Ghana

Ghana: Video Screening ATVET for Women

On occasion of the GIZ Gender Week 2020, the GIZ South Africa and GIZ African Union in South Africa offices hosted an interactive session on ‘Gender Equality and Empowerment is my Culture: From Attitude to Action’. As part of this,

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Germany/Ghana: Programme Migration for Development – GENDER AND MIGRATION CONFERENCE PROGRAM

Stakeholders urged to be a voice, not an echo on gender and migration related issues. Gender is critical to the migration phenomenon. Migration is not gender neutral as gender is pivotal to any discussion that bothers on both the causes

Regional: COMPETITIVE CASHEW INITIATIVE (COMCASHEW)

REFLECTING THE REALITY OF WOMEN’S ACTIVE ROLE IN THE CASHEW VALUE CHAIN                 CONTEXT AND INITIATIVE Women are actively engaged throughout the cashew value chain; about 80% of labor in harvesting and more

Ghana: GIZ Gender Competition 2020

Introduction Market Oriented Agriculture programme (MOAP) in Ghana working on supporting the actors of the value chain. The aim of MOAP is to enhance quality agricultural production, increase income and create jobs along the value chains. The activities are starting

Regional: Competitive African Rice Initiative

Business-driven women working in rice value chains in Burkina Faso, Ghana, Nigeria and Tanzania Context. Rice is one of the key staple foods in Africa. The demand is rapidly increasing: the population is growing, people are moving to urban areas

Youth Durbar on GBV and Sexual Harassment

The Gender and Communication Unit of GIZ Ghana, partnered the Women Peace and Security Institute (WPSI) of the Kofi Anna International Peacekeeping Training Centre (KAIPTC) and the WIPNET Program of the West Africa Network for Peacebuilding (WANEP), to hold a

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15 African Countries: Gender in agricultural value chain promotion

“The African farmer and her husband…” This proverb entails in essence the importance of women in the African agricultural sector: women form the backbone of African smallholder farming. However, significant gender inequalities can be found in people’s access to key

Ghana: Women moving the city

Public transport in Ghana‘s capital city Accra is strongly dominated by men and almostentirely provided by self-organized small scale private mini-bus operators. Questionable driving attitude among the operators and male drivers leads to a high rate of accidents. In order

Gender Breakfast Meeting 2017 in Ghana

The GIZ Ghana Gender Network under the auspices of the Country Director is organising a Gender Breakfast Meeting as part of the Gender Week 2017 and also to commemorate the International Women’s Day 2017. The event will be to used to

GIZ Ghana: Gender Breakfast – Bringing the Gender Week to Ghana

When? Thursday, 10. March 2016, 9.00-11.00am Where? GIZ Ghana Conference Room, Accra With? Kwaku Obeng Programme: – Breakfast – Presentation of the E4D Project “Female Professionals in Electronics” which won the 3rd price GIZ in the GIZ Gender Contest 2016

Africa Regional: Farmer Business School: rural women fit for business

Overview Cocoa is one of the main agricultural products and exports of Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana, Nigeria, Togo and Cameroon. More than three million smallholdings produce 70% of world cocoa supply. Additional agricultural income is derived mainly from food production. The

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Africa Regional: Gender Mainstreaming within the African Peace and Security Architecture

The GIZ Support Project to the Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Training Centre (KAIPTC) has supported the KAIPTC in developing a Gender Policy, which was officially launched in September 2014 and is being implemented by the KAIPTC since September. Gender has

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Ghana: Female Professionals in Electronics – Boosting the number of women in technical professions

Context and Initiative Girls Vocational Training Institutes in Ghana typically offer education and training in female dominated trades only, such as catering, tailoring or cosmetology. The project instead promotes future female professionals in sales, installation and servicing of electronic appliances

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