• Jun 29, 2017

    This is the first of two reports commissioned by UNDP Ghana on fiscal space for human development. The report reviews the potential for expanding Ghana’s fiscal space to support human development objectives along its four main ‘pillars’ of Domestic revenue, Official Development Aid (ODA), Borrowing, and Increased Efficiency and Reallocation, in light of Ghana’s recent socio-economic performance and the challenges ahead.

  • May 17, 2016

    This flagship report by UNDP’s Regional Bureau for Africa (RBA) presents emerging lessons from Sub-Saharan Africa on primary commodity booms. It argues that with the right policies in place, commodity-dependent countries can achieve rapid growth and aims to inform countries that depend on primary commodities on how to maximize the development impact of their policy regimes.

  • May 16, 2016

    The 2006 Ghana Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) Report, the third in the biennial series, was published in 2006. The objective of the report is to provide an update of progress made towards the attainment of MDGs as at 2006.

  • Sep 22, 2015

    The 2015 Ghana Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) Report is the sixth and final report in the biennial MDG Reports series. The report was published in 2015 and it examines progress made since 2000 towards attainment of all the goals and their targets, and draws some lessons from the implementation and monitoring of the MDGs.

  • May 27, 2015

    This Ghana Country Note is extracted from the 2015 African Economic Outlook (AEO), an annual publication of the African Development Bank in conjunction with OECD and UNDP. The 2015 AEO was based on the theme, “Regional Development and Spatial Inclusion”. According to the outlook, Ghana’s economy is projected to grow at the rate of 3.9% in 2015 with gradual improvement to 6% in 2016.

  • Mar 3, 2014

    This report by UNDP revisits the theoretical concepts of inequalities including their measurements, analyzes their global trends, presents the policy makers’ perception of inequalities in 15 countries and identifies various policy options in combating this major development challenge of our time.

  • Feb 20, 2014

    This monograph on ‘Non-Monetary Poverty in Ghana’ is one of six monographs that have been prepared from the 2010 Census data and is meant to provide policymakers and planners with the current levels of poverty in the country using non-monetary measures including the consumption of public services such as education, health and housing, as against poverty measurements using income.

  • Feb 20, 2014

    This monograph on ‘Tracking the progress towards MDGs in Ghana’ is one of six monographs that have been prepared from the 2010 Census data and is meant to inform policymakers on how far the country has gone in achieving each of the eight Millennium Development Goals. The report focuses on seven out of the eight goals and about 18 indicators.

  • Oct 31, 2013

    The purpose of the Millennium Development Goals Acceleration Framework (MAF) is to redouble efforts to overcome bottlenecks in implementing interventions that have proven to have worked in reducing the maternal mortality ratio in Ghana. The MAF focuses on improving maternal health at the level of both community and health care facilities through the use of evidence-based, feasible and cost-effective interventions in order to achieve accelerated reduction in maternal and newborn deaths.

  • Oct 31, 2013

    The main objective of this report is to “unmask” the issues behind the averages of 2010 Ghana MDG report and examine the country’s progress beyond the national level. It focuses on geographical disparities and gender dimension of selected MDGs and their corresponding targets. It also suggests some recommendations for addressing emerging equity issues and if possible, identify the necessary partnership and synergies that could be formed between government and development partners in addressing emerging concerns.

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