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RESILIENCE IN NORTHERN GHANA SYSTEMS STRENGTHENING (RINGII)

RESILIENCE IN NORTHERN GHANA SYSTEMS STRENGTHENING (RINGII)

The Resilience in Northern Ghana System Strengthening (RING11SS) is a comprehensive initiative aimed at enhancing nutrition, health, and resilience among women of reproductive age and children under five years of age in the Gushegu Municipality. Implemented by Abt Associates in collaboration with URBANET Ghana, this program is designed to address key focus areas outlined by […]

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GREATER RURAL OPPORTUNITIES FOR WOMEN 2 (GROW2) PROJECT

GREATER RURAL OPPORTUNITIES FOR WOMEN 2 (GROW2) PROJECT

The Greater Rural Opportunities for Women II (GROW2) Project is a women-focused project that has been established to increase the economic and social empowerment of Women Smallholder Farmers (WSHFs), entrepreneurs, and agribusinesses within the Northern Region. The project is being implemented by the Mennonite Economic Development Association (MEDA) in partnership with Key Facilitating Partners (KFPs) […]

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GENERATING REVENUE AND OPPORTUNITIES FOR WOMEN TO IMPROVE NUTRITION IN GHANA (GROWING) PROJECT

GENERATING REVENUE AND OPPORTUNITIES FOR WOMEN TO IMPROVE NUTRITION IN GHANA (GROWING) PROJECT

The GROWING project seeks to provide support for women farmers in selected food value chains through the provision of climate-resilient seeds and climate-smart farming techniques, as well as means of assessing the market. The project aims to improve the nutritional health of women and young children by identifying the key macronutrients that are missing in […]

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The Northern Ghana Integrated Development Project (NGIDP)

The Northern Ghana Integrated Development Project (NGIDP)

The Northern Ghana Integrated Development Project (NGIDP): Promoting opportunities for sustainable agriculture, social protection and decent work in the agrarian sector. The project which is being funded by the EU is a consortium of ActionAid Ghana, URBANET and Tree Aid Ghana and would span a period of four years, 2019 to 2023. It will lead […]

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Women’s Innovation for Sustainable Enterprises (WISE) Project.

Women’s Innovation for Sustainable Enterprises (WISE) Project.

The WISE project is a four-year project implemented by Plan International Ghana, URBANET and WIDO as well as private sector stakeholders. The project seeks to enhance economic empowerment, well-being and inclusive economic growth for women in Ghana. The WISE Project will focus on setting up and expanding both micro and small-enterprises led by women; it […]

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YOUTH EMPOWERMENT PROGRAMME ( The EMpower Project)

YOUTH EMPOWERMENT PROGRAMME ( The EMpower Project)

URBANET receives funds from EMpower, the Emerging Markets Foundation, to support the development of programs that empower youth with skills training and development, particularly young girls. EMpower is a USA-based charity organization that focuses on supporting youth in emerging market countries through partnerships and grants given to local organizations. The goals of EMpower align with […]

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Micro Credit Programme

Micro Credit Programme

URBANET established a micro-finance and livelihood security programme dubbed: livelihood empowerment credit scheme in 2007 with funding support by ActionAid Ghana in the northern region of Ghana to help address the gap of inadequate access by the poor but economically active groups especially women and youth in the region. GoalThe aim is to improve on […]

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N2 Africa

N2 Africa

2AFRICA is a large-scale, science-based “research-in-development” project focused on putting nitrogen fixation to work for smallholder farmers growing legume crops in Africa. The project’s vision of success is to build sustainable, long-term partnerships to enable African smallholder farmers to benefit from symbiotic N2 fixation by grain legumes through effective production technologies, including inoculants and fertilizers. […]

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2 SCALE PROJECT

2 SCALE PROJECT

The 2SCALE project is the largest agribusiness incubator in Africa, working with farmers and small-scale entrepreneurs in 12 countries. The project builds networks that connect farmers, buyers, and intermediaries, enabling them to create and grow new businesses. The project mobilizes and trains groups of farmers and creates the necessary linkages to ensure that all elements—technology, […]

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Securing Access to Land for Urban and Peri-urban Farmers

Securing Access to Land for Urban and Peri-urban Farmers

URBANET, in collaboration with ActionAid Ghana, initiated a project to promote urban and peri-urban vulnerable farmers’ access to land for farming. The project was preceded by research, community-level sensitization, dialogue meetings with stakeholders (chiefs and land owners, planning authorities), and culminated in a project dubbed “Zoning of Agricultural Lands/Green Belts.”. The project has since facilitated […]

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