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Seminar organized in collaboration with the NHC and CIKOD from 1st - 3rd September 2014 at Wa more…

Event Reports | September 26, 2014

Politics, Chieftaincy and Customary Law in Ghana

Ghana has been recognised internationally in recent years as a country whose democratic reform efforts have not only been emblematic of successful democratisation, but which also have brought significant benefits to the country. However, the country continues to cherish and maintain ancient values and tradition, exemplified most strongly by the institution of Chieftaincy. However, over the years, politics have influenced the institution of chieftaincy and customary law. more…

Dr. Isaac Owusu-Mensah | International Reports | September 18, 2013



We the Queenmothers and Women Traditional Leaders from Northern and Southern Ghana, attending a workshop on the Role of Queenmothers in the 2012 General Elections held at the Regent Resort Sunyani, hereby RESOLVE that we shall be Agents of Peace Before, During and After elections 2012. Having been adequately educated on the destructive consequences of conflicts, we shall take the following steps to ensure PEACE Before, During and After the elections. more…

Event Reports | May 28, 2012

Adressing Climate Change

Workshop for Traditional Leaders in the Upper West Region

In the northern parts of Ghana, climate change has already resulted in severe draughts in the dry season as well as floods during the rainy season. These contribute to high temperatures, influx of pests and diseases resulting in the loss of human life and property. Today, the effect of climate change is being felt all over Ghana, but more especially in the north, which is the food basket of the country. Therefore, KAS and CIKOD organized a two days programme in Wa to educate Traditional Leaders of the Upper West Region on Climate Change Adaptation and its impact on food security. more…

Event Reports | February 27, 2012

Ghana's Environment and the Social Market Economy

One day workshops in Techiman, Wenchi and Nkoranza

A total of 335 participants took part in the three workshops in Wenchi (21st Dec.), Techiman (22nd Dec.) and Nkoranza (29th Dec.) comprising community leaders, officials from the District Assembly, market queens, traders and farmers and representatives from hairdressers and dressmakers associations as well as students. more…

Event Reports | January 16, 2012