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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 focusses 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 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: […]

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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 with a research, community level sensitization, dialogue meetings with stakeholders (chiefs/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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Agriculture Extension Support Projects

Agriculture Extension Support Projects

This is a two year project that identified 31 community level volunteers from 31 communities in the northern region engaged in livestock farming and trained them as Animal Health Workers to support their communities in basic animal husbandry such as de-worming of animals, washing of wounds, castration of animals and serving as a link between […]

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