shea nut picking and processing of butter, crop farming, animal husbandry and Agroforestry

Details of the organization
ASSOCIATION OF HOUSEWIVES AND YOUTH IN AGRICULTURE ( AHAHA)
Ghana
Civil society entities

Information about the project
shea nut picking and processing of butter, crop farming, animal husbandry and Agroforestry
The NGO have put in motion mechanism to educate and sensitize women and youth on the causes and solutions to under nutrition. Some of the education and sensitization programs include provision of extension services to women; increase food production and effective utilization of protein rich foods; education on environmental improvement and rural income generation among women and youth and ICT for sustainable development Most women and youth understand the many factors of the quality of life but when given a choice, nutritional programmes are not their priority. Their greater emphasis is often placed on generating income Education of stakeholders will be taken through workshops as to how to prepare the land, planting, harvesting, processing and marketing of farm produce. This project is mainly depending on the participation of stakeholders. This will enable the people to be involved in decision making, planning and implementation. They will also share in benefits of the project through employment, commerce or income, and income generating activities. They will be motivated to participate through information dissemination, public awareness, education and range of communication strategies. This participation will cut across sectors and geographical areas within the region, and across various levels in the society including the grass root.
Local implementation: NAVRONGO, UPPER EAST REGION, GHANA. --- lo
Ongoing from 24/10/2004 to 16/09/2012
e-Agriculture Cashew Trade Centre Ghana LTD SNV-Netherlands Development Organization The Pure Company. Ghana

WSIS information
* The role of governments and all stakeholders in the promotion of ICTs for development
      * ICT for sustainable development
      * E-participation
      * Partnerships
* Information and communication infrastructure
* Access to information and knowledge
* Capacity building
* Building confidence and security in use of ICTs
      * Organizational Structures
      * Capacity Building
* Enabling environment
* ICT applications: benefits in all aspects of life
      * E-business
         * Enabling environment
         * SME competitiveness
         * Technology and innovation
         * Supply chains and outsourcing
      * E-learning
      * E-health
      * E-environment
         * Protect environment
         * Ensure sustainable ICTs
         * Monitor/prevent disasters
      * E-agriculture
* Media
* Ethical dimensions of the Information Society
* International and regional cooperation
  • Eradicate poverty and hunger
  • Achieve Universal Primary Education
  • Promote gender equality & empower women
  • Reduce child mortality
  • Improve maternal health
  • Combat HIV/AIDS, Malaria and other diseases
  • Ensure environmental sustainability
  • Develop a global partnership for development
  • Project
  • Training initiative
The project is being considered as contributing to the objectives of the ITU Connect the World initiative? Yes