USAID launches Northern Ghana Governance Activity

USAID_BooksThe US Agency for International Development (USAID), the Ghana government and a consortium of nonprofit organisations have launched the Northern Ghana Governance Activity, a press release from the US Embassy in Accra copied to has said.

The project, launched on September 15, 2016, according to the release aims, to promote and enhance responsive governance for improved agricultural development in Ghana and support local Ghanaian institutions, and it is through Feed the Future—the US government’s global hunger and food security initiative.

Speaking at the launch, Ghana Mission Director of USAID, Andrew Karas said, “This project exemplifies the ideals of USAID. It will increase the participation of all community members, especially women in agricultural governance. It is partnering deeply and across sectors to maximize impact.”

Mr. Karas also presented more than four million books in English and local Ghanaian languages to public primary schools in all 216 districts – the Regional Director of Education in Wa East district received the books.

Among others, Mr. Karas also visited the Ghana Health Service’s Navrongo Health Centre.

By Emmanuel K. Dogbevi

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