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Information Briefs

Formalizing the Informal Waste Sector in Ga-East Municipal Assembly

The Ga-East Municipal Assembly in collaboration with the Institute for Environment and Sanitation Studies (IESS) under the College of Basic and Applied Sciences, University of Ghana, Green Africa Youth Organization and the Bola Taxi and Aboboya Association have initiated activi

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ASSAR’s Regional Diagnostic Study phase, completed in March 2016, took stock of the current state of knowledge on the extant and emergent climatic and non climatic risks in Africa and India.

PDF icon West Africa RDS short summary in BN format.pdf
How can climate change adaptation in the semi-arid regions of West Africa be more effective and widespread? Evidence from Ghana and Mali

ASSAR is a research project being undertaken in the semi-arid regions of Africa and Asia, examining the dynamics and drivers of vulnerability, while exploring ways to enhance the resilience of people, local organisations and governments.

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Planning for Climate Change in the Dryland Areas of West Africa

The semi-arid and dry sub-humid areas of West Africa experience strong inter-annual and inter-decadal climate variability.

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Using Transformative Scenario Planning to think critically about the future of agriculture and food security in the Upper West Region of Ghana AN OVERVIEW

In West Africa, ASSAR works in the semi-arid and dry sub-humid parts of Ghana and Mali — areas that are increasingly exposed to climatic extremes of droughts, floods and heavy rainfall. These changing conditions impact different people in different ways.

PDF icon TSP in Ghana - information brief - March 2017.pdf
Migration in Climate Change Hotspots: Opportunities and Challenges for Adaptation

This brief examines opportunities and threats to adaptation in climate change hotspots in semi-arid (Northern) and deltaic (Southern) zones in Ghana: two districts in the Upper West Region, and nine districts in the Volta Delta (Fig 1). Large numbers of people in the study site

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Women, Work and Adaptive Capacity

In the Upper West Region of Ghana, climatic and non-climatic stressors affect the most vulnerable in society, especially the elderly, widows, young unmarried and even married women with limited support from relatives.

PDF icon GLAS - information brief - 2018 Final.pdf
ASSAR Ghana Information Brief 001 - March 2016

Ghana’s semi-arid regions are characterised by low or variable rainfall while being largely dependent on rain-fed agriculture.

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Water Security and Climate Change Conference - Call for Abstract

The WSCC 2017 conference planning committee welcomes your abstracts for oral presentations and scientific posters. The submission period is  March 31st to May 31st, 2017. Starting with a public opening event, the WSCC aspires to offer abundant opportunities for exchange.

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UG.IESS.IB.019 UOWAIP Educational Material

Who uses compost
EVERYONE can use compost: Compost is used on farms, in school and home gardens, flower gardens, pot gardening, and roof gardening.

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