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Mastercard Foundation to deploy $1.3 billion to save lives, livelihoods in Africa

The Mastercard Foundation is to deploy $1.3 billion over the next three years to save the lives and livelihoods of millions of people in...

Thirty-eight young girls acquire vocational skills

Thirty-eight young girls in the Kassena-Nankana Municipality of the Upper East Region have been trained in handiwork to enable them start businesses to improve...

Secure livelihoods of fishing communities in oil and gas districts

The Young Volunteers for Environment (YVE) has called for the rescue of Ghana’s fishing industry from collapsing weight of oil exploitation along...

INBAR scales up efforts to improve livelihoods in bamboo value chain

Stakeholders especially smallholder farmers in the bamboo value chain in some African countries are to benefit from a programme being implemented by the International...
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo

Ghana: ‘We protected lives, livelihoods at the peak of Covid-19’

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Tuesday said government instituted measures to protect lives and livelihoods of Ghanaians during the peak period of the...

Bui Power Authority impacts livelihoods around Dam enclave

The Bui Power Authority (BPA), the Managers of the Bui Hydroelectric Power Dam in the Banda District of the Bono Region, is impacting the...

AFSA to launch a new book entitled “African Coronavirus Stories: Perspectives on COVID-19 Challenges...

The impact of COVID 19 on food security in Africa has been among the most discussed subjects of the year 2020. Most of the...
fishing industry

EJF, Hen Mpoano launches mobile App to fight illegal fishing

The Environmental Justice Foundation (EJF) and Hen Mpoano, implementing partners of the “Far Dwuma Nkodo” project have launched a mobile application that allowed fishermen...
Africa Union Extremely Important Campaign

Africa Union Launches an Extremely Important Campaign

H.E. Amira Elfadil Mohammed, Commissioner for Social Affairs, African Union Commission; H.E. Dr Amani Abou-Zeid, Commissioner for Infrastructure and Energy; and Dr John Nkengasong,...
Mr Bright Oblitei Akwetey

CPP government will create better livelihoods-Bright Akwetey

A Convention People’s Party (CPP) government is determined to create a progressive society, where basic needs of life are readily available for the ordinary...

Key Policy Initiatives for Ghana’s Post-Covid19 Recovery

The Covid-19 pandemic has caused extensive disruption to Ghana’s economy, severely affecting businesses, jobs and livelihoods. The post-pandemic recovery will be arduous and protracted...
South Sudanese women display cash vouchers at World Food Program (WFP) station in Mingkaman, South Sudan, Jan. 23, 2020. WFP cash transfers are helping many displaced elderly women and children who face risk of starvation. (Xinhua/Denis Elamu)

Livelihoods of South Sudan’s poor affected by COVID-19 pandemic

On a good day, Betty Asianzo could earn between 500 and 1,000 South Sudanese pound (about 3 to 4 U.S. dollars) from vending firewood,...

Uganda launches project to increase refugee access to financial services

Uganda on Tuesday launched a two-year project aimed at increasing refugee access to financial services to improve their livelihoods. Juliet Tumuzoire, head financial services at...
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CSIR-SARI sensitises staff on PAIRED project

Staff of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research – Savanna Agricultural Research Institute (CSIR-SARI) have been educated on the activities and implementation plan...
CARE International

Consortium to improve livelihoods of fishers through scorecard

The Project Coordinator of CARE International, Mr Kwame Mensah has underscored the importance of the Far Ban Bo(Protecting Fisheries Livelihood) score-card to the development...
Bangladeshi Hindu devotees light candles and pray at a temple during the Rakher Upobash, a Hindu religious fasting festival in Dhaka, Bangladesh, Nov. 10, 2015. Hindu devotees fast and pray in earnest to the gods for their favours during the ritual called Kartik Brati or Rakher Upobash traditionally. (Xinhua/Shariful Islam)

Bangladesh: International Delegation Focuses on Impact of Development Projects

A delegation of member state representatives from the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) begins a five-day working trip to Bangladesh today, with planned...
Charcoal burning

Stakeholders Call for sustainable production of charcoal

Charcoal production and usage is said to form the bulk of Ghana’s energy supply and consumption with the product contributing more than 60 per...

Roadmap To Combat Animal-Human TB Transmission Launched

The first-ever roadmap to combat animal tuberculosis (bovine TB) and its transmission to humans, built on a 'One Health Approach,' addresses health risks across...

NETRIGHT Executes Rural Women Livelihood Project

Network for Women’s Rights in Ghana (NETRIGHT) has implemented a 30-month project dubbed: “Addressing Systematic Barriers to Enhance Gender Equality and Social Inclusion in...
Ghana water company

GWCL To Map Out State Of Water Bodies In Ghana

The Ghana Water Company Limited (GWCL) has said it will soon commission a comprehensive audit of all water bodies to map out the state...
the improved cookstove

GHACCO Elects New National Executive

The Ghana Alliance for Clean Cookstove and Fuel (GHACCO) has held its 4th Annual General Assembly and elected Mrs Sarah Naa Dedei Agbey as...
Queen Mothers Association

Planting For Food And Jobs Policy Described As Discriminatory

Queen Mothers in the Upper West Region have described the “Planting for food and jobs” policy of the government as laudable but somehow discriminatory...

Ministry Of Agriculture To Construct Warehouse In Each District

Dr Owusu Afriyie Akoto, the Minister of Food and Agriculture, has said 1,000 metric tonne capacity warehouse would be constructed in each of the...
The CEO of MTN Ghana Mr Ebenezer Asante delivering a speech at the Launch

MTN Ghana Foundation: “Incubates” To Improve The Livelihoods of Ghanaians

MTN Ghana Foundation has disclosed that the youth entrepreneurs(Incubates )operating under the ICT Business Incubation Project are making positive strides to improve the...

Livelihoods at risk as millions of donkeys targeted and slaughtered for skins

The results of a shocking investigation by The Donkey Sanctuary today reveals the devastating human impact of the growing demand for ejiao, a traditional...

Ghana School Feeding Programme To Mark 2nd Edition Of SFP

The Ghana School Feeding Programme (GSFP) would on Wednesday join other African Union member states to mark the second edition of the Africa Day...
Illegal mining involving Ghanaians and Chinese is ongoing at Obuasi

FoN Trains Youth To Be Self-Sufficient

Friends of the Nation (FoN), a Non-Governmental Organization based in the Western Region has collaborated with the Australian Aid to train 65 youths in...

On World Toilet Day, UN highlights impact of sanitation on peoples’ livelihoods

In his message, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon noted that this year's World Toilet Day focuses on "toilets and jobs," spotlighting the impact of the...

Laws and regulations On Fisheries to be implemented

Speaking at a seminar to present the research findings from a survey of fisheries resources conducted by R/V Fridtjof Nansen, Ms Ayittey said government...

Fishery livelihoods dwindling over pair-trawling activities

Livelihoods of artisanal fishermen along Ghana's coast face severe threats posed by the activities of pair-trawlers in Ghanaian waters. These pair-trawlers (using...