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  • Efficiently Expand and Leverage Fiscal Space to Promote Inclusive Growth and MDG Acceleration in Ghana
    Jul 12, 2017

    This is the second of two reports commissioned by UNDP Ghana on fiscal space for human development. The report examines how Ghana can efficiently expand and leverage fiscal space to sustainably promote rapid, inclusive growth and accelerate progress towards the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). The study notes that many of the problems that need addressing have intensified since the last analysis of fiscal space carried out in 2010, due to both external and internal factors.

  • Social Analysis of Ghana's Artisanal and Small-scale Mining Sector
    Jul 11, 2017

    This report produced by UNDP in collaboration with UNICEF and IOM, presents a social analysis of Ghana’s Artisanal and Small-scale Mining (ASM) sector. The report focuses on women, children and migrant miners in the ASM value chains and the impact of small-scale mining on women and children in local communities (not involved in mining value chain).

  • Review of Alignment between the Africa Mining Vision (AMV) and Ghana's Policy/Legal frameworks for Solid Minerals
    Jul 11, 2017

    This report by UNDP analyses the gaps between the current status of mining sector governance in Ghana and the requirements of the African Mining Vision (AMV). The report provides a roadmap to actualizing the alignment between the national policy, legal, regulatory, and institutional frameworks with the AMV.

  • Ghana Districts Human Development Reports
    Jul 7, 2017

    The production of the 2011 District Human Development Reports (DHDRs) was facilitated by the UNDP Ghana Country Office. The 2011 DHDRs are based on the theme, “Resource Endowment, Investment Opportunities and the attainment of the MDGs” and cover a sample of 12 Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies in the three Northern Regions.

  • Role of Development Cooperation in MICs
    Jul 6, 2017

    This report by UNDP focuses on the role of Development Co-operation in MICs. Based on four countries (Ghana, Jamaica, Kazakhstan and Vietnam), the study investigates how development co-operation interventions can strengthen the enablers of change to create an empowering environment for MICs to escape the middle-income trap and move up the development ladder.

  • Assessment of Development Results Ghana: Evaluation of UNDP Contribution 2011
    Jul 6, 2017

    This report from the Independent Evaluation Office of UNDP examines the relevance and strategic positioning of UNDP support in Ghana and its contributions to the country’s development results from 2002 to 2010. The report is the result of a country level evaluation conducted in 2011.

  • Ghana 2014 Demographic and Health Survey October 2015
    Jul 6, 2017

    This report presents findings from the 2014 Ghana Demographic and Health Survey (GDHS) implemented by the Ghana Statistical Service (GSS). The report generates recent and reliable information on fertility, family planning, infant and child mortality, maternal and child health, and nutrition. The production of the report was supported by UNDP among others.

  • Ghana 6th Living Standards Survey
    Jul 6, 2017

    This report by Ghana Statistical Service (GSS) presents the main results of the sixth round of the Ghana Living Standards Survey (GLSS6), a nationwide household survey designed to generate information on living conditions in the country. The production of the report was supported by UNDP among others.

  • Ghana Country Brief: Global Partnership for Effective Development Cooperation (GPEDC) 2014
    Jul 5, 2017

    This Brief was prepared as a country study for the Global Partnership for Effective Development Cooperation (GPEDC). It seeks to provide a snapshot of the various processes, stages and outcomes of efforts to reform the development architecture in Ghana. It traces the antecedents of the reform agenda and discusses how Ghana has localized various global commitments in-country.

  • Implementation of MDG Acceleration Framework (MAF) as a Strategy to Overcome Inequalities in Access to Maternal Health Services in Ghana
    Jul 5, 2017

    This report by UNDP shares Ghana’s experience in the development of the MAF for MDG 5. It identifies gaps in Ghana’s existing policies and programmes which inhibit the attainment of MDG 5; maps the various steps in the development of the MAF for MDG 5; identifies the bottlenecks and solutions to the attainment of MDG 5; outlines the successes and challenges of the MAF process; and makes recommendations for other countries intending to develop MAFs.