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Biofuels and land politics: Connecting the disconnects in the debate about livelihood impacts ofjatropha biofuel land deals in Ghana
(The University of Bergen, 2015-04-17)
In the 2003-2006 period, the Ghanaian government supported jatropha biofuel initiatives on so-called degraded land areas to reduce Ghana’s high oil import bills and to generate employment opportunities. However, after ...
Health advocacy and practice: Exploring the influence of social structures on the health related lifestyles of adults in the Asokwa community in Kumasi, Ghana
(The University of Bergen, 2014-05-15)
ABSTRACT The increasing prevalence of non-communicable diseases (CNCDs) in Ghana has necessitated a shift in the health recovery paradigm from a curative to a preventive one (Ministry of Health [MOH], 2008). Currently ...
The Impact of tourism on socio-economic development in Busua in the Western region of Ghana
(The University of Bergen, 2009-05-15)
This thesis investigates the socio-economic impacts that tourism industry has on the rural communities in Ghana in general and specifically in Busua in the Western Region of Ghana.
The Role of Norad's Oil for development programme in environmental management in Ghana
(The University of Bergen, 2014-08-30)
ABSTRACT Norad's Oil for Development (OfD) programme entered an agreement with Ghana in 2008 following Ghana's major oil discovery in the Jubilee Field in 2007. Mainly using policies based on the internationally approved ...
The Proposed Re-development of the Takoradi Market Circle and its likely. Implications for Market Traders' Access to Trading Space.
(The University of Bergen, 2015-05-15)
Market centres are important state and private institutions in Ghana. Apart from being the main places for buying and selling, they constitute major sources of livelihood for many people in Ghana, especially women. Despite ...
Poverty mitigation and Wealth creation through artisanal fisheries in Dzemeni area at Volta Lake, Ghana.
(The University of Bergen, 2008)
The study focused on the role of fisheries in wealth creation and poverty mitigation in the Dzemeni area, at the Volta Lake of Ghana. Three wealth groups were identified based on their value of asset possession, income ...
Assessing the implementation of the Ghanaschool feeding program (GSFP): A comparative case study of some selected schools in the Atwima Nwbiagya district and Atwima Mponua district of Ghana
(The University of Bergen, 2017)
This thesis sought to assess the implementation of the Ghana School Feeding Program (GSFP) in both the Atwima Mponua District (AMD) and Atwima Nwabiagya District of Ghana (AND). Two beneficiary basic schools – Adupri ...
Advocacy coalition approach to policymaking - A study of the civil society's contribution to Ghana's oil industry
(The University of Bergen, 2017)
This study examines the civil society’s contribution to policymaking in Ghana’s oil industry. To achieve this objective, the study draws from the activism of a civil society venture called Civil Society Platform for Oil ...
Conditions and Identities of Young Migrant Workers in the City: An Ethnographic study of ‘Street Children’ in Kumasi, Ghana
(The University of Bergen, 2016-06-17)
Abstract Earlier studies on streetism' or street children' have often focused exclusively on the economic causes and impacts. Economic considerations have often assumed a more prominent position in explaining why ...
The sea is no longer sweet. Gender and kinship relations in Anomabu in times of dwindling fish stocks.
(The University of Bergen, 2016-11-30)
Anomabu is a fishing community in the central regions of Ghana. In recent years, fisher families in this community have been experiencing dwindling fish stocks. Coupled with this is the fact that the seasons for fishing ...