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Weak budget advocacy at the local level structures – Send Ghana

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Mrs. Harriet Nuamah Agyemang, a Senior Programmes Officer for Send Ghana, a Non-Governmental Organisation, has bemoaned “weak” resolve for budget advocacy among citizens in...
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SEND Ghana commends government’s COVID-19 levy

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SEND GHANA, a subsidiary of SEND Foundation of West Africa, has commended Government of Ghana’s announcement to introduce the COVID-19 levy and called for...
Budget Analysis

2021 Budget still dependent on foreign donors – SEND Ghana

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Ghana’s 2021 Budget is still dependent on foreign support, SEND Ghana, a policy research and advocacy civil society organization has said. It...
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SEND GHANA calls for dedicated budget to finance epidemic preparedness

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SEND GHANA, a subsidiary of SEND Foundation of West Africa, has called on the Ministry of Finance to set aside a dedicated budget to...
Health Malaria Fund

No clear guidelines on malaria fund management at Assemblies

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There are no clear guidelines for the management of the 0.5 per cent of the Local Assembly Common Fund (DACF) allocated for malaria programming,...
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Stakeholders urge government to increase funding for Immunisation-Damalin

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Mrs Gladys Damalin, Programme Manager of Hope For Future Generation (HFFG) has urged the government to increase financial resource allocation for immunisation within the...
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Equality and quality education is crucial to fighting economic and gender inequality – SEND...

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Inequality is on the rise, thus undermining poverty reduction, holding back economic growth and threatening social stability in the country. Education is know to be...
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Schools infrastructural upscale for quality learning – SEND Ghana

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There is the need to ensure that the infrastructural needs of schools, especially those in the most deprived areas, are well addressed, Madam Harriet...

Perspective of NDC & NPP health manifestos

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According to SEND GHANA, "Primary health care (PHC) is considered to be an important tool in achieving universal health coverage (UHC). When primary health...
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SEND Ghana calls for expansion of LEAP Programme

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Send Ghana , an advocacy organisation has called on government to expand the coverage of the Livelihood Empowerment Against Poverty (LEAP) programme to all...
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Ghana is likely to fall short of meeting the SDGs : SEND GHANA

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Today, Saturday, October 17, 2020, marks the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty. Regrettably, countries all over the world are commemorating this year's...
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Support smallholder farmers to improve food production

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The COVID-19 pandemic is not only a major public health concern but also a threat to global food security which has the potential to...
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Greater attention required for Agriculture, CSOs tell government

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A group of Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) operating in the Agricultural value chain are urging government to use the sector as a pivot to...
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Release all allocations to MoGCSP, SEND Ghana urges government

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SEND Ghana, a not-for-profit development-oriented organisation has called on the government to release all 2020 allocations for the Ministry of Gender, Children and Social...
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Government needs to institute deliberate mechanisms to link the poor and the disadvantaged groups...

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A release signed by Mr. George Osei-Akoto Bimpeh, Country Director for SEND GHANA, states that they have submitted proposals to the ministry of finance...
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Anchor Ghana’s post-COVID recovery on agriculture, CSOs urge govt

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The Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana (PFAG), SEND GHANA, the International Budget Partnership (IBP), the Voice for Change Partnership Program, GROW partners and like-minded...
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Ghana needs a special Agriculture Sector Investment Fund

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The Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana (PFAG) and SEND GHANA have urged government to set up an Agriculture Sector Investment Fund to help address...
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Ghana: Scale up agriculture spending in 2020 mid-year budget

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The Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana (PFAG) and SEND GHANA have called on the government to scale up agriculture spending and prioritise the sector...
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Making all voices count in the 2020 Anti-corruption agenda of Political Parties’ Manifestoes –...

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Corruption affects development, exacerbates and causes conflict, and was one of the biggest challenges that hindered the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs)....
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Put more money into social protection -Ghanaians demand in new survey ahead of 2020...

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The coronavirus pandemic, which is ravaging the world has shown, yet again, the critical need to invest in social protection as a country. As...
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CSOs donate to vulnerable groups in Kumasi

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The Civil Society Platform on Sustainable Development Goals, in collaboration with CSO COVID-19 Response Fund, have donated food items and drinks to some vulnerable...
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Ghana’s performance improves from 50 to 54 percent in Budget Survey

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The Open Budget Survey (OBS) has revealed that although globally, budget transparency level remains low with the average score of 45, Ghana’s performance has...
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OBS indicates Ghana’s performance has improved from 50 in 2017 to 54 in 2019

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SEND GHANA, taken the opportunity to join civil society groups and like-minded institutions and citizens alike, in calling on government to ensure that there...
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SEND GHANA condemns demolition of Old Fadama amidst COVID-19 pandemic

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SEND GHANA, a Subsidiary of SEND Foundation West Africa, has condemned what it described as “unwarranted and ill-timed” demolition of Old Fadama by the...
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SEND GHANA condemns the unwarranted and ill-timed demolition of old Fadama amid covid-19 pandemic

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SEND GHANA is greatly dismayed with the ruthless demolition exercise that rendered scores of slum dwellers in Old Fadama homeless and thus exposing the...

Media urged to focus more on health issues

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Mr Kwabena Tabiri, Programme Manager, Penplusbytes, has challenged the media to throw more searchlight on health issues in the country. ...

CSOs advocate for equitable distribution of resources for cocoa farmers

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Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) in the cocoa industry have called on the Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBO) and its related agencies to ensure equitable distribution...

Fight against inequality should not be accidental- Coalition

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Fight Inequality Alliance and Ghana Civil Society Organizations platform on the Sustainable Development Goals have said efforts to check inequality in the country should...

Stakeholders in Ashanti discuss ways to sustain immunization funding

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A roundtable discussion has been held in Kumasi by key stakeholders and civil society organizations (CSOs) in health...

Enact policies to fight inequalities – CSOs

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The Ghana Civil Society Organisations Platform on the Sustainable Development Goals on Monday urged government to enact policies to curb inequalities in all spheres...