Tracking and Tracer Studies

The DFID is running schools for children who are either drop outs or have never attended school at all to obtain a basic education in five regions in Ghana: Upper East, Upper West, Northern, Ashanti and Brong Ahafo regions. The school is run for eight months and they are transitioned into the regular schools entering…

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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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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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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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Local Government Capacity Support (LGCS)

The World Bank has provided support to the Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) through a District Development Fund (DDF) which has a financial reward for good performance by the Assemblies on annual basis. Support is also provided to the assemblies to build their capacities for identified capacity gaps.  Trend analysis is being carried out…

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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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