Ghana

Corporate social responsibility: the case of forestry in Ghana

The Ghanaian forest resources provide important welfare benefits such as livelihood maintenance, carbon storage and economic growth. A high rate of deforestation threatens the continued provision of…
Total grant
290,016

Capability Building for Research and Development in Traditional Fermented Processing in West Africa

The project aims through research, education, training, and other forms of logistical support to build capability in selected institutions in West Africa to contribute to national development by…
Total grant
3,218,139

Political process and social contest - A historical analysis of state-chief relations in Kpandai district, Northern Ghana

Recent decentralisation, the demarcation of a new district and the establishing of a district assembly in Kpandai, northern Ghana has given rise to a resurfacing of historically unresolved disputes…
Total grant
1,972,152

Timber trees, tree tenure and sharing of benefits - the case of Ghana

The thesis addresses the research problem: Why is it that national governments, most of whom have declared their commitment to sustainably manage their nation’s tropical forest resources, adopt…
Total grant
402,930

Research Initiative on Urban Malaria Control in Ghana

For the first time in history, half of the world’s populations live in cities, and by 2025 the urban population in Africa will increase to 800 million posing significant health risks on the urban…
Total grant
219,494

Outsourcing for development

Traditionally the debate on outsourcing has focused on outsourcing to low cost locations seen from the perspective of OECD countries. Rarely has the mirror question been asked: What are the…
Total grant
1,436,091