In Keta, a rural community of Ghana, a semi-pro basketball player is promoting agribusiness among women and youth to enhance food security during the pandemic. Misper Apawu reports. This is the twenty-eighth in the series of stories from Voices from the Frontline initiative by ICCCAD and CDKN. [more...]
FEATURE: Building smallholder farmers’ resilience to climate change for food security in a future climate in Ghana
Prof. Philip Antwi-Agyei, Associate Professor in Environmental Science at Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology in Ghana, gives a first-hand account of how climate change is undermining food security in northern Ghana – and what to do about it. [more...]
Rahina Sidiki Alare has worked with women's groups in communities of Ghana's semi-arid districts to spread timely and accurate climate information and support them to adopt climate-smart agriculture and develop business activities. She reports on challenges and achievements. [more...]
In response to the newly released Global Assessment of the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES), CDKN's Shehnaaz Moosa and Mairi Dupar call for decision-makers the world over to seize the momentum provided by IPBES' startling science. [more...]
Climate change is adversely affecting the livelihoods of women in the Volta delta, Ghana. This film explores the issues they face and the adaptation solutions that are helping to build their resilience. [more]…
POLICY BRIEF: Ecosystem-based disaster risk reduction: District-level collaboration for flood mitigation in Accra, Ghana
This policy brief looks closely at ecosystem-based disaster risk reduction explores collaborative solutions to flooding in Accra and looks at the advantages of utilising collaborative approaches in disaster risk management approaches. [more]…
Resources from our partners
To support extension officers, community development workers, researchers and students in Northern Ghana, ASSAR developed a mobile app for sharing adaptation knowledge and information. Watch the video to learn more.
The book synthesises the ESPA programme's compelling evidence on ecosystems and wellbeing. It addresses the evolving framings and contexts of ecosystem services for poverty alleviation, reviews the impacts of ongoing drivers of change and presents new ways to achieve sustainable wellbeing, equity, diversity, and resilience.