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Consolidating Peace in Northern Ghana

Although Ghana is seen as an oasis of stability in a volatile West African sub region, it nonetheless faces a number of human security challenges, especially in the three northern regions, which must be addressed before they undermine peace and security of the nation as well as the human developmenmore


Exchanging guns for peace

Naa Salifu Jongara, a 56-year-old dressed in a colourful local smock, appears quite peaceful as he feeds his herd of sheep in the Upper West region.But things weren’t always this tranquil.  Naa Jongara is a member of one of the feuding factions in Wa’s long-running chieftaincy row.“I used to hamore


UNDP furnishes offices of Ghana Legal Aid Scheme

UNDP presented office supplies to the Legal Aid Scheme during a colorful event in Kumasi with a view to supporting the efforts of the Government of Ghana in justice delivery in the country. These comprise motorcycles, furniture, photocopiers, scanners, computers and accessories valued at $300,000. more

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Human Security Project

Read more about how UNDP has been addressing threats to human security in Northern Ghana, with particular reference to conflict prevention, conflict resolution and peacebuilding processes

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