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Global demand for cashews is booming. How Ghana can …

2021-9-21 · The global cashew industry has grown rapidly over the last decade, driven by increasing consumption of cashew nuts around the world. And the market for raw cashews is forecast to continue growing at an annual rate of 4.27% between 2020 and 2025. It is expected to reach almost US$7 billion by 2025. The growing demand for cashew nuts around the ...

The challenges facing the Ghanaian oil industry

2015-9-25 · The challenges facing the Ghanaian oil industry. Despite steady recent progress in the Ghanaian oil sector, its future prospects are mixed. The low oil price environment is one obvious challenge, but there are also a number specific to Ghana. These include a maritime border dispute with Côte d''Ivoire to the west, unfavourable drilling results ...

Raising Ghana''s land productivity can transform national ...

2019-8-26 · Using Ghana as a case study, a new book, titled Ghana''s Economic and Agricultural Transformation: Past Performance and Future Prospects (download here), integrates economic and political analysis to explore the challenges and opportunities of Africa''s transformation.The book examines Ghana''s overall economic performance since the major Structural Adjustment Programme …

ESID Working Paper No. 78

2020-11-17 · Keywords: political settlement, competitive clientelism, mining, inclusive development, Ghana Acknowledgements: I acknowledge valuable comments on earlier drafts of this paper from Anthony Bebbington, Sam Hickey, Scott Odell and three anonymous referees. Abdulai, A.-G. (2017) Competitive clientelism and the political economy of mining in Ghana.

(PDF) The Challenges of Developing Eastern Africa''s ...

KAPSARC Energy Workshop Series The Challenges of Developing Eastern Africa''s Natural Resources July 2015 KS-1520-WB18A The Challenges of Developing Eastern Africa''s Natural Resources About KAPSARC The King Abdullah Petroleum Studies and Research Center (KAPSARC) is an independent, non-profit research institution dedicated to researching energy economics, policy, technology, and the ...

5 Major Problems of Urban Growth – Explained!

2021-11-22 · ADVERTISEMENTS: Urban growth poses many problems, some of which are due to expansion of the population and some due to the physical expansion of the towns. The major problems caused by urban growth are discussed below. 1. Employment: Rural-urban migration has been going on for centuries, but it has not always been as great a […]

The industrialisation challenge for Africa: Towards a ...

2014-12-1 · Côte d''Ivoire, Ghana, and Nigeria ranked as, respectively, the world''s largest, second- and third-largest cocoa bean exporters. Cameroon ranked at the sixth place. Their exports profile shows remarkably low levels of value addition; only Côte d''Ivoire and Ghana exported between a fifth and a quarter of their production in semi-processed form.

Transnational Governance for Mining and the Mineral ...

2020-7-30 · This review focuses on transnational governance in the minerals and mining sector. Although several initiatives have emerged to address specific governance challenges in this sector, knowledge of these efforts is piecemeal and little is known about patterns in transnational governance development across this issue area. We address these gaps by reviewing the extant research literature and ...

Sexual and Gender-Based Violence in the Mining Sector …

2020-9-2 · Executive Summary Commissioned by Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) `s programme Extractives for Development (X4D) on behalf of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) and Women''s Rights and Mining, this study offers a thorough review of the evidence around Sexual and Gender-Based Violence …

Case study 9: The agro-processing industry: …

2006-11-30 · However, research has shown that a number of factors may constrain the ability of small- and medium-scale agro-based enterprises to effectively manufacture and market processed food products. On a macro level, many policies implemented by governments have served to hinder the development of small-scale industries (Dawson, 1994; Simalenga, 1996).

Ghana Bright Spot For West Africa Palm Oil, Challenges …

2021-1-20 · We believe that Ghana will be a bright spot for palm oil production growth and investment over our forecast period, although it will maintain a deficit.We forecast Ghana''s palm oil production to increase by an average of 4.4% y-o-y from 2021 to 2025, with …

Rapid Population Growth and Development in Ghana

2008-9-9 · Ghana 87,853 sq. miles) has more than three times Ghana''s population (UK 59.1 million, Ghana 18.9 million, World Population Data Sheet 1998). In Ghana, the warning that rapid population growth could be an obstacle to development was not taken seriously by the previous governments.

ASSESSING THE ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT OF OIL AND …

2016-8-29 · both Ghana and the rest of the world. It has been established that burning of fossil fuel, mainly coal, oil and gas has led to global warming. In Ghana, Tullow Oil was permitted to flare a total amount of 75 million standard cubic feet of gas daily in July 2015 due to the breakdown of the compressor on the FPSO.

Key development challenges facing the Least Developed ...

2020-9-4 · Key development challenges facing the Least Developed Countries. ii Co n t e n t s 1. Building productive capacities in the LDCs for inclusive and sustainable ... These intertwined structural vulnerabilities continue to constrain the long-term development prospects of the LDCs. 11. The competitiveness of the LDCs in most goods and services is low.

Journal of Economics and Sustainable Development

Ghana with a socio-economic growth rate of 6 to 7 percent per year is endowed with rich natural resources which are over exploited. The Government of Ghana is confronted with serious challenges if it is to ''achieve its aims of securing the natural resource base, reducing environmental degradation, protecting natural resource-dependent communities, and increasing revenues from timber and ...

The Challenges of Transnational Human Trafficking in …

2021-9-3 · The Challenges of Transnational Human Trafficking in West Africa WILFRIED RELWENDE SAWADOGO ... governments and can therefore constrain people to behave even in contradiction with social . ... Ghana, and Nigeria. Out of the 230,000 children working in Côte d''Ivoire, around 12,000 had no family connection to

Report of the Working Group on the issue of human …

2018-2-16 · The Ghana Shared Growth and Development Agenda (2010-2013) provides a framework for medium-term economic and social development for Ghana, with the overarching goal of attaining a per capita income of at least US$3,000 by 2020, and with economic growth and private sector development as the main vehicles.

BARRIERS TO GROWTH: KEY CHALLENGES FACING …

2014-10-18 · management, corruption, infrastructure, and accounting are major barriers to SME development in Africa. Other factors that affect SME development also need to be investigated, such as poor infrastructure, low demand for products and services, and …

Challenges and Constraints to Gender Equality and

2016-7-14 · prove development outcomes, and make institutions more inclusive. Evidence shows that gender disparities can slow down economic growth, hamper poverty reduction, and under-mine well-being outcomes for men and women alike (World Bank, 2011a). The Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) region, however, has managed to partially defy this trend. Higher

2. Challenges to Scaling up the Circular Economy in ...

2019-5-22 · As CE policies in developing countries are rolled out, it will be crucial for policymakers and development actors to understand and address c hallenges specific to these economies. The challenges include varying degrees of institutional capacity to implement CE strategies, an often undeveloped and fragmented private sector, and an active informal economy beyond the reach of market interventions.

Sustainable Development Challenges

2013-12-12 · Development, entitled "The future we want" (General Assembly resolution 66/288, annex), cannot be covered comprehensively in this Survey, highlighting three of the cross-sectoral issues may hopefully contribute to the addressing of sustainable de-velopment challenges in …

LAND USE PLANNING

2018-6-5 · 4.3 Land use planning: a tool for sustainable infrastructure development 29 4.4 Land use planning: a tool to improve economic opportunities 30 4.5 Land use planning: a tool to strengthen land governance 32 5. Concluding remarks 34 5.1 Opportunities of LUP for SLM 34 5.2 Remaining challenges of LUP for SLM 34 6.

CHALLENGES IN DISTRICT ASSEMBLIES COMMON FUND …

2021-7-5 · mobilisation. Limited resources and the lack of political will usually constrain the enforcement of bills, fees and rates collection.2 Local government authorities in mining communities receive additional revenue for development to address the socioeconomic impact of mining operations through the Minerals Development Fund (MDF) established in 1993.

Ghana: Global Demand for Cashews Is Booming. How …

2021-10-24 · Analysis - The global cashew industry has grown rapidly over the last decade, driven by increasing consumption of cashew nuts around the world. And the market for raw cashews is …