Ghana Selected Projects


Rural Enterprises Project II in Ghana - Transforming the Lives of the Rural Poor

08/05/2012 - The Rural Enterprise Project (REP) aims at alleviating poverty, slowing rural-urban drift, contributing to the creation of sustainable jobs. The project also aims at addressing the low level of technology and productivity, low inc...

Categories: Ghana, Human Capital Development


Multinational NERICA rice distribution project: Towards sustainable agriculture

03/05/2016 - Every year, Africa imports one third of global rice production, with West Africa alone importing nearly 20% (5.2 million tonnes). By 2020, if domestic production continues to be outstripped by growing demand, Africa will need an e...

Categories: Nigeria, Mali, Sierra Leone, Benin, Ghana, Gambia, Guinea


Ghana: Apesika Abom Feeder, the story of an AfDB-financed feeder road that changed the everyday lives of rural households

20/04/2017 - In many African countries, food security and nutrition continue to be a challenge. To address this in Ghana, the African Development Bank (AfDB) and the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) have joined forces to ...

Categories: Ghana, Human Capital Development


AfDB supporting innovative ways to increase capacity of women farmers in Ghana

26/04/2017 - The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) sought the African Development Bank’s (AfDB’s) financial support to implement the Northern Rural Growth Programme (NRGP) in Ghana at a total cost of US$ 92.79 million....

Categories: Ghana, Agriculture & Agro-industries


Integrated Fight Against Aquatic Plant Proliferation in West Africa

28/03/2012 - Aquatic plant proliferation is an environmental scourge. These weeds invade waterways and irrigation channels, impeding their economic operation. Fishermen have suffered rising costs, and farmers have to spend more time cleaning t...

Categories: Benin, Niger, Mali, Senegal, Mauritania, Gambia, Ghana, Nigeria, Human Capital Development, Education, Health, Climate Change, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Environment