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Ghana and Children and young people

Ghana
  • Capital: Accra
  • Population: 24339838
  • Size: 239460.0 Km2

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Linking small holder agriculture to school food provision
A. Gelli; K. Neeser; L. Drake / Home Grown School Feeding, 2010
Home grown School Feeding (HGSF) in Sub-Saharan Africa is seen as a key tool in the transition towards nationally owned school feeding programmes. However, to support the transition from externally driven school feeding to HGSF, the P...
HGSF working paper series #2: linking agricultural development to school feeding
J. Sumberg; R. Sabates-Wheeler / Home Grown School Feeding, 2010
Home-grown school feeding (HGSF) approach is conceived of as combining two distinct policy objectives: a social protection objective focused on the health and nutritional status of school-age children, and a focus on the economic and ...
Developing rations for Home Grown School Feeding
R. Galloway / Home Grown School Feeding, 2010
This paper discusses how to set the goals for school meal rations based on educational and nutrition outcomes. The paper points that school feeding programs do not significantly improve the nutritional status of school children unless...
Food provision in schools in low and middle income countries: developing an evidenced based programme framework
A. Gelli / Home Grown School Feeding, 2010
This paper aims to develop an evidence based rationale for school feeding programmes. The paper clarifies that school feeding is a popular programme that has been used to support the education, health and nutrition of children living ...
Home Grown School Feeding and social protection
S. Devereux; R. Sabates-Wheeler; A.P. Martínez / Home Grown School Feeding, 2010
This paper argues that Home Grown School Feeding (HGSF) programmes have great potential to deliver various social protection benefits, not only for schoolchildren and their families but also for food supplying farmers. The pape...
Engaging communities: evaluating social accountability in school feeding programmes
C. Johnson; E. Janoch / Home Grown School Feeding, 2011
This paper addresses the question of how implementers of Home Grown School Feeding (HGSF) systems can create and operationalise feedback systems between communities, governments and external partners to ensure programmes are meeting c...
A comparison of supply chains for school food: exploring operational trade-offs across implementation models
A. Gelli; A. Kretschmer; L. Molinas / Home Grown School Feeding, 2012
School feeding is a complex form of intervention that is delivered in various, context-specific models or configurations. This paper indicates that an increasing need for support and understanding of the different models and modalitie...
Self-reported drunkenness among adolescents in four sub-Saharan African countries: associations with adverse childhood experiences
African Population and Health Research Center, Nairobi, Kenya, 2010
Consumption of alcohol is associated with acute and chronic adverse health outcomes. There is a paucity of studies that explore the determinants of alcohol use among adolescents in sub-Saharan Africa and, in particular, that examine t...
Children Malnutrition and Horizontal Inequalities in Sub-Saharan Africa:A Focus on Contrasting Domestic Trajectories
V. Garcia / United Nations Development Programme, 2012
The positive trend observed in recent accelerated economic growth in sub-Saharan African countries represents a huge opportunity to foster sustainable development, This paper contributes to the literature by providing a more accurate ...
Youth vulnerabilities and adaptation: Exploring the impact of macro-level shocks on youth: 3F (food, fuel, financial) crisis and climate change in Ghana, Mozambique and Vietnam
P. Pereznieto / Overseas Development Institute, 2011
The main component of the study, for which research was undertaken from July 2010 to February 2011, focused on understanding how the 3F crisis impacted on different areas of young people’s lives and development, mediated through ...
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