Established in May 1992 UDS is a multi-campus university running six faculties, one school and two centres of excellence. The mission of UDS is "promoting equitable and socio-economic transformation of communities through practically-oriented, community-based, problem-solving, gender-sensitive and interactive research, teaching, learning and outreach programmes."
The University's principal objective is to address and find solutions to the environmental problems and socio-economic deprivations that have characterized northern Ghana in particular and are also found in some rural areas throughout the rest of the country. ... [according to site editor's information]
Die Seite enthält NICHT die ganzen Dokumente, die auf der Eingangsseite aufgelistet sind, sondern nur die 81 Fotos aus dem Anfang des 20. Jahrhunderts von M. Ryff, Gründer der Société Commerciale de l'Ouest Africain (SCOA) (Westafrikanische Handelsgesellschaft). [Redaktion ilissAfrica]
UNDP links global and national efforts to achieve the Millennium goals and helps host countries to find solutions to global and national development challenges. Main areas of activity are:
- Democratic governance
- Poverty reduction
- Crisis prevention and recovery
- Environment and energy
Through the Resident Co-ordinator System UNDP plays a significant co-ordination role for the UN's activities in the field of development.Regional Human Development Reports are downloadable. ... [Redaktion ilissAfrica]
The mission of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research is to generate and apply innovative technologies which efficiently and effectively exploit Science and Technology (S & T) for socio-economic development in the critical areas of agriculture, industry, health and environment and improve scientific culture of the civil society. Technologies developed will be commercialized for Private Sector Development in Ghana and abroad. ... [according to site editor's information]
The institute exists to initiate, coordinate and provide demand driven local governance studies, education, training and research as a local governance "Center of Excellence". The institute has its main campus in Accra and another campus in Tamale in the northern region of Ghana.
ILGS started in 1999 as a project of the Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development with support from the World Bank and the Netherlands Government. ... [according to site editor's information]
The District Assemblies' Common Fund (DACF) is a pool of financial resources that consists of 5 % of the national revenue. It is shared among all District Assemblies in Ghana with a formula approved by the Parliament. The Fund is used for financing developmental projects. [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
The Economy of Ghana Network (EGN) is a civil society organization embracing all persons with adequate training and interest in discussing issues relevant to the proper management of the economy of Ghana and to the country's socio-economic development. The network provides a platform for disseminating research findings and discussing their policy relevance. It seeks to make easily accessible to a wider audience the findings of all the research being carried out on the socio-economic development Ghana from the different parts of the globe. The network also seeks to engage all interested persons in policy debates and will provide additional material to public agencies to assist in enriching national policy making. It seeks to protect its independence from known political interest groups and therefore dies not align itself with such groups even as it discusses issues of political interest.
The Economy of Ghana Network is generally E-based. It uses this interactive website as the main platform for discussion among members. ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
Seite der University of Ghana in Legon. Die Universität beherbergt ein Institute of African Studies, ein International Centre for African Music & Dance und ein West Africa Centre for Crop Improvement. Außerdem kann man am Department of Music, School of Performing Arts, African Popular Music studieren. Die Bibliothek bietet einen guten OPAC, über den man die Literaturbestände der Uni, inklusive des Institute for African Studies, einsehen kann. ... [Redaktion ilissAfrica]