ashaiman. Majority (55%) of…

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Bekwai Zonal Council Training Programme

Ghana has adopted the decentralized system of governance since 1988. The process gained momentum when it was enshrined in the 1992 Constitution of Ghana and has since been progressing slowly and in stages. The system has been reviewed periodically with the view to improving it. Such reviews led to the introduction of District Assembly Common…

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Energy Commission Woodfuel Research

This nationwide research was carried out in 2003 in the three sectors. The industrial areas covered gari processing; shea butter extraction; palm oil extraction; akpeteshie brewery; soap production; blacksmithing; pito brewery; bakeries; fish/meat smoking; tobacco; brick and tiles; sawmills and furniture assembly. The commercial areas included chop bars (traditional restaurants); restaurants; kenkey sellers and street…

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