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IEA assesses level of women’s participation in dev't

The Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA) has conducted a study in the three regions of the north (Northern, Upper East and Upper West regions), to assess the level of women’s participation in econom

Chocothon Seeks to Save Cocoa Production in Ghana

According to research at the University of Reading, cocoa contributes between 70 to 100 percent of Ghanaian farmers’ annua

Wastewater solutions eyed for Ghana agriculture

Ghana's water supply is devastatingly vulnerable to the point where, one Western researcher believes, the country's 25 million people could soon be at risk – "an alarming thing we should all be con

KNUST Makes Progress To develop Bio-Based Power System

wame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) has launched a project to develop a simple, efficient and sustainable electricity generation technology for use in rural and urban

Humanitarian Paul Farmer discusses global health equity

The formula for global health equity, according to longtime champion Dr. Paul Farmer, is a combination of research, training and delivery of care.

Focus: Big data for infectious disease surveillance, modeling

Big data derived from electronic health records, social media, the internet and other digital sources have the potential to provide more timely and detailed information on infectious disease threat

VIA Water Fund closing: Final Call for Proposals

Final call for proposals – deadline April 10th!

The VIA Water fund is closing, and we are issuing a final call for proposals. Full proposals can be submitted until April 10th.


We are happy to announce the second awardees of the KReF. Fourteen were awarded out of a total of 39 proposals received.

KNUST moves to promote clean energy use

Efforts at promoting clean energy use in the country has received a huge boost with the development of improved cook stoves by the Technology Consultancy Center (TCC) of the Kwame Nkrumah Universit