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Project ID: 1347920568
Entity: Ghana - ASSOCIATION OF HOUSEWIVES AND YOUTH IN AGRICULTURE ( AHAHA)
Activity: shea nut picking and processing of butter, crop farming, animal husbandry and Agroforestry
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Activity description: 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.
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Entity from: Africa - Ghana
 
Geographical coverage of the activity: Local
 
WSIS action lines related to this activity:
Theme 1. The role of governments and all stakeholders in the promotion of ICTs for development [ICT for sustainable development] [E-participation] [Partnerships]
Theme 2. Information and communication infrastructure
Theme 3. Access to information and knowledge
Theme 4. Capacity building
Theme 5. Building confidence and security in use of ICTs [Organizational Structures] [Capacity Building]
Theme 6. Enabling environment
Theme 7. 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]
Theme 9. Media
Theme 10. Ethical dimensions of the Information Society
Theme 11. International and regional cooperation
Theme 14. Follow-up and evaluation (PoA, Section E)
 
Related MDGs:
MDG 1. Eradicate poverty and hunger
MDG 2. Achieve Universal Primary Education
MDG 3. Promote gender equality & empower women
MDG 4. Reduce child mortality
MDG 5. Improve maternal health
MDG 6. Combat HIV/AIDS, Malaria and other diseases
MDG 7. Ensure environmental sustainability
MDG 8. Develop a global partnership for development
 
Activity type: Project, Training initiative,
Time scale: Ongoing: 24/10/2004 - 16/09/2012
Partners: e-Agriculture Cashew Trade Centre Ghana LTD SNV-Netherlands Development Organization The Pure Company. Ghana

 

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