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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

Launch of the John A. Kufuor Foundation

The former German Federal President Horst Köhler praised the aims and purposes of the new foundation

Following the invitation of the John A. Kufuor Foundation and the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) the former German Federal President, his Excellency Prof. Dr. Horst Köhler, participated in the opening celebrations of the John A. Kufuor Foundation. more…

Event Reports | September 21, 2011

Conference: Retreat on the 2012 national budget for private sector

The recent conference in close cooperation of KAS and the Private Enterprise Foundation (PEF) was held with the objective to implement the individual ideas of enterprises into the 2012 budget statement. Over 50 members of trade and business associations and the private sector community attended the conference which took place the 21st July 2011 in Accra. more…

Event Reports | July 21, 2011

The important role of traditional women leaders in northern Ghana

Workshop with the theme: Women and Community Development in the Upper West Region in northern Ghana

The Workshop for Traditional Leaders took place on the 7th July 2011 in Wa, the regional capital of Upper West. Functioning as a sponsor, the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung and the partner organization Centre for Indigenous Knowledge and Organisation for Development (CIKOD) welcomed about 40 traditional leaders from the Upper West Region who actively engaged themselves in the topic of “Women and Community Development.” more…

Event Reports | July 7, 2011