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The BLDS print collection
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Interrogating Decentralisation in Africa
Shandana Khan Mohmand (ed); M. Loureiro (ed) / Institute of Development Studies UK 2017
This issue of the Open Access IDS Bulletin examines the impact of decentralisation at the local level through detailed case studies of five countries – Ghana, Nigeria, Kenya, Uganda and Ethiopia. The issue deals with all three of...
Competitive clientelism and the politics of core public sector reform in Ghana
D. Appiah; A.-G. Abdulai / Effective States and Inclusive Development Research Centre 2017
lthough Ghana has implemented several donor -sponsored public sector reforms (PSRs) in an attempt to improve core areas of state functionality, the impact of such reforms remains generally disappointing. In this paper, we show that th...
Building capacity for the use of research evidence in Ghana’s Ministry of Employment
International Network for the Availability of Scientific Publications 2017
The importance of evidence in public policy making is widely recognised in Ghana at top levels of government. The overarching national development strategy, the Ghana Shared Growth and Development Strategy (GSGDA II), sees evi...
Weather-index based crop insurance as a social adaptation to climate change and variability in the Upper West Region of Ghana: developing a participatory approach
Climate Change Agriculture Food Security 2017
Climate change and variability are major challenges to rain-fed crop production in Africa. This paper presents a report on a pilot project to test a concept for operationalising weather-index crop insurance as a social adaptat...
Corporate social responsibility and political settlements in the mining sector in Ghana, Zambia and Peru
T. Frederiksen / Effective States and Inclusive Development Research Centre 2017
This paper explores and compares the political effects of corporate social responsibility (CSR) in the mining sector in Zambia, Ghana and Peru. The paper adopts a political settlements approach to answer the question: How do t...
National Climate-Smart Agriculture and Food Security Action Plan of Ghana (2016-2020)
Climate Change Agriculture Food Security 2015
This policy document – National Climate-Smart Agriculture and Food Security Action Plan – is produced on the conviction that climate-smart agricultural practices, the bedrock of food security should be deliberately p...
Assessment of climate change policy and institutional context: The case of Ghana
Climate Change Agriculture Food Security 2016
Mainstreaming climate change strategies on the basis of Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) into agricultural food security policies demands multi-dimensional approaches. In sub-Saharan Africa, the demand is made more complex by ...
Gender Training Manual for the Parliament of Ghana
Parliamentary Centre, Canada 2009
"Engendering" parliaments entails raising awareness among all MPs, men and women, of the importance of taking gender into account - understanding how a society’s concept of "man" and "woman" leads to inequalities - in all actions...
Agricultural Development and Value Chain Enhancement Activity II in Ghana: Climate change mitigation co-benefits from sustainable intensification of maize, soybean, and rice
Climate Change Agriculture Food Security 2016
ADVANCE II is a 4.5-year activity funded by USAID under its Feed the Future (FTF) initiative and is implemented by ACDI/VOCA in the Upper East, Upper West, and Northern Regions of Ghana. Begun in 2014, the goal of the activity is to s...
Children’s mobility in Ghana: an SBHA Special Issue
G. Porter (ed); K. Hampshire (ed) / Society, Biology and Human Affairs 2010
Children throughout Sub-Saharan Africa are extraordinarily mobile. Every day children travel to school, to markets, to fetch water and firewood, to work on farms and take farm produce to grinding mills, as well as to visit friends and...
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